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Rant and Rave: October 15th, 2009

Rant That’s what she said:   I am so tired of people who scoff at That’s-What-She-Said jokes. Come on guys, lighten up and appreciate the fact that Chuck Norris jokes have almost completely faded from the scene. Relax and enjoy the disturbing visuals that accompany the best and brightest of the current fad. Don’t worry. It won’t last very long… that’s ...

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Let’s talk about sex…Baby?

Young and pregnant: a concept so “popular” that the topic itself became a show on MTV. So why is the “popularity” of young pregnancies and STDs such a shock factor for many people?  Maybe this shocks so many people because we live in south Georgia, a seemingly more conservative place where pregnancy is not related to popularity, but is supposed ...

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Tim Schafer’s Brütal Legend is ready to rock

 Tim Schafer hasn’t had a lot of luck when it comes to selling video games; one of the industry’s few critical darlings, Schafer has headed up a number of commercial flops over the years.  What he has had, however, are some of the best and most creative ideas in the history of video games—titles like Psychonauts, a 3D platformer that ...

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Twitter is making Miley sick as Jon and Kate throw a big ole money fit

 So, we’re going to start off with some talk about one of our fiercest female rockers.  Avril Lavigne has filed for divorce from her hubby, Sum 41 leader Deryck Whibley, for ‘irreconcilable differences.’ The rock-pop duo has been married for three years since July 2006, and made the initial split with a legal separation since Sept. 4. Luckily there are ...

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Clothesline Project promotes awareness

 Last week, students on campus were able to experience the Clothesline Project, by VSU’s Women’s and Gender Studies program. The Clothesline Project is a display of t-shirts designed by students and local residents to create the awareness of sexual violence towards women and young girls. This is only one of the many programs that the Women’s and Gender Studies Department ...

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The FuZion Models reach out through PhaZes

 FuZion modeling is a group, made up of full-time VSU students, organized to promote beauty and self-confidence among the youth in the Valdosta community since July 2008. “FuZion has teamed up with the Mildred Hunters cCmmunity Center to continue a middle/high school modeling group called PhaZes that was created over eight years ago,” Amaris Hawkins, director of FuZion, said.  FuZion ...

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SGA elects four new senators

  SGA elected four new senators at this week’s meeting, further discussed the revision of the constitution and also allocated $200 toward a Relay for Life event.    Relay for Life members were the first to speak in Monday’s meeting.  In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, the Relay for Life organization will be holding several events in the upcoming ...

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Career Services hosts Fall Expo

 VSU’s Career Services hosted its Fall Career Expo Wednesday in the University Center’s Magnolia room, with a variety of organizations and graduate schools attended looking for prospective students and alumni.  According to Winifred Collins, Director of Career Services, approximately 200 students and alumni attended the event.  AVON, Frito Lay, GEICO, Hertz, Lowe’s, Sherwin-Williams, South Georgia Medical, Turner Furniture, Wells Fargo ...

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A little hope can go a long way

 The Valdosta football Blazers have finally found a savior. Kellen Lewis showed everyone why it was a big deal for him to come to VSU and it couldn’t have come at a more desperate and necessary time.  The Blazer where defending the home turf with a 2-3 record and no shot at the playoffs when Lewis decided to shred the ...

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Lewis gives lift to unsteady Blazers

 All throughout the country NCAA football teams have been enjoying cooler temperatures. That has not been the case for the Valdosta State Blazers (3-3, 3-2) who have been dealing with hot temperatures all season.  However, the Blazers have enjoyed the coolest temperatures of the season so far this week as they prepare for their upcoming game on Saturday against the ...

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