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‘Studio 18’ showcases senior art majors

Valdosta State University is showcasing 14 graduating seniors work in “Studio 18.” Studio 18 is open April 15-30, featuring drawing, painting, graphic design, photography, mixed media, ceramics, sculpture, and jewelry metalworking work from the seniors. Cayla Burroughs, Daisy Daniel, Aubree Denton, Zachary Di Zillo, Logan Dotson, Kyndol Ennis, Colin Entz, Marlene Gray, Evan Gunn, Nikki Haggard, Maria Jaime, Selena Mondragon, ...

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Review: ‘A Quiet Place’ a silent killer in the box office

“A Quiet Place,” the latest thriller/horror film directed and written by “The Office” star John Krasinski, tells a suspenseful story of a family that avoids deadly monsters by staying silent and communicating via American Sign Language. The movie is set in 2020 in a post-apocalyptic world.  The family has been able to survive in their town for over a year ...

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Students enjoy tye-dyeing on Palms Quad

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion hosted tye-dyeing for students on Palms Quad on March 21. All tye-dye materials were set up at tables on the quad, where students were invited to make their own colored creations.  

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Opinion: The highlights from the Oscars

The 90th annual Oscars Award Show premiered on March 4. The night was filled with great accomplishments for new actors and actresses, some mundane yet interesting fashion choices and groundbreaking moments. The Oscars was better than usual. After the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite became a trending topic in 2016, the Oscars recognized their lack of diversity within the award show. The category ...

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Planetarium shows ‘Larry, Cat in Space,” teaches kids about the moon

The planetarium show on February 23rd, 2018, played an animated short story for kids around Valdosta named “Larry, Cat in Space.” “Larry, Cat in Space” was a short, funny children’s animation made to help teach children about the moon. None-other-than Larry the Cat himself narrated his exciting story. Larry told the audience about how he ended up on the moon, or “meoown,” as he ...

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Review: All hail the king

Black Panther debuted Feb. 16 and might just be Marvel’s most political movie yet. With only a few months after the events of Captain America: Civil War, Black Panther tells the tale of T’Challa and teaches us that teenage nervousness never fades even when you’re a grown man in a bulletproof cat-suit. First of all, no other Marvel movie can ...

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Student Spotlight: Rosser sings from dynamic background

Junior music major Makinsey Rosser, one of the five opening acts for Waka Flocka Flame on Feb. 9, does more than just sing R&B covers. Rosser grew up in and was exposed to church and gospel music at an early age. “I loved the harmonies and the spirit,” Rosser said. “I sang at church more often the older I got. ...

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Review: Jazz bands ring in Mardi Gras

Last night, Mardi Gras made a quick pit stop at the Valdosta State Fine Arts Building on the way to Louisiana. The VSU music department and two neighboring high schools put on a tremendous jazz performance. There were two high schools involved, Lee County High School and Valdosta High School. Two VSU bands performed, the jazz band and the new jazz ...

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