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Student fights to survive with camera in hand

Written by Dowling Payne   Lights, cameras and action—a lot of action. It all came together in the dorms of VSU. A combination of those three along three students is what formed SurviveFight Productions, a photography, cinematography and graphic design company. Behind the lens of SurviveFight is Graham Nguyen, a 19-year-old sophomore mass media major from Montgomery, Ala.  Nguyen first ...

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Students learn how to control anger

Written by Brian Hickey On Wednesday the Counseling Center hosted a seminar entitled “Controlling Your Anger” from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Counseling Center Conference Room in Powell Hall. The seminar was led by Dr. John Grotgen, director of the Counseling Center, and focused on anger control strategies through activities and relaxation techniques. The seminar was open to ...

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Beijing provides awesome Asian cuisine

This week, the Spectator Tasters decided to head out in search of an awesome Asian dining experience. Written by Jennifer Gleason and Amber Smith Jen: Beijing Café has nice low lighting, but the exterior and interior are difficult to understand. The sign that is lit up to indicate it is open is far away enough from the front door that ...

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Microsoft takes over Skype, analog sticks much ‘better’

Written by Steven Setser   Hello tech enthusiasts. I’m here with the newest tech news you need to know about. An analyst says that the iPad will be updated to look like the iPad Mini this spring.  Apple will also introduce a new Apple TV box with better software, but no iPad Mini with Retina Display.  Take this with a ...

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World’s first husband, wife travel through time

Written by Von Kennedy   Have you ever wanted to go back in time and see how the world began? Possibly change the past? On Feb. 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Building, you will be able to travel with the people who shaped our planet, George and Maggie Antrobus of Excelsior, N.J. The Skin of Our Teeth ...

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Good fashions equal good grades

Written by Taylor Stone   ATTENTION to all of my little fashion stars in training: nobody wants to see what you slept in the night before class, I promise.   I know, the college lifestyle can be demanding, hectic and often frustrating — after all, those 10 page papers don’t write themselves and pulling “all-nighters” for exams makes for a ...

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CommonMind to conquer midterm mayhem

Written by Sarah Turner   VSU students are invited to indulge themselves in a jazzy, caffeinated night to begin studying for their exams. The Campus Activity Board will be hosting their first ever Midterm Study Night and Relaxation event Monday at 7:30 p.m. in the Student Union Ballrooms B and C. “It’s coming close to midterms, so students are welcome ...

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Gorillas to bring ‘7 MO Plagues’ to VSU

Written by Isaiah Smart   There’s a cold front brewing, and it will breeze through the VSU campus next week as Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. presents Alpha Week 2013, “7 MO Plagues.”   Sunday will continue this semester’s Greek weeks with Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. next on the calendar.   One thing that sets “7 MO Plagues” apart ...

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PopAddict: Burger King gets hacked

Written by Anthony Pope   Hello world—Anthony here wrapping up all the things that had us buzzing this past week. In one of the funniest moments in recent social media history, someone was able to hack into the Twitter account of Burger King on Monday. Twitter was on fire when the hacker flooded the BK timeline with McDonald’s propaganda, even ...

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