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‘Zombieland’ is a must see

Amy Johstono Staff Writer acjohstono@valdosta.edu   It’s his loner personality and long list of phobias and zombie survival rules that keeps nerdy Columbus alive during the world’s transformation from Earth to Zombieland.  When a disease that started with a cheeseburger spreads through humanity, Columbus (Jesse Eisenberg) and trigger-happy Tallahassee (Woody Harrelson) find themselves alone in a zombie-filled world and are trying ...

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IT repairs campus wireless networks in residence halls

Amy Johstono Staff Writer acjohstono@valdosta.edu   On campus residents have apparently been having problems with Internet services on campus.  IT received the patches to fix the hardware Monday and put them on Tuesday, according to Joe Newton Director of Information Technology.  The patches were applied to the wireless network hardware  to help fix the technical issues students in residence halls have ...

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Swine flu reported on campus

Amy Johstono Staff Writer acjohstono@valdosta.edu Several cases of H1N1 influenza have been confirmed on the VSU campus since the beginning of the fall semester, according to Health Center officials. “We had nine confirmed cases of swine flu in August and a few more the first part of this month,” Dr. Edwin Hiatt said. “Regular seasonal flu is not yet circulating ...

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Fencing Club is now en garde on campus

Amy Johstono Staff Writer acjohstono@valdosta.edu No, they’re not pirates, but the VSU Fencing Club can be seen wielding swords every Saturday afternoon in the VSU Recreation Center. The VSU Fencing Club became an official club in spring 2009 and is working on establishing itself on campus this semester, according to Chris Mirabzadeh, the club founder. Mirabzadeh fenced with a local ...

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Campus Police give students a few safety reminders

Amy Johstono Staff Writer acjohstono@valdosta.edu  VSU Police Department is  expanding its Adopt-A-Cop program and reinforcing student safety concepts this semester.  The program assigns each residence hall an officer.By doing so officers hope to form a bond helping make students comfortable with police officers.   “Students can expect to establish a relationship with the VSU police department through increased officer presence in their ...

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Police block intersection near campus

Amy Johstono Staff Writer acjohstono@valdosta.edu  Patrol cars from counties and cities across South Georgia lined the corner of Oak Street and Baytree Road at 8:00 last night for a sobriety checkpoint as part of the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety’s 18th Annual Hands Across the Border.  Georgia officers teamed up with its five bordering states for a six-day highway safety ...

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