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Review: Madden 18 best football game yet?

The latest installment for sports gaming has touched down in stores and later, consoles everywhere. As of August 25th, EA Sports released Madden NFL 18. This new game is comprised of many groundbreaking features, with the most notable being it’s new Frostbite engine.   The engine intensifies the visuals and gives the user the feel of on-field play. From new voice audibles to impactful bone-crushing effects, EA Sports has shown the gaming community ...

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DIY projects for your dorm

Dorms take the warmth and happiness with you from home. Wherever a child goes off to college, parents and loved ones alike send a special feeling along with them. A big part into the college process happens to be dorm shopping. Doing  it on a budget is even better. Do It Yourself projects add pretty, personalized touches to your dorm ...

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Structuring your academic career for the job world

After graduating college, some may find themselves to be in the job-hunting rut. You have a degree, but have difficulty finding the place that is best suited for it. Regardless, students should be prepared for the job world, even if they do not find one right away. College years are the hallmark for finding yourself—to figure out what you’re passionate ...

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Student success series motivates students

On Tuesday October, 19 Valdosta State University’s African American Male Initiative presented The Student Success Series by Kalan Norris. He is a self proclaimed Millennial Motivator and VSU Alum. This debut of the series highlighted many key points to manifest your dreams. Valuing your vision, improving your skill set, being involved on campus, and staying motivated were some topics discussed. ...

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How to balance school, work and life

Balancing school and a social life are already difficult tasks and throwing a job into the mix makes it almost impossible. If you’re currently stuck with this unfortunate task and you have no idea how to handle it, here are a few helpful tips on keeping everything balanced. You have to prioritize, know what’s most important to you and try ...

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How to survive a power outage

Your lights are out, the Wi-Fi is out and the silence is overwhelming, but you’re starving. What do you do? Or what should you have done? Hurricane Irma barreled by last week and showed the Southeastern region of the United States what the essentials are in a natural disaster. The local Walmart, Dollar General, Target and Dollar Trees were covered ...

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Review: ‘I and You’ an emotional ride

VSU performed the play I and You by Lauren Gunderson on Sept. 14 at 7:30 p.m. The play starred Daniel Lennox, Jr. and Mahogany Wesley as the main characters Anthony and Caroline. These two teens are brought together by an American Literature assignment and form an unlikely bond with one another. The show is carried by setting, performance, costume, music ...

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SUCCESS leads VSU student cleanup

Students Uniting Change with Commitment through Empowering Strong Service (SUCCESS) mentors, are teaming up with other VSU organizations to clean up Valdosta. According to SUCCESS president Chealsea Warren, the idea came from one of SUCCESS’s members, Daughtry Melton. Melton originally presented his suggestion to the members of the group, who reached out to other organizations. “Everyone was so willing to ...

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Crisis management: how to stay calm

Hurricane Irma is still fresh in the minds of Floridians and Georgians alike. Natural disasters can rip through communities and destroy people’s livelihoods. When basic resources become limited, people begin to panic. Here are a few ways to keep a cool head when the unfortunate aspects of life hit us head on. Have patience Whether it’s waiting in line for ...

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How to pass that class

Failing a course isn’t the end of the world, we’ve all been there some way or another. Whether it was from partying too hard, or dedicating more time to the clubs than to the books, it’s not too hard to fall off the band wagon from time to time. Good grades are hard to come by, especially if you’re an ...

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