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Fenty Beauty dominates makeup industry

As a member of the Rihanna Navy, I was ecstatic about the release of Fenty Beauty by Rihanna during New York Fashion Week. The makeup collection launched at Sephora with 40 foundation shades, a bold move for a new makeup brand. “Fenty Beauty was created for everyone: for women of all shades, personalities, attitudes, cultures and races,” Rihanna said on ...

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Dreams Deferred

The American Dream was the concept that encouraged my family to immigrate to this country many years ago. The concept that filled many of our ancestors with hope for a chance at a new life, but is the American Dream that once promised prosperity in exchange for hard work, dead? Trump’s administration decision to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ...

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Saturday morning cool-down

Written by Cynthia Papailler, Staff Writer On April 8, Campus Rec held its first Official Frontline Yoga event on the front lawn. Students gathered in a semi-circle under the 9 a.m. sun to start their day off on a positive note. Adrian Marsh and two other assistants—who demonstrated alternative positions for both advance and beginner yoga enthusiasts—led the session. “Official Frontline Yoga is something we came up with ...

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Website provides an alternative way to seek academic help

Written by Cynthia Papailler, Staff Writer With the semester coming to an end and finals right around the corner, students are beginning to find ways to finish their semesters off strong. Although the Student Success Center offers free tutoring, sometimes the times conflict with class and work schedules or there’s not enough tutors to fulfill the needs of the students. This ...

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SGA finds ways to encourage orgs to apply for funding with new changes

Written by Cynthia Papailler, Staff Writer The Blazer Allocation Process was the main subject during this week’s SGA meeting. The Senators spent majority of the meeting going over the new changes to the guidelines in which students would have to follow to access funding. Up until now, the Blazer Allocation Process entailed co-sponsorship when pertaining to allocating funds to student organizations ...

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President Carvajal, VSU take to canoes for battle

Written by Cynthia Papailler, Staff Writer On Feb. 2, the Student Recreational Center hosted Canoe Battleship in the newly renovated swimming pool. President Richard Carvajal participated as one of the players on the faculty team. The objective of the game was to take buckets filled with water and sink the opposing team’s canoe. Four teams competed, and the faculty team was ...

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Twitter snips Vine: Video apps compete for viewers

Written by Cynthia Papailler, Staff Writer With Twitter taking over Vine in 2012, short six-second clips started swarming all forms of social media. The majority of them focus on making us laugh or showing off talents. Many “Vine stars” and comedians got their start on the video platform. It wasn’t long until Vine was everywhere. Vine made it easy to ...

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VSU soccer looking to finish season on a strong note

Written by Cynthia Papailler, Staff Writer VSU soccer will be looking for redemption this upcoming week after a losing to the University of North Alabama this past Sunday, breaking their four game streak of games without a loss. The Lions launched a successful attack on the team beating them 5-0 in the Gulf Southern Conference game in Florence, Ala. Two ...

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Credit cards help and hurt: 18-year-olds should mind dangers of reckless spending

Written by Cynthia Papailler, Staff Writer College students quickly learn that college is a very expensive endeavor. Students are told that by the time they graduate they will be buried in debt from loans. Many college students complain about the lack of financial education they receive prior to coming to college. So when a credit card offer comes in the ...

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Burkini ban promotes hate

Written by Cynthia Papailler, Staff Writer A picture of a Muslim woman being forced to remove her veil surrounded by policemen on a French beach is going viral, and women around the world of all different backgrounds are rallying behind her. Does any government that boasts “Liberty, equality, and fraternity” as their national motto have the right to tell any ...

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