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Ebola webinar to educate students

Written By: John Preer Perhaps the most infectious quality of Ebola is the fear that seems to spread just as indiscriminately as the virus itself.  In response to the epidemic, the Georgia Board of Regents will host a one hour webinar on the University System of Georgia’s website. The webinar is called, “Ebola: Guidance for Universities & Colleges,” and is ...

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Robbery hits campus again

Written By: Kenzie Kesselring A robbery was reported on VSU’s campus between the Student Union and Odum library on Monday night.   According to Cindy Cobb, VSUPD lieutenant, the department has no leads in the case and is unsure if this robbery and other recent ones in the area are related.   The victim was on her way to the ...

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VSU Steps up in October

Written By: Lia Armistead Organizations across campus strive to ‘Save The Ta-Tas’ One in every eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime, making the disease the second leading cause of death among women in the U.S., According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation. VSU organizations do many things each year in October to help make people ...

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VSU Volleyball with seventh straight

Written By: Neil Frawley The Valdosta State volleyball team captured its seventh victory in a row Tuesday night when they hosted Rollins College out of the Sunshine State Conference. With the win, the Blazers also improved to 13-3, and remain unbeaten on their home floor at 8-0. RC entered the contest with six losses, but come from a conference that ...

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VSU soccer beats GSC newcomer

Written By: Kristin Whitman  VSU soccer played with their heads to take a 2-1 Gulf South Conference victory against Spring Hill College.   Blazers Leanne Bishop, senior midfielder and Shelby Jennings, junior defender both made successful headers to smother the Badgers Sunday.   The Blazers now stand at an overall 5-5-1 record with a conference record of 5-1-1 holding firm ...

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VSU Rugby seeks redemption in second tourney

Written By: Alex Tostado  The VSU rugby team is headed to Milledgeville, Georgia to play in the Dirty Deep Roots Tournament. It will be a round-robin style tournament including three other teams. Georgia College and State University will combine with Macon Men’s team to make Macon Love. G.R.I.T.Z. and Gwinnett will also be in the tourney. The tournament begins at ...

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VSU basketball holds first official practice

Written By: Shane Thomas  The late Rodney Dangerfield said it best: “No respect, no respect at all.” On Monday, the Valdosta State Blazers men’s basketball team was picked to finish sixth in the Gulf South Conference in the league coaches’ poll, a spot lower than last season. The Blazers went 16-12 last season but finished strong, advancing to Gulf South ...

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Volunteers make strides for charity track meet

Written By: Marquez Slaughter The Sigma Iota chapter of Alpha Phi Omega partnered with the Delta Phi chapter of Iota Phi Theta to start Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a charity track meet at Valdosta Middle School Sunday. The charity track meet held events such as the 100, 200, 400, 4×1, 4×4, men’s and women’s sprint medley and co-ed sprint medley. ...

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Pentagon sends weapons, other materials to Georgia colleges, schools

By Janel Davis and Eric Stirgus The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ATLANTA _ Scenes this summer of police in armored vehicles and riot gear launching tear gas on protesters in Ferguson, Mo., have brought increased scrutiny of a federal program that transfers surplus military supplies to local law enforcement agencies. Georgia colleges and school systems are among those who have taken advantage ...

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Daily Strange: Edible Water Bottles

Written By: Ivey Ingalls-Rubin, Staff Writer The world is full of excess plastic waste, but with a simple culinary technique called spherification, this may all change. This process creates liquid with a soft membrane you may also eat! A design student, Rodgrigo Garcia Gonzalez, made a name for himself with his latest idea—the “Ooho” which is a “water bottle” that ...

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