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Inception: No dreams are safe

When it comes to appreciating a movie or a work of fiction, I must say that “Inception” is by far one of the best movies of the year. “Inception” was co-written and directed by Christopher Nolan, the man who brought us masterpieces such as “Batman Begins,” “The Dark Knight,” “The Prestige,” and “Memento.” All of these movies are great and ...

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Jimmy Coy Named Starting Quarterback

As the new VSU football seaso­­n ra­pidly approaches, the Blazers have their man that will be calling the signals for the offensive unit this season. Redshirt junior quarterback Jimmy Coy— who entered fall camp as the No. two quarterback on the depth chart behind senior Russ Callaway— was named the starting quarterback less than 24 hours after Callaway went down ...

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Blazers Ready for New Competition

Since Aug.9 the members of the VSU football team have been hitting the same opponent—their teammates. On Sept. 4 that will change when the Blazers welcome the Wingate Bulldogs to Bazemore-Hyder Stadium to begin the 2010 season. “We are ready. I am fired up,” running back David Arnold said. “I keep it fired up (at practice) though. I challenge the ...

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No new summer construction plans

According to Robert Kellner of Auxiliary Services, VSU will not initiate any new construction during the summer, and instead will focus on completion of already existing projects such as the renovation of Langdale Hall’s C-wing. This comes as good news for environmental advocates who feel that past construction has negatively affected native animals’ habitats. “Trees being cut down affects not ...

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New apartments opening

A new off-campus housing option is now available for VSU students. What will attract students most to these apartments is the proximity to campus, according to founder Kurt Lamon. “Living at CarronOak eliminates the constant parking hassle,” according to the CarronOak Web site. The CarronOak student housing, which is located on Oak Street across from Palms Dining Center, consists of ...

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Senior Demario Jones elected as new SGA president after run-off

After two tight elections, the new Student Government Association President is senior political science major Demario Jones. The run-off election began Monday between Jones and candidate Chris Nish after the results of the original election showed that Jones didn’t achieve the mandatory 50 percent plus one of the student votes to win the election. In the runoff election on April ...

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Former professor arrested

A former professor at VSU was allegedly caught with a stolen VSU laptop during a warranted search of his office by the Western Kentucky University Police Department. On March 22, Captain Lee McKinney of the WKU PD contacted VSU police about a HP Compaq tc4200 laptop found in Dr. Mark Fenster’s office at WKU. The laptop contained a VSU property ...

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Art on sale for charity

This Friday, the VSU art department will be sponsoring their eighth annual Mother’s Day sale, located in the ceramics studio of the Fine Arts Building. After being hired at VSU in 2001, professor Michael Schmidt along with students of the ceramics program began organizing such events to showcase their hard work and raise money. “Thirty percent of all sales go ...

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The must see movies of this summer

Summer is a time for relaxation, recuperation, and revival, a time to go to the beach, have fun with friends, visit family, read, watch TV all day, whatever you desire. Summer is ideal in those aspects, but it is also a prime time to go to the movies. Here’s what’s coming out this year. Last summer brought “Star Trek,” “Watchmen,” ...

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‘Remember Me’ brings more than just romance

Tyler Hawkins and Ally Craig have both lead harsh lives in the harsh world of New York City. When fate puts them together, a perfect match is created. While a lot of the focus is on the relationship of Tyler and Ally, the plot is complicated. There are issues involving the inattentive lawyer father Charles Hawkins, played by Pierce Brosnan. ...

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