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2013-04-11

Sexy celebrity scandals abound

Written by Anthony Pope   Hello World—Anthony here bringing you all the things that had us buzzing this past week in pop culture.   Proving my point that MTV is the starting point for attention seekers, it was reported that ‘Teen Mom” star Farrah Abrams has a sex tape being shopped around for the highest bidder.   The aspiring singer/actress ...

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WalMart enters new markets

Affirmative Written by Taylor Stone When the word “business” is mentioned in this country, it should best be described in three words: free market capitalism. Businesses are meant to grow, compete and expand into new markets. It is natural and, when left alone, extremely effective. This is a free market, and businesses are allowed to venture out to explore new ...

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Amazon takes advantage of online shoppers

Written by Olivia McLean   Amazon.com is a favorite among college students looking to save a buck or two on textbooks. It’s also a favorite for students looking to sell used textbooks at the end of the semester; however, selling textbooks and other items on Amazon may become a bit more expensive with their recent increase in seller’s fees. As ...

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Women deserve a shot in NBA

Written by James Washington   A senior center for the Baylor University Bears and one of the most talked-about student athletes of today, Brittney Griner has proven to be a force to be reckoned with. Aside from winning a national championship in 2012, she is a four-time Defensive Player of the Year in the Big 12 Conference. Mark Cuban, owner ...

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Student Employment Awareness luncheon on campus

Written by Shambree Wartel   In 2008 former Mayor John Fretti proclaimed the second week in April as Student Employment Week in hopes of bringing recognition to student workers in the VSU community. Five years later the student employment team at VSU is continuing this grand tradition. The Student Employment Office will host a student employment luncheon today at noon ...

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Local stars to shine in Union

Written by Sarah Turner   The VSU theatre and dance departments will have the Student Union shining with stars as they host their biggest fundraising event of the year on Saturday, “Dancing with the Valdosta Stars.” The event will be held in the Student Union grand ballroom from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Seats at the event cost $75 and ...

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New ‘Sonic’: ‘difficult yet rewarding’

Written by Steven Setser   We are back this week for another game review for Sonic and All-Stars Racing: Transformed for the Xbox 360.  This is a kart racing sequel to the 2010 game, Sonic and SEGA All-Stars Racing. Depending on what type of system you have, you will play with about 25 characters from various SEGA games like AiAi ...

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