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Pop Addict–Grammy Edition

Written by Kayla Stroud, Web Editor A pop culture fanatic’s shortlist of this week’s happenings. Secondhand embarrassment for Bow Wow New year; same results. For the second year in a row, the Grammys churned out yet another snoozer of an award show. The show was low on the awards and high on the tribute performances Monday evening. According to Deadline, ...

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Nose Your Senses: VSU’s Fine Arts Gallery opens a fragrant new exhibit

Written by Pam Agedah, Staff Writer “Watch Your Step” indicates a warning, a cautionary title and “Fragrant Installation” is because the piece was built on site using fragrant spices,” said Stephen Watson, the artist who created the works on display in the newest exhibit at VSU’s Fine Arts building. The title speaks to the concept behind his art. This is Watson’s ...

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VSU hosts Courageous Conversations

Written by Meaghan Bitters, Asst. Advertising Editor Courageous Conversations is an event, hosted by VSU Student Planning Committee, where students and faculty get together to discuss racial problems in society. Last Thursday, Jan.28, was their first event of the semester called, “The Path of our Narratives.” The event began with students sharing their personal experiences with racism and how it ...

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Coloring isn’t just for kids anymore

Written by Olivia Studdard, Staff Writer I was never a big fan of coloring inside the lines. I preferred to scribble my heart out until my crayons broke and the paper tore and I felt the piece was colorful enough to fill the blank spots left on the refrigerator by the magnets and old family photos. For the kid in ...

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LSD to increase focus and creativity

Written by Kelsey Dickerson, Staff Writer You might associate LSD with the 70’s or the rave scene, but the drug is getting a new face. Young professionals—most notably business men and women along with electronic coding workers all over the United States— are experimenting with sub-perceptual doses of psychedelic drugs to boost performance and creativity. The new trend, dubbed “micro-dosing” ...

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Entrepreneurial student launches own brand

Written by Terrance Johnson, Staff Writer Taylor Morrell, 21, a senior mass media major from East Atlanta, Ga., has created Hallelujah Trends, a brand that promotes individuality, creativity, and people being true to themselves. Upon meeting the Hallelujah Trends founder, you are almost instantly affected by the positive energy that she gives off. Taylor’s brand is a reflection of her ...

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New craze for millennials: “Drunkorexia”: skipping or binging meals to save room to have more drinks

Written by Geneva Crooks, Staff Witer In a society obsessed with appearance, dieting has become a way of life. But, what happens when calorie conscious people want to have a few drinks? For some, the answer is a phenomenon called “drunkorexia.” Common among college students, “drunkorexia” is the process of someone eating less to drink more. With drinking being such ...

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Pop Addict – Top Celeb News of 2015

Written by Kayla Stroud, Web Editor A pop culture fanatic’s shortlist of this past year’s happenings. Zayn Bids Out While in the middle of the One Direction’s final tour before going on an extensive hiatus *cough*their breaking up *cough*, band member Zayn Malik decided to dip out. Although rumors of infidelity had been running rampant as to the reason for the ...

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