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Many students ask themselves, “What is philosophy and why should I care?” To put it simply, philosophy can enhance, or even change, your life. On my first day at VSU I, like many other freshman, entered my first class not knowing what to expect. The name of the course I took was Fundamentals of Philosophy. Immediately, I knew that philosophy ...

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Flasher in fine arts

A handful of VSU students got a bit of a shock last Monday night. According to a VSU police incident report, some students were working late on the ceramics patio when some noticed someone hiding on the patio of the painting studio. The incident report says, “Victim stated she saw a male drop his pants and expose himself to her ...

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Inglourious Basterds blows the mind

Katherine Dowdy Staff Writer kldowdy@valdosta.edu Inglourious Basterds is not your average WWII movie. This is the fall of Hitler and the Third Reich through the eyes of Quentin Tarantino. Apart from the more historically accurate WWII films, Tarantino provides a witty account of vengeance for the Jews in Nazi Germany. Inglourious Basterds opens with in Nazi-occupied France when 18-year-old Shosanna ...

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Planning and Budget Council discuss future

Katherine Dowdy Staff Writer kldowdy@valdosta.edu   The Planning and Budget Council (PBC) joined together with the University Council in the University Center’s Executive Dining Room to discuss and revise the budget plan for 2010.   The main topic of discussion at the recent Planning and Budget Council meeting was how to maintain the student-to-faculty ratio.  With an enrollment total of 11,092 students, ...

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