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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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SHC offering flu vaccine now

Lisa Thurmond Staff Writer elthurmond@valdosta.edu  The Student Health Center now has the seasonal flu vaccine available to all students for $10. Students must call Farber to make a five minute appointment to receive the flu vaccination. Students may pay for the flu vaccine with cash, check or their Flex account.  According to the American Lung Association, “every year, an estimated ...

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How to Avoid the Swine Flu

Lendi Dickson Staff Writer jldickson@valdosta.edu                  Since the eruption in the spring of 2009, the H1N1 virus, more commonly known as the “swine flu,” has spread across the nation in an aggressive manner. There have already been two confirmed cases of H1N1 on the Valdosta State University campus. Therefore, it is vital that students and faculty alike are aware of ...

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SHC seeing increase in appointments

Candice McGriff Staff Writer clmcgriff@valdosta.edu The VSU Health Center has received 1,066 patients within the first 15 days of this semester. There are concerns from the students and faculty about the compensation of enrollment growth since and referrals to off-campus doctors. According to Dr. Edwin Hiatt, director of student health center, the new facility, which opened in January of this ...

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Warning to the wise: This article will kill you

By Kenny Bush According to the gossip and hand sanitizers I have noticed on campus, students seem to be pretty concerned about the H1N1 virus and its appearance on campus. It’s amazing that this one virus has done more for cleanliness and hygiene than STDs and pregnancy have done for protected sex. Then again, swine flu isn’t picky with who ...

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Swine flu reported on campus

Amy Johstono Staff Writer acjohstono@valdosta.edu Several cases of H1N1 influenza have been confirmed on the VSU campus since the beginning of the fall semester, according to Health Center officials. “We had nine confirmed cases of swine flu in August and a few more the first part of this month,” Dr. Edwin Hiatt said. “Regular seasonal flu is not yet circulating ...

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People Poll: How does swine flu on-campus make you feel?

Dyeshera Anderson Freshman Psychology major “Personally, I would be scared but I’m sure the Health Center is taking care of it and South Georgia Medical Center is taking care of it so I’m kind of at ease about it.” Lauren Sanders Sophmore Pre- Pharmacy major “I didn’t know. Scary.” Ryan Smith Sophmore Education major “I think it’s an over-reaction.  I ...

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