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Economic aid breaking the bank

The United States has a rich history of holding an immense amount of international influence. Today such influence continues as the current administration works to dictate and manipulate the changing political tides of the Middle East. Founding father and first president George Washington said “the great rule of conduct for us in regard to foreign nations is, in extending our ...

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Letter to the Editor: Different opinion of Bible

Dear Editor,   I am writing in response to David Lacy’s article entitled “Disrespecting Leaders Sacrilegious” (Novermber 15).  In his article he makes two points.  First he states that “calling someone uneducated based on who they voted for is ignorant.”   Doing a search of YouTube videos recently I came across numerous videos where voters were interviewed about who they voted ...

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SpecTech: Gift ideas for the tech lover in your life

Well, tis the season to want new tech. With all these new and fun devices, I thought I would recommend some products that you might want to ask for Christmas or buy for a family member or a really good friend. First off, for a 10-inch tablet I would recommend either the Google Nexus 10 or the iPad with Retina ...

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Film fest comes to Union

Lights, cameras, action! All eyes will be on the participants in this year’s Film and Video Festival at 4 p.m. on Dec 1 in the University Center Theater. The festival will be hosted by the Film and Video Society of VSU. Short films, music videos and animations will be shown to showcase the talents of VSU students in the Mass ...

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America fights back

Red Dawn is a remake of the 1984 classic movie about a group of high school kids who take up arms against an invading communist threat.   In the remake, the cast is mostly made up of young actors and actresses– some of which you may know. Chris Hemsworth was known for his role as Thor from the Avengers, Josh ...

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Students believe Odum has a computer shortage

Although the Odum Library at VSU provides more than 200 computers to students, staff and faculty, some students think VSU needs more to satisfy the growing population.   The Galileo lab, located on the second floor near the printers and reference desk, is the most frequently used. Despite its 120 computers, several students complain of the inadequate amount of workstations. ...

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Lady Blazers hit the road against GSC this weekend

In rare early season conference games, the undefeated Lady Blazers hit the road against Union and North Alabama to kick off GSC play for the 2012-2013 season. Since Shorter and Union were added to the Women’s Basketball Gulf South Conference the schedule is much different this year. Normally the Blazers would start GSC games in early January, but with a ...

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VSU Blazers plan to keep season alive Saturday

The No.17 Valdosta State football team (9-2) is two games shy from returning to the Division II national championship game. The Blazers didn’t win the Gulf South Conference yet no one is fazed because they have a bigger fish to fry. That fish being a national championship title has become clearer in their sights after the 49-21 win over the ...

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Flag football update

VSU’s Intramural Flag Football League has ended Nov.22 as multiple teams go home as champions. The championships were determined through winning playoff brackets.  The playoffs were single elimination, and the team who went undefeated would eventually win the title as best flag football team in the league. The females in the league showed their strength as the sorority, Kappa Delta, ...

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You did it. Congratulations!

Congratulations to the graduating class of fall 2012! Whether you were on the four-year, five-year or even six-year plus plan– it doesn’t matter. You can finally say with pride that you have completed the college experience at VSU. So what now? Many of you may be prepping for a graduate program or have some sort of entry-level job lined up. ...

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