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Review: Black Mirror ranked

Season four of Netflix’s “Black Mirror” recently debuted on Dec. 29. “Black Mirror” is a science-fiction/anthology series that focuses on modern society and the consequences of advances in the modern society. The show was originally created by Charlie Brooker and premiered on British television in December of 2011. The TV show was then bought by Netflix in September of 2015. Season four has six episodes, averaging at about an hour run time per episode. Each episode gives viewers a chill down their spine and can make one ...

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Pop Addict: Golden Globes, #Timesup, Oprah

The 2018 Golden Globes Awards Show premiered on Sunday, Jan. 7: the theme this year was centered on solidarity and accountability. The red carpet this year was not only used as a platform for a protest, but also as a place for voices to be heard. Those voices are a part of the Time’s Up movement. According to TimesUpNow.com, this ...

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How to: throw a finals de-stress party

With finals coming up, stress levels are at an all-time high and everyone’s struggling to finish the semester strong. However, it is extremely important to take time to tend to yourself and mend the mental fences. It’s hard for some people to actually relax when they know they really need it so here’s a few tips on how you can ...

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Ceramics sale benefits students, charities

The Valdosta State University art department hosted its annual ceramic sales event on Dec. 1 to 2 in room 1054 in the Fine Arts Building. The entire display is created by VSU students and faculty, including Michael T. Schmidt, associate dean of the College of the Arts and Mark Errol, lecturer focusing in ceramics, foundations and art appreciation. Students enrolled ...

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VSU announces College of Arts and Sciences split

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Robert Smith emailed VSU faculty and staff on Nov. 29 to confirm that the College of Arts and Sciences would be split. The separation comes into effect on July 1, 2018, when the College of Arts and Sciences will be split in to the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the ...

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Review: Justice League worth watching, more good than bad

Calling all superhero fans and moviegoers alike, the latest addition to the D.C. Comics brand “The Justice League” movie is a new take on the classic superhero group. I thought that the new Justice League was quite phenomenal. What made this movie so phenomenal was the editing, the acting and the overall storyline of the movie. For example, the editing ...

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Our point of view: Movies to get in the holiday spirit

It’s that jolly time of the year again. ‘Tis the season to wear ugly Christmas sweaters, drink eggnog, and ball on a budget when buying your loved ones’ gifts.   What about holiday films though, the ones that you grew up with and can’t wait to watch every year no matter how big you get? I think that people tend to forget that ...

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Editorial: Take time for mental health

Dear stressed student, In the famous words of Lucille Ball: are you feeling tired, run-down, listless? Do you poop out at parties? Are you unpopular? The answer to all your problems is in this little editorial. Let’s talk stress. We’ve all been there. Pulling out your hair, screaming into a pillow and crying your eyes out is completely normal. It wouldn’t be ...

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Seniors present “After Hours” exhibit in the gallery

On Sunday, Nov. 12, art students from the class of 2017 held their fall exhibit “After Hours”. The students had many different media used to express their messages. The art show had pieces in drawing, painting, graphic design, photography, mixed media, ceramic, sculpture and jewelry metalworking. The artists in the showing are Ansley Vicknair, Jesse Suda, Bemis Smith, Hunter Pope, Aramis Phaire, Katherine Ogletree, ...

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Preview: ‘The Imaginary Invalid’ a must-see

The VSU Theatre program will be putting on the production, “The Imaginary Invalid” later this week and next. “The Imaginary Invalid” is a comedy-ballet that is performed in two acts, and is set in 1673 France during Louis XIV’s reign. The French playwright Molière originally wrote the production. The play is based on the tale of a man named Argan, who is a hypochondriac that doesn’t like to spend money. Argan (Aaron Moore) is trying to find a doctor for his daughter Angelica (Haley Aguero) to ...

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