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Jessie’s has good eats and treats

This week I was short one Taster, but I still headed downtown to Jessie’s Eats and Treats on 111 West Central Ave.                 The atmosphere of this place was nice. There were mirrors all over the wall and it had a really young kind of feel. It had your basic whiteboard menu with café style tables and chairs. I also ...

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S.U.R.G.E. attended the Women of Color Conference Oct. 9-10

S.U.R.G.E. (Students United for Real Gender Equality attended Spellman College in Atlanta, Ga, for the Third Annual Women of Color Conference on Oct. 9 and 10. The confrerence focused on all aspects of feminism, how society acts towards women’s issues and what students today can do to educate others on these issues on their campuses.                 S.U.R.G.E, started in 2008 ...

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Accountant, driver, and designer wanted

Danie on the Clock Fall break is now behind us all and it’s time to get back on the grind in the job world.                 Graduation is literally seven weeks away from some students and the holiday season is approaching rapidly for those of you who want some part time cash.                 So as we all kick it in gear ...

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Richard Heene is fakin’, Rosie’s family is breakin’

Pop Addict Hollywood has sunk to an all-time low what with the entertainment news overflowing in random ‘Balloon Boy’ topics.                 The story is that there was a giant helium balloon (made by the Heene family) floating away supposedly with a little boy inside. The little boy’s parents called the police in panic for help to get the balloon down. ...

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Working is becoming a priority over school for some

The look of a college student who has had class all day and is spending the remainder of their night at a part-time job is unmistakable.  They may seem irritable, angry, or completely emotionless.  While the job itself may warrant a bit of pity from customers, sometimes it’s the school grades of the worker that may be pitiful.                 School ...

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Study abroad program helped in China

Every summer at VSU a study abroad program is offered to all students to participate in which includes going to different countries throughout the world. There are more than 17 countries to choose from and range in prices, depending on the place, and from what students and teachers alike say, it is well worth it. Classes are taken in the ...

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Sonya’s serves authentic cuban

This week we wanted something authentic so we went down to Sonia’s Cuban restaurant at 402 Northside dr. The atmosphere was nothing to be wowed about. There were a few small pictures of Cuban landmarks on the wall and the room smelled like smoke. They definitely didn’t put their money into decoration. The chairs were exactly like the ones you ...

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Tim Schafer’s Brütal Legend is ready to rock

 Tim Schafer hasn’t had a lot of luck when it comes to selling video games; one of the industry’s few critical darlings, Schafer has headed up a number of commercial flops over the years.  What he has had, however, are some of the best and most creative ideas in the history of video games—titles like Psychonauts, a 3D platformer that ...

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Clothesline Project promotes awareness

 Last week, students on campus were able to experience the Clothesline Project, by VSU’s Women’s and Gender Studies program. The Clothesline Project is a display of t-shirts designed by students and local residents to create the awareness of sexual violence towards women and young girls. This is only one of the many programs that the Women’s and Gender Studies Department ...

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The FuZion Models reach out through PhaZes

 FuZion modeling is a group, made up of full-time VSU students, organized to promote beauty and self-confidence among the youth in the Valdosta community since July 2008. “FuZion has teamed up with the Mildred Hunters cCmmunity Center to continue a middle/high school modeling group called PhaZes that was created over eight years ago,” Amaris Hawkins, director of FuZion, said.  FuZion ...

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