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Dig in: New Remerton pizza buffet offers food and fun

Written by: Eric Jackson If the thought of fresh, doughy specialty pizzas doesn’t grab your attention, then take one step inside Remerton’s new buffet restaurant, and you won’t leave without a full stomach. The Mill Pizza Buffet and Games opened last week in the Remerton Mill Plaza across the street from the decimated construction area that was once the Strickland ...

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Just not enough camaraderie

written by: Neil Frawley Before I began writing for the VSU women’s basketball team, they were a solid 8-2 and undefeated in their home building. Then it seemed as if a switch got flipped. The team wound up losing its next 11 out of 14 games. Was I that very switch? I would surely hope not, but after personally witnessing ...

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Students discuss ex-con voting rights

Written by: John Stephen & Taylor Stone Pro Millions of Americans are being cheated out of their right to vote, and the law of the land is to blame. Attorney General Eric Holder recently gave a speech at Georgetown University, during which he discussed the voting rights that are given to−or more importantly, withheld from−convicted felons. Determining the voting status ...

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VSU students identify what a Blazer really is

Written by: Jessica Ingram When you think about Harvard, you think about arrogant, intellectual, trust-fund-spending, future corporate lawyers. When you think about University of Arizona, you think of “Girls Gone Wild.” But what comes to mind when people think about VSU? The VSU administration is in the process of trying to answer that question. VSU has joined the Atlanta firm ...

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Where is our new ATM?

Students at VSU may find themselves suffering from a lack of withdrawals−in this case, ATM withdrawals. VSU President,  Dr. William McKinney first announced his decision to install an ATM in the Student Union during a Student Faculty Senate meeting held on Oct. 17, 2013. What prompted this decision was a robbery incident that occurred at the University Center ATM. On ...

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VSU students stack the competition with CORE

Written by: Abbie Baggerly VSU students will reach new heights with CORE.   CORE Outdoors will be hosting the second annual crate stacking competition March 6 at 7 p.m.   The event will be held in the Student Recreation center, and everyone is welcome to attend.   Equipped with a helmet, harness and a rope, competitors will stack milk crates ...

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Discriminatory bill brought to light

Written by: Jordan Hill Gay people have the plague−at least that’s the way the Kansas House of Republicans seems to feel. The Republicans are trying to pass a bill that will allow private businesses to kick gay couples out of their establishment. Cops do not have to help gay individuals if they call the police for help. Furthermore, if a ...

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Professor’s collection a fun diversion

Written by: Sydney Devine English professors collect more than items of the literary kind. From salt and pepper shakers to pink flamingos and brooches (a type of clothing pin), Dr. Kinney has a wide variety of bizarre collections that she either keeps in her home as decoration or wears on a daily basis. “I’ve always collected books, it seems, but ...

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Love ‘bytes’: Social media is dominating relationships

Written by: Lamarcus Wilkerson Students, staff and faculty connect in various ways through social media, and now romantic relationships are not immune to the complex world of cyber communication. More often than not, there is a student or faculty member nearby that’s texting their significant other. If that’s not the case, he or she may be tweeting publicly about last ...

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The little man that plays like a giant

written by: Shane Thomas When the Valdosta State men’s basketball team took the floor Nov. 11 for its season opener, there were several new players for fans to become acquainted with. The Blazers were victorious that night led by one of their newcomers, an undersized yet speedy point guard named Larry Stone. Generously listed at 5-feet-10 and weighing in at ...

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