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Photos: Pastors spark student protest at Palms Quad

Two members of PinPoint Evangelical sparked a protest at Palms Quad on Jan. 26 after some members of the student body felt they were spreading hateful messages. Pastor Kerrigan Skelly and a man called Brother Adam arrived on campus around 11 a.m. According to students, the men began shouting hateful comments in front of the Student Union and Nevins Hall ...

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When We Were Young festival or Fyre Festival 2.0?

On Jan. 18, Instagram user @whenwereyoungfest posted a new photo of the lineup for the upcoming summer music festival ‘When We Were Young.’ This three-stage music festival lineup includes 65 iconic emo bands like Paramore, Mayday Parade, My Chemical Romance and 3OH!3. While these bands scream nostalgia to millennials and emo kids everywhere, people can’t help but question the legitimacy ...

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Review: Ghostface gives fresh take on old series

Paramount Pictures have released a new and highly anticipated film, “Scream,” on Jan 14, having horror junkies alike come together. The film takes place 25 years after Billy Loomis terrorized the town with his Ghostface antics. After a similar attack as the original from 25 years ago, two sisters have reunited in hopes of discovering who is behind the attacks, ...

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10 songs to start your spring semester off right

Between the stress of Omicron cases surging, due dates approaching fast and keeping up with the world, everyone needs an outlet to relieve their stress. Many people find relief in different activities like drawing, reading and other activities. A common theme around campus is those walking around with headphones in, blaring music. Music helps keep some people focus on work ...

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Opinion: The dawn of free agency in college football

Since its inception in Oct. 2018, the NCAA transfer portal has taken college sports, especially college football, by storm. Players have had the opportunity to transfer from one school to another for a while. The transfer portal merely gave coaches and players a hub to make their intentions known and to make getting recruited by another school easier than ever. ...

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Brand new Blazers prepare for baseball season

It’s a new season and a new squad for Blazer baseball. The 2022 regular season starts on the road for the Blazers with a three-game weekend series on the road at Embry Riddle, starting on Feb. 4. The team just wrapped up their preseason in a losing effort against Tallahassee CC on Jan. 23 to go 3-2 in preseason. Last ...

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VSU inducts seven into Athletic Hall of Fame

VSU inducted seven new members into the Athletic Hall of Fame on Jan. 15 as part of the 25th annual ceremony. Five former players were inducted: football players, Cedric Jones and Edmund Kugbila, women’s basketball player, Candice Ferrell Bryant, softball player Courtney Albritton Carter and women’s tennis player Raphaelle Durante. In addition, current softball head coach, Thomas Macera, and basketball ...

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Is TikTok affecting this generation’s music industry?

TikTok has become one of the most popular apps in recent years since its release in 2016, and it has already made its impact within the music industry through helping underground artist gain more attention and getting their songs to trend world-wide. TikTok’s number of downloads has increased rapidly since its release. Many users have been entertained by the countless ...

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Representing VSU as Senatorial Aide at Capitol in Atlanta

Greetings, VSU Blazers. My name is Jenyla Brown, and I am a sophomore political science major with a concentration in journalism. During the 2022 Georgia Legislative Session, which also happens to be a “special session”, I will be interning with the Georgia General Assembly. The Georgia General Assembly is within the Georgia State Capitol, also known as “The Gold Dome”, ...

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VSU introduces Squid Game event for students

On Jan 18, VSU Student and Diversity and Campus Recreation hosted a Squid Game event for students, with five games increasing in difficulty. Students who entered the competition had the opportunity to play for cash prizes up to $300, or sit to the side to watch their friends compete. “I’m playing to win, it’s all about the money,” Izayah Weaver, ...

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