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Lil’ Kim tweets fighting words about Wendy Williams

Written by Anthony Pope   Hello World—Anthony here again bringing you all the news in the entertainment world this week. Somewhere at Disney World, Mickey Mouse is throwing a major side-eye and yelling ‘I told you so’ at the heavens because the love that house of mouse built just might have come crashing down. After more than three years of ...

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Blazer heats up the radio air waves

Written by Dowling Payne   Claire Contevita is not your average college student. Within a minute of conversation, you can see the drive that keeps her moving forward toward her goals and dreams. Originally from San Francisco, Contevita considers herself a true California girl. Her father was in the air force so she quickly grew accustomed to moving around and ...

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Mr. Pinstripe Suit: ‘a smooth talker with an export cigarette’

Written by Rebecka McAleer   Welcome back to Additive Noise, where music goes for rediscovery. Today we have a blast from the past in the genre section. Ladies, put on your butterfly sleeves and rayon stockings, because we are going back to the 1930s and 40s– also known as the Swing Era. Swing music really made its debut around 1935. ...

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Sam Sniper stops in Valdosta, performs

Written by Neil Frawley   Country-alternate rock band, Sam Sniper, rocked Ashley Street Station as they were nominated for Athens’ 2012 Artist of the Year award. On Sunday,  the band headlined a show at Street Station, Valdosta’s up and coming music bar located on North Ashley Street. The performance was opened by VSU student, guitar player and songwriter Cody Gibson. ...

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‘The Next Day’ reused material

Written by Anthony Drake   David Bowie has released yet another album– “The Next Day.” The cover art for this 24th studio album might look familiar to some as Bowie made some edits to the album art from “Heroes” that came out in 1977. This album has a total of 14 tracks, and is about 54 minutes in length. “The ...

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Student to perform in vocal recital

Written by Allison Ericson   After four years, Hilary Lee, a senior music and chemistry major, will showcase her dedication and hard work in a vocal recital today at 7:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Building.   The recital will have pieces from famous performers like Mozart, Brizett and Britten.   “Although I’ve been running my recital repertoire in order ...

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‘Wondrous Bughouse’ centers on instruments rather than lyrics

Written by Anthony Drake   Youth Lagoon, Trevor Powers, is a musician from Boise, Idaho. On Tuesday he released his sophomore album entitled “Wondrous Bughouse.”  His last album, “The Year of Hibernation,” was released on Sept. 27, 2011, after signing to Fat Possum Records. “Wondrous Bughouse” is a psychedelic, dream pop album. The track “Through Mind and Back,” starts off ...

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CAB hosts comedy show

Written by John Preer   The stress of midterms is enough to shake the foundation of even the best students. With midterms out of the way some students look for a way to unwind. As a means of relieving some of that post-test anxiety, the Campus Activities Board held a comedy show on Friday in the Student Union Theater.  The ...

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CORE to visit Big Bend National Park

Written by Veronica Dominicis   CORE will take a canoe and kayak trip during spring break to the Big Bend National Park where leaders and participants hope to explore the diversity of the Rio Grande located in west Texas. Participants will embark on their journey on March 16 and will arrive back in Valdosta on March 24. During that time, ...

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KAPsi to continue ‘Legend’s’ legacy

Written by Isaiah Smart   VSU Kappa, Jeremiah Wiggins, will single-handedly keep the legacy of the Lambda Phi chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. going this year with the “I Am Legend” themed Kappa week.   This will not be a typical Kappa week as it hosts a line-up of events that the chapter hasn’t done before.   “A ...

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