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2011-10-20

SpecTech Review: The iPhone 4S

This week I will review one of the most talked about and best-selling phones—the iPhone 4S. It has been reported that the iPhone 4S sold over 4 million units during its launch weekend, which isn’t surprising since it is available on two new networks at launch. All Sprint, Verizon, and AT&T stores in Valdosta were sold out when I asked ...

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VSU presents Native American minor

Starting this spring, VSU will offer Native American Studies as a new minor for students. Dr. Fred Knowles is currently serving as Chair for this new program, which took a group of professors over five years to organize. Being a member of the Creek tribe himself, Knowles knows how important it is for people to understand the Native Americans heritage ...

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Occupy Valdosta exceeds participant’s expectations

I don’t consider myself an extremely political person, but I do believe that people should stand up for what they believe in. The Valdosta community has recently come together to do just that. On Friday, I participated in the Occupy Valdosta march with over 100 students, teachers, and other members of the Valdosta community. I was excited that I got ...

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SGA covers funding and blood drive

During Monday night’s meeting in Powell Hall, SGA covered funding approvals, several committee reports from the senate, the annual blood drive and the organization’s representation on faculty senate committees. In new business, both the Honors Student Association and the Film and Video Society were approved to receive funding for sponsoring events. According to SGA Comptroller John McCall junior health and ...

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Homecoming brings pep rally, parade, step show

   Despite the constant threat of rain, many students considered homecoming week a success. The week’s events, including a pep rally, parade and step show, brought forth crowds of students full of school spirit.A pep rally was held in the PE Complex on Thursday. This year the pep rally included a themed lip sync contest.The performances were comprised different themes ...

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Homeless in the park is a success for Sigmas

As the rain clouds moved in to surround Drexel Park and the drizzle started to fall, most VSU students rushed to get out of the downpour. However, over thirty students came out to raise awareness about the issue of homelessness. Tuesday, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. prepared for its first Sleep Out for the Homeless event with hopes to gather ...

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Pierce leads the swarm in 22-21 victory over UWA

The No. 12 ranked Blazers welcomed No. 22 West Alabama into Bazemore-Hyder Stadium for a highly anticipated conference game on Homecoming weekend. The game did not disappoint, as VSU came back to win a 22-21 thriller. West Alabama held a 21-16 lead with 5:25 remaining until junior cornerback Matt Pierce took an interception 85 yards for a touchdown to give ...

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