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Voter ID law imposes obstacles

September 14, 2014 Executive Editor 0

This year at the polls, you can expect to be asked for ID, because Virginia’s new voter law is in effect. This legislation was enacted to prevent voter fraud. However, there is little evidence that proves voter fraud is an actual problem — voter impersonation is almost nonexistent. The new requirement may prevent the elderly, lower-income or minority populations from voter eligibility.

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New academic space planned for student-athletes

September 7, 2014 Executive Editor 0

On Aug. 25, VCU’s Director of Athletics Ed McLaughlin announced plans for a new academic space to be built for all student-athletes. The announcements comes after student-athletes posted the highest Academic Progress Rate (982) in school history.