VSU alumnus gains buzz in country music circuit, remains humble

Sep 18th, 2014 | By

Written By: Julia Armistead Valdosta’s own Seth Ennis took on Nashville, Tennessee, this past summer to further his career in country music and get his name out there. The country singer has been interested in music almost his whole life. Starting out, however, his parents made him take piano lessons when he was five years
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Emulators ROMs, Memories

Sep 18th, 2014 | By

Written By: John Preer I recently got the urge to play a lot of the video games from my childhood. That wasn’t the best idea. Unfortunately, I either no longer had the system or couldn’t find the game cartridges.  No Super Nintendo to fix my Super Marion Kart craving, or PlayStation 1 to satisfy my
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Purdue Survey

Sep 18th, 2014 | By

Written By: Tatyana Phelps A new Purdue University survey proves that getting involved on campus isn’t just good for your overall college experience; it’s beneficial to your future career and can even reduce your level of student debt. Gallup and Purdue University teamed up to organize the Gallup-Purdue Index, the largest survey of college students
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Minority Messiah Prompts Outrage

Sep 18th, 2014 | By

Written By: John Preer  It’s been a rough year for any Aaron McGruder fan out there.  After waiting for news of another installment to “The Boondocks” animated series, there seemed to be light at the end of the dark tunnel that was season three. Fans of “The Boondocks” rejoiced, but only momentarily.  News that the
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Infamous Murderer Exposed

Sep 18th, 2014 | By

Written By: Stella Henderson After 125 years, one of the most notorious serial killers has finally been caught. We’ve all heard of Jack the Ripper, the man that killed at least 5 women around London. Well we now have a name and face to put with this legendary mystery; Aaron Kosminski, a Jewish, Polish-born immigrant
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Pop Addict: Stars Pay Respects at Rivers’ funeral

Sep 11th, 2014 | By

Written By: Stella Henderson We all know Joan Rivers is the old lady that makes rude comments about other celebrities, but she was a pioneer for women in comedy. Rivers passed away last week, while in a coma, which she fell into while undergoing a normal throat procedure. Rivers’ funeral was star studded and full
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8 Ways To A More Healthy Lifestyle

Sep 11th, 2014 | By

Written By: Hailey Nelson 1. Cut out the sugary beverages Zero. Zip. That is how many nutrients and vitamins are in your soda. By switching up those daily cokes for water, you will begin to notice you’ll have a lot more energy and clearing in the skin. Try adding in some fruit that has natural
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Uber offers an alternative to cab fare

Sep 11th, 2014 | By

Written By: Brittany Penland Pulling up the Uber app on a smartphone is seemingly much easier than attempting to hail a cab during rush hour. Even in a town as sparsely populated as Valdosta, the taxis are few and far between. A commuter student would have to go through the mundane task of sifting through
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Nintendo 64 takes gamers on trip down memory lane

Sep 11th, 2014 | By

Written By: LaMarcus Wilkerson A short time ago, my friend and I rediscovered a hunk of plastic that brought us great joy during our childhood. Totally in awe of our discovery, we gently blew away the dust bunnies that covered the exterior of the device and plugged it into his TV so we could relive
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Boyhood Shows Passage Of Time And Faces Of Actors

Sep 4th, 2014 | By

Written By: Cole Edwards “Boyhood” is an extraordinary film about the ordinariness of life. Director Richard Linklater, known for art house gems such as “Slacker” and “Before Sunrise,” took 12 years to shoot his remarkable cast, who would meet to film three to four days each summer. As a result, the film is both effortless
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