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Pop Addict: Leonard Nimoy dies; Brown fathers child

Written by Kayla Stroud, Web Editor Chris Brown is with child Chris Brown’s life continues to be a circus. According to TMZ, it has come out that the R&B star has been keeping a 9-month-old kid on the down low—a child that he had with a woman who isn’t his girlfriend. Which when you think of the song that he ...

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Crate diggers rejoice: The wax comeback

by John Preer Remember way back when? This question is the driving force behind the recent trend of vintage items. This retrospective movement has gone from dusty clothing and discontinued candy to ‘90s cartoons and restored automobiles. People seem to have an involuntary need to reminisce about the “good old days.” Music can be a powerful trigger for memories, but ...

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VSU ‘Peacefest’ feel-good event of the month

Written by Zenobia Harris, Asst. Features Writer On Feb. 20, the Collegiate Women of VSU along with Black Student League, Women of Diversity, and Gay-Straight Alliance hosted a peace rally on Palms Quad from 3 to 7:00 p.m. The event featured a variety of activities including making tie-dye shirts, flower headbands, henna tattoos, and painting. The festival was just one ...

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VSU gets ready for heart health month

by Erin Martin Valdosta State’s Wellness Program is promoting health during American Heart Month by hosting an event, Take Heart, on Feb. 27 in the Student Union Ballrooms. The purpose of Take Heart is to raise awareness of heart disease and heart wellness. The Event will begin at 10 a.m. and include health screenings and information to all VSU students, ...

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Program increases VSU’s stock of e-books

by Kristin Whitman It’s no news that technology has become a huge part of everyday life, including VSU campus, but are the students really using these technologies and the ebooks provided? Ingram’s Coutts Information Services Inc. is offering new additions of a wide range of bestselling content from leading publishers, including bestselling frontlist and backlist titles from Penguin Random House. ...

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Pop Addict: Beyoncé Photo Leak, Ray J’s arrest

Written by Kayla Stroud, Web Editor Hundreds of Unretouched Photos of Beyoncé Leak Everyone is up in arms over newly leaked unretouched photos of Beyoncé that have made their way online. People seem to have propped her up so high that they seem to have forgotten that she is not in fact a RealDoll. People were horrified to learn that ...

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Know Your Rights

Written by Kristin Whitman, Sports Editor “We can’t change the past but looking forward all we can do is try, and this meeting is a step in the right direction,” Scott Doner, director of University Police said, at the “Know Your Rights” event last Tuesday, Feb. 17. The event was held in the University Center Magnolia Room where a panel ...

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Odum Library: Is the helpdesk as helpful as it seems; Secret Shopper goes undercover goes undercover for scoop

by Alex Corbitt “Secret shoppers” are people whose goal is to give their opinions on customer service and review how helpful employees are with their service. For me, I was to ask certain questions to Odum Library’s staff and review their effectiveness to my questions. I went up to one of the circulation desks and asked an employee some simple ...

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Cactus Flower rings variety of authentic Mexican cuisine

by Tierra Francois The Cactus Flower Café, located at 3209 North Oak Street Extension, Valdosta, GA, is a delicious authentic Mexican restaurant. They serve a wide variety of Mexican dishes from nachos with queso dip to mini chimichangas. The atmosphere of the restaurant is very modern and actually quite relaxing. The food is made quickly with large enough portions to ...

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Pop Addict: Grammy snoozefest; Brown cancels

Written by Kayla Stroud, Web Editor Grammy…zzzzzz The entire show was a snoozefest. The most exciting performance of the night came from Paul McCartney who casually strummed along to Rihanna’s “FourFiveSeconds,” like an animatronic robot. Was his mic even turned on? Was his guitar plugged in? It appeared as if he was only brought on stage to look pretty and ...

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