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‘Youth in Revolt,’ a different kind of romantic comedy

 “Youth in Revolt” is the film adaptation of the book of the same name, centered around the socially inept Nick Twisp (Michael Cera), who, while on a family vacation, falls in love with a free-spirited girl named Sheeni Saunders (Portia Doubleday). However, after their summer fling, Sheeni reveals to Nick that when he leaves she doesn’t want to be held ...

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Tim Eno flips ‘The Magic Flute’ upside-down

�  The VSU Music Department was buzzing at the return of classes as VSU students put on their opera production for the 2009-2010 year.  This year marked the 10th annual opera for Valdosta State and was dedicated to Ed and Mary Crane.  For this special anniversary there was much debate over the selection of the opera.  The final decision was ...

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Theater preview for spring 2010

The Valdosta State Theatre and Dance area has an extraordinary line- up for the spring semester, including four plays and two fundraisers for surrounding schools. This year the theatre department has already had hits with the plays Almost, Maine, by John Cariani, All My Sons, by Arthur Miller, and Damn Yankees, based on the novel The Year the Yankees Lost ...

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Kristal says her goodbye and it makes the editors cry

Okay Blazers, I’m so very sorry to be saying this, but this is the final ‘Pop Addict’ you will be reading from me. I will be taking that very big step out into the big world after graduation next week. But cheer up, because it will live on through the words of my fellow ‘Tator’ and celebrity fanatic, Crissie Elrick. ...

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Top five unlikely holiday movies

What are the criteria for a holiday film? Should the storyline have a happy ending? Should it make you cry? Or should the only requirement be that as soon as you are done watching, you feel warm and fuzzy inside? Since the holiday season seems to come sooner and sooner every year, by the time Christmas actually arrives most people ...

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Marble Slab delivers but only for a price

This week we went down to right across from the movie theater for a little treat. WE went to the Marble Slab on Baytree. The atmosphere inside was pretty good. The decoration is pretty average for an ice cream place. What really makes the place fun to go to is they make up your ice cream in front of you. ...

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Miley disses ‘New Moon’, and Spencer acts like a loon

The “Twilight Saga: New Moon” comes out Friday! If you haven’t already gotten your tickets, then you might be out of luck in seeing it this weekend. The theaters, I’m sure, will be packed all over the country with crazed “Twilight” fans rooting for Team Edward or Team Jacob. However, Miley Cyrus announced that she will be one less Twiheart ...

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Marriage and Family Therapy grad students share tips on relationships

Tuesday night, Marriage and Family Therapy graduate students shared their intuitions and tips on healthy relationships with members of the sororities Chi Omega, Zeta Tau Alpha, and Zeta Phi Beta. The sisters participated in a graduate student-led workshop, “Marriage and Family Therapist Reveal: How to Save Your Relationship,” held in the University Center on Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. The ...

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Students should pay attention to the manners which they are expressing

Good etiquette on campus seems to be a big problem for VSU students. Many students probably do not notice the things they do that may seem normal and perfectly harmless, but are in fact be creating problems among their peers. Below I describe several problem scenarios and what you can do to improve our campus etiquette. Carrying on loud conversations ...

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Anime Aftermath holds first convention with Kaji-con

Characters of all kinds filled the University Center last Saturday for Valdosta’s first anime convention, Kaji-con. Kaji-con, which was hosted by Anime Aftermath, VSU’s anime club, offered a variety of games, shows, and prizes for anime lovers from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. “I think it was an astounding success there were no massive speed bumps. Even things we thought ...

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