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One Piece makes its long-awaited live-action debut

After multiple attempts to create an accurate live-action version of a highly known anime, Netflix may have finally gotten it right with its new live-action adaptation of “One Piece” with its surprising precise shots from the original show.   “One Piece” is a highly popular and long running Japanese manga and anime series. It debuted as a manga series in ...

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Valdosta Cinemas continues Studio Ghibli film festival

Valdosta Cinemas is continuing to show all 10 of Hayao Miyazaki’s iconic animated films during studio Ghibli’s first nationwide festival event. The movie festival is for devoted fans who want to experience the illuminating worlds of their favorite films on the big screen again. The 10 Japanese animated films that are shown at the cinema include Howl’s Moving Castle, Spirited ...

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Tour Challenge: Beyoncé or Taylor Swift?

Two of the most successful recording artists in this generation, both with incredible talent and devoted fanbases, have made a monumental impact for people all over the world. But which star can claim to have the bigger and better tour- Beyoncé or Taylor Swift?  Both artists are currently touring on their respective world tours, Beyoncé on her Renaissance and Taylor on ...

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Under the Sea. . . Again

Photo Credit: Walt Disney Pictures

Disney’s live-action remake of “The Little Mermaid” has been a subject of controversy since it was first announced; however, its release has provided an experience full of fun and joy and finds itself just as magical as the original cartoon.  The film follows Ariel (Halle Bailey), the fun-loving, red-headed mermaid who has a curiosity about the human world above her. After saving ...

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Slingin’ “Across the Spider-Verse”

Sequels can be tricky, especially when following the success or failure of the preceding film, but Sony’s highly anticipated “Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse” brings about a deep, high-stakes story that some would say rivals its predecessor.   The sequel to “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” continues to give the audience a thrill ride.  The film follows Miles Morales (Shameik Moore) a few months ...

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The International Program reorganizes

As VSU continues to make a few alterations within some of the academic programs, the International Program seems to be next on the list. The International Program focuses on supporting international students, as well as exchange students, accepted into the program while also providing study abroad programs and opportunities for students native to VSU. International students usually come to VSU ...

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Top 5 playlists to study to for finals

The stress of finals season can take a toll on student’s mental health. Here are some top 5 playlists that will help make the finals’ studying sessions a lot smoother. Playlist #1: Instrumentals For those who simply cannot focus with lyrics coming out of their earphones, try listening to some music that gives you a beautiful symphony, preferably from your ...

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VSU debate team finishes first tournament of the year

On Saturday, Jan. 21, VSU’s Speech and Debate team competed in the first debate tournament of the year, advancing to the quarterfinals of a nationwide competition. During this tournament, the debaters went up against opponents from different states to debate some of the most diverse topics of today. These schools included Spelman College, Florida State University, Park University, University of ...

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10 songs to put you in the holiday spirit

The holiday season has finally arrived to decorate, watch movies and make sweet treats. But Christmas isn’t complete without the right music playing in the background. Christmas music is what really puts people in the holiday spirit, so here is a list of the top 10 best Christmas songs to listen to get the holiday spirit. “All I Want for ...

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