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Civil rights activist visits VSU

“I am somebody.” This was the chant of Evelyn Thomas and 12 other veterans as they stood handcuffed to the gates of the White House on Nov. 15, 2010, protesting the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy. As Thomas was arrested and carried away by police, she kept chanting, “I am somebody.” Cpl. Evelyn Thomas joined the Army National Guard on ...

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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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CORE haunted trail a success

The outdoor CORE challenge course looks innocent enough in the daylight, but as the sun goes down the cackling of evil clowns and the screams of terrified students can be heard for miles. The annual haunted trail ran ended Tuesday, but not before everyone got to experience this year’s circus theme. “Since we’re on the center of town, we wanted ...

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‘Bring It On’ actress dead at 32

Hello World—Anthony here, back again to bring you all the latest celebrity news that had us all talking this week. Kicking things off this week, country/pop princess, Taylor Swift, released her long awaited fourth album. The album sold 1.1 million copies in its first week making it the singer’s biggest debut to date. In a world where people download music ...

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Beanery, VSU hosts ‘Coffee Lovers’ class

Starbucks move over. The Beanery and Continuing Education at VSU invites students, faculty and staff to take the Coffee Lovers class on Saturday at 9 a.m. The event will take place at The Beanery, located on Williams Street where students of the class will take part in many activities based on the fundamentals of specialty coffees. The class was created ...

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Lamar releases potential classic album

Rarely does a record come along that is so careful in its construction that it feels like an album and not just a collection of songs. Kendrick Lamar’s major label debut, “good kid, m.A.A.d city,” uses all the tools that make a compelling hip-hop record which create an interesting and emotional narrative as it flows through its 12 tracks. By ...

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