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You decide your GPA

Contrary to popular belief, social networking sites such as Facebook are not the major cause of a sinking GPA. According to a survey conducted of about 13,900 incoming college freshmen, alcohol is in fact, the most significant factor involving the student GPA. According to Todd Wyatt, a doctoral candidate at George Mason University and director of research at Outside the ...

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Pop Addict: Hollywood’s dark side comes out to play

How’s it going fellow pop addicts!? I would rate my week an 8.5 out of 10. Yes, it was just that great. I have to say that the impersonation show Tuesday was a treat! If you missed the show, you missed out on a lot. It was too much for Twitter—seriously! Anyway, let me get right into it because I ...

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Remakes ignore changing audience

The advent of the Hollywood remake era is upon the entertainment industry, and the responses are mixed beyond explanation. This past Friday, a remake of the classic comedy “Arthur” was released, generating little revenue and lukewarm reviews. The film garnered a mere 37 percent approval rating at Metacritic.com, a site that accumulates the reviews of all the major entertainment publications. ...

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Blazers lose make-up game, 7-3

Last night in non-conference play, the Blazers fell to Georgia Southwestern 7-3.  The game was a make-up of VSU’s first scheduled game of the season which was rained out. VSU starter Cameron Martin took the loss, his first of the year. The righty only lasted 1.1 innings, giving up two earned runs on a hit and a walk. Hurricanes’ starter ...

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VSU provides a safe space

In the last year, LGBTQ students have experienced an increase in bullying and violence as well as self-inflicted harm, but Valdosta State University will offer its first-ever “Safe Space” seminar, aimed at stopping this. The three-hour program will take place on Tuesday, April 19 from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom A and will train faculty, staff ...

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Greeks put on step show for charity

Greek Week came to a close with the College Pan-Hellenic Council’s (CPC) annual step show Tuesday night, which donated all proceeds to the Partnership Cancer Fund. Each sorority presented a fun theme to their performances. From Kappa Delta’s “Insane Asylum” to Phi Mu’s “Ballin Out” theme, the audience enjoyed the show and some were even surprised at the sororities’ step ...

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SGA Candidates: Get real

Freedom of speech is one of the most precious rights that citizens in America own, but sometimes it goes too far. When misleading statements become the foundation for popularity and election, the right of freedom of speech becomes abused as politicians show up.

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Softball wins five in Crossover

This season, Coach Thomas Macera has said the team needs to play more games in order to get in more of a rhythm. Well, his team got just what the coach wanted as they went into a weekend full of games.

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Prof suspended after arrest

 The VSU police department is still investigating the battery charges against a mass media professor after he allegedly assaulted a student.  Assistant professor, Dr. Frank Rybicki, is on paid suspension until the investigation is finished. After that, decisions will be made as to whether or not he can continue teaching at VSU.    “I haven’t heard anything yet,” he said. ...

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Anarchists out of hand (duh)

Thousands of anarchists plan to crash Prince William and Kate Middleton’s royal wedding at Westminster Abbey on April 29. “(The disruption) will involve a lot of fireworks, it will involve a lot of people dressed in black, it will involve a lot of very, very loud music to try and hack all the mainstream media broadcasts of that day,” Charlie ...

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