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Review: Huey Magoo’s is a must-try

On April 7, franchisees Buck and Brooklyn Harris cut the ribbon to unveil the brand-new chicken restaurant, Huey Magoo’s Chicken Tenders. The new restaurant is sure to bring you back for more at the Peachtree Plaza on Gornto Road. The menu features their one-of-a-kind chicken tenders that come in three-, five- and seven-piece options. They each come served with crinkle-cut ...

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Campus Wellness provides resources for stress

VSU’s Campus Wellness community is an organization that promotes and supports the awareness of a healthy lifestyle by offering a variety of programs that address the overall wellness of the university’s faculty, staff and student community. Jon D. Paris, associate director of VSU’s counseling center, said that the campus wellness community is helpful to VSU especially during the pandemic, as ...

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Photos: Mockingbird gift shop soars during pandemic

Mockingbird, a locally owned and operated gift shop in Downtown Valdosta, sells a variety of different items including home décor, jewelry, candles, children’s gifts and other small items. Pamela Akins, the owner of Mockingbird, opened the gift shop in January 2003. “It [Mockingbird] has afforded me to meet so many people in our community and become friends with them,” Akins ...

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Fraternity starts petition to rename buildings

The Rho Epsilon chapter of the Sigma Lambda International Fraternity created a petition to rename the resident hall buildings of Brown, Lowndes and Patterson, which was submitted to VSU administration on April 19. Michael Tidwell, the president of Sigma Lambda International Fraternity, and the rest of the fraternity decided to prepare this petition as an attempt to break away from ...

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Blazers face West Ga in last series of regular season home games

The VSU baseball team is set to take the mound against rival West Georgia in what will be a pivotal series for both teams. The three-game series will be played this Sunday and Monday after being moved back due to inclement weather.  It will also be VSU’s last series of home games of the regular season after their April 21 ...

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Tips for going Green while living on campus

There are many ways to have a more sustainable living and to recycle more, but it does become hard when someone lives in a cramped place like a dorm with a roommate. Fortunately, there are ways to go green while living on campus. Go Paperless Everyone seems to always have a computer or a phone with them which can be ...

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Feature: VSU Theater Department continues to thrive

Many students have had a change in lifestyle because of the COVID-19 pandemic hitting in early 2020. VSU had to switch from face-to-face to remote learning almost instantaneously once students were sent home. One of the biggest changes affected the theatre department as their upcoming show was canceled, in-person rehearsals were put on hold and auditions were beginning to be ...

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Black Student League improves campus life for minorities

Drewnell Thomas and Robert Pierce attended Valdosta State College in 1963, marking the college’s first steps towards integration. Since then, Valdosta State University has changed not only in name but also in its responsibility and sensitivity to the students in attendance. Organizations, like the Black Student League, were created by VSU students to not only help with the transition of ...

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MLB is striking out in response to the new GA voting bill

On April 2, the MLB announced that it would be relocating its All-Star game on July 13 from Atlanta to Denver in response to a controversial voting bill that was passed in Georgia. I don’t think they made the right choice at all. According to the MLB, the new voting bill is restrictive and racist. That’s what the left is ...

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“Guys and Dolls” to start shows soon

Guys and Dolls is a musical tale straight from Broadway, which is based on the story and characters famously written by Abe Burrows and Jo Swerling. The lyrics and scores featured in this classical musical were composed by Frank Loesser. The story unfolds in the form of a romantic romp through New York City and Havana, Cuba. The adventure is ...

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