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Logan Lee & the U-Pang Band return to Valdosta

On Apr. 1, Logan Lee & the U-Pang Band returned to The Salty Snapper in Valdosta and gave the audience an unforgettable show. Logan Lee & the U-Pang Band is completely managed and made up by Logan Lee, who has been singing his whole life but only learned guitar after becoming bed-bound due to a torn ACL. Lee has been ...

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Dixie Cream Donut Shop is a fan favorite in Valdosta

A locally owned and operated donut shop is located only one mile away from campus. Have you been? Dixie Cream Donut Shop is located at 804 North Oak St and is open from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday thru Friday, 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday and closed on Sunday. Original glazed, cinnamon rolls, crème- filled, sprinkles and ...

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Wild Adventures to bring new talents to Valdosta

Summertime means concert time at the Wild Adventures theme park. With that being said, Wild Adventures has plenty of different performers to offer for everyone to enjoy. The 2022 All-Star Concert Lineup includes performances by Gabby Barrett, Brothers Osborne and Jeff Foxworthy. Here are the dates for the performances: April 30 – Gabby Barrett May 7 – John Fogerty May ...

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Preview: CNN veteran anchor to bring light to Black history month at VSU

Black History Month is an annual period of reflection, remembrance and honor for black people around the globe. For Gwen Sommers Redwine, the first female, black or white, CNN Headline News anchor in the 1980’s, it means so much more. She will be coming to VSU Thursday, Feb. 17 to speak about her experiences and show faculty and students what ...

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Creative forum event gives a voice to the voiceless

On Feb. 10, VSU’s Office of Student Diversity & Inclusion hosted their Creative Forum event, Being a Black Sheep in the Creative Community. The event dealt with issues such as the creative and educational identity of the African-American community in 2022, how the past and present have affected these identities and how the surrounding communities can help amplify these identities ...

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VSU parody accounts surge in popularity

Got a crush? Need words of affirmation? Want to know the best food at Palms? Chances are, there’s an Instagram account for that. Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, VSU has seen the rise of parody accounts among the student body. For many followers, the intrigue is all in the knowledge that they provide. Others want to see themselves posted on the ...

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New additions coming to Wild Adventures in 2022

Wild Adventures Theme Park has announced new additions to be shown in the new year. These additions include a new restaurant, live music venue, partnership with Georgia Beer Company, new and expanded festivals, new nighttime events and new animal attraction. “The newest additions to Wild Adventures in 2022 will be a new restaurant and entertainment venue called Water’s Edge Brews ...

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Wind ensemble performs for the first time since start of pandemic

On Thursday Sept. 30, the Department of music’s Wind Ensemble had it’s first performance since the pandemic started. Dr. Benjamin Harper, director of the band, said it has been a total of 19 months since the last live performance. “We have tried to do some pop-up performances back in 2020, but some were cancelled during the winter season, and with ...

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IN THE SPOTLIGHT: VSU Theatre Department back with live shows

It’s a new year to enjoy the fine art of scripted plays and dances meant to incite laughter, sadness and all-around entertainment. The Theatre and Dance Box Office has issued the schedule of plays this year. Some are re-enhanced plays that have already been performed, while some are brand new to VSU.   “Ugly Lies the Bone” by Lindsey Ferretino ...

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“Spring into Art” Exhibition at Turner Center for the Arts

Turner Center for the Arts kicked things off earlier this month at the opening gala for their latest exhibition, “Spring into Art.” Artists and patrons alike were able to enjoy the bold, bright, esoteric art accompanied by fabulous, jazzy music from live pianist Donte Flowers. The delicious heavy hors d’oeuvres were catered by Jessie’s, a local favorite. Georgia Beer Company ...

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