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People Poll: What’s your favorite part of the new Student Union?

Laura Walsh Freshman undecided major “It’s beautiful, I love the food the most. I love the Loop a lot. I come here all the time.” Maurice Rosemond Sophomore art major “I like the top floor, because of the seats that they have you can sit and get quiet and really get some reading done up there.” Yuri McGhie Freshman biology ...

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Blazers heating up

 Over winter break, while normal college students were at home hanging out with their friends and family, the Valdosta State basketball teams were busy in action.  The 11th ranked Blazers were in action six times over winter break as they posted an impressive 5-1 record as their only loss came on the road against Tampa, the day after finals were ...

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VP Kurt Keppler resigns position

�  Vice President of Student Affairs Dr. Kurt J. Keppler has resigned after eight years at VSU. Current Dean of Students Russell T. Mast will serve as interim VP of Student Affairs until the position is filled permanently.   As of May 1, Keppler will assume the position of Vice Chancellor for Student Life and Enrollment Services at Louisiana State University. ...

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‘Youth in Revolt,’ a different kind of romantic comedy

 “Youth in Revolt” is the film adaptation of the book of the same name, centered around the socially inept Nick Twisp (Michael Cera), who, while on a family vacation, falls in love with a free-spirited girl named Sheeni Saunders (Portia Doubleday). However, after their summer fling, Sheeni reveals to Nick that when he leaves she doesn’t want to be held ...

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Tim Eno flips ‘The Magic Flute’ upside-down

�  The VSU Music Department was buzzing at the return of classes as VSU students put on their opera production for the 2009-2010 year.  This year marked the 10th annual opera for Valdosta State and was dedicated to Ed and Mary Crane.  For this special anniversary there was much debate over the selection of the opera.  The final decision was ...

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Police investigate off-campus fight

The Valdosta Police Department is continuing to investigate  a brawl that occurred at the Sigma Nu fraternity house on Sunday Nov. 22, according to Major Ann Farmer of the Valdosta State Police. Around 11:30 Saturday night, Nov. 21, two party-goers were allegedly involved in a fight. One fight participant was then escorted off the property. He returned a couple of ...

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All you need to know about resumes

The semester and year is coming to an end. That means achieved accomplishments and hopeful opportunities for the start of the new year. However, before grabbing those diplomas and finalizing all of your hard work, take down some notes about a few tips that may help out your resume before applying to those employers. Resumes may sound like a foreign ...

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Tropical Smoothie gives us a nice, if pricy, place

This time I was by myself, so I decided to get something light. I also wanted to get a warm escape from these rainy winter days, so I headed down to Tropical Smoothie on Baytree Rd. One thing I have to say for this place, and smoothie places in general actually—it had a very colorful interior. It kind of made ...

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SGA holds last meeting; gives $7,000 to CAB

SGA held its last meeting this past Monday in the Odum Library Auditorium, addressing aiding CAB with their spring comedy show, the SGA holiday dinner next Monday, whether or not SGA members should dress up for their meetings, and a senator being elected Parliamentarian. Tatiana Lee, head of CAB’s Coffeehouse and Comedy committee, came to ask SGA to join with ...

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No. 3 Blazers off to hot start

The basketball season is in full swing. The Blazers are hot, while the Lady Blazers are struggling to put together a complete game. Lady Blazers: Since Nov. 19, the Lady Blazers have recorded a record of 1-3 (not including Wednesday night’s contest). The Lady Blazers got started off right with a win over Eckerd; however the Lady Blazers hit the ...

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