Study Abroad Brings New Destinations

Sep 25th, 2014 | By

Written By: Lia Armistead Studying abroad is one of those things that every student dreams about during their years in college. However, only a small amount of students actually do the research and takes the necessary steps to make this dream come true. VSU offers many ways for students to broaden their horizons and step
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Valdosta Becomes More Mellow

Sep 25th, 2014 | By

Written By: Adrienne Fry After nearly four months of construction, Valdosta’s new Mellow Mushroom will be officially open for business on Monday, exciting members of the Valdosta community.   This Mellow Mushroom franchise has been planned for over a year, according to general manager Wes Kennedy, and the theme of this Mellow Mushroom? Comic Books.
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Health benefits may trump costs

Sep 25th, 2014 | By

Written By: Hailey Nelson Hello Spectator readers; my name is Hailey Nelson. I am a VSU junior and I am the new writer for The Health Corner. This column is all about ways to live a happy healthy college lifestyle. I am very passionate about nutrition and the benefits of feeding your body well. As
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Students use site to critique professors

Sep 25th, 2014 | By

Written By: Tatyana Phelps Ratemyprofessors.com is one of the most useful resources when it comes to students choosing their classes. For those unfamiliar with the website, it allows students to type in almost any teacher’s name to see how other students rated that professor. Each teacher’s overall rating (known as overall quality on the website)
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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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