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MAG to showcase talent

Written by: Khiry Clements Whether you are good with a camera or have the voice of an angel, Media Arts Geniuses may be for you. Singers, rappers, photographers, cinematographers and spoken word artists are just a few of the many talented acts that make up the 25 active members of the organization whose goal is to showcase talent at VSU. ...

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VWC provides water fun year-round

Written by: Olivia Gear For students interested in water sports, a long drive does not have to be a part of the equation. The Valdosta Wake Compound sits about 12 minutes away from VSU and is considered to be one of Valdosta’s best-kept secrets because not many people know about it. Although the lake has been open for about a ...

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Fans express ’50 shades of anger’

Written by: Anthony Pope Hello, World—Anthony here bringing you everything that had us buzzing this past week in pop culture. While everyone was recovering from the televised twerk session that was the VMAs, the entertainment industry attempted to return to a sense of normalcy. Kicking things off this week, the cast for the highly anticipated film “Fifty Shades of Grey” ...

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Increased controller use for Xbox One

Written by: Steven Setser Hello, SpecTech followers, and welcome to another wonderful Thursday! This week, Xbox increased the amount of controllers the One can have, and LG announced a device before it was supposed to, so let’s dig right in. First off, Microsoft announced that the Xbox One will be able to have eight controllers, but not all games will ...

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Up ’til Dawn supports children’s hospital

Written by: Cole Edwards Fundraising and giving back to those in need continues to be a main focus for many students at VSU. Up ‘til Dawn, a nationwide program of more than 180 colleges, helps to raise awareness and funds for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The VSU chapter of the organization was started in the fall of 2010 by ...

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First play to ‘see the light’

Written by Jordan Barela   The VSU Theatre and Dance group will kick off the school year with their production of “Lonely, I’m Not” today at 7:30 p.m. “Lonely, I’m Not” is a dark comedy written by Paul Weitz, also known for being the director of “American Pie.” The play, which premiered in May 2012, is Weitz’s most recent off-Broadway ...

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SpecTech: Apple, Samsung, Blackberry and Microsoft to release upgrades

by Steven Setser   Welcome to another edition of Spec Tech, where you can read about all of the newest technologies coming out. Let’s get started! Do you have a small phone? Don’t worry. Samsung has got you covered with the Samsung Galaxy Note 3. This phone has not officially been announced yet, but Samsung representatives have said that it ...

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CORE Outdoors set to kayak and canoe down Chestatee River and Wakulla River

by Abbie Baggerly    The Center for Outdoor Recreational Experiences, better known as CORE, will be hosting two river trips on Sept. 7-8. One trip is canoeing on the Wakulla River in Wakulla County, Fla. The other trip is a two-day kayaking trip on the Chestatee River in north Georgia. CORE will take students, faculty and guests to canoe the ...

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Blazin’ Brigade ready to ‘rock’ the football field

by Cole Edwards   (Photos by Ritsuki Miyazaki)   All eyes may be on the Blazers at the start of the new football season, but the Blazin’ Brigade marching band is training to ensure that it is also ready for the upcoming football season. “We want to have the effect that it would be obvious if we were not (at ...

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