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Rayman Legend adventure goes on

Written by: Steven Setser It’s no surprise that I loved Rayman Origins when I bought it over the summer. I grew up playing Sonic the Hedgehog, so I’m naturally good at platformers. I never enjoyed the Rayman series until Origins though. When Rayman Legends announced that it would be multi-console instead of Wii U exclusive, I was excited. However, could ...

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Jenners are low, is Bieber high?

Written by: Anthony Pope Hello, World—Anthony here bringing you all the pop culture events that had us buzzing this past week. Let’s jump right into the madness. In news that should surprise no one, Kris and Bruce Jenner announced that they have separated after 22 years of marital bliss. That last part is debatable. In natural Kardashian fashion, Kris decided ...

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Music department to snap for scholarships

Written by: Jordan Barela Things are expected to get jazzy tonight as money is raised for VSU’s music majors. The VSU Music Scholarship Alliance will hold the first music scholarship fundraiser of the school year tonight from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Fine Arts Building amphitheater. Pops in the Park is an annual music event featuring jazz performances in ...

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Ruffin crowned as Mr. VSU 2013

Written by: Khiry Clements Tyrell Ruffin, junior theater major, was named Mr. VSU 2013 on Friday. While there were only three other contestants, there was an array of performances. “It’s more than just a title and having a crown,” Ruffin said. “It’s a man that is dedicated and passionate about everything that he does on campus and off campus.” The ...

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SGA wants change in transcript policy

by Joe Adgie   If the SGA has its way, students could be forgiven for failing a class if they pass it a second time. That, along with several other issues, was discussed at Monday night’s SGA meeting at the University Center, a meeting that was also marked by the filming of a rap video. Presently, the policy for academic ...

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Debate team argues gun laws

  by Jordan Barela/Photos by Ritsuki Miyazaki   A debate over the Concealed Weapons Law and how it affects VSU was held Wednesday night in Jeanette Hall. The policy prohibits any kind of concealed weapon to be carried on a college campus. The debate was setup by Student Affairs. Members of the VSU Debate team were present to deliver arguments ...

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Paranormal team brings haunted history to Ga.

by Allison Ericson   VSU students, faculty and staff will receive the chance to attend a real paranormal investigation with Valdosta’s Cross the Line Paranormal investigation team. The members of CLP will be hosting Haunted Hahira Nights, a paranormal investigation of the Old Smith Hospital on Oct. 18, 19, 25 and 26. “This is for those who would like to ...

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Students survive without Fall Break

by Hillary Straba   For the first time in eight years, VSU students have to power through the fall semester without Fall Break. Last year, the Academic Scheduling and Procedures Committee approved an academic calendar change that omitted Fall Break and instead gave students a full week off for Thanksgiving (previously, classes were still in session on the Monday and ...

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Conservation, not closure

Written by: Stephen Cavallaro  If the recent government shutdown has shown us anything, it is that government is not necessary to enjoy the simplicity of nature. The shutdown has caused the closure of 401 national parks. As the Republicans and Democrats battle each other in Washington, one of the federal government’s only money-making operations, the national parks, remains unattended. Yet ...

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Do sports really matter?

Written By: Neil Frawley A few days ago, I overheard a colleague of mine say that he wouldn’t mind if the SEC disbanded its football program, saying that football is overrated and the sport has no value. Actually, I didn’t overhear it. My colleague and I were arguing. But that’s not the point. That statement resonated with me. It hurt, ...

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