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Habitat for Humanity offers humbling experience

Giving back to the community is an opportunity students can be part of at least once during their college years. Nyiana Flournoy, a senior communication sciences and disorders major and President and Public Relations chair, gives to the community through Habitat for Humanity. “The organization on campus works with the Valdosta chapter in hosting fundraisers, [food] drives and sometimes we ...

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Passage 2 India gives South Asian flavor

Passage 2 India, a family owned traditional restaurant, stands tall but does not stand out. When I arrived at the restaurant with my best friend, the smell was apparent the second we got out of the car: Spices and home recipes wafted all the way down the block. When my party came inside, we were greeted with traditional music and ...

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IN THE SPOTLIGHT: VSU Theatre Department back with live shows

It’s a new year to enjoy the fine art of scripted plays and dances meant to incite laughter, sadness and all-around entertainment. The Theatre and Dance Box Office has issued the schedule of plays this year. Some are re-enhanced plays that have already been performed, while some are brand new to VSU.   “Ugly Lies the Bone” by Lindsey Ferretino ...

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Editorial: You are stronger than you realize

VSU students, as we continue to face unforeseeable times during this fatal pandemic, we must realize how resilient we are in this situation. The world as we know it is changing in ways that we never thought would happen. We often learned about pandemics such as the Black Death and 1918 Influenza outbreak, but we never predicted that we would ...

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Corey Brown Jr. cashes in

Coming from humble beginnings, senior defensive lineman Corey Brown Jr. knows that he must make the most of the opportunities he’s given. He is doing just that. Brown was born in Washington D.C. and was raised by his mother, Dorothy. Brown also received guidance from his godfather, Sean Washington. “I came from a tough background,” Brown said. Brown’s collegiate career ...

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The Yik Yak Comeback

Yik Yak was an app that rose to fame back in 2013-2014, as an anonymous way to talk with anyone in a five-mile radius of you, in real time. A common app used among college students at the time, many users at the time utilized it in friendly ways and used it to engage with their community. In 2017, the ...

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10 songs for a relaxing fall semester

With the commencement of the fall semester and return of in-person classes, VSU has come to life. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused students to become more easily stressed with the balance of school, work and social lives. Everyone handles their stress differently: entertainment like television or social media, exercise to release energy and meditation. One method stands out and is ...

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Hobo Johnson seeks ‘revenge’ with his fifth album

Artists and bands have been incorporating their names into their albums for years: some known and some barely heard of. One artist, Hobo Johnson and The LoveMakers, is an up-and-coming star in the indie hip-hop scene. Many great hit albums have been “Who’s Next” by The Who, “Sabbath Bloody Sabbath” by Black Sabbath, “Aretha” by Aretha Franklin and “Bobby” by ...

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VSU will host Savannah St in first football game since 2019

The VSU football team is set to hold its first game of the season against Savannah State on Sept 4 in the Bazemore-Hyder Stadium. This game will mark the first time in 644 days since the football team last played. However, that isn’t slowing down the hype for the 2021 football season. VSU enters the season tied for No. 6 ...

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Clairo’s classic sound touches fans with “Sling”

Professionally known as Clairo, Claire Cottrill is a queer culture, indie pop icon, most known for her song “Sofia.” Her latest album, “Sling,” does nothing short of keeping her LGBTQIA+ fanbase intrigued and in love. “Sling,” released in mid-July, is exactly what you need to add to your cottage core, internet café and study playlists. Critics are surprised at her ...

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