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‘Zombieland’ is a must see

Amy Johstono Staff Writer acjohstono@valdosta.edu   It’s his loner personality and long list of phobias and zombie survival rules that keeps nerdy Columbus alive during the world’s transformation from Earth to Zombieland.  When a disease that started with a cheeseburger spreads through humanity, Columbus (Jesse Eisenberg) and trigger-happy Tallahassee (Woody Harrelson) find themselves alone in a zombie-filled world and are trying ...

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Becoming a zombie does not have to mean the end for you

Molly Deaton Staff Writer mmdeaton@valdosta.edu  Now that you have become a zombie, it is important that you understand the different ways people see you, as opposed to a living and normal human that you were once accepted as. Zombies have pros and cons, like everything else. However, the pros really seem to outweigh the cons for the most part, and ...

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How to survive when the zombie apocalypse comes

Kenny Bush Staff Writer krbush@valdosta.edu   The zombie apocalypse is no laughing matter…well, it kind of is. However, the moment it isn’t will be the same moment when monsters that you once knew as your roommates and peers are making a lunch out of your intestines.  Before that happens, you might want to take these tips into consideration.  First, you need ...

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Freedom of speech should not be an issue

Being aware of the events that have taken place regarding the hanging of the Confederate flag, we must all take a closer look at the issue at hand.  First off, every person of all genders and from every background who is a citizen of the United States of America has a First Amendment right.  By law, it states that Congress ...

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New Student Union to bring jobs for students

Brittany Briscoe Staff Writer blbriscoe@valdosta.edu  VSU Student Life is looking for approximately 40 new workers for the Student Union, which will be the largest student employed building on campus.  “We are looking for building managers, information desk assistants, set up technicians, game room attendants and audio visual technicians,” said John Wright, Associate Director of Student Life.  The Building Manager will ...

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Making a cool zombie costume that everyone can afford

Stephanie Turner Staff Writer sdturner@valdosta.edu  Ever wanted to be a zombie for Halloween, but don’t exactly have a lot of money to spend? Well here’s some tips on different costumes at an affordable price.  These creatures can come in different forms but have one thing in common, they are the dead brought back to life. The attitude and behavior is ...

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The crazy life of a zombie extra

Rachel Wayne Copy Editor vrwayne@valdosta.edu   “I’m going to be a zombie!” I excitedly told my friends last January. “Huh?” was their usual response. Once I’d gotten the email, I sped to Facebook and trumpeted it for the world (at least as represented by my online friends) to hear. Funny how many people added, “Congratulations” after the “huh,” as though becoming ...

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Rant and Rave of the Week: October 1, 2009

Rant A Foul Smell   Every once in a while I have noticed that the corner where Hopper and the new University Union face each other will have this putrid smell. It smells like a combination of poop and rotten garbage. I have also noticed that there is a grill there so I can only guess that somebody is cooking up ...

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SGA welcomes new senators to the senate

Danielle Everson Managing Editor dveverson@valdosta.edu   VSU students will soon have the chance to vote on changes in the Student Government Association constitution, as SGA President Kelli Cody presented the senate with tentative revisions at their meeting Monday night.   Other topics of discussion included welcoming of new senators, voter registration, a senate retreat, homecoming and Judicial Board voting.  SGA finally reached ...

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