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“Cinderella”: Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Bleh

From the countless adaptations of “Cinderella”, the movie has come a long way for her to get her “girlboss” title. But at what cost? “Cinderella” has been a tale told many times, starting with origins in China as “Yeh-Shen” and Greek mythology as Rhodopis. However, many know the story for its Disney iterations of the classic tale: poor girl who ...

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Marvel raises the bar for future movies with “Shang-Chi”

Marvel released the new movie, “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings”, starring Simu Liu on Sept. 3. The movie’s budget was $150-200 million; however, according to Forbes, the movie has topped the domestic box office for the second Friday in a row making $9.7 million and $119.5 million for the domestic total. The main character, Shaun, works as ...

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Blazers dominate Virginia Union in first road game

No. 6 VSU conquered Virginia Union 51-7 on the road with 559 yards of total offense and seven touchdowns. Quarterback Ivory Durham passed for 252 yards, while he and running backs Seth Mcgill and Jamar Thompkins combined for 307 rushing yards. The VSU defense finished with another dominant performance. Gulf South Conference Defensive Player of the Week Mondrell Jefferson was ...

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Amari Jones is one of a few redeeming qualities of Titletown High

*Spoiler Alert* Thanks to “Titletown High,” Netflix reality TV has made its way to Valdosta to document the Valdosta High School football program, a couple of key players and a couple of not-so-key players. It was filled with all story, drama, faux “off-camera” moments and cringe that we have come to expect from reality TV. There were a couple of ...

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VSU Volleyball splits in VSU fall tournament

The VSU women’s volleyball team split their four-game stand in the VSU fall tournament, which was held at The Complex on Sept. 10 and 11. The tournament was filled with both highs and lows for the Lady Blazers. Their 2-2 record in the tournament placed them fourth among the six schools who attended the tournament. The tournament also included Eckerd, ...

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People Poll: What are some weekend activities you suggest for college students?

Mckayla Davis, a freshman nursing major “I’ll go to events on campus. I actually went to The Happening. I have also gone to Wild Adventures on weekends.” Landen Browning, a freshman chemistry major “I like to go to the movies and eat out on the weekends. I love spending time with my friends.” Benjamin Kotty, a senior computer information systems ...

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South Georgia Selfie Museum opens in Downtown Valdosta

The South Georgia Selfie Museum, located in downtown Valdosta, opened in July for visitors to take selfies for fun. The museum is owned by Kwinetta Morre and Jazmine Rainge. The two got inspiration from going to a selfie museum in Miami. “We knew Valdosta had to have it,” Rainge said. When you first enter the museum, you see several exhibits ...

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McDonald’s Saweetie meal: the Icy girl coming in hot

After the success of sales and media from the international “BTS Meal,” McDonald’s has come back with another celebrity endorsement meal: the Saweetie meal. Saweetie, an American rapper, rose to prominence in 2017 with her RIAA-certified platinum debut single “Icy Girl”. However, it’s theorized that it’s not Saweetie’s music that caught McDonald’s attention, but her bizarre eating habits which have ...

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‘Donda’ leaves fans wanting more

Kanye West dropped his 10th studio album, “Donda”, in remembrance of his late mother, Donda West. The drop of this album came with a lot of antics, and when actually listening to it, it becomes a cohesive body of work. The beginning of the album starts with the song ‘Donda Chant’. It is an eerie chant of West’s mothers name ...

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Leaked ‘Spider-Man’ trailer sends Marvel fans spiraling

The new trailer for the upcoming Marvel movie, Spider-Man: No Way Home has been leaked by an unknown source to the biggest media sites. In the leaked trailer, certain bits and pieces from the film were revealed. One piece from the trailer that has fans excited was the glimpse of Doc-Ock, one of the main villains from the original Spider-Man ...

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