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Stay on top of your stress

Stress is a daily factor of college life. Whether it is adjusting to life away from home or balancing a full load of classes with a chaotic work schedule, stress can put a lot of strain on a body. “I am married and have a young son, of course, I get stressed. But I try to control it before it ...

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‘Twilight’ fake couple really gets together, Woods and Brown are birds of a feather

“Twilight” fans, it’s official. Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart are dating. After months of speculation, they finally went public with everything. The two were supposed to make their debut couple premiere at the BAFTA Academy Awards in London, but they couldn’t even arrive together because the fans would be too crazy. They even avoided photographs together. Come on, act like ...

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The Farmhouse, a quaint alternative

This week the Tasters went a little bit out of Valdosta, about 15 minutes south of it, in fact, to the little town of Lake Park. We went to the Farmhouse, a country restaurant reminiscent of Cracker Barrel, located right next to the outlet mall. The atmosphere was very quaint, with a small country store adjacent that sold things like ...

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NAACP meets tonight at six

Today at 6 p.m., the VSU branch of the NAACP will have their biweekly meeting on the third floor of the Student Union in Meeting Room 2. According to VSU NAACP president Kim Tucker, various topics will be discussed, including the 2010 census and upcoming community service events. The NAACP is an organization that involves itself in both community service ...

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Tiger comes out of hiding, Richie and Madden commit to binding

Tiger tucked his tail and hid after all of his scandalous behavior was plastered on America’s televisions, but now he’s decided to come out of hiding and speak for the first time in months. Friday, Tiger will address a small group of colleagues and friends as he discusses his career and apologizes for his actions. It is unknown if his ...

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Fireflight’s most recent album lacks variety

Fireflight’s third album “For Those Who Wait” was released on Feb. 9, 2010. I had never actually heard of the band before and picked their album from the iTunes store looking for something a little different. Based on the samplings of their songs it seemed like their music would be something I would like; they fit in with Flyleaf and ...

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Move on down to River City for vacation

Less than 125 miles from Valdosta lies a city full of life. Jacksonville is the largest city in the state of Florida and has plenty of attractions to offer, so plan on making multiple trips down south. There is something for everyone in River City. The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens, home to over 1,500 rare and exotic animals, is sure ...

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Get your adrenaline fix with ‘The Wolfman’

Want to find a good way to come down off of the Valentine’s Day high? Are you looking for a good horror flick that takes you back to the golden age of film? If you are, then The Wolfman might be the movie that is just right for you. Released on February 12, The Wolfman is a modern remake of ...

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No love for Valentine’s Day

Ugh, it’s that time of year again. When on trips to Target your eyes are scalded by flashes of hot pink, your TV delivers a deluge of diamonds and capital-K kisses, and everything in America is reduced to a curious binary construction. Valentine’s Day. A silly holiday to begin with, and arguably one of the most commercialized (formerly religious) holidays. ...

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College students can afford Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is three days away; many are becoming worried about what to do. However, Valentine’s Day is meant to bring love, not headaches. Here are some unique, cost-efficient ways to spend Valentine’s Day. Restaurants are usually packed around this holiday. Because it is public, it’s hard to make it intimate. This Valentine’s Day, plan a picnic with your honey ...

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