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Poker in Statesboro

Poker Time Statesboro has brought poker to Statesboro, where anybody can show up and play Texas hold’em for free. “Poker Times main goal is to bring casual free Texas hold’em to the Statesboro area,” Tim Rubnitz, senior information systems major, said. There are currently two games a week, Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. at Chops and […]

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Bar altercation leaves student dead

Bar altercation leaves student dead

An altercation at Rude Rudy’s early Thursday morning resulted in the death of GSU freshman Michael Gatto, 18. Authorities responded to the scene shortly after midnight and found Gatto unresponsive with head injuries, according to the Statesboro Police Department. Gatto was taken to East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro and was later airlifted to […]

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An Evening with Dean Edwards

An Evening with Dean Edwards

School is back in full swing and with that all the stress of classes and homework return. So why not relieve this stress with some good laughs? UPB is offering an evening with Dean Edwards that is sure to leave you smiling. Dean Edwards is a comedian known for his work on MTV’s “Guy Code” […]

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Sports

Team Up.

Registration for Fall 2014 Intramural Sports has officially kicked off with over 13 sports available for students to participate in. Below are the registration dates for the different sports: Flag Football: Aug. 25-Sept. 9 Pre-Season Flag Football: Aug. 18-Sept. 2 Cornhole: Sept. 1-Sept. 16 Fall Golf: Sept. 29-Oct. 14 Tennis Doubles: Sept. 15-Sept. 30 Basketball: […]

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Bittersweet loss to NC State leaves fans wanting more

Bittersweet loss to NC State leaves fans wanting more

Anyone who stepped on the field at Carter-Finley Stadium on Saturday could feel the intense heat of the air over Raleigh. The Georgia Southern football team undoubtedly was in the hot seat, both literally and figuratively. The gridiron was neatly placed in the center of the newly renovated stadium, playing as a stage for over […]

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Southern goes winless in Gainesville

Southern goes winless in Gainesville

Georgia Southern’s Volleyball Team looked to get their first win in Gainesville, but will have to wait until this weekend for that possibility after losing all three games in the Active Ankle Challenge. Not all was bad, however. Kym Coley was named to the All-Tournament Team averaging .64 blocks per set, along with 2.45 kills […]

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A & E

Missing Talons? We’ve got you.

Missing Talons? We’ve got you.

While Gus Mart has been fairly busy these first few weeks of school, let’s be honest. We all miss Talons to some degree. Whether you sat down to have a nice meal and relax after a long day of classes or ordered some wings before watching a football game with your buddies, the familiar tastes […]

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Buzz List

Buzz List

A phone hacker has tapped the phones of several celebs, leaking their nudes for the entire world to see. Jennifer Lawrence was involuntarily volunteered as one of the tributes. There doesn’t seem to be any silver linings in this playbook because the hacker’s list is supposedly pages long. While we’re on the subject of bad […]

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Serving the community

Grades? Check. Involvement? Check. Service? Not so much. With all of the things going on in college, community service is often the last thing on a student’s mind. Fortunately, the Office of Student Leadership and Civic Engagement provides resources that will make volunteering both fun and convenient. “Volunteering is one way to find and be […]

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Resolving conflict through mindful leadership

Resolving conflict through mindful leadership

We all face situations of conflict in our lives. It could be a disagreement with our roommates or friends, a misunderstanding with our parents, a dispute in court or even just anger against our boss at work. The “Mindful Leader” is one who is aware of his/her surroundings and is able to give leadership in […]

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Understanding mental illness

Understanding mental illness

Due to recent events like Ferguson, police brutality has been at the forefront of Black America’s mind and with good reason. However, I’m here to talk about another silent killer within the black community: mental illness. As a black woman growing up, it has always been assumed that mental illness was: 1. A white people […]

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My brother’s keeper

My brother’s keeper

In college we spend a lot of time focusing solely on ourselves, but have you ever thought of the thousands of other students around you? Throughout the day we seem to just move straight ahead. We wake up sit in class for a few hours and then head home. In this mundane, repetitive life it’s […]

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