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VSU community reacts to Ferguson

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 their ...

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Holiday events on campus

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 who faces ...

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Bush comes to VSU

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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Christmas being commercialized

Written By: Tierra Francois Every time you turn on your television now you see commercials about Christmas, even when it is still November. After Halloween passes, stores change their merchandise to Christmas and Thanksgiving attire and advertise upcoming sales. People are looking forward to the sales instead of spending time with family and friends. According to www.debate.org, 82 percent of ...

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New Georgia law will help aid drug abusers

Written By: Lamarcus Wilkerson Not long ago, Governor Nathan Deal signed a medical amnesty bill into law that prevents the persecution of anyone who seeks aid for an overdose victim, even if he or she was using.   Supporters of the new law say that it will save numerous lives.   Friends of an overdose victim will no longer have ...

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Father Daughter Dance in Prison

The thought of a father-daughter dance is adorable. The dads wear nice suits and ties, and the daughters wear their nicest Sunday dresses. However, this wasn’t just the typical father-daughter dance that children had in elementary school. In this case, the dads traded out their everyday inmate jumpsuits for finer suits. A prison in Miami hosted its first ever “Daddy-Daughter ...

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Mother throws son over bridge

Written By: Tatyana Phelps When a woman decides to become a mother, she makes an oath to care for and look after her child, regardless of any sickness, defect or deformity. Apparently for Jillian McCabe, having a child with autism was just too much for her to handle, and her son suffered due to her inability to carry out that ...

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VSU begins D-2 playoffs against UNA

Written By: Chris Webb Two months ago, No. 21 Valdosta State (8-2, 5-2) was coming off a demoralizing loss to No. 12 University of North Alabama (9-1, 6-1). Today, the Blazers are preparing for their first-round rematch against the Lions. With their backs against the wall, VSU proved all doubters wrong, finishing the season on a six-game winning streak, earning ...

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VSU reaches NCAA tourney for first time in school history

Written By: Neil Frawley People like to say that when in Rome you’re supposed to eat cake. But when the Valdosta State Volleyball team went to Rome, Georgia, they were saying, “When in Rome…let’s be Gulf South Conference Champions for the first time in school history.” The Blazers proved they belonged in the conference’s elite as they dominated their competition, ...

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