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2011-01-27

Collaborators outshine Dirty Money on new CD

On Dec. 13, 2010, producer Sean “P. Diddy” Combs and his group, Dirty Money, released their first studio album together. The group—which includes Diddy, Dawn Richard, formerly of Danity Kane and singer/songwriter, Kaleena Harper—has been working together on this album since early 2009. Dirty Money has released a total of six singles so far off of its new album,“Last Train ...

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SodaPot, ‘Skin’, ‘Rolling Papers’

Happy Thursday you addicts! Haven’t the last couple of days been insane! With Valdosta’s water plant going out, using boiled and bottled water just to shower and brush your teeth, thank goodness the week is almost over. But not before I recap the week. This weekend had to be a killer for all the Chicago fans, and I already know ...

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Academy reaches out to newer, younger audience

The Academy Award nominations have been announced, and the presence of young stars, including Natalie Portman and Jesse Eisenberg, alongside the likes of legends Annette Bening and Colin Firth could provide the right amount of glamour and freshness. The fusion of old Hollywood with the newer faces has the potential to provide a larger viewership for the Academy Awards than ...

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Students plan big for excess financial aid

Students who sold their soul for loans this semester are expecting excess checks in the mail Feb. 1. With amounts ranging from a couple hundred to a few thousand dollars, deciding what to do with the money is the biggest challenge. While being responsible with the money is the most reputable, the check also allows students to finally buy what ...

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Softball team batting to win

Hot off a championship run, which left the Lady Blazers just two runs short of the Division II title in softball, the softball team looks to make another run at the title.  The team hopes to turn the 4-3 loss to Hawaii Pacific University into motivation for the approaching season.  “The seniors wanted it for everyone else on the team, ...

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Guilliams enters new season with high hopes

  It’s the middle of winter. Christmas trees are back in the attic, 2010 is in the rearview mirror, and the New Year and semester are starting to stretch their legs.  That can only mean one thing, Blazer baseball is back.  For VSU head baseball Coach Greg Guilliams, it means trying to build upon last year’s success with an almost entirely ...

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Lady Blazers notch first road win

 The Lady Blazers basketball team notched their first conference victory last week and on Saturday, followed it up by getting their first road win by defeating Lambuth 57-49.  The win is much more than a road victory, though. The win puts the Blazers at 2-1 in conference and that will be crucial during conference tournament time.  “For us, it’s about ...

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New editors join Spectator staff

With the start of a new semester, the Spectator is proud to welcome new editors to it’s extensive editorial staff. Desiree Thompson, 21, will take over the Managing Editor position, effective Thursday, Jan. 27. She replaces Ed Hooper, who stepped down from the position after being named the radio voice of VSU Baseball for this upcoming season. “I am so ...

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Blazers seventh in first regional rankings

The first regional basketball rankings of the season are out. The Blazers are ranked seventh. Tampa University is ranked first with a 12-1 division II record. Alabama-Huntsville is ranked second with a 17-2 division II record, which includes a double-overtime victory over the Blazers earlier this month. Two more Gulf South Conference schools made the rankings ahead of VSU, as ...

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Teague to play for the Lunkers

The Brainerd Lakes Area Lunkers of the Northwoods League announced today that Kyle Teague of Valdosta State, Charlie Henderson of Regis University and Matt Florer of Loyola-Marymount have signed contracts to play for the Lunkers this summer according to general manager Dustin Anaas. All three played for the Lunkers during the 2010 season. Teague, a right-handed junior from Oxford, Mich., ...

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