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‘Tha Carter 4’: worth every penny

After a several delays and false dates, rapper, Lil’ Wayne released his seventh solo album, “Tha Carter IV,” on Aug. 29, breaking records despite rumors the album would flop. While some fans say the album was well worth the wait, others say their expectations were a little too high. However, those disappointed students did not stop Lil Wayne from selling ...

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Eclectic dessert at its finest

So, there I was, no lie, a hot Thursday afternoon walking into Valdosta’s newest eclectic dessert shop. Now before I even set foot in the place I had a funny feeling about the place, not like “Oh my God, they have Rocky Road!” but more of “Oh crap….yogurt.” Before I hear the uproar of the local granola hippies and eco-mentalists ...

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Coming Soon: Local independent film company to premiere new horror flick by Halloween

Doug Sebastian Productions (DSP), a Valdosta-based indie film company, plans to release a new film written by Roy Kirkland entitled “Battle of the Cursed: The Two Kings.” “I got the idea while filming our previous movie, Crazed,” Roy Kirkland, writer, cast director and actor, said. “The two main characters in this film, Tyler Mitchell and Blake Connell, did such a ...

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Mom’s the word: This week in Hollywood, Baby boom and more

So who’s ready to turn out Valdosta High stadium for the first home game of the season tonight? I know I am—I have my towel ready! Oh, who runs the world? Blazer Women’s soccer and volleyball team do. Congrats on the winning streak ladies! Good news just follows good news and in celeb-mom news, Mel B from the groovy girls ...

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Macadoo’s is no more; introducing Zacadoo’s

What’s in a name? A lot, Macadoo’s is learning. Macadoo’s is changing its name in order to avoid legal entanglement from a family restaurant with the same name. “Macado’s” is the original family resturant with locations throughout the south, including North Carolina, and Virginia. According to the Macado’s website, the family resturant is popular with the college crowd with their ...

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Students prefer off-campus life

VSU housing has always been a complicated issue among students, but with limited housing on campus and the new off-campus living options like the Grove Apartment complex, more students are making the decision to move off campus. Regardless of gas prices, the constant hassle of parking and arriving to class on time, living off campus has become a better preference ...

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Faculty artwork showcased on campus

The VSU Fine Arts Gallery opened its doors to the Art Faculty Exhibition on Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. while the faculty jazz combo played for the guests. The gallery displays artwork from various mediums, including illustrations, photography, oil paintings, sketches, and even sculptures. The exhibition is sponsored by Hester and Morris Orthodontics. “[The objective is to] showcase works of ...

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‘Our Idiot Brother:’ Good acting offsets bad writing

From the looks of the trailers, “Our Idiot Brother” is meant to be a feel good comedy with a hint of serious family drama, but the truth is, I ended up getting a little more than I bargained for. Ned (Paul Rudd), the idiot brother in question, manages to wreck the lives of his three sisters through a series of ...

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Been Jammin’

During the school’s 100 years of operation, Valdosta State University has educated thousands of students. In that time, plenty have gone on to become successful adults. Alumni Benjamin Williams (“Been Jammin’”), from Boston, Georgia, is on his way to making a name for himself in the art of entertainment. “Ever since I was young I always had a love for ...

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Pop Addict: VMA Wrap-Up

What’s good, pop addicts? Just another hot day at VSU, huh? The heat really is a pretty big nuisance. Can you say winter, please? Anyway, one thing you know you can get from me is the latest celebs news, and like I promised last Thursday, I got something JUICY—the VMAs! So did anyone actually understand the opening with Lady—or, Sir—Gaga? ...

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