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Greeks battle for power in the annual step show

Sounds of stomping Greeks will be heard Saturday as they “Battle for Mt. Olympus” in the P.E. Complex during the 22nd Annual Homecoming Step Show. Doors open at 6 p.m., but the show will not begin until 7:06 p.m. The first place sorority and fraternity organization will receive a grand prize of $1, 500. The Mu Omicron Chapter of Alpha ...

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Additive Noise: “Land of a Thousand Dances” for homecoming

Hello and welcome back to Additive Noise, the official Spectator source for music and music reviews. We’ve been a Spectator sponsored blog for quite a while, but this is our first appearance on the Spectator website. It’s an exciting week here- In celebration of homecoming, we’ve selected our favorite dance song to review this week. Have you ever heard one of those songs ...

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Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company to visit VSU

The Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company, one of the oldest modern dance companies in the U.S., will visit VSU on Oct. 18 and 19. “They were interested in coming to VSU as part of their Georgia tour,” Eric Nielsen, dance program coordinator, said. “The company is quite involved with dance education as well as performing various modern works created for the company.” ...

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Planetarium show a success

The VSU Planetarium exhibited “The Cold Blue Spheres of Mars” on Oct. 12 at 7, 8 and 9 p.m. “I was happy we were able to have three shows,” Dr. Martha Leake, professor of astronomy, said. “It was a little lighter than some of our past programs but it was the night of the Winnersville Classic and the first Friday ...

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‘Dosta Playhouse prepares ‘Love, Sex, & the I.R.S.’

Valdosta has a new play that is sure to make audiences laugh about the hardships we all face when it comes to Love, Sex and the I.R.S. Love, Sex and the I.R.S, the second play of the season, will be showing at the ‘Dosta Playhouse in Downtown Valdosta on Friday at 7:30 p.m. The show was created by famous playwright, ...

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Neeson ‘takes’ back the boxx office

To all of those die-hard Taken fans, Taken 2 has been released!  Opened in theatres Friday, Taken 2 is a packed-action sequel starring Liam Neeson as Bryan Mills, a father and ex-husband who would do anything to save his family. Directed by Olivier Megaton, Taken 2 has grossed an estimated $18.6 million on opening night in more than 3,000 North ...

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New iPod Touch arrives, PETA against Pokemon features

Welcome to another week of rumors, new phones and odd news.  This week, Nokia chooses a carrier for the Lumia 920, the iPod Touch launches and PETA launches a campaign against Pokémon! The new iPod Touch seems to be shipping its pre-orders to customers before giving an official release date.  These new iPods should arrive around Oct. 15.  The new ...

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Battle of the Chefs great success

The battle of chef’s cooking competition was took place on yesterday at Hopper dining hall. “This is the first annual cooking competition we provide here at VSU, it is based off the TV show called Chopped from Food Network”Allison Mitchell, senior marketing manager at Valdosta state dining, said. “We’ve had ramen noodle contest before, but we wanted to bring it ...

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PopAddict: Minaj, Carey duke it out on film

Hello World—Anthony here yet again bringing you all the things in Hollywood and beyond that had us buzzing this past week.  In flip floppers who aren’t on the presidential ballot (I’m looking at you Mitt Romney), everyone’s favorite non couple Chris Brown and Rihanna are rumored to be getting back together.  The news of the on again off again couple ...

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Doepker teaches struggling readers

Dr. Gina Doepker, director of the Ruby R. Sullivan Literacy Center at VSU, has grown from a child once struggling with reading into a local advocate for literacy in children. “I had very poor eyesight,” Dr. Doepker said. “I was a slow reader and as a result, I was always put in the lowest reading group. I knew I could ...

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