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Nintendo tries new venture with “Miitomo”

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Written by Carlius Williams, Staff Writer Nintendo’s first smart phone game app, “Miitomo,” has been gaining quite a bit of popularity over the past few weeks. You can link Facebook, Twitter, and Google + to it if you do not have a Nintendo account. The free to use app allows customize your own “Mii” character in the Nintendo universe. The ...

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22 things that took me 22 years to learn or 22 things I learned in college

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Written by Mayah Cantave, College Life Editor Life is unpredictable. You’re going to have both good moments and bad. For 22 years, I’ve second guessed myself, changed my mind, worried too much and plenty of other things. But with the bad, I remember the good. Each year I grow, learn, and live my life happier with each passing day. Not ...

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Book Review: How to leverage your degree

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Written by Mayah Cantave, College Life Editor Life after college can be nerve-wracking. The unknown is a scary place. Not knowing whether you’ll have a job after college or knowing whether your made the right decision with your degree can stress anyone out. Students spend thousands of dollars for a degree and are unsure of how to use that degree ...

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From class to career: Survival guide to life after college

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Written by Meaghan Bitters, Asst. Advertising Manager There are many stereotypes about college students. Some of them include that college students are known to complain, be late, and still act like children. They may not all be true, but it’s important to know how to conduct yourself in the professional world after college. Here are a few tips to make ...

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Last planetarium show of season ‘Radio Universe’ comes to VSU

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Written by Kelsey Dickerson, Asst. College Life Editor Last Friday the Planetarium presented “The Radio Universe”, the final presentation in a series that ran throughout this past school year. “The Radio Universe,” presented by Dr. Cecelia Barnbaum, took the audience on a tour of the universe through radio wave imaging. Dr. Barnbaum explained how radio waves, which are usually associated ...

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The Heavy Pets rock Ashley Street Station

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Written by Kyle Dawson, Photo Editor One of the hottest and most versatile jam bands in the country was in Valdosta last Friday night as The Heavy Pets took the stage at Ashley Street Station. The Heavy Pets, who are from Fort Lauderdale, Fla., have been releasing music for about ten years. The band has released three albums and four ...

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Concert Review: Renowned drummer gets percussive at jazz concert

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Written by Julie Jernigan, Staff Writer On Tuesday night, Valdosta State held a Jazz Appreciation Month concert in Whitehead Auditorium, featuring the Jazz Ensemble and guest drummer John David. Under the direction of David Springfield, the band performed in front of a fairly packed audience, and a well deserved standing ovation. John David is the Director of Jazz and Percussion ...

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The Major Keys to Success

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Written by Miles Brown, Staff Writer The Office of Career Opportunities and Housing and Residence Life are having an event called “The Major Keys to Success.” This name is also a spin on DJ Khaled’s popular “major keys” saying. DJ Khaled is also a perfect example of someone who has the ability to brand himself and effectively sell whatever he ...

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2Chainz takes center stage for 2016 spring concert

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Written Erin Martin, Staff Writer VSU had their spring 2016 concert this past Thursday, where rapper 2 Chainz and various artists performed at the “Party At The Plex”. The concert brought together both students and the community for a fun night hosted by Hot 107.9 The Beat. Atlanta native 2 Chainz performed some of his most famous songs like “Riot,” ...

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