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2012-02-16

Brass Quill Gallery’s “Grand Opening Shenanigan” promotes local businesses

  The Brass Quill Gallery’s Grand Opening Shenanigan on Sat., Feb. 11 saw the Gallery’s front parking lot transform into a local business extravaganza. Vendors set up booths in the lot from 2 to 6 p.m. selling everything from hot dogs and records to T-shirts and ladies’ underwear. Businesses that turned out include Divided By Zero, Red Door Records, The ...

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Shutting Them Down

The Blazers put together their first shutout of the season and improved their record to 4-4 after defeating the Georgia Southwestern Hurricanes 2-0 Wednesday night. Both teams benefitted from impressive outings from their starting pitchers, but Senior Steven Groves, receiving his first start of the season, was able to pull out the win for the Blazers. Groves began the first ...

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SGA: Chik-fil-A location change proposed

At Monday’s SGA meeting, a Chartwell’s representative gave hope to those that want to “Eat Mor Chikin” without having to head over to the University Center. SGA also discussed the possibility of extending the dining hall hours, and elected five new senators. Edward Taraskewich, Chartwells’ regional district manager, also discussed lengthening hours of operation for the Palms and Hopper dining ...

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54th Grammys honor Whitney Houston

Hello guys and dolls. It’s time. Get your cups out because I am serving some hot tea. Grammys weekend is supposed to be a big celebration of music, but a sense of mourning stained the festivities with the shocking death of music icon Whitney Houston. Whitney was found underwater in her tub Saturday at the famed Beverly Hilton in Beverly ...

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C.O.R.E offers group caving, backpacking

VSU’s Center for Outdoor Recreational Experience, or “CORE” program, has become creative with a wide variety of interesting projects that give students adventurous activities like lead climbing class, canoe battleship, cosmic climbing, Providence Canyon backpacking, caving and overnight camping. Core is known for instructing groups about the outdoors, leadership skills and exciting ventures. There is a rental center for students ...

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Dynamic duo

Sczeny Hartry and Brittany Ferguson are pivotal leaders for the Lady Blazers basketball squad in their hunt for a Gulf South Conference title. The Lady Blazers (18-5; 8-3 in conference) are currently battling for the second spot in the GSC behind No. 1 Delta State (10-1 in conference) and No. 2 Alabama-Huntsville (9-2 in conference). They hope to extend their ...

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Hughes brings Harlem Renaissance to Valdosta

Langston Hughes’ dream will no longer be deferred as the African-American Studies Program will host “The Langston Hughes Project” tonight in the Student Union Theater at 7:30 p.m. This event will be a multimedia presentation by The Ron McCurdy Quartet, featuring Dr. Ron McCurdy, professor of music and jazz studies in the Thornton School of Music at the University of ...

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PeoplePoll: How important is voting in the primary to you?

“Voting in the primary election is extremely important because whoever wins the outcome of the vote has the power to impact my life and my future.” Reuben Brooks junior exercise physiology major “I don’t feel like there should be a switch in the presidencies, I say that I vote for Obama still so that he could finish what he started. ...

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Valentine’s Day at VSU brings plenty of events for everyone

Love is in the air and cupid has struck again. This week there have been many more couples on campus than any other period in the semester before. The last few days leading up to Valentine’s Day, there were few places on campus that were not infested with couples and signs of this day approaching. They have taken over the ...

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