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Weight loss opportunities: something for everyone

For some, fitness is an opportunity, for many others, fitness is a way of life. At VSU, effective fitness opportunities are considered and offered in various areas of campus life. The Student Recreation Center offers free consulting as well as activities such as kickboxing, zumba, pilates classes, circuit training, and weight lifting. Students feel the benefits of working up a ...

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Alchemy in art

For students interested in the latest art at VSU, the Fine Arts Gallery is currently hosting “Alchemical Narratives,” an exhibition by painter, Virginia Derryberry, which began Sept. 20 and runs through Oct. 8. The artist will also be visiting the gallery today at 5:30 p.m. to discuss some of her work and answer questions. In keeping with one of Derryberry’s ...

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Downtown’s First Friday set for this week

From Staff Reports  First Friday happens on the First Friday of every month. Every month has different events and specials from the downtown Valdosta restaurants and shops.   Throughout the night, those in attendance have the opportunity to eat the food that is being offered by the businesses and enjoy the music, which is provided by a local band.  Certain restaurants ...

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Comedian dies, Star Wars revived

 Comedian and NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” judge, Greg Giraldo, died yesterday after accidentally overdosing on prescription drugs.  Giraldo was found unconscious in his hotel room this past Saturday.    He was hospitalized over the weekend, according to the A.V. Club Web site.  Giraldo overdosed after his performance at the New York Recovery Rally in Randall’s Island Park in New York ...

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Vegetarian meals available on campus

Vegetarians have always had to adapt at restaurants or eateries trying to find a dish that fits their appetite. Finding meals while being a vegetarian student at VSU is no different.

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Halo Reach: Rebirth of Halo series

Halo Reach landed in stores on Sept. 14, and it couldn’t have been a bigger hit. As an avid fan of the Halo franchise, I purchased Reach to see if it was worth the money and all the hype, and it was just one incredible head-rush after another.

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Best years of life come to big screen

 I remember high school as a time of uncomfortable encounters with women and embarrassing moments that are punctuated with clashes of the other cliques.  Mind you my clique wasn’t exactly swimming in the cool side of the proverbial pool, but then again I’m glad it didn’t.   “The Virginity Hit” is kind of a reminder of everything that made you ...

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“Legend of the Guardians” dazzles, but never really takes flight

Produced by the same studio as ‘Happy Feet’ and directed by Zack Snyder, the visionary behind ‘300’ and ‘Watchmen’, ‘Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole’ is a dark fantasy that is visually stunning yet emotionally vacant. Loosely based on the first three books in Kathryn Lasky’s epic fifteen-book fantasy “Guardians of Ga’Hoole”, ‘Legend of the Guardians’ is the ...

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Lil Munney takes rhymes across South

 By day, Marlowe Munn is a senior mass media major with an emphasis in audio. On stage, he calls himself “Lil Munney.”  In high school, friends called him “Munney” because of his last name, Munn. He said that the “lil” part came from him being a junior.  Munn calls himself a “versatile rapper.” Though he claims that his individual style ...

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