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Artist captivates students with cool colors

As the sounds of jam-bands emanate from a weathered cassette tape, earthy green gives way to brilliant yellow, electric blue blends into cherry red, which breeds a regal purple that battles a feisty orange against a deep navy background. The gazebo between West Hall and Nevins Hall has a received a vivacious temporary makeover from tie-dye entrepreneur Josh Farmer. The ...

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Don’t just complain, start a protest

Life isn’t fair. It’s true. And there are so many things we can’t control. Sometimes complaining feels like the only option. But what good does it do to complain to one another? We need to be voicing our concerns to the people who are making the rules that govern our lives and restrict our freedoms. Student activism has been advocated ...

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Reality skankiness goes global

If the international community is running low on reasons to sustain their contempt for American culture, they are about to hit the jackpot—thank MTV and the guidos and guidettes of “Jersey Shore.” This week the New York Times informed us that MTV has begun airing the show in over 30 countries and promoting it with slogans like “muscles + gel ...

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Trials of long distance love

Do you believe that a long-distance relationship can work? It depends, right? Does it depend on the distance? Does it depend on the person or does it depend on you? How and will a long distance relationship work with college-age people might be the question now, but the ultimate question is, do you have what it takes to indulge in ...

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VSU Spotlight: Dr. Robert Morgan, from rocket science to writing poetry

Dr. Robert Morgan did the math. Then the science. Then the writing. He’s excelled at all three. Dr. Morgan, a poet and professor, brought his words and wisdom to the students, faculty, and fans who filled the University Center Theatre at 7:30 p.m on Jan 28. as part of Georgia’s Poetry Circuit. On one occasion, Dr. Morgan did the math ...

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Tallahassee has good deals for more cost effective vacations

So you want to get away, but don’t have that much cash. Well, make your way to Tallahassee, Fl. Tallahassee is roughly an hour and a half away and the trip both ways will not cost you more than $100. Most likely you will not be going by yourself so if you split the cost of gas up between about ...

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Researchers tell tall tales about short people

   Let’s face it, being short bites. If you happen to be short, you know. If you happen to be tall, you probably laugh at us for breaking things at WalMart trying to climb up to the top shelf. You sit in front of us at the movies, obliviously blocking our overpriced view with your oversized head. You get served ...

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‘Your News, Your Views’: Speak up

Attention all Blazers. This editorial is for you. This is for the 3,764 students and staff who picked up a copy of last week’s issue. This is for every member of the student body who scoffs at the errors and complains about the content to friends instead of to the staff. This is for our audience.  We try to keep ...

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Sophomore to carry Olympic torch

 VSU sophomore Crystal Hardy will carry the Olympic Flame on Jan. 18 in Calgary, Canada, as part of the Olympic Torch Relay. Hardy is one of 20 inspirational people chosen by Coca-Cola to be torchbearers in the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games because of their contributions to promoting healthy living.  “I am an everyday person recognized for making a small ...

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VSU student making national news

Francesca Zagami interviews Ashleigh Kenny from VSU Spectator on Vimeo. Francesca Zagami Staff Writer frzagami@valdosta.edu  Ashleigh Kenny, a VSU English major, has been at the center of a nationwide political controversy caused by a simple cotton shirt with a complex message:  “RIP the U.S. Constitution.” Kenny’s message has been debated and misinterpreted on national television and the internet.  Kenny’s T-shirt ...

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