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Drake acts up, Lohan to host SNL

Hello guys and dolls, do you have your cups ready? Because I have some hot tea for you guys! As if there isn’t enough controversy surrounding him already Chris Brown has been accused of allegedly snatching a woman’s phone outside of a Miami nightclub. 24-year-old Christal Spann took a picture of Breezy with her white iPhone4 while he was in ...

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Derby dames are dangerous

Picture the women you see every day—teachers, single moms, nurses -skating around a rink at full speed, determined to knock each other out of the way.

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VSU faculty members treat crowd with musical performances

VSU students were given a great treat by the faculty recital on Feb. 20 Doug Farwell, Tamara Hardesty, Nina Lutz, Almisha Tobler, Steve Taylor, Valerie Holton, Jimmy Bickerstaff, Elizabeth Goode, Susan Eischeid, Peter Geldrich, Shannon Lowe and Bryan Garris were among the spectacular few in the recital. With five different performances, the crowd could not get enough, including Lacie Hall, ...

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Concert band, wind ensemble perform diverse pieces for VSU

The Wind Ensemble and Concert Band presented their spring semester concert in the Whitehead Auditorium on Feb. 21 at 7:30 p.m. People of all ages were there to give support as they anxiously awaited the start of the performance and Joseph Brashier’s cue to the Wind Ensemble. “There are about 80 performers in the Concert Band and 40 in the ...

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VSU graduate mixes classical violin with upbeat hip-hop

Former VSU graduate Justin Monday is striving to make a name for himself in the orchestra world as he has found a way to incorporate hip-hop into his musical performances. Monday, 29-years-old, was raised in Decatur, Ga., with his older brother before making his way to Valdosta, where he majored in music education and violin performance at VSU. He graduated ...

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VSU Greeks Jive, Tango and Cha-Cha

The members of the Improvisation Troupe will be hosting Dancing with the Greeks at 6 p.m.in the Student Union Ballroom. If you enjoy the competitive atmosphere of smooth and rhythmic steps of a ballroom dance competition, then this event is for you. The event was founded by the Ballroom Dance Club’s former president Taylor Marie Berry, a member of Alpha ...

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SpecTech: Amazon kindles bigger Fire

This issue of Spec Tech is all about new phones, BlackBerry’s OS 2.0 update, and E-reader tablets. Companies are still announcing smartphones, even though the Mobile World Congress isn’t until next week. Samsung announced the Galaxy Ace 2 as well as the Galaxy Mini 2. The Galaxy Ace 2 has a 3.8-inch WVGA screen, 800MHz processor, 5-megapixel camera, front facing ...

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VSU gets ‘A Lesson Before Dying’

Starting today, students will be able to see “A Lesson Before Dying,” a theatric performance in the Lab Theatre on the second floor of the Fine Arts Building room 238. The performance, which is based on Ernest Gaine’s novel, has a theme centered in Bayonne, La. in the late-1940s. A Louisianan black man named Jefferson is accused of murder and ...

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54th Grammys honor Whitney Houston

Hello guys and dolls. It’s time. Get your cups out because I am serving some hot tea. Grammys weekend is supposed to be a big celebration of music, but a sense of mourning stained the festivities with the shocking death of music icon Whitney Houston. Whitney was found underwater in her tub Saturday at the famed Beverly Hilton in Beverly ...

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C.O.R.E offers group caving, backpacking

VSU’s Center for Outdoor Recreational Experience, or “CORE” program, has become creative with a wide variety of interesting projects that give students adventurous activities like lead climbing class, canoe battleship, cosmic climbing, Providence Canyon backpacking, caving and overnight camping. Core is known for instructing groups about the outdoors, leadership skills and exciting ventures. There is a rental center for students ...

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