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‘Eurydice’ tonight

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Written by Kimberly Cannon, Staff Writer The first showing of Valdosta State University’s performance of the play “Eurydice,” to be held in the Lab Theatre in the Fine Arts building tonight at 7:30 p.m. The play “Eurydice,” by Sarah Ruhl is a retelling of the myth of Orpheus, the Greek poet and musician, through the perspective of his wife Eurydice. ...

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After school camp for kids comes to VSU

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Written by Taylor Collins, Staff Writer Due to the demand from parents and camp-goers to offer programs through the years, Program Coordinator of Continuing Education, Suzanne Ewing, has expanded the Campus Discovery program into an afterschool version. Starting on Sept. 15, Camp Discovery: After School Edition will kick off with 2 classes, Crazy Science and Fun With Spanish. Crazy Science ...

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New band director leads Blazin’ Brigade

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Written by Shanice Barnes, Staff Writer The Valdosta State University marching band, known as the Blazin’ Brigade, has been entertaining their fans with their sounds since 1993. The Blazin’ Brigade consists of woodwinds, brass, percussions, color guard members, and the Red Hot dance team. You can always count on the Blazin Brigade to lead our team to victory during each ...

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Wake up and make the most of your morning

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Written by Kelsey Dickerson, College Life Editor Waking up in the morning can seem harder as the semester progresses, but there are a few ways you can make getting out of bed easier. Planning ahead of time may be what you’re missing if you have trouble waking up. The American Academy of Sleep Medicine suggests that having trouble waking up ...

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Review: Palms updates increase seating

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Written by Evelyn Dunn, Staff Writer The Palms Dining Hall has gone through some changes for this semester which includes a whole new remodel, more food options, and are even getting bigger crowd with the new improvements. The new spaces provided for seating are noticeable right out the gate, or through the front doors at least. Thanks to the removal ...

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Hidden gem located in Remerton: Studio Imagination an escape for letting out your creative side

Pottery available for customization at Studio Imagination. (Photo Credit: Jyrell Wynn/THE SPECTATOR)

Written by Jyrell Wynn, Staff Writer Nestled among the bars there is a little building that offers a different temptation for those who enter. Studio Imagination offers a unique experience for kids and adults to inspire their creativity through painting and crafts. Since childhood, owner Barbara Hill wanted to share her art from woodwork to canvas painting with others. Opening ...

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Rec Pool gets $500,000 facelift

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Written by Taylor Collins, Staff Writer As many of VSU’s students know, before the start of the semester the pool in the Student Recreation Center was closed for reconstruction and repairs. The pool was closed on August 5th for training, and on August 12th the Gordian Group, a Board of Regents for the University System of Georgia approved contractor, requested ...

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College uses Pokémon Go to boost enrollment: Unconventional classes a useful tool to attract student interest

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Written by Kimberly Cannon, Staff Writer While pursuing the Facebook profile of Fresno City College, screenshots from the game Pokémon Go are scattered throughout their feed. Perhaps this is because of the game’s popularity, or maybe it is because Fresno City College offers course credit to its students for playing Pokémon Go. The college posted a picture of a flyer ...

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