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Editor Experience: Partner Yoga Review

Written by Kelsey Dickerson, Features Editor  Julia Rodriquez, the Spectator’s managing editor, and I arrived at a one-time partner yoga class at the Rec Center at VSU expecting to relax. What we got instead was a strenuous surprise: two-person stunting. Acroyoga is a new, popular practice in the U.S. involving two people. One person, the base, uses their hands and ...

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Astronomy shoots for the stars

Written by Bryce Ethridge, Staff Writer College: the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Blazer. It’s a four-year mission for astronomy majors: explore Odum library, seek out new ways to stay up all night, and boldly go where plenty of students have gone before. Astronomy isn’t just a field in the Department of Physics, Astronomy and Geosciences ...

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Mass media students dive into film and video

Written by Edward Rella, Staff Writer The Film and Video Society at VSU is an organization modeled around the expansion of knowledge for film enthusiasts and filmmakers alike. While the organization is based around mass media majors, Nathan Ragland, president of The Film and Video Society, said the organization welcomes other students. “[We] try to include every and anyone who ...

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VSU holds poverty simulation

Written by Edward Rella, Staff Writer Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live as an immigrant in the U.S., undocumented, and working for a mere $20 a day, or maybe a struggling college dropout living off of odd jobs for cash around their city? On Thursday, February 2, Dr. Consuela Ward hosted a unique poverty simulation. ...

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Condom Casino raises awareness for safe sex

Written by Darla Dunning, Staff Writer On Thursday, Feb. 9,  the Residence Hall Association hosted a free event called Condom Casino where students learned about safe sex by using condoms that they got to keep as their playing chips. There were over 100 students who attended this event where they learned information about sexual education while playing casino games such as ...

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Provocative poet visits VSU, ‘misses the penis’

Written by Darla Dunning, Staff Writer Kim Addonizio read a collection of her poems and stories to a full theater of students, teachers and the local community on Feb. 2. Her provocative poems and short stories that were read didn’t hold anything back, detailing her sex life and humorous adventures that led her to be a writer. Addonizio is the ...

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A scary good time for Wild Adventures Night

  Written by Evelyn Dunn, Staff Writer Wild Adventures was open to all VSU students for free on Oct. 18 from 5-10 p.m. Since the Homecoming event took place in October, there were multiple Halloween-like attractions added for better entertainment for students. Throughout the park, there were haunted trails that offered tons of scary aspects—like a grotesque clown popping out ...

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Nose Your Senses: VSU’s Fine Arts Gallery opens a fragrant new exhibit

Written by Pam Agedah, Staff Writer “Watch Your Step” indicates a warning, a cautionary title and “Fragrant Installation” is because the piece was built on site using fragrant spices,” said Stephen Watson, the artist who created the works on display in the newest exhibit at VSU’s Fine Arts building. The title speaks to the concept behind his art. This is Watson’s ...

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Exclusive Sneak Peek of our Interview R&B singer SoMo

Our Opinions Editor, Jordan Hill, sat down with R&B singer SoMo after his concert at VSU. Here’s a quick glimpse of our staff’s interview asking the questions that are on everyone’s mind. You can catch the full video of our exclusive sesh right here this Thursday!    

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Know Your Rights

Written by Kristin Whitman, Sports Editor “We can’t change the past but looking forward all we can do is try, and this meeting is a step in the right direction,” Scott Doner, director of University Police said, at the “Know Your Rights” event last Tuesday, Feb. 17. The event was held in the University Center Magnolia Room where a panel ...

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