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JoJo’s Potato & Mac Shack Smacks

JoJo’s Potato and Mac Shack , located right next to Little Caesars, opened their doors in May with a variety of loaded potatoes on their menu, accompanied by macaroni and cheese dishes and a gorgeous spread of sides and desserts. Most visitors to this locally owned tavern will find themselves sitting outside on a covered patio with string lights, and ...

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Teachers provide Advice for Student Success

The pandemic has exasperated families, students’ mental health is in a massive decline and many are simply too overwhelmed by the thought of attending another four years of classes and exams. However, professors have pulled together tips for students to help them do well and stay motivated during college. Dr. Donald Thieme, associate professor of geosciences, highlighted common tips that ...

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Michael Myers returns in ‘Halloween Kills’

Michael Myers strikes back in ‘Halloween Kills’. After the ending of the ‘Halloween’ film in 2018, Myers has returned to terrorize those who escaped him. Laurie Strode (reprised by Jamie Lee Curtis) and her granddaughter, Karen Strode (Judy Greer), flee from the blaze in the previous film’s finale, pursued by Myers, as they attempt to get away from what can ...

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‘Squid Game’: Fun and games, but at what cost?

Squid Game has quickly rocketed to the top of the ratings, becoming the most successful launch of a television show in Netflix’s history, according to their Twitter. Following the story of a struggling gambling addict, Seong Gi-hun, who is enlisted to play a game of survival against others in dire constraints for an exceptional cash prize that could end his ...

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VSU psychology club holds suicide prevention event

On Sept. 27, the Psychology Club hosted a Suicide Awareness Prevention Forum to open a discussion about why mental health should not be ignored while in school. “Many students believe that they have to put their mental health on the backburner for academics,” Jade Hubbard, the Psychology Club President, said. “We wanted to prove that VSU still cares.” The forum ...

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Stage goes dark for ‘Aladdin’ on Broadway

On Oct. 1. Disney’s theatrical production “Aladdin” was announced to be delayed until the Oct. 12,, since much of the crew had tested positive for COVID-19. After taking a COVID PCR test (a test which examines if your body has any genetic material related to the virus), the crew has put further showings on hold until they have been provided ...

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Steve from “Blue’s Clues” sends reassuring message to fans: “I never forgot you. Ever.”

After nearly 20 years, Steve, the original host of “Blue’s Clues”, returned to the network to provide his now adult audience with tearful, heartfelt words that many desperately needed to hear. Blue and her owner, Steve, were a staple of children everywhere for many consecutive years. However, in 2002, after only four seasons, children were forced to watch the host ...

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“Candyman”: watch it, watch it, watch it, watch it, watch it

As a seasoned horror veteran, I had never watched the “Candyman” series, and jumped at the chance to view both films. I was appalled at the 1992 film, as it was lacking any true scares, but daring to call itself anything other than a waste of my time. The lighting and visual effects were acceptable, but there was nothing else ...

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‘A Quiet Place II’: sequel tiptoes to the top

As it turns out, silence is not enough anymore. Following the first film and the death of the patriarch, his wife and children must continue in search of ways to survive on their own. Releasing during the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, while daring, didn’t hinder or trouble this film’s success, as noted by the gross amount of 16 million ...

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