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PopAddict: Vampires, drama, murder trials abound in weird news

This has been one crazy, long week. Hello, Thursday and cheers to Friday! I’m too ready for the weekend. I need some me-time, seriously. Besides that, can anybody tell me what the heck happened to that brick island in front of Hopper? One day, I’m walking around the thing then poof! It’s gone, just like that. Anyway, who knows with ...

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Busines Bites: Providing cheap, convenient eats

Seven years ago, Business Bites was just a small trailer behind Pound Hall providing students on VSU’s North Campus with cheap and affordable food. The Students in Free Enterprise made the decision to build Business Bites to cater mainly to students on North Campus, keeping students from leaving the campus just to eat. According to one of the faculty advisors ...

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Classic comic strip comes to life

Six students performed “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown” on Sept. 24, taking the audience out the Fine Arts Building and into the Schulz County Schools to experience a day in the life of Charles Schulz’s “Peanuts” gang. The college student cast undertook the challenge of acting in a sold out performance with an audience ranging from children to older ...

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Fabulous Pizza brings authentic Italian flavor

Earlier this year, Fabulous Pizza on Jerry Jones Drive opened its doors to the public for the first time. Located by Slap Daddy’s right off of Baytree Road, this Italian inspired restaurant attempts to set itself apart by providing what Luis Leiva, the owner, calls good quality food, as well as having cheaper prices than its competitors. As soon as ...

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ZTA hopes to ‘Pink Out’ Bazemore-Hyder Stadium

Saturday, Blazer red will fade to pink. Zeta Tau Alpha is partnering with VSU’s athletic department and Southern OB/GYN to host the fourth annual pink out football game to raise breast cancer awareness. The game is against South Arkansas at 7 p.m. at the Blazemore-Hyder Stadium. To raise Breast Cancer awareness, ZTA wants the entire stadium “pinked out.” Everyone attending ...

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PopAddict: Sad songs, nude photos, wedding bells

It’s time to raise awareness for the boobies so who’s wearing pink to the game Saturday at 7 p.m.? So Blazers shall we go all out and pink out the stadium? I think we should and make S. Arkansas aware of more than just the field! So where can we begin? Oh, I did promise to tell you all why ...

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VSO performs classic Bach

The Valdosta Symphony Orchestra performed “Back to Bach,” Saturday at 8pm in the Whitehead Auditorium. The program included a concerto for two pianists, performed by Dr. Kevin Hampton of Armstrong Atlantic State University and VSU’s Dr. Lyle Indergaard, and the work of Brahms’s Fourth Symphony. “I began planning this concert a year ago with the VSO’s executive director, Doug Farwell, ...

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Drive: A cinematic ride on the wild side

I spent my Sunday night reviewing the just released flick, Drive, directed by Nicholas Winding Refn, a Danish filmmaker with a reputation for his auteur style. Some of you might be familiar with his other work like Bronson (2009) and Valhalla Rising (2009), which, in their own right, weren’t the most popular things to hit the big screen. But if ...

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Third annual South Ga. Pride a success

Rainbow flags were everywhere—on the stage, where performers danced or sang; on the painted faces of visitors; in the ponytails of passersby. The sight was the epitome of festivity. And that is what the South Georgia Pride event sought to encompass – a sense of joy and excitement for all attendees. The third annual South Georgia Pride festival was held ...

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Ballroom dance club offers something new

Anyone who enjoys watching the shows “Dancing with the Stars” or “So you think you can dance” should come join VSU’s Ballroom Dance club. Eric Nielsen, Professor of Communication Arts and current Ballroom Dance club advisor says that the current dance shows generated dancing interest among students. Ballroom Dance club started spring semester in 2010 when three students in Professor ...

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