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Collegiate men of VSU hold first recruitment drive

The Collegiate Men of VSU had their first membership drive Wednesday at 7:30pm in the University Center Magnolia Room,. This brand new student organization plans on focusing on community service to the local area and a mentoring program for boys. Between 50-75 men showed up last night to listen to the presentation and show support. Their requirements start with having ...

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PopAddict: Stars creepin’ and beatin’ on lovers

So who’s going to the ‘Bany for the VSU vs. ASU game Saturday at 7 p.m.? Hopefully, I’ll be able to represent the Blazer nation in Albany and upset some ASU Rams (#evil). Anyway, scandals have never been any better this week! Things are just blowing up around the rich and the (in)famous. Why don’t I jump into it? Ahem ...

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Valdosta remembers 9/11

The crowd sat in reverence through the City of Valdosta’s Tenth Anniversary of 9-11 Remembrance Ceremony at 8:30 a.m. on Sunday. No one made a sound as the VSU Mass Choir sang patriotic music. The crowd listened intently to the welcome remarks from Col. Scott Kindsvater, 93rd Air Ground Operations Wing Commander at Moody Air Force Base. The entire ceremony ...

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‘Contagion’: not for fans of director’s previous works

Director Steven Soderbergh has made yet another film with huge scope, big stars, and gritty style. However, it ends up falling short of most of his other works, giving its audience a muddled narrative that lacks both suspense and the emotional connection an audience must feel with the characters. The cast is full of superb actors (Jude Law, Laurence Fishburne ...

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‘Tha Carter 4’: worth every penny

After a several delays and false dates, rapper, Lil’ Wayne released his seventh solo album, “Tha Carter IV,” on Aug. 29, breaking records despite rumors the album would flop. While some fans say the album was well worth the wait, others say their expectations were a little too high. However, those disappointed students did not stop Lil Wayne from selling ...

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Eclectic dessert at its finest

So, there I was, no lie, a hot Thursday afternoon walking into Valdosta’s newest eclectic dessert shop. Now before I even set foot in the place I had a funny feeling about the place, not like “Oh my God, they have Rocky Road!” but more of “Oh crap….yogurt.” Before I hear the uproar of the local granola hippies and eco-mentalists ...

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Coming Soon: Local independent film company to premiere new horror flick by Halloween

Doug Sebastian Productions (DSP), a Valdosta-based indie film company, plans to release a new film written by Roy Kirkland entitled “Battle of the Cursed: The Two Kings.” “I got the idea while filming our previous movie, Crazed,” Roy Kirkland, writer, cast director and actor, said. “The two main characters in this film, Tyler Mitchell and Blake Connell, did such a ...

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Mom’s the word: This week in Hollywood, Baby boom and more

So who’s ready to turn out Valdosta High stadium for the first home game of the season tonight? I know I am—I have my towel ready! Oh, who runs the world? Blazer Women’s soccer and volleyball team do. Congrats on the winning streak ladies! Good news just follows good news and in celeb-mom news, Mel B from the groovy girls ...

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Macadoo’s is no more; introducing Zacadoo’s

What’s in a name? A lot, Macadoo’s is learning. Macadoo’s is changing its name in order to avoid legal entanglement from a family restaurant with the same name. “Macado’s” is the original family resturant with locations throughout the south, including North Carolina, and Virginia. According to the Macado’s website, the family resturant is popular with the college crowd with their ...

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Students prefer off-campus life

VSU housing has always been a complicated issue among students, but with limited housing on campus and the new off-campus living options like the Grove Apartment complex, more students are making the decision to move off campus. Regardless of gas prices, the constant hassle of parking and arriving to class on time, living off campus has become a better preference ...

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