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SpecTech: Xbox sends out updates, Best Buy announces tablet

Let’s get Tech-nical.  It is a big week for Microsoft, Apple sets a date and the Galaxy Note II finds a carrier. Xbox is now starting to ship out its Xbox Dashboard update.  Those who are informed like me received the update first.  It will roll onto other consoles within the next few weeks.  Is it odd that Microsoft did ...

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Megan Fox announces pregnancy

Hello world—Anthony here bringing you all the stories from Hollywood and beyond that had us talking this week.  After taking some time off to become a mother to daughter Blue Ivy– or as us commoners know her ‘The Golden Child’–, Beyoncé is set to make a major comeback.  It was announced via the singer’s website that she would be performing ...

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Married couple displays art in gallery

Let the art speak for itself. ‘Just Suppose’ art exhibit, located on the first floor of the VSU Fine Arts Building, hosts work by Jerry Uelsmann and Maggie Taylor. Uelsmann and Taylor are a couple from Gainesville, Fl. who have genuinely paved their way through the art industry.  “It is a fantastic opportunity for the students, faculty and members of ...

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Affleck directs another hit film

In 1978 violent protesters attacked the U.S. embassy in Iran.  During the attack, six Americans escaped and found refuge with the Canadian ambassador.  Argo is the true declassified story of the C.I.A’s plan to get them out. Ben Affleck, known for directing the heist flick “The Town”, takes up the role of director again for what may arguably be his ...

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Weight training can maximize fat loss

Weight training, or resistance training, is sometimes over looked and out shadowed by its counterpart– cardiovascular training. It is important to have a healthy balance of the two when exercising. Weight training has many short term as well as long term health benefits that can support your healthy lifestyle. This article will outline some of the benefits of resistance training ...

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Greeks battle for power in the annual step show

Sounds of stomping Greeks will be heard Saturday as they “Battle for Mt. Olympus” in the P.E. Complex during the 22nd Annual Homecoming Step Show. Doors open at 6 p.m., but the show will not begin until 7:06 p.m. The first place sorority and fraternity organization will receive a grand prize of $1, 500. The Mu Omicron Chapter of Alpha ...

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Additive Noise: “Land of a Thousand Dances” for homecoming

Hello and welcome back to Additive Noise, the official Spectator source for music and music reviews. We’ve been a Spectator sponsored blog for quite a while, but this is our first appearance on the Spectator website. It’s an exciting week here- In celebration of homecoming, we’ve selected our favorite dance song to review this week. Have you ever heard one of those songs ...

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Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company to visit VSU

The Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company, one of the oldest modern dance companies in the U.S., will visit VSU on Oct. 18 and 19. “They were interested in coming to VSU as part of their Georgia tour,” Eric Nielsen, dance program coordinator, said. “The company is quite involved with dance education as well as performing various modern works created for the company.” ...

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Planetarium show a success

The VSU Planetarium exhibited “The Cold Blue Spheres of Mars” on Oct. 12 at 7, 8 and 9 p.m. “I was happy we were able to have three shows,” Dr. Martha Leake, professor of astronomy, said. “It was a little lighter than some of our past programs but it was the night of the Winnersville Classic and the first Friday ...

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Neeson ‘takes’ back the boxx office

To all of those die-hard Taken fans, Taken 2 has been released!  Opened in theatres Friday, Taken 2 is a packed-action sequel starring Liam Neeson as Bryan Mills, a father and ex-husband who would do anything to save his family. Directed by Olivier Megaton, Taken 2 has grossed an estimated $18.6 million on opening night in more than 3,000 North ...

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