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Boring Old Remerton

For this past fall break many of you probably attended the great college institution–the bar. When I say “bar” I mean drinking establishment and when I say drinking establishment I mean “that rocking awesome place where you met that girl that puked on your shoes.” So, if you are a freshman, then the whole Remerton bar strip is a new ...

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Poissons de Chants on display

 An unusual art form is now on display at the VSU art gallery. The show’s title, “Poissons de Chant,” translates to “The Singing Fish.”  The exhibit, on display from Oct. 20 to Nov. 5, showcases Tom Lundquist’s series of images made entirely by digital technologies including Adobe Photoshop and computer-animated programs.  The series shows the journey of a school of ...

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Students bring awareness to bullying

 On Oct. 20, people across the nation wore purple to bring awareness to “homophobic bullying” and remember those who have been affected by it. Over the past month, the media has highlighted six young men who committed suicide due to their inability to cope with the ongoing pressures of being homosexual.  Students are showing their respects to the families and ...

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Greeks to host fall festival

  On Saturday, Oct. 24, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. and the Greek community will host the 2010 community fall festival on the front lawn of VSU from 1-4 p.m.  The event will be open to all community members and children.   Boys and Girls Clubs of Valdosta will be attending the festivities. All booths are sponsored by Greek sorority and ...

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Four candidates for Provost/VPAA chosen

 The Search and Screening Committee is currently looking for Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and have selected four candidates to appear on campus for interviews on Nov. 9-19.   More than 50 applications were received for the position.   Initially, the 18-member committee interviewed all of the candidates in Atlanta during the second weekend in October. From the 10 ...

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Heinz and Foote ready for season

  The VSU women’s soccer team head coach Melissa Heinz and her assistant Erin Foote have high expectations for their team’s first season ever.   Coach Heinz will be coaching the first ever women’s soccer team at Valdosta State. However, starting up a new team isn’t a first for Heinz’s. She’s started up programs at William Carey University, Birmingham Southern and ...

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Volleyball aims for tournament

This past weekend the Valdosta State Lady Blazers volleyball team had the opportunity to play where they’ve only played once this season -- at home at the VSU Complex.

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People Poll: After Fall Break, how do you prepare for the rest of the semester?

Victoria Moore  senior education major   “During fall break I started on some work so now I don’t have to work so hard.” Jacob Smith freshman engineering major “I do the same thing I did before the break, study.” Chaz Thomas  senior marketing major “I continue my same study habits I did before fall break, it’s just two days.” Matia ...

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Letters to the Editor

Americans should be ‘color-blind’ (Last) week’s letter that was featured in the “Letters to the Editor” section (“Spectator uneven in news coverage, Oct. 14)  really hit a bad note with me. Our founding documents call us to unequivocally know that “All men are created Equal,” and that this right was granted to us by God. But the letter mentioned above ...

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College forms identity

 Having a social life affects your personality and morale. According to Harvard University graduate, Fenna Krienen, it can affect your brain as well.   There was speculation on whether the brain’s medial prefrontal cortex, a section associated with “personality expression, decision making and social behavior,” responded more to people with common interests or to people we are closer to, according ...

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