Weight room gets a new face “lift”

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KENNETH BELGRAVE Staff Writer The Batten Fitness Center has received a few new additions in the recent months. Most recently, three new machines (leg curl, leg press and leg extension) have found their way into the weight area. The machines that had to be replaced had a history of dysfunction and were often out of Read More

Food for thought

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SHAY MILLS Opinions Editor They day our parents graduated from high school, they were told to go to college and create the best lives for themselves as possible. In other words, “hasta la vista” and good luck with all that, kid. We, on the other hand, have so many more alternatives to life after grade Read More

Congress coffee break

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DOUG HARDMAN Opinions Editor I smell something: it’s bull—-! This whole government crackdown is completely idiotic and unnecessary. Just because Congress cannot make a simple decision on something as equally stupid as Obamacare does not mean we need to jeopardize the jobs and well-being of the citizens of these United States. Equally frustrating is the Read More

DOD: death of dance

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ALEXI O’HEARN Staff Writer The doors of the club slowly open and a plume of overdosed cologne pours slowly outward. Inside, the incredibly loud bass from the speakers vibrates drinks at the bar like a scene from Jurassic Park. Nearby, a female plants her legs far apart, places her hands on her knees and proceeds Read More

Dude, where do I park?

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DOUG HARDMAN Opinions Editor Do you ever just have one little thing that irks you and has the potential of ruining your day? I have mine and it is being unable to find an open parking space on campus. There is nothing that drives me more insane than driving around campus for 10 or more Read More

Mafia flock

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SHAY MILLS Opinions Editor When there is a deer in the road, it moves. The deer may give you an idiotic look at first, but nonetheless it will move and allow you to pass. When there is a dog in the road, it removes itself from the situation before you even reach it. When there Read More

iPhone new and improved?

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GLENN ROSE Staff Writer Time to decide if the new iPhone is worth the money The iPhone 5s’ new phrase is “Forward Thinking,” but what exactly is “forward” about it? First, there are the few large changes they made from the regular iPhone 5: the fingerprint reader, screen size and processor. The fingerprint reader is Read More

Passion for art

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KELLY MARVEL Staff Writer Have you met Rachael Mays? She is a junior at VWC who loves chocolate, cheesy romantic comedies, long walks on the beach and she has a serious passion for all things artistic. Psychology is Mays’ major, but her passion drove her to take up art as a minor. Mays pursued art Read More

Are video games a sport?

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ANDREW MULLEN Arts & Entertainment Editor The question of whether or not video games are a sport has been surrounding the gaming community for years now, but has accumulated more interest in recent months with the emergence of new fans. The topic is widely talked about among news sources and bloggers around the world, and Read More

Magical blast to the ‘Potter’ past

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EMILY GIBSON Staff Writer J.K Rowling announces plans to expand the wizarding world in new film. “Mr. and Mrs. Dursley, of number four, Privet Drive, were proud to say 
that they were perfectly normal, thank you very much. They were the last 
people you’d expect to be involved in anything strange or mysterious, 
because they Read More