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Feature: VSU Student Uses Voice on Podcast

VSU student Taylor Richards, a freshman psychology major, shares words of encouragement through her podcast,“Melanin Teen Therapy,” in order for listeners to have a platform where they can relate to. “I decided to start a podcast because I knew that there were a lot of women and girls out here around my age that felt like they did not have ...

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Pop Addict: Inauguration Edition

Welcome back, pop addicts of VSU, and thank you for tuning into a very special edition of our beloved pop culture column. Let’s cut to the chase and get right into it! Today is a very important day for Americans. President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were respectively sworn into office this morning. You may be asking: “What ...

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Student businesses making an impact on campus

Almost all students at some point in their education have a job. For some, this might mean working in a restaurant or retail, but over the course of the past decade, more students have started their own business. Posters are found throughout campus advertising student-run businesses for a variety of services. Some sell accessories like bracelets, stickers and makeup, while ...

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The Killers are back with a new album

On Aug. 21, The Killers brought back early 2010 alternative rock music with a new album called “Imploding the Mirage.” The band was formed in 2001 when singer Brandon Flowers left his band Blush Response, after he realized that his true calling was to form his own band, according to Planet Radio. The Killers first debut hit was “Mr. Brightside,” ...

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Hispanic Heritage Month Honors Icons

Hispanic and Latino American icons have had a long history in the entertainment industry. Here are just some of the Hispanic Americans who have influenced media today. Selena Quintanilla Selena Quintanilla was a hit Latin American singer in the ‘80s and ‘90s. According to IMDb, Selena began preforming when she was 9-years-old in a band with her brother and sister. ...

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TikTok ban possible

The ever so popular TikTok craze may be coming to an end soon with concerns surrounding the safety of the app. TikTok is a video-sharing app of a Chinese networking service owned by the internet technology company based in Beijing, ByteDance. There are many security and privacy speculations about this company which resulted in a proposed ban on the app ...

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Next Gen War: Xbox Series X vs PlayStation 5

With no word from Nintendo on any hardware upgrades to compete, Microsoft and Sony are going toe to toe with their new consoles ready to hit shelves this holiday season, the new Xbox Series X(Microsoft) and The PlayStation 5 or PS5 (Sony). Earlier this month due to COVID-19 concerns both companies were forced to host live virtual showcases on YouTube ...

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COVID-19’s Impact on the Music Industry

It’s no secret that something like a pandemic would ruin things for the entertainment business. Among many other things that the COVID-19 pandemic has greatly affected, the music industry has taken quite the blow as well. The global music industry collects two main income streams, the first being live music and the other being recorded music. Live music events, as ...

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Chadwick Boseman passes away due to colon cancer battle

Actor Chadwick Aaron Boseman died of colon cancer at age 43 on August 28, 2020. His death came as a shock to the world when it was announced in an Instagram post on his page. The post said, “He died in his home, with his wife and family by his side.” Boseman had privately married his wife, Taylor Simone Ledward, ...

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Opinion: Should celebrities run for public office?

Celebrities running for political office have been a sight that has been seen for decades. Before Ronald Reagan became the President of the United States, he served as president of the Screen Actors Guild and had a successful film career, starring in over 50 movies across three decades. Arnold Schwarzenegger served as Governor of California for eight years while also ...

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Current COVID-19 Stats for Valdosta State University

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