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Plastic surgery poses threats

America is called the land of the free, but it should be called the land of the knife. According to the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, in 2002 the United States was the leading country for cosmetic surgeries with 90, 992 procedures. And market research group, Freedonia Group, is […]

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City improvements on the way

Throughout President Barack Obama’s speeches, he constantly mentions “shovel-ready” projects. While there is no formal definition for “shovel-ready” projects, Obama defines it as nationwide projects where plans and approvals are secured and people could be put to work right away once funding is in place. This is good news because […]

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Cartoon’s message stirs up controversy

Many of us stood with our hands over our chests during school as we pledged allegiance to the flag of America, stressing the words, “One nation under God.” While we are one human race it seems that the socially constructed term of race still remains prominent. Things seem to be […]

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Good teachers deserve awards

Teachers come a dime a dozen. However, that does not necessarily mean that all of them are skilled, therefore the ones with the aptitude for educating students should be applauded and perhaps even rewarded. When it comes to recognizing teachers in Tallahassee, Superintendent Jackie Pons is unquestionably the man for […]

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Students have little options for delivery

Over the weekends many freshmen make the decision to stay in and order some food rather than go out; they consider that an okay night. However they have one set back when they are asked, “Where would you like that delivered?” Gumby’s Pizza is located on 623 W. Tennessee St. […]

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NAACP celebrates a centennial of equality

After providing years of advocacy, equality and justice to people of color, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People turned 100, Thursday. As one of the oldest and prominent civil rights organizations, it has been responsible for offering counsel to some of the most controversial cases such as […]

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Love out of luck on the thirteenth

Everyone knows that Valentine’s Day is coming up this Saturday.  It‘s the most romantic holiday in the world; you and your significant other exchange tokens of affection, to show how much you love each other. Some people use this day to tell someone special, how they really feel and why […]

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Valentine’s not just for lovers

It’s that time again, when loved ones can be forgiven for any wrong they’ve done because they picked up flowers, a card and some chocolates. It’s February 14th and we celebrate this day by letting the people who we love know they’re appreciated. Most people don’t even know the history […]

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University may face more cuts

Due to the economic crisis, Florida A&M University administrators may have to cut about $17.5 million from their $102 million general revenue budget according to the Tallahasse Democrat. During a budget workshop, FAMU’s chief financial officer Teresa Hardee made a 30-page presentation to the Board of Trustees.   Hardee then presented […]

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Sin city’s mayor reacts to Obama’s remarks

According to www.foxnews.com, Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman wrote a letter to President Barack Obama about his criticism of companies using taxpayer dollars, to visit the city. Goodman also stated that the President’s comments were detrimental to the attraction of tourists and the citizens of southern Nevada. He believes that […]