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VSU plays West Georgia in third round of D-2 playoffs

Written by: Alex Tostado   The No. 21 Valdosta State football team returns home for the third round of the Division-II playoffs. The Blazers will face No. 25 West Georgia Wolves, a Gulf South Conference opponent on Saturday at noon. VSU tamed the wolves fairly easily in October with a commanding 40-6 home victory. VSU had 586 offensive yards compared ...

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Pride of VSU: Organization helps recruit football players

Written by: Allison Thorpe Football. America’s most loved sport. But all the tailgating, touchdowns, and tears hinge on one of the most tedious and thought-out processes of the game: recruiting. What many fans aren’t aware of is how a player chooses a school. Not only do coaches hunt for the best of the best to play for their team, but ...

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Red Shoes for Blazer spirit

Written by: Mayah Cantave School spirit is not something that can be defined easily. It is a feeling of pride, a moment to foster relationships between students and to show support to your school. VSU is attempting to give all students and members of the community that feeling of pride. VSU has begun to kick off many activities to get ...

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Smoothies make great on-the-go meal

Written: Hailey Nelson  During the week, I usually don’t have time to get out of bed, take a shower, get ready, pull together all of my school supplies, and make myself breakfast. I’m pretty sure all of us have experienced days like this. For me, on-the-go smoothies have been a lifesaver when comes to conserving time in the morning. Learning ...

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Systematic shortcomings to blame for Michael Brown case, not race

Written by: John Preer  The fragile faith minorities have in the justice system has been left out cold in the streets like Michael Brown’s uncovered, lifeless body. The nation is in a state of disarray and a lot of people seem to be confused, misinformed or just oblivious to the situation America has found itself in.  The Michael Brown shooting ...

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Calm down about Ebola

Written: Alex Tostado Number of times Kim Kardashian has been married: three. Number of people who have died on American soil from Ebola: two. At this rate, you have a better chance of marrying Kim Kardashian than getting Ebola. Before Thanksgiving break, students received a bombardment of emails from the Office of the President about Ebola. The emails stated to ...

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Students deserve academic forgiveness

Please forgive us. For many students, college is a big adjustment that comes with even bigger mistakes. Unfortunately, some of those mistakes include getting bad grades that will haunt us for the rest of our collegiate careers. The Academic Forgiveness Policy that SGA passed will allow student records to reflect only the highest grade that a student receives in a ...

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Bush comes to Moody

Written by: Cole Edwards  It’s slightly more rare than an agreement in Congress: A former U.S. president will be on campus today as part of a visit to a city he once called home. On Wednesday, former President George W. Bush arrived in Valdosta for a speaking engagement tonight at Georgia Christian School’s annual benefit dinner, which will be held ...

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Ferguson issue comes to VSU: Students unite and take action

  Written by: LaMarcus Wilkerson Like much of the nation, the VSU community reacted to the most recent events in Ferguson in a way that expressed its discomfort and frustration. Several demonstrations held by various organizations have occurred on campus since students returned from Thanksgiving break and more protests are expected to happen in the near future. Students are demonstrating ...

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VSU to host events to liven holiday spirits

    Written by: Lia Armistead The holiday season is upon us and VSU is hosting many events in the next week to help students, faculty and staff get in the holiday spirit while finishing the semester. VSU community members have an opportunity to help a child in need this holiday season by becoming a Holiday Helper. “For a child ...

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