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VSU student makes transitions from student to student DJ

From Atlanta to Valdosta, Brian Bogues, Known professionally as DJ Slim B, has made a splash with not only Valdosta State students, but surrounding universities through his DJing career. Bogues’ journey with Valdosta State began in the fall of 2016. The Atlanta native decided on VSU because of the closer proximity to everything in the city of Valdosta. “Being from ...

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Ten iconic celebrity Halloween costumes

It’s finally Halloween time, folks! From the horror movie marathons to the trips to haunted houses, Halloween is a favorite holiday of many people. However, you cannot forget one of the most important parts of the Halloween season: the costumes! So today, we are going to break down some of the most iconic Halloween costumes showcased by celebrities. Let’s get ...

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Toxic masculinity discussed at VSU

Some topics are difficult to discuss and talk about among your peers. Student Diversity and Inclusion has found a way to bridge this gap by opening a space for students to comfortably speak about difficult topics. On Oct. 23, Student Diversity and Inclusion hosted a Brave Space Dialogue on the topic of toxic masculinity. Toxic masculinity refers to a harmful ...

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Hahira hosts the annual “Honey Bee Festival”

The Honeybee Festival happens every year in the little neighboring town of Hahira. The festival boasts travelling shops, food trucks and activities for guests to enjoy, never failing to attract a large number of people from all around South Georgia. The beautiful little town, with Main Street decorated with tents, bright signs and smiling faces, dedicates the first full week ...

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Valdosta DIY House welcomes all performers

Many performers in Valdosta aren’t able to find places where they can showcase their talents, but one up and coming place is trying to change that. The Valdosta DIY House is a little hidden house space where bands, artists, poets and other performers are welcome to showcase their interpretation of art. The Valdosta DIY House was established in 2019 and ...

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Editorial: The arts are underfunded and underappreciated

It’s time to stop overlooking an issue plaguing most of our colleges, high schools and even middle schools. That problem is the fact that the arts are underfunded and underappreciated. Think about it: when was the last time you saw an athlete sewing or making their own jersey, maintaining the court or field they play on, or hosting a game ...

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Album Spotlight: Brockhampton’s GINGER

Brockhampton has come out with a new album titled GINGER and the fans are going crazy. The band teased fans on social media a few times throughout the months coming towards the album release and it is finally here. So let’s talk about it. GINGER was released on August 23. The album consists of 12 songs, all with different flows ...

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Pop Addict: Nicki Minaj, It Chapter Two, Ariana Grande

Hello to all the pop addicts out there at Valdosta State! This has been a slow week for pop culture, but let’s see what tea we can get into this week! Undoubtedly the biggest story in recent news: Nicki Minaj announced her retirement via Twitter. This came as a shock to many people, especially her fans, as it was a ...

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“It Chapter Two” – cutting edge horror or simply controversial?

For a movie whose opening scene includes the brutalization of a young gay couple, you’d think that the writers just wanted to catch your attention quickly with shock value writing. In the case of It Chapter Two, you would be sorely mistaken. One of the first lines you hear in the movie is, “you got a problem [explicit]?” A young ...

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Remember the Legend: Tupac Shakur

On this day 23 years ago, the hip-hop world lost one of their most iconic figures in Tupac Shakur. Tupac was shot on September 7, 1996 as he was going to watch a Mike Tyson fight at the MGM Grand Hotel when someone drove by and shot him four times. He was taken to a hospital where he was in ...

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