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Comparing textbook prices for renting or buying

Rent, buy or buy online. Which one is best for your books? Students can choose between the VSU Bookstore, renting books through online companies and buying books online. I used the eight books I needed this semester to compare prices at the bookstore versus online companies. If I bought the eight books new at the bookstore my total would have ...

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VSU Spotlight: Dr. Robert Morgan, from rocket science to writing poetry

Dr. Robert Morgan did the math. Then the science. Then the writing. He’s excelled at all three. Dr. Morgan, a poet and professor, brought his words and wisdom to the students, faculty, and fans who filled the University Center Theatre at 7:30 p.m on Jan 28. as part of Georgia’s Poetry Circuit. On one occasion, Dr. Morgan did the math ...

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Lady Gaga loses some freaky and Conrad brags about her sweetie

All was golden at the Grammys! Lady Gaga finally proved to be more theatrical than freaky during her duet with Elton John. The two kicked off the show with an energizing performance that proved we still can’t read her poker face, and also proved that Elton John will always keep us speechless. Taylor Swift and Beyonce shared the stage again, ...

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Tallahassee has good deals for more cost effective vacations

So you want to get away, but don’t have that much cash. Well, make your way to Tallahassee, Fl. Tallahassee is roughly an hour and a half away and the trip both ways will not cost you more than $100. Most likely you will not be going by yourself so if you split the cost of gas up between about ...

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The Loop is a hit or miss

This time we didn’t go too far from the last place, we decided to continue on our Student Union kick and review the Loop. The atmosphere is college food court style, and it gives off the vibe of a college campus which for a college student isn’t really a bad thing. If you don’t want to sit in the food ...

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Mass Effect 2, worth every minute of playtime

Mass Effect 2 is a game that will be surprising with its depth and be a joy for every moment spent playing it. The best part of Mass Effect 2 is the story, which is made personal by every choice a player has their character make. Players start off the game by creating a character, called Commander Shepard. If players ...

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Go to St. George for an affordable getaway

Looking for a quick weekend getaway? Every student needs a little vacation time, especially during spring semester. Why not save some cash while you’re at it? For a good weekend to simply relax and take your mind off of school while the weather is warming up, a camping trip at St. George Island would be perfect. With the added bonus ...

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Chris Brown’s new ‘Graffiti’ reminiscent of MJ, Prince

 On December 8, 2009, Chris Brown released the much anticipated album, Graffiti. This album debuted at number seven on the Billboard 200 and at number one on Billboard Top R&B Chart. The album has received very mixed responses from critics and fans.  “It’s a good CD,” said sophomore Brandon Menner. The album itself is a mix of slow ballads and ...

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Little things can help you save lots of loot

 A majority of college students are faced with tight budgets, low incomes, and empty pockets each year. In these bad economic times, it is important to remember how valuable it is to constantly save those bucks. Here are some quick tips to keep in mind when faced with money setbacks.  Take your spare change to a CoinStar at your local ...

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News from the 70’s Spectator Style

1970- Students question the SGA: “Poor Leadership Causes Ineffectiveness of SGA” 1970- Students boycott the food in the College Cafeteria 1970- Patterson Hall is built 1970- The tennis courts next to the PE Complex are built 1970- VSC establishes a “no-curfew” system in two doors 1970- Langdale Hall is considered the finest on-campus residence; off campus there is “The Crazy ...

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