Remember when I said social distancing would end in my last column? Yeah, about that… May is upon us, and either through sheer optimism or bitter denial, I was hoping COVID-19’s curve would be flattened by now. Georgia’s shelter-in-place will be officially over at midnight, but with the number of cases still rising, it’s not looking too good. Even though ...Read More »
People poll: How has your transition to online classes been?
Due to COVID-19, all universities have shut down and switched to online learning. Everyone has a preferred way of learning whether that may be physically going to class and seeing your professor or tuning in on Zoom for your lecture. With students having to transition to online, everyone might not be settling in as well as the others. Here are ...Read More »
Throwback Thursday Album Review: The Velvet Rope by Janet Jackson
“We have a special need/ To feel that we belong/ Come with me inside/ Inside my velvet rope,” Janet said in the opening lines to the title track of her critically acclaimed sixth studio album titled The Velvet Rope The title of the album serves as a metaphor for emotional boundaries and an individual’s need to feel special. A genre-bending ...Read More »
Activities that will maintain your mental health while social distancing
You’ve probably already lost your job, social life and basic essentials such as toilet paper and disinfectants. Don’t lose your mind too. Unless you have been living under a rock since February, people are desperate for some type of social interaction. Thanks to COVID-19, people have been forced to practice social distancing, limiting them from physical and close interactions. There ...Read More »
Covid comedy: Miss Rona ain’t here to play, but the internet is
It is understood that we are all under some sort of stress due to the coronavirus aka Miss Rona. Due to this pandemic, almost everyone is homebound with nothing to do: no dates, no hand sanitizer, no sports to air, no toilet paper and no going to Olive Garden for the salads and breadsticks. It never seems as though memes ...Read More »
Don’t let COVID-19 stop you from living: Celebrations of April
It’s been a wild ride these past 30 days. The coronavirus has probably taken away your job, your friends, your sanity and your toilet paper. These are sad, frustrating and uncertain times. However, if you’re reading this, that means you’re still alive. Life doesn’t stop because you’re adjusting to a new normal. And you know what? Being alive is great, ...Read More »
Here for a good time, not a long time: Where’s the best place to go for spring break?
With Spring Break approaching and travel rates cheaper than ever, we had to ask our fellow VSU students what they recommend you do for your week vacation. “The best thing to do for spring break is personally is just to relax. No matter where you go as long as you have the right people and do whatever you want, that’s ...Read More »
People Poll: What are the best bars/clubs in or near Remerton?
Since Valdosta is a thriving college town, there are plenty of clubs, bars and lounges. Most students finds themselves drawn to the Remerton area due to the night life. Trying to figure out the best bars to visit? We have you covered. These are some of the bars students likes to go to in Remerton. “I prefer Flops or The ...Read More »
Pop Addict: Normani calls out Cabello’s past racism
Hey guys, and welcome to another edition of Pop Addict. As always, I am excited to discuss pop culture with you guys. So without further ado, let’s get the tea with T.J.! Former Fifth Harmony member, Normani, recently gave her opinion on her former bandmate Camila Cabello’s past racist comments. She explains that she was hurt because it took Cabello ...Read More »
‘The Witcher’ resonates with fans and pays homage to lore
Netflix has created a TV series modeled after the 1986 book “The Witcher,” the 2001 film “The Hexer,” the 2002 short series “Childhood,” and the 2007 video game “The Witcher.” Set on a fictional medieval landmass called the Continent, the series focuses on three main characters, Geralt of Rivia, princess Ciri and Yennifer of Vengerberg. Throughout the series, the characters’ ...Read More »