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Crystal Visions: the ancient art of divination

The stigma of fortune telling has created an abundance of misconceptions for years that have unfortunately never truly been clarified. Divination, also known as fortune telling, follows its own unique code and language of symbols. Therefore, it is its own art form. Because divination is considered to be a taboo subject most of the false claims about this ancient method of intuitively understanding the present moment, as well as the past and future, are that it originated from witchcraft and devil worship. Contrary to popular belief, fortune telling did not become what it is today by the brew and bubbles of a cauldron or the sacrificial ceremonies conducted around a satanic pentagram.

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Gun control and crime on campus

Crime on VCU’s campus has become a regular occurrence, even with the highest number of campus police officers in Virginia. The victims of crimes are usually women or smaller men, but mostly women. Whenever the media and academia calls for a national conversation about guns, it is usually a discussion between the left and far left. What the media never tells you about is their security team inside the building is armed with guns. How ironic it is that the media isn’t operating in a gun free zone.

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Rollback on West Grace Walmart

The news that Wal-Mart would be introducing a smaller version of its chain store, called “Wal-Mart On Campus,” illustrates the contentious nature of real estate in Richmond: While the possibility of low prices and walking distance convenience are alluring, there’s a vocal opposition, myself included, toward yet another corporate chain being introduced into an area sacred to some.

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A call for diverse television

We are in the midst of a culturally critical era of television in both refreshingly positive and severely negative lights, and both are important to note. Always formerly known and ridiculed for being the lesser creative outlet to cinema, TV shows have been elevated to a much higher status due to a revelation of beautiful art direction and skilled writing and acting.

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Hamas commits crimes against humanity in Palestine

We are human. It is our duty to treat each other as such and uphold humanity to certain moral standards. Right now in the Gaza conflict both Israel and Hamas are committing crimes against those standards. Perhaps the biggest crimes of all are the restriction of belief and the systematic execution of those accused of espionage, not those proven of espionage.

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