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Career Services here to help

Written by Allison Ericson Correction: The original version of this story, which ran in print in the Feb. 21 issue of the Spectator, included the following statement:  “VSU alumni who need guidance can also take advantage of Career Services’ support and resources for free up until a month after graduation.” Actually, all services provided by the Office of Career Services ...

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SpecTech: New tablet looks similar to Wii U controller

               Happy Valentine’s Day! Or Single’s Awareness Day! Whichever mane you prefer.  Let’s talk tech. Another gaming tablet was announced that looks much like the Wii U controller or the PlayStation Vita. The Wikipad has been around for about a year in concept form.  It has finally been reviled as a 7-inch, Android 4.1 ...

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PopAddict: Annual Grammy Awards full of stars

Written by Anthony Pope   Hello World—Anthony here wrapping up all the celebrity news that had us talking this past week.   This week, music’s shining stars put on their best prom dresses and penguin suits to gather at the fifty-fifth annual Grammy Awards.   Before the festivities kicked off, the ceremony was shrouded in controversy when CBS sent an ...

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Student a cartographer for Patagonian race

Written by Sarah Turner   A VSU student has spent the last seven months exploring the most pristine and untouched corners of Patagonia. Brian Deye is currently interning in Patagonia where he is the cartographer for the 11th Annual Patagonian Expedition Race. His job has been to create accurate maps over glaciers, icy lakes and mountains. After testing out several ...

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Car show to raise money for leukemia treatment

Written by Ben Skender   The Street Sweepers of Valdosta will host Lights for Leukemia, a car show and fundraiser, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday in the Rock N Rodeo parking lot. The event was created with the purpose of helping to pay for a little girl’s leukemia treatment. The Street Sweepers of Valdosta usually donate all ...

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Poodles to continue hosting Greek Week

Written by Olivia McLean   This week, the VSU campus has been seeing a bit more navy blue and gold than usual. Sigma Gamma Rho is hosting SGRho Spring Week 2k13. According to vice president Maria Phelps, the purpose of this week is to keep SGRho’s name out there among VSU’s campus. “Our aim is to enhance the quality of ...

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Students form cinematography, graphic design company

Written By Dowling Payne Lights, cameras and action—a lot of action. It all came together in the dorms of VSU. A combination of those three along three students is what formed SurviveFight Productions, a photography, cinematography and graphic design company. Behind the lens of SurviveFight is Graham Nguyen, a 19-year-old sophomore mass media major from Montgomery, Ala.  Nguyen first held ...

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Valdosta new home to Dance Motion Studio

Written By Ritsuki Miyazaki Dance with your heart and feel the music at Motion Dance Studios in Valdosta.   Motion Dance Studios offers a wide variety of dances including Latin, ballroom, fitness, and hip hop.   Alvaro Leyva, studio owner and instructor, and Hannah Moore, instructor, have more than five years of experience as professional dancers.   According to Moore, Motion ...

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Counseling seminar discusses body image concerns

Written By Jessica Body   The VSU Counseling Center hosted an event Tuesday night to address body issues that affect many students on campus.   Dr. Marcie Wiseman, Ph.D., of the VSU Counseling Center hosted “Body Image and Eating Disorders: The Contribution of Cultural Factors and Media.”   The seminar focused primarily on the eating disorders known as bulimia and ...

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Fashion Do’s, Don’ts of Valentine’s Day

Written by Taylor Stone  The most romantic day of the year is here again.   Whether you’ve got a hot date or you’re just kicking back with your sweetheart, the right outfit can make the memory last much longer than chocolate and roses.   Ladies, today is one of the rare occasions when a themed outfit can work. So go ...

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