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“drivers license” love triangle takes over charts

It’s no secret that Olivia Rodrigo’s hit single ‘drivers license’ is dominating music charts and appealing to people of all ages. The song has earned 76.1 million U.S. streams and has been the number one song on Billboard Hot 100 chart for two consecutive weeks. Much of this song’s fame comes from the app TikTok, an app that allows users ...

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Jessie’s Restaurant offers sublime Southern cuisine

Jessie’s Restaurant & Catering is one of the few and far between places around Valdosta with a quality, vegan menu. Something like this is next to impossible to come by in southern GA. There is even parking on the street in front of the restaurant for those who really are in a hurry. Two-hour parking is available all-around downtown Valdosta, ...

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People Poll: Who would you like to see in music this year?

Fourteen days into 2021, and some of today’s popular music artists are already coming out with hits such as “Good Days” by R&B artist SZA and the female rap collaboration “Best Friend” by Saweetie featuring Doja Cat, which is currently trending at number one on YouTube. During the first two weeks in 2021, popular music artist SZA and Saweetie came ...

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Feature: VSU Student Uses Voice on Podcast

VSU student Taylor Richards, a freshman psychology major, shares words of encouragement through her podcast,“Melanin Teen Therapy,” in order for listeners to have a platform where they can relate to. “I decided to start a podcast because I knew that there were a lot of women and girls out here around my age that felt like they did not have ...

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Tips: How to avoid student burnout this semester

As we begin taking on another semester of college, facing a global pandemic due to COVID-19 can be a challenge. During this time, it’s important to keep our minds healthy and engaged in our classrooms, even if we are unable to physically be there. Here are some helpful tips for student burnout and frustration during the spring semester. If you ...

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Pop Addict: Inauguration Edition

Welcome back, pop addicts of VSU, and thank you for tuning into a very special edition of our beloved pop culture column. Let’s cut to the chase and get right into it! Today is a very important day for Americans. President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were respectively sworn into office this morning. You may be asking: “What ...

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People Poll: Do you prefer Xbox or PlayStation?

  Maegan Calhoun, freshman music education major “PlayStation most definitely. I just prefer the layout of the controller and it’s a lot cheaper for online gaming in my opinion.”   Dominick Jones, sophomore art major “PlayStation. I’ve grown up with PlayStation and I have never really changed. Also, because the controller is bigger than Xbox so it fits in my ...

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Pop Addict: Mariah Carey, 2020 Christmas Releases, Disney

Hello, my favorite pop addicts at VSU, and welcome back to a very special edition of Pop Addict! It’s been a while since we’ve talked, so let’s get right into it! Thirty years into her career, Mariah Carey is back to topping the charts with her Christmas classic “All I Want for Christmas.” This is the song’s second consecutive year ...

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Political Star Power: Celebrity endorsements in politics

Recently in the U.S. the presidential election has been the topic of discussion. Voting in the election was important to a lot of people including celebrities. Many public figures made political endorsements leading up to the 2020 election. Celebrities promoted registering to vote as well. In August, David Dobrik put on the largest voter registration drive. He worked with Headcount.org ...

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Among Us: Tips on how to be the best play ever!

The game “Among Us” has become a sensation with college students and teenagers across the world. The goal of the game is to win, but depending on who a person is will alter how someone can go about winning. There are crewmates and an imposter (or multiple depending on the game). The crewmates are assigned tasks to complete, once all ...

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Current COVID-19 Stats for Valdosta State University

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