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2013-01-17

Wolves host Blazers in GSC matchup

The Valdosta State Blazers (9-3) look to get back on track against the struggling West Georgia Wolves (10-5) tonight in The Coliseum. The Wolves have lost four in a row after a 10-1 start, while the Blazers have gone winless on their current four-game road trip. In VSU’s loss to Union, the Blazers set season-lows in points (54), three-pointers made ...

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Web Exclusive: Top Weekend Picks

Top Weekend Picks   Hey, VSU! Are you going to be bored this weekend and need something to do? Check out my recent top weekend picks   Did this week’s movie review in the Spectator make you want to see ‘A Haunted House?’ According to fandango.com, it will be playing at 12:30 p.m., 2:45 p.m., 5:10 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and ...

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Obama issues executive orders on gun control

President Barack Obama announced and signed a series of executive orders Wednesday with the intention of curbing gun violence.   This comes on the heels of a series of shootings that have occurred in the last 12 months, such as the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., that killed 27, and the massacre at a movie theater in ...

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Court infringes on corporate faith

As the mainstream media clouds our minds with fantasies of an apparent war on second-amendment freedoms, a different amendment is subtly being attacked– freedom of religion. This first-amendment right has undergone severe interpretation by the Supreme Court over the last few months, leaving certain religious fractions satisfied and others downtrodden.   Shouldn’t Christian business owners entail the same privileges as ...

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‘A Haunted House’ gets mixed review

Whoever said that film writer and actor Marlon Wayans does not belong in comedy obviously has not seen any of his work. His latest work, “A Haunted House,” hit theaters Friday making an estimated $18.8 million according to boxofficemojo.com. Wayans, who also produced “Haunted,” is known for participating in spoofs, and this movie is no different. I imagine that it ...

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Be Healthy: College students smoke despite health risks

Cigarette smoking is becoming increasingly popular among college age students around the nation– even here at VSU.   Even though we pay it no mind (unless you happen to sit next to the guy that smells like a pack of cigarettes) campus is full of students smoking.   According to the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) one third ...

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Valdosta National 2013 to continue public viewing

People weaved in and out of the Fine Arts Gallery viewing new artwork that is priced as high as $12, 000 and will be available until Feb. 3.   They were the first to visually sample the 25th Valdosta National, which is a juried art competition containing 52 pieces of art by 42 artists.   Each piece in the gallery ...

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PopAddict: ‘Kimye’ announces baby bump, JT releases new single

Hello World—Anthony here with Pop Addict again to bring you all the latest news and gossip since December.   Since we left over a month ago, a Kardashian is pregnant again, the world didn’t end (thanks a lot Mayans), Beyoncé is back with a vengeance, Justin Timberlake made an anti-climactic return to music and Award Show season is in full ...

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Profile: Blazer baseball coach pens guide to offense

VSUs baseball coach, Todd Guilliams, has recently turned his team’s offensive successes into a published book titled “High Scoring Baseball: The complete Guide to Run Production.” Writing a book was never one of Guilliams’ goals, but when the opportunity presented itself he took full advantage of it. “Greg and I spoke at a convention a couple of years ago about ...

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Florida professor to discuss back issues

Today in Powell Hall Dr. Brian Harfe will be presenting his latest finding on the development of the intervertebral discs at 4 p.m. Not only does he teach at the University of Florida College of Medicine, but Dr. Harfe is the director of the Developmental Genetics program at the University of Florida. Also, according to the University of Florida, Dr. ...

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