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Tag Archives: 2010-03-11

A Legendary Spring Break: Lessons from Barney Stinson

(Note: If you don’t know the show “How I Met Your Mother,” Barney Stinson is Neil Patrick Harris’ character. But I repeat his lessons here, so there’s no need to watch the show to get this article. But you should still watch it. Just saying.) There are two elements to spring break: the things everyone says you should do, and ...

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UGA QB arrested in Remerton

University of Georgia quarterback Zach Mettenberger, who is one of the three candidates for the starting quarterback position, was arrested on Sunday morning in Remerton outside local bar Flip Flops. Mettenberger faces five misdemeanor charges: underage consumption/possession of alcohol, disorderly conduct, obstruction and two counts of possession of false identification after the early Sunday morning arrest. Mettenberger, 18, was arrested ...

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‘Alice in Wonderland’: good, but doesn’t live up to hype

If you’re looking to feel like a kid again, “Alice in Wonderland” is not the flick for you. The Tim Burton film that came out Friday stars Mia Wasikowska as Alice Kingsley who falls down a rabbit hole after trying to escape an awkward engagement party. Alice is convinced she is dreaming, when she is really in an alternate world, ...

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VSU displays student art in Student Union

The new Student Union stands out among the other buildings around campus, not just because it’s still a little shiny, but because on just about every wall hangs a piece of original VSU student artwork. “Finally Valdosta State University is supporting Valdosta art, and that’s one thing I think is a huge milestone … in buying student art because that’s ...

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VSU Blazers set for March Madness

Saturday afternoon in the VSU men’s basketball team will take the court for the first time since their 57-48 loss to Arkansas Tech in the Gulf South Conference tournament semi-finals. The Blazers were tabbed the fourth seed for the South region tournament, which makes up the first three rounds of the NCAA Division II tournament, which is set to begin ...

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VSU to play in South tourney

While many VSU students are enjoying the spring break vacation, the VSU men’s and women’s basketball teams will be competing in the NCAA South region tournament, which will be held in Russellville, Ark. starting Friday. The Blazers were tabbed the fourth seed on the men’s side, while the Lady Blazers were tabbed the sixth seed. “I feel great about it,” ...

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VSU to host No. 1 team in nation

The 12 ranked Valdosta State baseball team is set for arguably their toughest matchup of the season as the top ranked Florida Southern Mocs come to Billy Grant Field for a three game series starting Friday night. “This will be the best team that we have faced all year,” VSU head coach Greg Guilliams said. “If we don’t have our ...

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Woman struck by car outside of Centennial

Late Wednesday night a female student was struck by a moving vehicle outside of Centennial Hall. The victim, whose identity is unknown at this time, was transported to South Georgia Medical Center. According to Cpl. Joshua Luke the extent of the victims injuries are unknown at this time. “The bus was stopped at the bus stop, when the victim ran ...

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The Boom Box professor

Dr. Louis Schmier, senior history professor, does not lecture, give tests, or give grades. He has to give a final grade, however, so what Schmier does is start his students off with an A in his class, which they may or may not keep throughout the semester. “They think no grades [means] easy, but I push them,” he says. Dr. ...

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Destination : Savannah for Spring Break

Spring Break is coming up and the question on everyone’s mind : How am I going to spend this glorious week off? Savannah is a great choice. About three hours from Valdosta, Savannah is full of history and life with many places to see and things to experience. St Patrick’s Day falls on Spring Break this year, and in Savannah, ...

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