It finally happened: technology infected the world of books. With these new electronic book, or eBook readers, people can carry thousands of pages with them in a tiny device. The change is similar to what the iPod did for how people listen to music, except Amazon was the company that pioneered this trend. Amazon introduced the Kindle in 2007 and ...Read More »
Rant and Rave: October 15th, 2009
Rant That’s what she said: I am so tired of people who scoff at That’s-What-She-Said jokes. Come on guys, lighten up and appreciate the fact that Chuck Norris jokes have almost completely faded from the scene. Relax and enjoy the disturbing visuals that accompany the best and brightest of the current fad. Don’t worry. It won’t last very long… that’s ...Read More »
Let’s talk about sex…Baby?
Young and pregnant: a concept so “popular” that the topic itself became a show on MTV. So why is the “popularity” of young pregnancies and STDs such a shock factor for many people? Maybe this shocks so many people because we live in south Georgia, a seemingly more conservative place where pregnancy is not related to popularity, but is supposed ...Read More »
People Poll: How much drinking is too much?
Jake Jones Sophomore Poli. Sci. major “My friend, who doesn’t drink takes my keys away from me when I’ve had enough.” Chelsey Griffin Senior Biology major “Me personally, I know when I’ve had enough when I start doing cartwheels and hand stands.” Aftab Fazal Freshman chemistry major “When my friends start getting rowdy and out of control, then it’s time ...Read More »
Safety tips for the tipsy
Lacey Bearden Staff writer email@example.com Safety never takes a vacation, not even when you set out for a crazy night of partying. Many students have found themselves in dangerous and scary situations after some tipsy late-night fun. The night may start out with just a few beers, but it could possibly end with trouble, such as a DUI, an MIP, a ...Read More »
Survival of the luckiest
Wake Up Call by Kenny Bush Darwin believed that natural selection was based on a species ability to survive and reproduce. I have a simpler theory: Luck. A few weeks ago, I was standing at the intersection of Patterson and Georgia Avenue waiting for the pedestrian crossing signal to appear so I could safely complete my escape from campus. On the ...Read More »
Rants and Raves: October 8th, 2009
Rant Losing Internet I don’t like the fact that the construction work is interrupting the internet connection in Odum Library. Usually if you’re on the second and third floor IT will tell you to move to the first floor. Jasmine Coker- Sophomore Biology major Rave Good food at a later time I like the fact that Salsa Rico Mexican Grill ...Read More »
Apathy for Dummies: written by the Blazers
here’s the spirit? Have students lost their usual Title town fever in favor of the more real flu fever, or has the lack of financial prosperity lightened more than just wallet? Perhaps it is the fault of our usually high powered football team. The students of Valdosta State University need to get up and give back and the root of ...Read More »
People Poll: Which Do You Prefer… Vampires or Zombies?
Brittany Dove Freshmen Public Relations major “Zombies, because vampires are over-rated.” James Earp Junior Mass Media major “Zombies because they freaking kick butt and I would rather be eaten where my body is going to something useful than drained.” Aerolyn Shaw Sophomore Public Relations major “Vampires, because they are more romantisized than zombies, and they are able to ...Read More »
Freedom of speech should not be an issue
Being aware of the events that have taken place regarding the hanging of the Confederate flag, we must all take a closer look at the issue at hand. First off, every person of all genders and from every background who is a citizen of the United States of America has a First Amendment right. By law, it states that Congress ...Read More »