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Aurandt: two times a champion

 He’s not only a national champion, he coaches champions too. Tyler Aurandt came to VSU in 2002 after being recruited by coach David Dean.  As a red-shirted freshman, Aurandt anxiously watched as the Blazers made the national championship; unfortunately Grand Valley State defeated them. Two years later, Aurandt was ready for his shot at that national championship title.  The Blazers ...

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Comedy show a hit: Room reaches capacity during Wednesday night’s comedy show at the U.C.

Nina Wright Staff Writer nwright@valdosta.edu  CAB entertained VSU students with a comedy show on last night in the University Center.  Students of all classifications packed in the room, forcing the show to start late. Students were turned away at the door because the room reached capacity.  The crowd started to become anxious from the wait, but once the show started ...

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PSP Go comes out starting some changes

Thomas Dale Staff Writer tadale@valdosta.edu You wouldn’t think it from the complete lack of marketing hype and momentum from Sony, but last week’s launch of the PSP Go is actually pretty monumental for the video game industry and media in general. Sony, the ultimate parade leader for proprietary media (remember the long dead Betamax?), has taken some bold steps towards ...

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Kappa Pi brings all art styles together

Molly Deaton Staff Writer mmdeaton@valdosta.edu  The art club Kappa Pi is more than just a regular art club. It is an honorary art fraternity (eta theta chapter) that was founded last year by Maegan Moore and Izzy Garcia, who have both now graduated.   The club was started for art majors but has evolved into anyone being interested in art; ...

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Reddies aim to spoil VSU’s Homecoming

Ed Hooper Sports Writer ephooper@valdosta.com  A week after being eliminated from playoff contention, the Valdosta State Blazers (2-3, 1-2) will look to rebound and even their record at 3-3 when they host the Henderson State Reddies (3-3, 3-1) on Saturday at Bazemore-Hyder Stadium for the 2009 VSU Homecoming football game.  Last Thursday the Blazers were knocked off by Delta State ...

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The Spectator talks with President Schloss

 The Spectator has the monthly oppourtunity to sit down with VSU President Dr. Patrick J. Schloss. This month the main topics of disscussion were homecoming, the complaints of the health center turning away students and the forum held on Monday in regards to the Confederate flag. Students are urged to submit questions to The Spectator for next month. Send questions ...

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How to survive when the zombie apocalypse comes

Kenny Bush Staff Writer krbush@valdosta.edu   The zombie apocalypse is no laughing matter…well, it kind of is. However, the moment it isn’t will be the same moment when monsters that you once knew as your roommates and peers are making a lunch out of your intestines.  Before that happens, you might want to take these tips into consideration.  First, you need ...

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Making a cool zombie costume that everyone can afford

Stephanie Turner Staff Writer sdturner@valdosta.edu  Ever wanted to be a zombie for Halloween, but don’t exactly have a lot of money to spend? Well here’s some tips on different costumes at an affordable price.  These creatures can come in different forms but have one thing in common, they are the dead brought back to life. The attitude and behavior is ...

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The crazy life of a zombie extra

Rachel Wayne Copy Editor vrwayne@valdosta.edu   “I’m going to be a zombie!” I excitedly told my friends last January. “Huh?” was their usual response. Once I’d gotten the email, I sped to Facebook and trumpeted it for the world (at least as represented by my online friends) to hear. Funny how many people added, “Congratulations” after the “huh,” as though becoming ...

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Smokin’ Pig offers tasty Southern treat

Spectator Tasters By Michael Wilson and Ashley George This week we were in the mood for some good ol’ southern barbeque, so we headed on down to the Smokin’ Pig. This is a little farther off campus than we usually go. It’s over on 4228 North Valdosta Road right by the Cass Burch Dealership and Foxborough.  The atmosphere was very ...

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