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Tag Archives: 2009-11-12

‘Damn Yankees’ now playing

Valdosta State University Theatre and Dance Area presents “Damn, Yankees,” opened on Thursday night and can be seen at 7:30 p.m. in Sawyer Theatre, located on the first floor of the Fine Arts Building.  Damn, Yankees tells the story of baseball fan Joe Boyd (Jake Alley) as he sells his soul to a salesman named Applegate (Joel Moseley), who turns ...

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VSU Film Festival returns

The Valdosta Film Festival is coming back to VSU, with more films, prizes, laughs and suspense than last year. The Fifth Annual Valdosta Film Festival will take place on December 5 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Bailey Science Building. Changes from last year’s festival include the festival being open to the region, more films, and better prizes. ...

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Wireless Woes

With reports of patchy wireless service on the rise, VSU’s Information Technology group has acknowledged that there are multiple issues contributing to the problem, the most prevalent being network congestion in the afternoon and evenings. “We are working to arrange and pay for a ResNet segment dedicated for use by the residence halls and separated from the rest of the ...

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AT&T’s plan to take the 3G network nationwide

Earlier this year, AT&T announced that they would be launching a 3G mobile broadband Network in Valdosta. As of Oct. 29, 2009, there is more than 300 square miles of new 3G coverage across Valdosta.             The availability of AT&T 3G mobile broadband network in the Valdosta area is incredibly crucial to businesses, colleges and universities, and local residents. The ...

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Blazers put first things first, meet fans

 The Valdosta State Blazers and Lady Blazers basketball programs hosted Meet the Blazers on Sunday at the P.E. Complex.  Meet the Blazers is a way for the Valdosta State faithful to meet the teams that will take the court this season. The Blazers and Lady Blazers also host a  basketball clinic for children from the ages of 5-13 years old. ...

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Lady Blazers honored

 Three Lady Blazers (15-12, 4-6) were named to the GSC all-conference team yesterday after a strong season and a conference tournament berth.  Irene Hannan and Ruthie King, both junior outside hitters, became the first Lady Blazers named to the all-conference first team since Laura Lee Atkinson in 2006. Hannan had a solid year leading the Blazers with 327 kills and ...

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Basketball set to tipoff

 The Valdosta State Blazers and Lady Blazers basketball teams are set to begin their 2009-2010 seasons this upcoming week.  The Lady Blazers will begin on Sunday afternoon when they take on Lander at 2 p.m. in the P.E. Complex. The Men will   begin on Monday when they take on Carver Bible following the Lady Blazers game on Monday against Edward ...

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Passion wanted, no experience necessary

It was brought to my attention a few days ago that I have been fairly disrespectful to the VSU athletic department in recent weeks. In fact, a member of the cross-country team approached me to explain his unrest to me while I was walking by Hopper Hall. It was a chance encounter but the conversation was not wasted.  To start ...

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Marketing, Business and Management jobs available

Attention all soon-to-be graduates and those who have already obtained a degree. There are a number of full-time jobs available this week that require degrees in a variety of majors.�  If you are preparing for that last stretch of test finals and papers before you walk across that stage in December, take a look as some of these jobs may ...

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SGA talks run two hours on Monday

 Quorum was met, Sgt. of Arms were voted in, money was allocated, t-shirts were approved, buying ads and a finally approved SGA constitution were discussed, and a few guest speakers showed up to Monday night’s SGA meeting, which lasted for almost two hours.  Dean of Students Russ Mast started off the meeting telling SGA how much he appreciated all of ...

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