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2012-04-05

Umbrella involved in student’s arrest

 William Mathews didn’t expect his Friday evening plans, a trip to a local coffee house, would land him in a jailhouse and cost him $1,000. � Mathews, a senior psychology major, was arrested Friday evening at 7:40 pm, and charged with theft by taking.  The item he was charged with stealing: a large black and white striped VSU umbrella.  According ...

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SpecTech: New Sonic 4 slightly flawed

Welcome to this week’s review; I hope you guys didn’t get pranked too hard on Sunday.   After 16 years of waiting and begging, fans finally got a sequel to Sonic 3 and Knuckles, a 1994 platform video game for the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis.  This was the first time Sonic has had a purely 2D platformer on a home console ...

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The Love Game: The 10 Commandments of Love

Welcome to The Love Game, your VSU Spectator love and relationship advice column! Written by Jennifer Gleason and Amanda Usher, The Love Game is here to answer all of your anonymous questions about the world of romance. Let’s start with an overview of the basics… The 10 Commandments of Love 1. Thou shall trust wholeheartedly. 2. Thou shall practice proper ...

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PopAddict: Kardashian dates wanna-be Bieber

Hello guys and dolls! I’ve got my remote ready. Are you ready to surf some channels? � Click. � Mary J. Blige, one of America’s most treasured voices, is now using her soulful voice to sing about the crispy chicken sandwich at Burger King in a new commercial. � The ad has caused uproar in the black community with people ...

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Planetarium brings springtime stars

� The Department of Physics, Astronomy and Geosciences will be hosting “Spring Stargazing” tomorrow.  There are three public shows at 7 p.m., 8 p.m and 9 p.m. at the VSU Planetarium located in Nevins Hall rm. 3004.  The recently renovated planetarium is equipped with a Digitarium Kappa digital projector, the first of its kind in the world.  This facility allows ...

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Blazers rise to the occasion against nation’s best UNA

  The Valdosta State baseball team came out on top this past weekend in a tough three game series against the North Alabama Lions.  The Lions being ranked #1 (according to NFCA) and having a higher amount of overall wins, helped the Blazers enjoy their victory even more.  The first game of the three-game series indeed went in the Blazers’ ...

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To slander, or not to slander

   The Internet often borders the boundaries of what we consider legally correct.  Our society holds libelous content (published content), which directly harms the reputation of others, as a very serious criminal offense.    There are now websites that blur the boundary of libel laws.    One site has gained media attention because of how it brings to question our ...

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Faith comes to the club

   On March 30, the campus organization, Xchange Ministries, took over Club Heat on North Ashley Street and hosted Elevate: The Light Club.    The rationale behind the title is to live as people of the light. The light within you produces only what is good and true.    Elevate provides an alternative for those searching for good, clean fun. ...

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College liberalism flourishes

   Already inclined toward liberalism, college freshmen are leaning even farther left on key political issues, a nationwide survey of first-year students has found.    An all-time high of 71.3 percent of the new students support same-sex marriage, 6.4 percentage points higher than in 2009, according to the annual survey of more than 200,000 freshmen conducted by UCLA’s Higher Education ...

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Police protection stifling

 The police are here to assist us when we’re in predicaments. People shouldn’t be afraid to ask for their help.  It seems common that a lot of people are afraid of the police. It’s typical that people view police officers as “out to get us” as opposed to a symbol of protection.    It is unfortunate that officers sometimes abuse ...

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