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2012-02-02

Gaze into the galaxy

When Galileo first peered through his looking glass to view the stars, could he have imagined that future generations would be able to see the stars projected on the ceiling of their homes? While he may not have been able to envision this future advancement, this is essentially what is happening in the Planetarium in Nevins Hall. Winter Stargazing, the ...

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Local business bears new artistic mural.

Students who drove down Baytree Road may have notice a very new addition to the nearby scenery. John Gay, a former VSU student and owner of the novelty shop Divided By Zero hand painted a very impressive artistic mural on the side of his shop just off Baytree Road. Check the slideshow below for some picture of John Gay painting ...

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Signing Day 2012

National Signing Day is the day that every fan learns about their new players and hope they will be the ones to lead their team to the football promise land, and VSU is no different. VSU reeled in a huge recruiting class in terms of size and stature yesterday on National Signing Day, bringing in 29 new players. The Blazers ...

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Field of softball dreams

The VSU Lady Blazer softball team is prepared to begin their 2012 campaign towards a national championship and thanks to a promising recruiting class they will have the talent to do so. No. 6 ranked VSU plays their first game of the season this weekend with a squad that returns seven starters and adds several top tier newcomers. Four of ...

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Opera brings Mozart to VSU

This Friday marks the beginning of musical sounds as the VSU Opera and Valdosta Symphony Orchestra perform Mozart’s “Don Giovanni” in the Whitehead Auditorium at 10 a.m. “It’s been a tradition to do a Friday youth performance. Children from schools are usually bussed-in for it,” Dr. Carol Mikkelsen, head of the voice area of the Department of Music and producer ...

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‘Red Tails’ lacks historical accuracy

The newly released film, “Red Tails,” produced by the great George Lucas and directed by Anthony Hemingway, lacks a few, certain elements that are important to the success of a great war movie, giving it somewhat of a lackluster vibe. Based on the true story of the famous Tuskegee Airmen, the movie’s big names are Cuba Gooding Jr. and Terrence ...

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SpecTech: Sonic, Tails, Amy travel through time

When Sonic CD was released in 1993, I was so excited. But, I did not have a SEGA CD console, so I never got the game. In the end of 2011, Sonic Team released an enhanced port of Sonic CD on pretty much anything that can connect to the internet. Is this enhanced port worth your time and money? The ...

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PopAddict: Madonna disses Janet, Snooki gets pregnant

Hello guys and dolls, get your cups ready because as always I am serving some hot tea! The Legendary Don Cornelius was found dead in his house Wednesday of an apparent suicide. The man responsible for the classic show Soul Train was 75. Leslie Carter, the sister of Nick and Aaron Carter died at toe age of 25. If you ...

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First Presbyterian Church hosts Valentine dance

On Feb. 3 and 4 ,Valdosta’s First Presbyterian Church is hosting their 16th Annual Father Daughter Dance at the James H. Rainwater Conference Center. This event is for fathers and daughters of all ages. There are two sessions: Friday 6 to 8p.m. and Saturday 9 to11p.m. Fathers and Daughters may attend both nights. Tickets are online at www.fatherdaughterdance.org and start ...

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English department hosts Writer Series

The Contemporary Writers Series, hosted by VSU’s Department of English, is an annual event presenting award-winning and well-known authors around the country. The Contemporary Writers Series will present Dr. Tony Barnstone today at the University Center Theater at 7:30 p.m. “I have written four books of poetry—12 books altogether,” Dr. Barnstone said. “I am also the Creative Writing Professor and ...

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