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Start off this semester right, make some resolutions

   A brand new year calls for some new resolutions, right? Everyone wants to improve some area of their life so as students why don’t we make some resolutions to jump start the spring semester? These newfound changes don’t have to be mind blowing or add another level of stress to our busy lives. Instead, a few simple tweaks here ...

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Queen Victoria’s sends us a brilliant time from Britain

 This week we went with a European feel. We went to the new British pub on Baytree Road, Queen Victoria’s.  The atmosphere was very interesting. With fine furniture in the middle of the restaurant and a decorated bar, it definitely was different than any other American restaurant. The only complaint we would have is that there wasn’t a lot of ...

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Blazers prepare for a new season

 Greg Guilliams, head coach for the Blazer Baseball team, has major preseason goals to prepare for the 2010 season.  He admits that during his three years at VSU “getting used to the level of competition” has been a slight challenge but feels that preparing players for the challenge is the first step.  This can be considered a challenge in itself ...

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New babies are a comin’ while O’ Brien is a goin’

 Welcome to spring semester, Blazers. With all the exciting celebrity news from last year, this year is sure to follow suit.  But of course, we can’t forget the memorable events that wrapped up 2009. Baby boys  put the icing on 2009’s cake for both Kendra Wilkinson and Kourtney Kardashian in December. Wilkinson gave birth to baby Hank Baskett IV on ...

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Rants and Raves: January 21, 2010

Rants Student Union restaurants have slow service:   The Student Union hired a lot of student workers and a lot of staff to supply the Union but the service is very slow; especially in the middle of the day. You might find yourself waiting up to 30-45 minutes for your hamburger or pizza from The Loop. They might need just a ...

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People Poll: What’s your favorite part of the new Student Union?

Laura Walsh Freshman undecided major “It’s beautiful, I love the food the most. I love the Loop a lot. I come here all the time.” Maurice Rosemond Sophomore art major “I like the top floor, because of the seats that they have you can sit and get quiet and really get some reading done up there.” Yuri McGhie Freshman biology ...

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Blazers heating up

 Over winter break, while normal college students were at home hanging out with their friends and family, the Valdosta State basketball teams were busy in action.  The 11th ranked Blazers were in action six times over winter break as they posted an impressive 5-1 record as their only loss came on the road against Tampa, the day after finals were ...

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VP Kurt Keppler resigns position

�  Vice President of Student Affairs Dr. Kurt J. Keppler has resigned after eight years at VSU. Current Dean of Students Russell T. Mast will serve as interim VP of Student Affairs until the position is filled permanently.   As of May 1, Keppler will assume the position of Vice Chancellor for Student Life and Enrollment Services at Louisiana State University. ...

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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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