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Greek theatre comes to life on VSU stage

Tonight Ancient Athens will come to life in Sawyer Theatre. VSU’s Theatre & Dance “The Oresteia” at 7:30 p.m. tonight through Nov. 12 and Nov. 14-16. Another showing will be Nov. 13 at 3 p.m. “The Oresteia” is a trilogy of Greek plays written by the playwright Aeschylus. The trilogy was originally performed in Athens during the 5th Century BCE. ...

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Harold and Kumar Christmas flick uncharacteristically tame

The last time we saw Harold and Kumar on the big screen, they were escaping Guantanamo Bay. The third installment in the weed-loving tandem’s adventure lacks the laugh-out-loud comedy of its predecessor. A Very Harold and Kumar 3D Christmas offers a few laughs, a few lessons, and the unnecessary use of 3D. The movie picks up six years after the ...

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Divided by Zero: Novelty shop “sells fun” to enrich community

While most seniors are giving in to “Senioritis,” marketing major, Alex Abell, is busy running three local businesses: Dear Drunk Me, Abell Multimedia and, his newest addition, Divided by Zero. Set to open at 11:11 a.m. on Friday—11/11/11—Divided By Zero is a novelty shop specializing in everything from local artwork and party supplies to hand-blown glass tobacco pipes and consignment ...

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Wale’s sophomore release looks to improve on first

Wale has finally released his much anticipated sophomore album titled “Ambition” on Nov. 1. While Wale’s first album flopped, selling only 28,000 copies in the first week, “Ambition” is already on pace to sell close to 200k copies in its first week. The title of the album couldn’t have described Wale’s intentions better. He is ambitious to learn from his ...

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SpecTech: Classic Sonic meets his modern counterpart in Sonic Generations

It is hard to believe that it has been 20 years since Sonic the Hedgehog appeared and took everyone by surprise. In the past 10 years SEGA has had trouble finding out who they are marketing these games to. SEGA is celebrating the 20th anniversary with Sonic Generations; a game that takes the best from the last 20 years and ...

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Zumba Instructor gets surprised by her Airman

Shocked and excited Webb rushed off the stage and into his arms. In that short time, she was reunited with her Airman in a passionate embrace that only two lovers could give each other after a long period of absence.

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Deaf, Deaf World offers unique perspective

The VSU Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services and the American Sign Language Club hosted the sixth “Deaf, Deaf World” Oct. 28. The event was held twice that day in the Student Union Ballroom B and C, with a great turn-out from students. Some were there for extra credit, some for personal interests but all left with a new-found respect ...

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Paranormal Activity 3 brings closure to previous installments

After watching the first Paranormal Activity, I vowed never again. But when the highly anticipated thriller, Paranormal Activity 3 premiered Oct. 21, I sat down to observe what all the commotion and excitement was about. All of the comments and thoughts about Paranormal Activity 3 were fair, if not great, which made me rethink my judgment on viewing the sequel. ...

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Guest speaker travels for female empowerment

The Women’s and Gender Studies Program presented “Building Bridges and Swimming Upstream: Chronicles of a Feminist Peace and Justice Activist” Wednesday in Jennett Lecture Hall. Guest speaker, Dr. Kathryn L. Norsworthy, Ph.D., works as a Counseling Psychologist and Professor at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida. Dr. Norsworthy is an activist for the rights of the LGBT community. She is ...

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