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2011-01-20

Higher ed goes to SACSA

Over 500 professionals in student affairs attended the 63rd annual Southern Association for College Student Affairs conference that was held Saturday and Sunday in Memphis, Tenn., and VSU’s Higher Education Leadership program was among them. “It’s the kind of conference where schools come together,” Matthew Parnell, Hopper Hall residence hall director, said. “Wake Forest was there, Clemson was there, Georgia, ...

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CAB searches for stars in talent show

CAB hosted their talent show, Star Search, at 7 p.m. on Nov. 1 in the Student Union Students were encouraged to bring canned goods upon entering to give to the local shelter, LAMP. As students cheered on their peers while they showcased their poetry, rapping and singing, DJ Don was also present to hype up the crowd with fun beats ...

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Can’t Help But Laugh: The story of Jim Williams Jr.

What do you want to be when you grow up? Growing up, the typical responses were a doctor, lawyer, astronaut, athlete etc. Well, in this case, it’s not that Jim Williams Jr. wouldn’t be able to walk on the moon, perform open-heart surgery, or write you a symphony–he would just rather make you laugh. Williams emerges from the dining area ...

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PopAddict: Spears to release novel

Hello World—Anthony here to wrap up all the things in pop culture that had us all talking this week.   This week marked the return of the peach state’s version of the Real Housewives franchise, or as I like to call them’ The Really Broke Housewives of Atlanta’.   Not much has changed since we last saw the ladies of ...

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IFC gains new fraternity

Tailgating, studying and unity.   Greek life is one of the largest organizations at VSU and still continues to grow. Alpha Kappa Lambda fraternity hopes to join Greek life becoming the 10th chapter of InterFraternity Council (IFC).   If AKL joins IFC they will not only become the biggest council of Greek life, but one of the first interracial chapters ...

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Be Healthy: Fitness myths

Three Fitness Myths   There are tons of fitness and health myths floating around that mislead those who are trying to live a healthy lifestyle. It is important to be properly educated and not fall victim to false myths that can hinder your from your fitness goals. Here are three myths that are commonly believed, but are not true.   ...

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SpecTech: Hello iPad Mini

Welcome to another issue of Spec Tech. I hope everyone voted Tuesday! In this issue I review the iPad Mini. First off, this looks like a small iPad but also a big iPod Touch.  It is super light at 0.68 pounds and as thin as a pen or pencil.  Videos online do not justify just how thin and light it ...

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Movie Review: ‘Wreck-It Ralph’

‘Wreck it Ralph’ is a movie I have been waiting to see for quite some time now.   The thought of video game characters that I grew up with finally being in a movie was a great proposition. The question is how well it worked.   For the most part it works very well.  Most of the actual video game ...

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Exhibit ‘drawing new paths’ for graduating seniors

The senior exhibition, held every semester for Fine Art seniors, will be held from 1-3 p.m. from Nov. 11 to Dec. 3. There will be a reception for the opening of the exhibit on Nov. 11 from 1-3 p.m. which will include refreshments and performances by VSU’s student Jazz Combo. The event is open to the public and admission is ...

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Additive Noise: “Land of a Thousand Dances” for homecoming

Hello and welcome back to Additive Noise, the official Spectator source for music and music reviews. We’ve been a Spectator sponsored blog for quite a while, but this is our first appearance on the Spectator website. It’s an exciting week here- In celebration of homecoming, we’ve selected our favorite dance song to review this week. Have you ever heard one of those songs ...

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