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    From the Editorial Board: On the pursuit of truth

    To those whom we serve: we are not the enemy. We do not aggressively pursue people for the next scoop. We are not uprooting the values of democracy. We strive to inform you, the public, [...]
  • Letter from the Editor: This year will be a transformative one

    Dear reader, This year will be a transformative one. We are less than four months away from a defining moment in our state and nation. On the state level, a gubernatorial race promises to redefine [...]
  • Has censorship gone too far?

    On Aug. 5 and 6, Alex Jones was booted off of Facebook, Apple, Spotify and YouTube. Soon after, LinkedIn, MailChimp, Disqus and even Pinterest banned Jones as well. Whether you like Jones or not, this [...]
  • Media Sexualization and Your Mind

    A very dangerous aspect of today’s media is that it is hyper-sexualized. While we all enjoy watching scantily-clad women squeeze a beer can between her tits in an advertisement, the relentless assault of subliminal messages [...]
  • Video Games Are Bad For You.

    There’s nothing like flipping on your favorite video game after a long day at school. 60 percent of Americans play video games daily. But while it may seem like a benign method of relaxation, playing [...]
  • Marijuana isn’t the healthy high we all wanted

    In one of my favorite episodes of The Boondocks, Grandpa is warned that he will die soon if he doesn’t address his dangerously high stress levels (same, Grandpa). Not wanting to grow dependent on legal [...]
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    Editorial: We fact check, so why can’t you?

    To be considered a student at Georgia State, one must first submit an intent to enroll. And while it may be a costly process, being enrolled at Georgia State brings many benefits to students, including [...]
  • Trump Says “We’re Coming Out!” Of Syria

    On March 29, 2018, President Donald Trump announced the U.S is going to start pulling out of Syria. “Let other people take care of it now. Very soon, very soon, we’re coming out,” Trump said. [...]
  • This company may be controlling your local news

    Have you heard of Sinclair Broadcast Group? If you have family in Albany and Macon, Georgia, there’s a good chance they have viewed some form of content from Sinclair in the past year. Sinclair is [...]
  • Opinion: What does an American look like?

    First, we were taught to call this country a melting pot. Then, we were taught there’s only so many kinds of ingredients we should want melted in there together. But that’s not how a melting [...]
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    Student Submission: The Multicultural Center is a place to call home

    Senior Elaine Combs found her second home, the Multicultural Center at Georgia State University, a place where she could be herself and gain knowledge from other perspectives. Combs finds herself intrigued to come to the [...]
  • What feminism is and isn’t

    In the last six years or so, a new wave of feminism has taken the nation by storm, known as the “fourth-wave.” Starting circa 2012 with the booming popularity of social media as a platform [...]
  • Editorial: No tech giant is going to change their business model now

    In the Internet Age, it’s often said that if you’re not the one paying for an online service, you’re the product being sold. This rings true for many digital platforms, including Facebook, Google, Twitter, YouTube [...]
  • Riots Ignite in Hermanus

    Hundreds of people blacked out the horizon on the hills over Hermanus, South Africa yesterday. A video from @The_Kaaplander on Twitter shows men charging into the quiet neighborhood, kicking up a cloud of dust like [...]
  • Editorial: Your personal info brings in the advertising money, and no one is going to give that up!

    In the Internet Age, it’s often said that if you’re not the one paying for an online service, you’re the product being sold. This rings true for many digital platforms, including Facebook, Google, Twitter, YouTube [...]