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SGA, CMVSU kick off homecoming

It’s time to party. The SGA and CMVSU kicked off homecoming week celebration with a cookout Wednesday in Palms Quad in hopes of getting students hyped for the upcoming homecoming weekend. The event, hosted from 1-4 p.m., was designed with one purpose in mind: unity. “This event came right on time for homecoming,” Jodi Walker, a freshmen biology major, said. ...

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SpecTech: Xbox sends out updates, Best Buy announces tablet

Let’s get Tech-nical.  It is a big week for Microsoft, Apple sets a date and the Galaxy Note II finds a carrier. Xbox is now starting to ship out its Xbox Dashboard update.  Those who are informed like me received the update first.  It will roll onto other consoles within the next few weeks.  Is it odd that Microsoft did ...

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Competition likely to bring in large crowd at pep rally

VSU’s annual homecoming pep rally will be held today at 7 p.m. in the PE Complex, featuring the 9th annual lip sync competition. The competition will consist of 12 different performances. Judges will pick a first, second and third place winner based on originality, creativity, use of props and synchronization.   The judges have yet to be announced. The lip sync ...

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Megan Fox announces pregnancy

Hello world—Anthony here bringing you all the stories from Hollywood and beyond that had us talking this week.  After taking some time off to become a mother to daughter Blue Ivy– or as us commoners know her ‘The Golden Child’–, Beyoncé is set to make a major comeback.  It was announced via the singer’s website that she would be performing ...

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Married couple displays art in gallery

Let the art speak for itself. ‘Just Suppose’ art exhibit, located on the first floor of the VSU Fine Arts Building, hosts work by Jerry Uelsmann and Maggie Taylor. Uelsmann and Taylor are a couple from Gainesville, Fl. who have genuinely paved their way through the art industry.  “It is a fantastic opportunity for the students, faculty and members of ...

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Affleck directs another hit film

In 1978 violent protesters attacked the U.S. embassy in Iran.  During the attack, six Americans escaped and found refuge with the Canadian ambassador.  Argo is the true declassified story of the C.I.A’s plan to get them out. Ben Affleck, known for directing the heist flick “The Town”, takes up the role of director again for what may arguably be his ...

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Weight training can maximize fat loss

Weight training, or resistance training, is sometimes over looked and out shadowed by its counterpart– cardiovascular training. It is important to have a healthy balance of the two when exercising. Weight training has many short term as well as long term health benefits that can support your healthy lifestyle. This article will outline some of the benefits of resistance training ...

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Evolution of politics

“Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts.” –          Daniel Patrick Moynihan.   What is it about science that makes religious people cringe?   When Georgia Representative Paul Broun told his fellow churchgoers that evolution and the Big Bang theory are “lies straight from the pit of hell,” I was so in awe of his arrogance and ...

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Irony of the week

LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger helped hand the South Carolina Gamecocks its first loss of the year this past weekend 23-21.   The Oconee County graduate is used to taking rough hits as did in last Saturday’s victory but no hit compares to the one he had right here in Valdosta. Watkinsville, Ga. native Mettenberger chose to enroll at University of ...

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Greeks battle for power in the annual step show

Sounds of stomping Greeks will be heard Saturday as they “Battle for Mt. Olympus” in the P.E. Complex during the 22nd Annual Homecoming Step Show. Doors open at 6 p.m., but the show will not begin until 7:06 p.m. The first place sorority and fraternity organization will receive a grand prize of $1, 500. The Mu Omicron Chapter of Alpha ...

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