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A goodbye from our seniors

Passing the reins with a heavy yet hopeful heart This is probably the hardest thing that I have ever had to write. Saying goodbye is never easy. So, with a heavy heart, here goes nothing. This is the last issue that I will be serving as the Editor-in-Chief. As this issue runs through the printing press, I will have said ...

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Parking tickets on the decline at VSU

Written by Kenzie Kesselring, Opinions Editor Parking is a pain. It’s a pain for students. It’s a pain for teachers. It’s a pain for everyone. The cost of a parking ticket $15 and the cost of an extended parking ticket $20. The number of parking tickets for VSU students in one year is over 20,000. According to Jill Ferrell, VSU’s Director ...

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Changes in store for mass media department

Written by Kenzie Kesselring, Opinions Editor In fall 2016, the Mass Media Department will roll out its new curriculum for students who have not yet completed their pre requisite courses. At a March 10 meeting, students were invited to attend a meeting where upcoming curriculum changes were discussed, and students were informed on how the changes would affect their education ...

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Valdosta stricken with the ‘gooseTrumps’

Written by Kenzie Kesselring, Opinions Editor “Trump, Trump, Trump!” filled the PE complex on Monday night as the Republican presidential candidate walked on stage to address the approximately 15,000 people inside and outside of the complex. Doors to the PE complex were set to open at 4 p.m. but authorities ended up letting patrons in around 3 p.m. The complex ...

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Trump takes campaign to Valdosta

Written by Kenzie Kesselring, Opinions Editor The Donald is coming to Valdosta. On Monday, Feb. 29, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will be holding a rally in the Valdosta State PE complex at 6 p.m. The tickets to this event are free, but space is limited so it is recommended to reserve tickets online before the event, and the doors ...

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Valdosta to house Trump headquarters

Written by Kenzie Kesselring, Opinions Editor Valdosta voters could add a bump for Trump. The reality-star-turned-Republican candidate is setting up shop in Valdosta. The headquarters will be located on North Valdosta Road and will open on Feb. 6 at 11 a.m. with a free public event. The grand opening of the center will be run by Lowndes County Trump Manager Barbra ...

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Sad attempt to defund Planned Parenthood fails: Obama vetos bill proposed by pro-life advocates

Written by Kenzie Kesselring, Opinions Editor Earlier this month, President Obama vetoed a bill proposed essentially by Republicans that would defund Planned Parenthood. This bill was a reaction to rumors from last year that Planned Parenthood was selling parts of aborted fetuses. It is no secret that our country is very polarized on the topic of abortion, but attempting to ...

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Education on sexual assaults on college campuses and the solutions to stop the cycle

Written by Kenzie Kesselring, Opinions Editor It’s no secret that sexual assault is a huge issue across the country, but what schools are doing to stop it can be a little less obvious. Some colleges send out anonymous surveys to their students asking questions about their experiences with sexual assault; others make female, and sometimes male, students attend seminar after ...

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VSU denounces bathroom defamation

Written by Kenzie Kesselring, Opinions Editor Graffiti featuring a swastika and racially offensive language led to a swift response from VSU administration on Tuesday morning. The VSU community received an email on Tuesday afternoon concerning what the Office of the President called “an act of intolerance” that occurred on campus. In the email Interim President Dr. Cecil Staton wrote, “The ...

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Tiny houses make big plans: New trend helps owners save money and the environment

Written by Kenzie Kesselring, Opinions Editor The bigger the better. The more the merrier. Go big or go home; until now. The tiny house trend is the latest craze in the housing industry, and it’s catching people’s attention. HGTV and DYI Network have developed several shows that highlight people looking to building or find their own tiny home in hopes of ...

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