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Do you think the VSU confessions page is harmful or beneficial?

Murphy Williams freshman mass media major “The page is definetly harmful. Putting your information out on the internet is never a good thig.”   Will Dekle junior exercise physiology major “I think it’s harmful in the fact that it’s bad stuff but it’s very fun to laugh at. “

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VSU student gets life

  Written by: Eric Jackson Thirteen months after the lifeless body of 17-year-old Jasmine Benjamin was discovered in Georgia Hall, justice has finally been served. Nineteen-year-old Darien Meheux was found guilty Friday afternoon of murdering VSU student Benjamin in the fifth floor study room of Georgia Hall. Lowndes County Superior Court Judge James Tunsion sentenced Meheux to life in prison ...

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California paves way for acceptance

Written by: LaShawn Oglesby A California law that went into effect Jan. 1, 2014, allows transgender students, K-12th grade, to use bathrooms and join sports teams they identify with regardless of their biological sex. This law is a positive step toward acceptance and equal rights. Many transgender students go through bullying for standing out. This legislation will help students fit ...

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VSU Blazers to host Statesmen tonight

Written by: Shane Thomas After going 1-3 on their four-game road trip, the Blazers (10-4) aim to gain traction against No. 20 Delta State (14-2) on Thursday night. The Complex should be a sight for sore eyes for the Blazers as they have yet to drop a game on their home floor this season. However, the Blazers will have their ...

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Lady Blazers aim to snap Delta State’s 12-game winning streak

Written by: Neil Frawley For the first time since Jan. 6, the VSU women’s basketball team has the pleasure of sleeping in their own beds before taking on the No. 12 Delta State tonight at 6 p.m. The Lady Statesmen (13-1) come into this game riding a 12-game winning streak. Playing in the friendly confines of the P.E. Complex will ...

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Blazer baseball retakes the field for 2014 season

Written by: Alex Tostado  After an impressive 2013 campaign, Valdosta State baseball head coach Greg Guilliams and his team are ready to get back on the field. The seventh-year head coach led his squad to a 34-18 record last season which included bringing home the Gulf South Conference title since 2010. The Blazers’ season ended in Tampa, Fla. during the ...

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Wolves host Blazers in GSC matchup

The Valdosta State Blazers (9-3) look to get back on track against the struggling West Georgia Wolves (10-5) tonight in The Coliseum. The Wolves have lost four in a row after a 10-1 start, while the Blazers have gone winless on their current four-game road trip. In VSU’s loss to Union, the Blazers set season-lows in points (54), three-pointers made ...

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Blazers to host Argos Saturday

The 6-0 Valdosta State Blazers will be back in action Saturday as they open Gulf South Conference play against rival West Florida. The Blazers last played Nov. 30 on the road in Boca Raton, Fla. against Lynn, a game which saw VSU play in its third consecutive overtime contest and emerge with an 81-80 victory. Blazers head coach Mike Helfer ...

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SGA votes in new constitution

Written by: Joe Adgie The SGA gave its approval for a new constitution and bylaws during Monday night’s meeting. That new constitution has to be approved by the VSU student body before it is officially ratified, while the bylaws, or the “internal document” for “internal operational procedures,” do not, according to SGA president Will Jimerson. These bylaws feature significant adjustments ...

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