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2012-02-09

Tying the knot, gay or not

In light of Tuesday’s landmark decision by the California Supreme Court, I am reminded of a comment by a female friend who once had this to say on gay marriage: “Why should straights be the only ones to suffer?” Apparently California gays will be allowed to suffer matrimony first hand, now that the state’s appeals court decision to declare the ...

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Professor injured, admitted to Shand’s

Update: Dr. Larry Etling currently is residing in the ICU ward of SGMC, according to head of Communications Arts Dr. Carl Cates. While he can recieve cards and emails, visitors are limited. Dr. Larry Etling, associate professor of mass media, is in serious but stable condition at a Shands hospital in Gainesville, Fla., after being injured in a head-on collision ...

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Mistakes fuel losing streak

The VSU baseball team lost 7-3 against the Albany State Golden Rams last night to open their season with a 1-3 record. After defeating Lindenwood to open the season, the Blazers have dropped three in a row at Billy Grant Field.

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Coffee shop gets spiked

Starbucks Coffee Company will sell beer and wine in Atlanta, Southern California, Chicago and Pacific Northwest area stores later this year. Customers expressed a desire to have more options for relaxing in an evening setting. “We recognize the importance of continuously evolving with our customers’ interests, lifestyles and values in order to stay relevant over the long term,” a company ...

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Hall flood shuffled students

Approximately 45 students were relocated to Hopper Hall late Saturday night after a rupture in a hot water pipe on the 5th floor C Wing caused them to be flooded out of their rooms in Langdale Hall. Dean of Student Affairs, Russell Mast, was there to quickly assess the situation. “The majority of the damage was done to the fifth ...

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Rogers’s performance a crowd-pleaser

Cathy Rogers charmed the ears of listeners in Whitehead Auditorium with the divine sounds of her piano finesse and musical expertise on Thursday evening. As part of the requirement for achieving her Master of Music in Collaborative Piano Performance degree at VSU, Rogers and several other skilled musicians brandished an array of instruments and dosed the crowd of approximately 100 ...

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PopAddict: A Twittery tea party

Hello guys and dolls, pull out your cups because I am serving some tea! Madonna wanted all the young girls to know that she was the queen during her Super Bowl Halftime show. Although she couldn’t move like she used to, Madge showed us why ,to some, she is the Queen of Pop. The Award for Unnecessary use of the ...

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Spring music recitals harmonize campus

This month, VSU’s Department of Music will be presenting its spring music recitals in the Whitehead Auditorium. Two students, Jovan DeShong and Tugce Bryant, and one faculty member, Elizabeth Goode will each perform during the recital. VSU senior, Jovan DeShong, will be playing three songs on her viola during her Feb. 10 recital including “Henly-on-Thames” by Tom Knifc, “Elegy” by ...

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Grand Shenanigans at the Brass Quill

The Brass Quill, a local tattoo shop, is hosting their “Grand Shananagan” of all grand openings on Feb. 11 from 2 to 6 p.m. at 704 N. Ashley St. What’s a Grand Shananagan? Since the shop has already had their grand opening last November, they needed a new name to call their event. The Brass Quill is a tattoo shop ...

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