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VCU on the rise

October 12, 2006 Executive Editor 0

We have a large, dynamic academic body that reaches new highs every year. With a prime location off several major interstates and within the heart of the capital city, VCU has arguably one of the most valuable locations for an academic establishment in the state.

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Your Turn Letters to the Editor

October 12, 2006 Executive Editor 0

Getting the word out about HIV

Thanks (to Mr. Hethcoat) for the very well written article “A Boy, a Girl and a Virus” (Oct.9). I understand that students have schedule conflicts and can’t get to all of the great programming that is offered at VCU, so your article allowed people to get some important information even if they couldn’t attend.

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Senate elections, bad advising reform

October 9, 2006 Executive Editor 0

The student Senate elections are currently underway. Voting will take place online at www.vcusga.com starting 8 a.m. Oct. 10 and ending 5 p.m. Oct 12. We encourage everyone to vote and wish the best of luck to all the candidates.

Now let me pose a question: Have you ever felt like VCU took your money and then left you to wander around the bustling, academic labyrinth all alone? Or have you felt like someone was leading you but that person had a blindfold on or kept disappearing before your very eyes? If so, you may want to read further.

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Tired of your poor

October 9, 2006 Executive Editor 0

“Give me your poor, your tired, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.”

These days it seems it is we who are tired of the influx of immigrants coming from the poorer countries south of our border.

Sure, I hate hearing “press 1 for English” as much as anyone else.

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Your Turn Letters to the Editor

October 9, 2006 Executive Editor 0

Watch for red flags

This month, the Red Flag Campaign makes its debut on our campus. This campaign marks the first statewide public awareness effort aimed at stopping dating violence on college campuses in Virginia. While it’s true that dating violence is a complex problem that cannot be solved by a poster campaign, the message of the campaign is that there are countless steps we can take in our daily lives to stop someone who is being abusive or to help someone who is being victimized.