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Profs, students immerse in ‘Second Life’

Written by John Preer   Second Life technology has been sweeping college campuses around the nation, and VSU has been no exception. Second Life is a Massive Multiplayer Online video game and 3-D website that allows users to interact in a virtual world. It has become widely used by both instructors and students. Second Life allows instructors to provide and ...

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Spring Break: Ladies breathe comfortably in the heat

Written by Olivia McLean   Spring break is probably the most highly anticipated college “holiday.” Preparations begin months ahead of time and include finding the perfect wardrobe for a week-long vacation. Since most of spring break will be spent either on the beach sipping piña coladas or partying until the sun comes up, it’s more likely that us girls are ...

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Sigmas to paint campus blue with KDR

Written by Isaiah Smart   Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. will return to their roots next week as they bring Kappa Delta Reloaded to VSU for their 2013 Greek week.   The boys in blue will provide an accompanying mixtape to complement their annual week.   “Everything we do, we do for the people,” Brandon Menner, vice president, said. “For ...

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VSU hangs on by the skin of their teeth

Written by Von Kennedy   Students and members of the community came in droves throughout the week to “travel through time.” For the last week, the second floor Lab Theatre stage in the Fine Arts Building was home to VSU’s adaption to Thornton Wilder’s play, “Skin of Our Teeth.” The last showing of “Skin of Our Teeth” was Wednesday at ...

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Religion and science create polarized society

Written by Will Lewis   On Wednesday, VSU professors Dr. Cristobal Serran-Pagan y Fuentes and Dr. Leslie Sandra Jones,  met to present an alternative to the typical views regarding the relationship between science and religion.   The presentation, entitled “Science as Pseudo-Religion & Religion as Pseudo-Science: Unhealthy Practices that Polarize Our Society,” presented the argument for reaching a middle ground between theology ...

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Bleu Pub: local, ‘much classier than a bar’

Written by Amber Smith & Jennifer Gleason   This week, the Spectator Tasters headed downtown for a taste of what a local restaurant has to offer. Amber: The Bleu Pub is one of several “Bleu” establishments in downtown Valdosta. The Pub is located on Hill Avenue, right on the very edge of the downtown area. It’s got a kind of ...

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CORE to kayak Okefenokee, go horseback riding

Written by Sarah Turner   CORE Outdoors will leave students with no excuse to stay cooped up in their dorms during the next couple weekends with a kayaking trip on March 2 and a horseback riding trip on March 9. “Kayaking the Okefenokee” is a day trip where students will walk a nature trail scattered with Venus fly traps, kayak ...

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SpecTech: Dell debuts Project Ophelia, Samsung Galaxy S4 to be released

Written by Steven Setser   Hey everyone and welcome to the last day of February! Here’s the newest tech news. An update on last week’s story–Sony did unveil the PlayStation 4.  They did not show the actual console, but the controller is a modified version of the prototype.  The system and controller will interact with the new PlayStation Eye in ...

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Identity Thief swindles in theaters

Written by Quasha Ross   The recent film “Identity Thief,” was quite colorful to say the least. With a cast which included Jason Bateman from “Horrible Bosses,” and Melissa McCarthy from “Bridesmaids,” this film was obviously made to bring the comedy. Sandy Bigelow Patterson, played by Jason Bateman, is swindled by Diana (Melissa McCarthy), when she steals his identity. Her ...

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Pop Addict: 5 best Oscar moments

Written by Anthony Pope   Top 5 Things We Learned This Week 1. Oscar host Seth McFarlane told a lot of tasteless jokes at Sunday’s Oscars, but what would you expect from a guy who voices a diabolical baby on a cartoon. 2. Jennifer Lawrence won an Oscar and tripped up the stairs on her way to give her acceptance ...

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