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Local rap artist enters “Metamorphosis”

Compared to his previous work, Michael Myerz’ latest album is aptly titled “Metamorphosis.” While many things about this album carry over from earlier albums, the image it projects is definitely far from what has been seen so far. The nerdy side of Myerz isn’t really a strong presence here. This album is more about growing up and moving on.

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Kyler Dessau: More Than Just a Pretty Face

Kyler cares. This was Kyler Dessau’s slogan as she campaigned to be VSU’s 2012 Homecoming Queen. This is more than a slogan for the senior psychology major, it’s her way of life. Dessau attributes her winning the title of Homecoming Queen partly to this aspect of her character. Other members of the VSU community have picked up on Dessau’s extraordinary ...

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CAB searches for stars in talent show

CAB hosted their talent show, Star Search, at 7 p.m. on Nov. 1 in the Student Union Students were encouraged to bring canned goods upon entering to give to the local shelter, LAMP. As students cheered on their peers while they showcased their poetry, rapping and singing, DJ Don was also present to hype up the crowd with fun beats ...

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Can’t Help But Laugh: The story of Jim Williams Jr.

What do you want to be when you grow up? Growing up, the typical responses were a doctor, lawyer, astronaut, athlete etc. Well, in this case, it’s not that Jim Williams Jr. wouldn’t be able to walk on the moon, perform open-heart surgery, or write you a symphony–he would just rather make you laugh. Williams emerges from the dining area ...

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PopAddict: Spears to release novel

Hello World—Anthony here to wrap up all the things in pop culture that had us all talking this week.   This week marked the return of the peach state’s version of the Real Housewives franchise, or as I like to call them’ The Really Broke Housewives of Atlanta’.   Not much has changed since we last saw the ladies of ...

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Civil rights activist visits VSU

“I am somebody.” This was the chant of Evelyn Thomas and 12 other veterans as they stood handcuffed to the gates of the White House on Nov. 15, 2010, protesting the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy. As Thomas was arrested and carried away by police, she kept chanting, “I am somebody.” Cpl. Evelyn Thomas joined the Army National Guard on ...

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IFC gains new fraternity

Tailgating, studying and unity.   Greek life is one of the largest organizations at VSU and still continues to grow. Alpha Kappa Lambda fraternity hopes to join Greek life becoming the 10th chapter of InterFraternity Council (IFC).   If AKL joins IFC they will not only become the biggest council of Greek life, but one of the first interracial chapters ...

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Be Healthy: Fitness myths

Three Fitness Myths   There are tons of fitness and health myths floating around that mislead those who are trying to live a healthy lifestyle. It is important to be properly educated and not fall victim to false myths that can hinder your from your fitness goals. Here are three myths that are commonly believed, but are not true.   ...

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SpecTech: Hello iPad Mini

Welcome to another issue of Spec Tech. I hope everyone voted Tuesday! In this issue I review the iPad Mini. First off, this looks like a small iPad but also a big iPod Touch.  It is super light at 0.68 pounds and as thin as a pen or pencil.  Videos online do not justify just how thin and light it ...

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Movie Review: ‘Wreck-It Ralph’

‘Wreck it Ralph’ is a movie I have been waiting to see for quite some time now.   The thought of video game characters that I grew up with finally being in a movie was a great proposition. The question is how well it worked.   For the most part it works very well.  Most of the actual video game ...

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