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Collecting DNA for misdemeanors is unconstitutional

December 1, 2014 Executive Editor 0

What little privacy our society has left is on the verge of disappearing. Expanding our DNA database to include misdemeanor convictions is overly invasive of our rights as citizens. Some lawmakers suggest Virginia expand their database to include samples from class-1 misdemeanor convictions. This breaches our Fourth Amendment rights to privacy.

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DNA to Beer exhibit opens at MCV

January 23, 2014 Executive Editor 0

It is no secret that college students drink a lot of beer, but now VCU students can learn a little bit about the science behind the alcoholic drink from the traveling exhibit, “From DNA to Beer: Harnessing Nature in Medicine and Industry,” featured at the MCV campus’ Tompkins-McCaw Library.