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Greeks of the week: Delta Sigma Theta

Christina Emery Staff Writer The Theta Tau chapter of Delta Sigma Theta are pioneers at Valdosta State University. The Deltas were the first sorority to step foot on Valdosta State’s campus. These women are also a part of the NPHC, the National Pan-Hellenic Council. They aim to serve the local community as well as the campus. Throughout the campus, these ...

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Theatre Season Premieres with Romantic Comedy “Almost, Maine”

by Stephanie Turner   Love dominates the magical town of Almost, Maine in the Valdosta State Theatre production of John Cariani’s comedic play, “Almost, Maine.”   According to H. Duke Guthrie, director and Theatre and Dance area chair, and Philip Jones, senior and student director, the play is centered around “romantic love.” Guthrie selected this “new and exciting” play in ...

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I Can Do Bad All by Myself, Because Surely No Help Was Needed

By Kristin Shannon Last Friday, Tyler Perry’s “I Can Do Bad All by Myself” opened nationwide.  Despite taking in $24 million and placing number one at the box office opening weekend, I initially had no desire to fork over the $8.50 from my very bare wallet.  While I am a Perry supporter, I predicted that this movie, like all of ...

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Jazzing it up at Flavor of New Orleans

  By: Ashley George and Michael Wilson   This week we decided to jazz it up and we headed over to Flavor of New Orleans at 205 N. Ashley St. It’s a small restaurant and bar downtown that tries to bring the feel of eating outside on the streets of New Orleans to Valdosta. They are open 11a.m.-9a.m. on Mon-Thurs ...

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Kanye’s big fudge and Ellen’s made a judge

Pop Addict By Kristal Jones Yes! My request for Hollywood to go mad has been granted! Over the last week we had two celebrities to lose their marbles at the MTV VMA’s (Video Music Awards), a sassy and very funny DeGeneres take over Idol, and a quirky country blonde win a half a million dollars. Before we get to all ...

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Director and tutor jobs available for students

Danie On The Clock By: Danielle Everson  Attention ladies and gentlemen, this week jobs are open to all majors. Listen up and take note because one of these jobs may interest you.  If you love teaching and are interested in making $20 to $60 an hour, consider applying as a tutor. The tutoring program is looking for college-level tutors to ...

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New TV shows and a baby Sparrow

Pop Addict By Kristal Jones Surprise, surprise! Here’s another week of drama, babies, and new releases from Hollywood. MTV’s “A Shot at Love” star Tila Tequila (whose real name is Tila Nguyen) was physically assaulted by her boyfriend, NFL star Shawne Merriman, and then hospitalized Saturday night. Merriman was thrown in jail for a couple of hours after Tila’s frantic ...

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Inglourious Basterds blows the mind

Katherine Dowdy Staff Writer kldowdy@valdosta.edu Inglourious Basterds is not your average WWII movie. This is the fall of Hitler and the Third Reich through the eyes of Quentin Tarantino. Apart from the more historically accurate WWII films, Tarantino provides a witty account of vengeance for the Jews in Nazi Germany. Inglourious Basterds opens with in Nazi-occupied France when 18-year-old Shosanna ...

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Farewell DJ AM, R.I.P., welcome back Whitney

 Pop Addict By Kristal Jones OK, I’m not going to talk about Michael Jackson being buried this week, or Jon & Kate Plus Eight’s crazy saga of divorce and relationships, or even Octomom’s crazy shenanigans on her new reality show. People are tired of hearing about it but they just won’t stay out of the news. I’m willing to talk ...

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Coming next week: Daughtry, Kenny G, Il Divo, Jay-Z and more

By Howard Cohen McClatchy Newspapers (MCT) Due in stores Tuesday: The Beatles, “LOVE” (Capitol). Original producer George Martin and son Giles reimagine the Beatles music for a Cirque du Soleil production by “mashing-up” numerous tracks. Read story and a CD review Saturday in The Miami Herald. David Crosby, “If I Could Only Remember My Name …,” “Voyage” (Atlantic/Rhino). Crosby’s 1971 ...

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