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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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‘2012’ movie fell flat in many facets

The idea of the world ending in 2012 is mind-blowing until I saw the movie “2012,” which left me only wanting the movie to end. I went to the movie already disheartened when I realized the disaster movie was 2 hours and 38 minutes long and the commercials seemed like déjà vu of another movie.  Does anyone remember “The Day ...

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‘Damn Yankees’ now playing

Valdosta State University Theatre and Dance Area presents “Damn, Yankees,” opened on Thursday night and can be seen at 7:30 p.m. in Sawyer Theatre, located on the first floor of the Fine Arts Building.  Damn, Yankees tells the story of baseball fan Joe Boyd (Jake Alley) as he sells his soul to a salesman named Applegate (Joel Moseley), who turns ...

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VSU Film Festival returns

The Valdosta Film Festival is coming back to VSU, with more films, prizes, laughs and suspense than last year. The Fifth Annual Valdosta Film Festival will take place on December 5 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Bailey Science Building. Changes from last year’s festival include the festival being open to the region, more films, and better prizes. ...

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Wireless Woes

With reports of patchy wireless service on the rise, VSU’s Information Technology group has acknowledged that there are multiple issues contributing to the problem, the most prevalent being network congestion in the afternoon and evenings. “We are working to arrange and pay for a ResNet segment dedicated for use by the residence halls and separated from the rest of the ...

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AT&T’s plan to take the 3G network nationwide

Earlier this year, AT&T announced that they would be launching a 3G mobile broadband Network in Valdosta. As of Oct. 29, 2009, there is more than 300 square miles of new 3G coverage across Valdosta.             The availability of AT&T 3G mobile broadband network in the Valdosta area is incredibly crucial to businesses, colleges and universities, and local residents. The ...

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