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People Poll: When is the best time to prepare for the holidays?

Kayley Stevens, a freshman communications major “I think you should start some time in November, but the bare minimum should be Thanksgiving.” Andrew Barnes, a senior communications major, said right after Halloween is the best time to prepare. “It gives you more time to enjoy the holiday, and you don’t have to scramble to get decorations up.” Scott Tillman, a ...

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Spectator Favorites: Thanksgiving Pie Edition

TJ – None “Pie is a disgrace to pastries everywhere.” Madison – Sweet Potato “It’s sweeter than pumpkin pie, and my aunt used to make one special for me during the holidays.” Bailey – Pumpkin “Pumpkin pie is like the perfect balance of tart and sweet, so I love it because it doesn’t make me sick after I eat it.” ...

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10 songs to put you in the holiday spirit

The holiday season has finally arrived to decorate, watch movies and make sweet treats. But Christmas isn’t complete without the right music playing in the background. Christmas music is what really puts people in the holiday spirit, so here is a list of the top 10 best Christmas songs to listen to get the holiday spirit. “All I Want for ...

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Adele’s heartbreak comforts listeners in ‘30’

Adele’s fourth studio studio album has been released, and she claims the inspiration for this album came from her recent divorce between her and her ex-husband, Simon Konecki. The leading single, “Easy on Me,” was released as a precursor to the release of the official, 12 tracks with 15 tracks on the deluxe edition. Adele has claimed that these songs ...

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New additions coming to Wild Adventures in 2022

Wild Adventures Theme Park has announced new additions to be shown in the new year. These additions include a new restaurant, live music venue, partnership with Georgia Beer Company, new and expanded festivals, new nighttime events and new animal attraction. “The newest additions to Wild Adventures in 2022 will be a new restaurant and entertainment venue called Water’s Edge Brews ...

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A cheesy winner

Thanksgiving has quickly passed, but the holiday season is in full swing. There’s often food to bring people together in celebration and giving thanks. The Spectator Newsletter ran a poll asking what your favorite part of a Thanksgiving meal is. The selection was among the most common dishes including turkey, ham, mac and cheese, dressing, and pumpkin pie. This poll ...

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Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade lineup and who to look for

Watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade has become a staple in American households during the Thanksgiving holiday 1924. Coming back from the pandemic this year, Macy’s is pulling out new floats and balloons and providing amazing performances from celebrities to Broadway acts to marching bands. Some of the new floats people should expect to see is the Celebration Gator. This float ...

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Astroworld: a music festival or fight for survival?

A concert that started with the crowd enjoying time with friends and family turned into a tragedy took place on Nov. 5 at Travis Scott’s Astroworld. Before tragedy struck, there was enough space to dance around and enough breathing air, so it didn’t seem possible to suffocate. But it changed at mid-afternoon. There were noises coming from the front gate ...

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JoJo’s Potato & Mac Shack Smacks

JoJo’s Potato and Mac Shack , located right next to Little Caesars, opened their doors in May with a variety of loaded potatoes on their menu, accompanied by macaroni and cheese dishes and a gorgeous spread of sides and desserts. Most visitors to this locally owned tavern will find themselves sitting outside on a covered patio with string lights, and ...

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Truman Scholarship program opens for VSU graduates

VSU has opened their application period for the Harry S. Truman Scholarship program for students who want to pursue in graduate school or professional education. The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Program is a federally funded scholarship granted to U.S. undergraduate students for demonstrated leadership potential, academic excellence and a commitment to public service. The program selects 55-65 Truman Scholars each ...

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