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Blazers eye GSC finals

VALDOSTA, Ga. – The VSU men’s tennis team storms in to the Gulf South Conference tournament this weekend, riding the momentum from an impressive victory over No. 1 ranked Armstrong Atlantic. The Blazers claimed all three points in doubles play, beginning with an 8-6 victory where Philip Pakebusch and Michael Kuech defeated top-ranked Rafael Array and Mikk Irdoja of the ...

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‘Date Night’ unsurprisingly dissappointing

“Date Night,” starring Tina Fey and Steve Carell, was an epic fail in my book. Fey and Carell play Claire and Phil Foster, a boring couple from New Jersey trying to spice things up in their relationship by living a little more adventurously, but find themselves in a serious pickle. After stealing another couple’s reservation at an upscale New York ...

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Check it out:VSU has some fan pages on Facebook

Valdosta State University is full of surprises and thrills throughout your time on its campus, so why not become a fan of it on Facebook? Facebook has revolutionized the way we communicate and interact with other people in our lives. Facebook lets you meet people you would otherwise never get to know on an everyday basis and connect with them. ...

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Artist captivates students with cool colors

As the sounds of jam-bands emanate from a weathered cassette tape, earthy green gives way to brilliant yellow, electric blue blends into cherry red, which breeds a regal purple that battles a feisty orange against a deep navy background. The gazebo between West Hall and Nevins Hall has a received a vivacious temporary makeover from tie-dye entrepreneur Josh Farmer. The ...

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A Legendary Spring Break: Lessons from Barney Stinson

(Note: If you don’t know the show “How I Met Your Mother,” Barney Stinson is Neil Patrick Harris’ character. But I repeat his lessons here, so there’s no need to watch the show to get this article. But you should still watch it. Just saying.) There are two elements to spring break: the things everyone says you should do, and ...

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Confrontation leads to arrests

A VSU student and a Tifton resident were arrested by VSU Police after a confrontation on Tuesday in front of Palms Dining. Shandon Greene, a Tifton resident, was arrested and charged with battery and obstruction of a police officer. Charles Chukwura, a VSU student, was arrested and charged with obstruction of a police officer. Both suspects were taken to Valdosta ...

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iPad ‘buzz’ not evident

The buzz about the Apple launch of the new iPad has swarmed the nation and the VSU campus since its launch this past Saturday. Though some VSU students consider the new iPad to be entertaining, many are concerned with it being overpriced and some say it may even be unnecessary. According to Tech Shop manager Jed Brogdon, the station where ...

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SGA still with over $25,000 in budget

SGA heard a proposal for a new community service bill, passed a dress code bill, heard updates on their budget, and discussed plans for the upcoming Outreach cookout during their most recent meeting on April 6. Comptroller Morgan Alexander presented the senate with the most recent budget report. Changes since the last budget report include money taken out for the ...

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Twitter popular with universities

For a social network that’s been around for fewer than four years, an extraordinary amount of college campus groups across the nation have embraced the social networking tool known as Twitter. According to universitiesandcolleges.org, every college or university in the top 100 has at least one Twitter account. At VSU, several campus groups have their own Twitter account. Among those ...

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Georgia General Assembly rewrites gun law legislation

The ability to carry guns on campus is a decision that will be left to each individual college and university if Senate Bill 308 is passed in the Georgia General Assembly. The gun law will also abolish the law preventing guns within 1,000 feet of a campus. The bill already passed in the Senate with a 41-12 majority in favor ...

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