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Tag Archives: 2010-01-28

Gun laws could change with bill

 Georgia House Bill 615 will be presented on March 3. If the bill goes through, one will be allowed to carry a weapon on any Georgia college campus with a permit.  Bill 615 would affect at least 400,000 Georgians who hold gun permits.�  Republican House Representative Tim Bearden is co-sponsor of this bill.  He explains the rights this bill would ...

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Rant and Raves: January 28, 2010

RANT When did individuality become a crime?  It bugs me to see so many students clown people who they think are “weird” for having a unique sense of style. By unique I don’t mean the ones who mix-match leggings with sequins and cardigans. I mean the ones who have a passion for what they like (whether it be fashion, music ...

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People Poll: What was the best part of ‘70s pop culture?

Morgan Herrin Junior sociology major “The music”   Rachael Dillon  Sophomore biology major “The disco ball and bell bottoms” .Angelique Witmer Junior psychology/philosophy major “Progressive music and women’s rights movement” Sherry Guess Sophomore clinical psychology major “It opened a new revolution of higher consciousness.” Pennica Irvin Sophomore, Math major  “The platform shoes” Daniel Clay Senior finance major “The disco”  Richard ...

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Blazer still stayin’ alive

   The Valdosta State Blazers and Lady Blazers continued their longest winning streaks of the season this past week as both teams defeated West Alabama and Alabama-Huntsville.  The Lady Blazers rolled to a convincing win against the West Alabama Tigers when they met at the Complex on Jan. 21 for a Gulf South Conference showdown. The Lady Blazers had strong ...

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Soccer coach to be announced

 The Valdosta State athletic department is set to introduce the newest coach to VSU today in a press conference at 11 a.m. Athletic Director Herb Reinhard has made his decision on who will be the first ever coach of the newly added women’s    soccer team, which is set to begin play in 2011.  The process has been a long one, ...

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All-GSC teams heavey with Blazers

 The Valdosta State Blazers baseball team has been picked to win the 2010 Gulf South Conference Eastern Division by the GSC coaches, while the Lady Blazers softball team has been picked to finish second in the East Division according to an announcement by the GSC office earlier this week. The Blazers won the 2008 GSC East Division, however finished third ...

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Go to St. George for an affordable getaway

Looking for a quick weekend getaway? Every student needs a little vacation time, especially during spring semester. Why not save some cash while you’re at it? For a good weekend to simply relax and take your mind off of school while the weather is warming up, a camping trip at St. George Island would be perfect. With the added bonus ...

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Chris Brown’s new ‘Graffiti’ reminiscent of MJ, Prince

 On December 8, 2009, Chris Brown released the much anticipated album, Graffiti. This album debuted at number seven on the Billboard 200 and at number one on Billboard Top R&B Chart. The album has received very mixed responses from critics and fans.  “It’s a good CD,” said sophomore Brandon Menner. The album itself is a mix of slow ballads and ...

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Little things can help you save lots of loot

 A majority of college students are faced with tight budgets, low incomes, and empty pockets each year. In these bad economic times, it is important to remember how valuable it is to constantly save those bucks. Here are some quick tips to keep in mind when faced with money setbacks.  Take your spare change to a CoinStar at your local ...

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News from the 70’s Spectator Style

1970- Students question the SGA: “Poor Leadership Causes Ineffectiveness of SGA” 1970- Students boycott the food in the College Cafeteria 1970- Patterson Hall is built 1970- The tennis courts next to the PE Complex are built 1970- VSC establishes a “no-curfew” system in two doors 1970- Langdale Hall is considered the finest on-campus residence; off campus there is “The Crazy ...

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