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Written by: Stuart Price, Staff Writer TV Drama: “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy” This story takes place in 1970s London, right in the middle of the Cold War. Gary Oldman, whom you may know as Commissioner Gordon from the recent “Batman” films, plays George Smiley, an ex-intelligence officer, aka “spy,” who is brought back to the force to defeat a mole ...

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Give a ‘duck’; get a photo in return

Written by: Kailee Kivett, Staff Writer DigDuck is a new free social media app that allows users to censor a picture before sending it. The receiver can then choose to use their ducks, which is the payment method, to unlock the rest of the picture. The app also uses the person’s location to show public pictures from others in the ...

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New style of gameplay for ‘FPS’ fans

“Battlefield Hardline” introduces a new way to play a “Battlefield” game in this interesting twist on cops and robbers. In multi-player, instead of playing as an American versus a Russian, German or any other country normally pitted against another, you play as cops versus robbers who aren’t shy on using full-force to get what they want. This means that instead ...

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‘Bloodborne’ gameplay scores high with critics

Written by Alex Corbitt Developer FromSoft doesn’t disappoint with its new game, “Bloodborne.” The hype surrounding the game’s upcoming release stems from the Dark Soul community’s fascination with the game’s grim fantasy world. In this world, anything and everything wants to kill you, creating a challenging, dark, and complex gaming experience. Shrouded in mystery, the story of Bloodborne is theorized ...

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Pop Addict: ‘TIDAL’ waves for streaming music

Written by Kayla Stroud, Web Editor enTIDALed celebs coming to collect your coins Hollywood A-listers have come out in support of Jay Z’s new business venture “TIDAL”—a supposed new and innovative streaming service that is slated to offer consumers “better quality sound.” The whole thing comes off as some ploy to get more money.  Which you can’t even hate them ...

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Comedian uses ASL to get laughs

Written by Jyrell Wynn, Staff Writer On April 3, comedian Wink will present his comedy act from 7-9 p.m. in the Student Union Theatre. Windell Smith Jr. (aka Wink) travels across the United States to sponsor American Sign Language and Deaf rights through his comedy shows. Wink describes his experience of living in a deaf household and how his parents ...

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Country star “comes home” to The Complex

by Niamani Carlyle-Hollis Kip Moore’s “Coming Home” concert on April 11 has been the talk of the town. As a former golfer at VSU from 2000 to 2002, Kip will return to his old stomping grounds to blaze up the complex. Students, faculty and locals alike are looking forward to hearing the country vocals of the platinum recording superstar. “It’s ...

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‘Chappie’ challenges beliefs

by Stuart Price Starring Hugh Jackman, Dev Patel and Sharlto Copley, Chappie hit the theaters world-wide on March 6. The story takes place in Johannesburg, South Africa, where—in the near— future, crime has started to be monitored by a robotic police crew. Patel, who you may know from the award-winning “Slumdog Millionaire,” plays the creator of these police robots. One ...

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Pop Addict: Suge Knight Homicide; Gaye family wins trial

Written by Kayla Stroud, Web Editor Angie Stone Arrested According to TMZ, singer Angie Stone was arrested for domestic aggravated assault after an altercation that involved both her and her 30-year-old daughter, Diamond. Stone allegedly punched her in the face, knocking out her front teeth. Stone claims that she was defending herself with a metal stand and accidentally hit her. ...

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