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‘Youth in Revolt,’ a different kind of romantic comedy

 “Youth in Revolt” is the film adaptation of the book of the same name, centered around the socially inept Nick Twisp (Michael Cera), who, while on a family vacation, falls in love with a free-spirited girl named Sheeni Saunders (Portia Doubleday). However, after their summer fling, Sheeni reveals to Nick that when he leaves she doesn’t want to be held ...

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Tim Eno flips ‘The Magic Flute’ upside-down

�  The VSU Music Department was buzzing at the return of classes as VSU students put on their opera production for the 2009-2010 year.  This year marked the 10th annual opera for Valdosta State and was dedicated to Ed and Mary Crane.  For this special anniversary there was much debate over the selection of the opera.  The final decision was ...

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Police investigate off-campus fight

The Valdosta Police Department is continuing to investigate  a brawl that occurred at the Sigma Nu fraternity house on Sunday Nov. 22, according to Major Ann Farmer of the Valdosta State Police. Around 11:30 Saturday night, Nov. 21, two party-goers were allegedly involved in a fight. One fight participant was then escorted off the property. He returned a couple of ...

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All you need to know about resumes

The semester and year is coming to an end. That means achieved accomplishments and hopeful opportunities for the start of the new year. However, before grabbing those diplomas and finalizing all of your hard work, take down some notes about a few tips that may help out your resume before applying to those employers. Resumes may sound like a foreign ...

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Tropical Smoothie gives us a nice, if pricy, place

This time I was by myself, so I decided to get something light. I also wanted to get a warm escape from these rainy winter days, so I headed down to Tropical Smoothie on Baytree Rd. One thing I have to say for this place, and smoothie places in general actually—it had a very colorful interior. It kind of made ...

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SGA holds last meeting; gives $7,000 to CAB

SGA held its last meeting this past Monday in the Odum Library Auditorium, addressing aiding CAB with their spring comedy show, the SGA holiday dinner next Monday, whether or not SGA members should dress up for their meetings, and a senator being elected Parliamentarian. Tatiana Lee, head of CAB’s Coffeehouse and Comedy committee, came to ask SGA to join with ...

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No. 3 Blazers off to hot start

The basketball season is in full swing. The Blazers are hot, while the Lady Blazers are struggling to put together a complete game. Lady Blazers: Since Nov. 19, the Lady Blazers have recorded a record of 1-3 (not including Wednesday night’s contest). The Lady Blazers got started off right with a win over Eckerd; however the Lady Blazers hit the ...

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David Dean looks back

If hindsight is twenty-twenty than Head football coach David Dean has perfect a view of the topsy-turvy 09 football season. It required him to lead a team that broke records for better and worse and had more controvery then any coach would care to live through. However, Dean  survived the good times and the bad and found a little time ...

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The better, the improving, and the sentimental

The fall semester is coming to its seemingly long overdue close and, call me sentimental, it is just about time to look back at all the things that have made fall ’09 memorable. For starters, the Lady Blazers reached the conference playoffs for the first time in three seasons. Although the team met an early exit at the hands of ...

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McShepard becoming an instant star at VSU

After watching Billy McShepard, #33 on the Blazer basketball team, play forward on the basketball court, one might be a little hesitant to walk up and start a conversation with this Blazer newcomer. After all, McShepard stands at an impressive 6’10” and was not too nice to the GSW Hurricanes when on the court this past Monday night. But in ...

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