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Tag Archives: 2009-09-17

American Association of University Women hosts public forum

By Brittany Briscoe           The American Association of University Women (AAUW), Valdosta branch, hosted a public meeting Sept. 15 at 7 p.m. in the Whitehead Auditorium for the upcoming city elections.           The meeting was televised live on VSU-TV Channel 20 and featured the candidates who are running for office. Dr. James Peterson, political science department head and professor, presided ...

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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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Library experiencing an increase in theft

R.J. Yancey Staff Writer rjyancey@valdosta.edu  With more students than ever, the Odum Library staff has noticed an increase in missing material, ranging from academic journals to weekly subscriptions of magazines and newspapers. As a preventative measure, certain books and articles are bound with security strips, but because these strips are so expensive, many articles are left unsecure. In addition, confronting ...

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How to Avoid the Swine Flu

Lendi Dickson Staff Writer jldickson@valdosta.edu                  Since the eruption in the spring of 2009, the H1N1 virus, more commonly known as the “swine flu,” has spread across the nation in an aggressive manner. There have already been two confirmed cases of H1N1 on the Valdosta State University campus. Therefore, it is vital that students and faculty alike are aware of ...

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