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Watch your diet, heath food has become a relative term

 Only three weeks into the spring semester and everyone is already thinking about one thing: Spring Break.  While our minds may be thinking of beaches, board shorts, and bikinis, most of our bodies are still recovering from the winter break.  The holidays brought home cooked meals, candy canes, and lazy days.  We basked in the gluttonous habits associated with having ...

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Start off this semester right, make some resolutions

   A brand new year calls for some new resolutions, right? Everyone wants to improve some area of their life so as students why don’t we make some resolutions to jump start the spring semester? These newfound changes don’t have to be mind blowing or add another level of stress to our busy lives. Instead, a few simple tweaks here ...

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New babies are a comin’ while O’ Brien is a goin’

 Welcome to spring semester, Blazers. With all the exciting celebrity news from last year, this year is sure to follow suit.  But of course, we can’t forget the memorable events that wrapped up 2009. Baby boys  put the icing on 2009’s cake for both Kendra Wilkinson and Kourtney Kardashian in December. Wilkinson gave birth to baby Hank Baskett IV on ...

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Queen Victoria’s sends us a brilliant time from Britain

 This week we went with a European feel. We went to the new British pub on Baytree Road, Queen Victoria’s.  The atmosphere was very interesting. With fine furniture in the middle of the restaurant and a decorated bar, it definitely was different than any other American restaurant. The only complaint we would have is that there wasn’t a lot of ...

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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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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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