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2011-04-21

Tuition, fees increase across Ga.

The University System of Georgia’s Board of Regents approved a three percent tuition increase and a special fees increase for fall 2011. Increasing tuition by just three percent and increasing fees across the state was a victory for the Board of Regents, who anticipated the tuition increase to be much higher because the giant cut the USG was given from ...

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Make some waves

There I stood staring at the waters as they stared back at me - blue, tranquil, but frightening.

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Bagwell gets personal about surgery

Chaz Bagwell, VSU baseball utility player, recently saw his chances of playing professionally evaporate after having double-hip surgery. Since then, his body conditions have greatly improved and he is now helping his team win games with his newfound role.

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Students celebrate African heritage

VSU students were able to break the stereotypes with the African Student Association on Friday night. Over 250 students attended the African Student Association’s first annual African Night.

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New SGA: Get work done

 SGA is, as its name states, our Student Government Association. As such, this body has two main obligations to the VSU community: to govern, and to represent students.  SGA says on its website that it “acts as a planning body as well as a legislative body to make the VSU experience the best that it can be.”  In keeping with ...

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World-traveling author visits VSU

 Many often dream of having the opportunity to cast aside all social norms and pursuing a life in a country abroad.  Very rarely are these dreams ever realized, often because other life obligations are given precedence.  Yet visiting author Rita Golden Gelman, proves to the audiences to whom she speaks that any such dreams are not far beyond anyone’s grasp. ...

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Lady Blazers looking ahead to No. 1 Alabama-Huntsville

Another busy weekend for VSU softball brought familiar results.  The Blazers played three series against North Alabama, West Alabama and Albany State. VSU swept all three teams while only giving up a total of three runs the entire weekend.  Coach Thomas Macera’s club moves to 31-6 on the season, heading into a series against No. 1 ranked Alabama-Huntsville, who boasts ...

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Florida State pitcher throws energy behind fighting cancer

When Matt Myers woke up from the biopsy of his right knee in January, he asked his father one question.  Did they get it all out?  The answer was no. The Seminole junior had cancer.  “I started tearing up a little bit,” Myers said. “I started crying a little bit, because no one wants to hear the news that they ...

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Bat standards have pitchers gaining the upper hand

You hear that sound? It’s the familiar ping of a metal bat striking a baseball perfectly for a home run or line-drive double in the gap.  TCU slugger Jason Coats is used to hearing it. Only this year, the sound has often been followed by a long flyout instead of a homer.  Coats, who led the Frogs’ in batting and ...

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GCSU ‘walks-off’ with 6-5 victory

This week in baseball the Blazers (18-21) were downed on the road by No. 21 Georgia College (29-14) Tuesday night in a 6-5 nail-biter.  The non-conference game was won on Ikaika Anderson’s two-out, walk-off RBI single in the bottom of ninth.  The designated hitter was in a 1-2 hole and then managed to get a hit that trickled into left ...

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