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Comedian dies, Star Wars revived

 Comedian and NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” judge, Greg Giraldo, died yesterday after accidentally overdosing on prescription drugs.  Giraldo was found unconscious in his hotel room this past Saturday.    He was hospitalized over the weekend, according to the A.V. Club Web site.  Giraldo overdosed after his performance at the New York Recovery Rally in Randall’s Island Park in New York ...

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Vegetarian meals available on campus

Vegetarians have always had to adapt at restaurants or eateries trying to find a dish that fits their appetite. Finding meals while being a vegetarian student at VSU is no different.

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Halo Reach: Rebirth of Halo series

Halo Reach landed in stores on Sept. 14, and it couldn’t have been a bigger hit. As an avid fan of the Halo franchise, I purchased Reach to see if it was worth the money and all the hype, and it was just one incredible head-rush after another.

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Best years of life come to big screen

 I remember high school as a time of uncomfortable encounters with women and embarrassing moments that are punctuated with clashes of the other cliques.  Mind you my clique wasn’t exactly swimming in the cool side of the proverbial pool, but then again I’m glad it didn’t.   “The Virginity Hit” is kind of a reminder of everything that made you ...

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“Legend of the Guardians” dazzles, but never really takes flight

Produced by the same studio as ‘Happy Feet’ and directed by Zack Snyder, the visionary behind ‘300’ and ‘Watchmen’, ‘Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole’ is a dark fantasy that is visually stunning yet emotionally vacant. Loosely based on the first three books in Kathryn Lasky’s epic fifteen-book fantasy “Guardians of Ga’Hoole”, ‘Legend of the Guardians’ is the ...

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Lil Munney takes rhymes across South

 By day, Marlowe Munn is a senior mass media major with an emphasis in audio. On stage, he calls himself “Lil Munney.”  In high school, friends called him “Munney” because of his last name, Munn. He said that the “lil” part came from him being a junior.  Munn calls himself a “versatile rapper.” Though he claims that his individual style ...

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Flu vaccine now available at SHC

 Students will soon be able to receive a flu vaccine from the Student Health Center for $10.  The vaccine will be available starting on Sept. 29 from 9-11 a.m. and 2-4 p.m. and by appointment.  The flu vaccine will also be available to VSU faculty and staff after Oct. 22 by appointment for $20. The SHC is also organizing a ...

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Fresh start program to help smokers

 From Staff Reports  The American Cancer Society is hosting a free program in conjunction with Campus Wellness for VSU faculty, staff, and students to offer group support for smoking cessation.  The Fresh Start program will consist of four classes, which meet once a week. The classes start on Sept. 27 and will be at 1 p.m. in the Student Union ...

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Heed Nature’s Calling

 With fall right around the corner, the Georgia sun has finally moved far enough away that one can tolerate being outside for longer than eight seconds.  With this in mind, one can travel to areas beyond the reaches of Remerton and $5 covers. As a personal experiment, I decided to see what was nearby.  So, my random destination turned out ...

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