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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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Marketing, Business and Management jobs available

Attention all soon-to-be graduates and those who have already obtained a degree. There are a number of full-time jobs available this week that require degrees in a variety of majors.�  If you are preparing for that last stretch of test finals and papers before you walk across that stage in December, take a look as some of these jobs may ...

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Health Center receives 400 doses of HIN1 vaccine shots

 After receiving 400 doses of the H1N1 Influenza vaccine that was disbursed starting last week to high-risk persons, VSU Student Health Center is now proving shots to other students, faculty and staff as of Wednesday.  According to the VSU website, the Student Health Center received a limited supply from which the vaccine was first disbursed, to those who have asthma, ...

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Trey Songz : READY review

 Tremaine Aldon Neerson, also known as “Trey Songz,” was born November 28, 1984. Since he was young, he was vocally talented. Trey was loved to sing and has always had the support of family friends. This military brat was discovered at a talent show by Troy Taylor, a producer at Atlantic Records. After graduating high school, he moved to New ...

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Fergie comes out, Jay-Z settles down

Hollywood hasn’t been too busy this week with making headlines, but I did scrape up some juicy news of baby planning and suicidal attempts.  The big, bad Hulk Hogan has admitted to having suicidal thoughts recently. Between his drama-infested divorce early this year and his son being arrested for killing his friend in a car accident, Hogan just snapped.�  Hogan ...

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