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Album Review: Music for the Masses

Independent traveling musician David Jacobsen debuted his new album, “Music for the Masses,” making his mark in Valdosta with his creative take on music. “Music for the Masses” is a concise and diverse assortment of songs, blending humor and contemplative moments while embracing contradictions. The initial track mocks the idea of composing a song about the French Revolution, later in ...

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Elton John achieves EGOT glory

During the Emmy Awards, musical legend Elton John secured his fourth major entertainment award, making him the 19th person in history to obtain EGOT status—someone who has won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony.  The 76-year-old singer took home an Emmy after winning the Outstanding Variety Special category for his concert film, “Elton John Live: Farewell from Dodger Stadium.”  This ...

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The Best and Worst Moments of the Golden Globes

This year’s Golden Globe Awards was filled with many heartfelt and historic moments, and many controversial and cringe-inducing moments as well. Here are the best and worst moments of the show. Best Moments: 1. Lily Gladstone makes history Lily Gladstone made history at the Golden Globes by being the first Indigenous person to win best actress. Gladstone spoke in Blackfeet, ...

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Unspoken Rules in College: A Guide for Making College Life a Little Easier

In college, there are some rules that are worth knowing, even if they seem a bit ridiculous. These are the top five unspoken rules college students should know to make campus life less stressful.    Rule #1: Unassigned assigned seats  During the first week of classes, students usually pick a seat that they feel comfortable in. This seat may be closer ...

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VSU to collaborate with Georgia Film Academy

Following the VSU mass media student groups’ trip to Trilith Studios in Atlanta, VSU has finally gotten the opportunity to have a collaboration with the Georgia Film Academy.  Georgia Film Academy has partnered with multiple schools in the University System of Georgia, including University of Georgia, Kennesaw State University, Georgia State University, and many more.  Because of certain roadblocks in the way of ...

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The Problem with Fast Fashion

The online megastores Shein and Temu are currently some of the most popular and affordable fast fashion companies. Due to their affordable clothing and products, customers don’t necessarily pay attention to the suspiciously low prices, second-rate quality, and the concerns of exploitation of cheap labor.  Fast fashion refers to the rapid production of inexpensive and trendy clothing that is quickly produced ...

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When Travis Met Taylor

Taylor Swift is known for her long dating history and rumored suitors. Her new romance with Kansas City Chief’s tight end Travis Kelce could finally lead Swift to a long-lasting relationship or it could lead to another hit breakup song.   After the singer’s breakup with fiancé Joe Alwyn, Swift has now moved on to the sports category. Taylor has ...

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VSU’s Trip to Trilith Studios Part 3: Speaking with Trailblazers in the Industry

After visiting historic movie sites, touring filming studios, and exploring the Cinegear exploration, VSU’s South Georgia Film Festival student group trip to Atlanta concluded with meeting multiple trailblazers in the film industry.  The tour was part of a trip taken by several mass media students to Atlanta earlier this month.  Students first got the opportunity to speak with Marti Young. ...

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VSU’s Visit to Trilith Studios Part 2: Visiting the Historic Studios

Following the events of VSU’s South Georgia Film Festival student group exploration around Trilith Studios Cinegear exhibition, the student group was also given the opportunity to explore some of the historic studios that were used to shoot some of the most well-known movies and TV shows.  The tour was part of a trip taken by several mass media students to Atlanta ...

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What to know about the New Changes to the FAFSA for 2023-2025

  Students who apply for the FAFSA will now be impacted by the recent changes made to the application starting this year and through 2024-2025.  One of the most principal factors of getting ready for college is understanding what financial aid is. Student financial aid is used to help pay for higher education, as of recently, student eligibility will be ...

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