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Rants and Raves: October 21, 2009

Rave Advising can be useful: “I love advising and my advisor. I like it because my advisor is very thorough and makes sure I understand all my options. He gives me several options and also suggests things he thinks I would like personally.” Megan Harris- Sophomore English/ Journalism Major “I like advising because in my field they bring the papers ...

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Obama won: Give Peace a Chance

You have got to appreciate irony; from the Nobel Peace Prize results causing great controversy to people arguing over something that they really don’t care about. It’s as if we are just puppets on a string and a two-year-old is pulling on them. Be honest with yourselves, Blazers. How many of you actually care about the Nobel Peace Prize Award? ...

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Costumes gone slutty?

Dress Like a Slut Day? Is it Halloween? Or National Dress like a ‘Hoochie-Momma Day?’ When did Halloween stray from trick-or-treating-witches and haunted houses- and turn into a holiday for girls to dress in skanky costumes, and it’s perfectly acceptable? Halloween is no longer a night of pumpkins, gremlins and ghosts; it is an expensive night of drunken sexy dress-up. ...

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VSU’s fine line

Over a week has passed since VSU quarterback Kellen Lewis was arrested for one count of misdemeanor battery. Charges are still pending. The Indiana transfer returned to practice last Thursday, just two days after the arrest, and made the start at Harding. Our question: should Lewis have played? The answer will depend on who you ask. Some will say he’s ...

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Athletic Department Stands by QB Kellen Lewis

Valdosta State University quarterback Kellen Lewis was arrested by the City of Valdosta Police Department on Tuesday October 13th and was charged with 1 count of misdemeanor battery after an altercation that took place. The arrest for the Lewis came one day after Lewis was named GSC offensive player of the week for his team leading performance in the Blazers ...

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Dean’s criticism rings hollow

Recently the Spectator was taken to task by VSU’s head football coach, David Dean. Apparently he has taken a keen interest in the work of this newspaper and he must not like what he sees. The part which he is particularly disturbed by is the coverage of Kellen Lewis’, starting quarterback, arrest for one count of battery. In fact, Dean ...

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Jessie’s has good eats and treats

This week I was short one Taster, but I still headed downtown to Jessie’s Eats and Treats on 111 West Central Ave.                 The atmosphere of this place was nice. There were mirrors all over the wall and it had a really young kind of feel. It had your basic whiteboard menu with café style tables and chairs. I also ...

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S.U.R.G.E. attended the Women of Color Conference Oct. 9-10

S.U.R.G.E. (Students United for Real Gender Equality attended Spellman College in Atlanta, Ga, for the Third Annual Women of Color Conference on Oct. 9 and 10. The confrerence focused on all aspects of feminism, how society acts towards women’s issues and what students today can do to educate others on these issues on their campuses.                 S.U.R.G.E, started in 2008 ...

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Accountant, driver, and designer wanted

Danie on the Clock Fall break is now behind us all and it’s time to get back on the grind in the job world.                 Graduation is literally seven weeks away from some students and the holiday season is approaching rapidly for those of you who want some part time cash.                 So as we all kick it in gear ...

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Richard Heene is fakin’, Rosie’s family is breakin’

Pop Addict Hollywood has sunk to an all-time low what with the entertainment news overflowing in random ‘Balloon Boy’ topics.                 The story is that there was a giant helium balloon (made by the Heene family) floating away supposedly with a little boy inside. The little boy’s parents called the police in panic for help to get the balloon down. ...

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