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Nintendo 64 takes gamers on trip down memory lane

Written By: LaMarcus Wilkerson A short time ago, my friend and I rediscovered a hunk of plastic that brought us great joy during our childhood. Totally in awe of our discovery, we gently blew away the dust bunnies that covered the exterior of the device and plugged it into his TV so we could relive those blissful days.   The ...

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Boyhood Shows Passage Of Time And Faces Of Actors

Written By: Cole Edwards “Boyhood” is an extraordinary film about the ordinariness of life. Director Richard Linklater, known for art house gems such as “Slacker” and “Before Sunrise,” took 12 years to shoot his remarkable cast, who would meet to film three to four days each summer. As a result, the film is both effortless and complicated, much like life, ...

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Netflix Expands Streaming Cash

Written By: LaMarcus Wilkerson Stock up on popcorn for this month because Netflix is streaming new shows and movies. Steaming options will range from new entertaining TV series to awe-inspiring movies.   Netflix intends on supplying more options for its subscribers, so that their evenings will not be saturated in boredom.   Netflix will add “Californication,” a series that presents the ...

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Transitioning From Summer To Fall Fashion Tips

Written By: Tyra Mills As we all enjoyed our time off from our jobs and classes for Labor Day, I’m sure a lot of us didn’t even realize we took our first step towards fall weather. Though Valdosta weather is very moody and bipolar, you don’t want to be the one caught in shorts and flip flops in the middle ...

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Underprivileged Youth In Georgia

Written By: LaMarcus Wilkerson Every thirty-two seconds an infant is born into poverty. These impoverished adolescents grow up without the proper necessities to further their development.   The unfortunate youth who live in poverty are hindered from basic needs for survival all because their parents are financial incapable of supporting them. Sometimes, these guardians realize that they are economically crippled ...

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Off to the Races: VSU’s 5k Blazer Dash

Written By: Kayla Stroud The 9th Annual Blazer Dash was quite the event. Over a hundred participants showed up in hopes of being the first to cross the finish line. VSU’s Campus Recreation and Campus Wellness hosted the event, promoting healthy living and community building. The race began in front of the Student Recreational Center on a sunny, humid morning; ...

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Celebrities Slip Up At Award Shows

Written By : Stella Henderson Not so fancy, Iggy Azalea during the MTV Video Music Award pre-show on Friday fell off stage while performing, but she was able to get back on stage and unhurt. The VMAs kicked off Sunday night with Ariana Grande, Jessie Jay and Nicki Minaj opening the show. Toward the end of her song, Nicki Minaj ...

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VSU Student Makes Discovery

Written By : Brittney Penland VSU grad student, Fiifi Agyabeng-dadzie, develops Restriction Associated DNA Tags (RADTags) for the Ion Torrent Personal Genome Machine serving as the foundation for identifying genetic markers in organisms. “Agyabeng-dadzie’s initial project for his thesis looks at a little hidden fish in VSU’s aquatic lab,” Dr. John Elder, Population and Molecular Genetics professor, said.   The ...

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Annual Blazer Dash 5k Is Here!

Written By: Alex Tostado The 9th annual Blazer Dash 5K is happening Saturday in front of the Student Recreation Center. The race will begin at 7:30 a.m. VSU’s Campus Recreation and Campus Wellness host the event to encourage community building as well as promote healthy lifestyles. The Student Recreation Center encourages all ages and levels of participation, including walkers. The ...

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The Hookah Scene in Valdosta

Despite what everyone believes about the college party scene, it really isn’t as scandalous as the movies make it seem. Of course clubbing and bar-hopping is a fun way to start off and celebrate another conquered academic week, but it seems that the hookah scene has really taken off.   Of course to each his own, and every social scene ...

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