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Country star “comes home” to The Complex

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by Niamani Carlyle-Hollis Kip Moore’s “Coming Home” concert on April 11 has been the talk of the town. As a former golfer at VSU from 2000 to 2002, Kip will return to his old stomping grounds to blaze up the complex. Students, faculty and locals alike are looking forward to hearing the country vocals of the platinum recording superstar. “It’s ... Read More »

‘Chappie’ challenges beliefs


by Stuart Price Starring Hugh Jackman, Dev Patel and Sharlto Copley, Chappie hit the theaters world-wide on March 6. The story takes place in Johannesburg, South Africa, where—in the near— future, crime has started to be monitored by a robotic police crew. Patel, who you may know from the award-winning “Slumdog Millionaire,” plays the creator of these police robots. One ... Read More »

Pop Addict: Suge Knight Homicide; Gaye family wins trial

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by Kayla Stroud Angie Stone Arrested According to TMZ, singer Angie Stone was arrested for domestic aggravated assault after an altercation that involved both her and her 30-year-old daughter, Diamond. Stone allegedly punched her in the face, knocking out her front teeth. Stone claims that she was defending herself with a metal stand and accidentally hit her. Her daughter has ... Read More »

Evening of Geniuses enlightens crowd


by Zenobia Harris Dozens of VSU students flooded Whitehead Auditorium last Friday night as Media Arts Geniuses prepared to host their 3rd Annual Evening of Geniuses awards show. VSU students arrived dressed to impress for the show which featured a variety of live performances and awards. The show was hosted by David Burdette and Marissa Daniels, both members of Media ... Read More »

Crate diggers rejoice: The wax comeback


by John Preer Remember way back when? This question is the driving force behind the recent trend of vintage items. This retrospective movement has gone from dusty clothing and discontinued candy to ‘90s cartoons and restored automobiles. People seem to have an involuntary need to reminisce about the “good old days.” Music can be a powerful trigger for memories, but ... Read More »

VSU ‘Peacefest’ feel-good event of the month

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by Zenobia Harris On Feb. 20, the Collegiate Women of VSU along with Black Student League, Women of Diversity, and Gay-Straight Alliance hosted a peace rally on Palms Quad from 3 to 7:00 p.m. The event featured a variety of activities including making tie-dye shirts, flower headbands, henna tattoos, and painting. The festival was just one of many events that ... Read More »

VSU gets ready for heart health month


by Erin Martin Valdosta State’s Wellness Program is promoting health during American Heart Month by hosting an event, Take Heart, on Feb. 27 in the Student Union Ballrooms. The purpose of Take Heart is to raise awareness of heart disease and heart wellness. The Event will begin at 10 a.m. and include health screenings and information to all VSU students, ... Read More »

Program increases VSU’s stock of e-books

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by Kristin Whitman It’s no news that technology has become a huge part of everyday life, including VSU campus, but are the students really using these technologies and the ebooks provided? Ingram’s Coutts Information Services Inc. is offering new additions of a wide range of bestselling content from leading publishers, including bestselling frontlist and backlist titles from Penguin Random House. ... Read More »

Pop Addict 2-19-15

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by Kayla Stroud Hundreds of Unretouched Photos of Beyoncé Leak Everyone is up in arms over newly leaked unretouched photos of Beyoncé that have made their way online. People seem to have propped her up so high that they seem to have forgotten that she is not in fact a RealDoll. People were horrified to learn that Queen B had ... Read More »