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Editorial: Georgia governor’s race needs to rewrite history

The VSU Spectator is asking Brian Kemp to rewrite history. We’d like to ask this gubernatorial candidate to rewrite history in an actual sense. We’d be thrilled to see Kemp go back to the moment he announced his decision to run for governor of Georgia and step down from his position as secretary of state, to ensure a fair election. ...

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New study gives VSU failing mark on catering to black students

If  Valdosta State University received a report card on how it caters to its black students, which it did, it would’ve received three “As” and an “F.” Its equity index average, 2.75, is the highest in the state, but it’s failing grade reveals an issue black students are beginning to discover. Five weeks ago, the University of Southern California’s Race ...

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Crime Report 10/22-10/28: Bike thefts plague students

Oct. 23. 2018 At 11:30 a.m., a VSU student reported a bicycle theft from Langdale Residence Hall. The bike was recovered. At 12: 39 p.m., a VSU student reported a bicycle theft from Reade Residence Hall. The bike was recovered. At 6:50 p.m., a VSU student reported a bicycle theft from outside of Nevins Hall. Oct. 24, 2018 At 1:46 ...

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Column: Who will be the next great NBA star?

LeBron James, the best player to ever grace the hardwood, is heading into the final stretch of his career as he suits up for his 15th season. It’s time that we try to find who will be the next greatest player in the league after he departs from the game. These future prospects have the most potential to one day ...

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Preview: Blazers Golf travel to Puerto Rico

Coach Jared Purvis and Blazer Golf will return to Rio Grande, Puerto Rico this week for the first time since their win there two years ago, looking not only to defend their title, but also to end their fall season on a high note. The River Course, a 6,945-yard par 72 designed by Golf great Greg Norman, is one of ...

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Two for two: Stacey Abrams returns to VSU

Chanting and “woo-ing” filled Jennet Lecture Hall as a crowd composed of students, faculty and community members of over 300 individuals vocalized their zeal for Stacey Abrams’ return to Valdosta. VSU’s Young Democrats orchestrated the event once again allowing Abrams to engage with students and drill in the importance of voting. The Democratic 2018 gubernatorial candidate stood front and center ...

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VSU’s Newest Art Exhibit Offers Something for Everyone

The newest exhibit in the gallery at VSU’s Fine Arts Building offers something for everyone. In the gallery is a photography series titled “Abandoned in Place,” featuring the work of photographer Roland Miller. According to Miller’s website, “Abandoned in Place is a photographic exploration of the American space-launch and research facilities that played a crucial role in the early period ...

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GOOGLE PIXEL 3 CAMERA TAKES IT UP A NOTCH

Google’s newest smartphone, the Google Pixel 3, is said by many reviewers to contain the best camera in any smartphone known to date, but the camera wasn’t the only thing that took it up a notch. There are two variations of the phone, the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, but the Pixel 3 XL’s display just got a notch. ...

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Review: Michael Myers returns for ‘Halloween’

After 40 years of being locked away in an insane asylum, Michael Myers makes a sudden and unexpected return to the unsuspecting town of Haddonfield, ready to ruthlessly butcher all who cross his path. Only this time around, Laurie Strode (played by Jamie Lee Curtis), the only person who managed to escape his original reign of terror, is prepared and ...

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Review: ‘Apocalypse’ continues to impress

Since the first season’s release in 2011, FX Network’s “American Horror Story” has been shocking and exciting viewers across the nation. It’s no holds-barred storytelling, graphic violence and occult themes have kept it at the forefront of American television popular culture. “Murder House” was jolting, edgy. It was definitely an outlier on the broadcasting scene. The second season began the ...

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