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Current decline in inmates might not last

Written by Niamani Carlyle-Hollis, Staff Writter In 1999, a record number of 98 executions were completed but since then have been on a rapid decline. So far this year, a total of 24 inmates have been executed. With a total of 3,002 inmates still waiting to face their fate on death row and 85 in Georgia alone, one cannot help but ...

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Just in time for Halloween: Top modern day Scream Queens

Written by Kayla Stroud, Web Editor There have been many highly acclaimed scream queens throughout the years. Neve Cambell, Sigourney Weaver, Jaime Lee Curtis will always be known for their classic portrayals….They all share many things in common, but the main similarity? They’re all bloody amazing at making us scream. So in honor of FOX’s Scream Queens, we take a ...

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Horoscope: Daily Forecast 10/30/15

Today’s Birthday (10/30/15). Group efforts reap bountiful rewards this year. Play together for big goals. Steady, persistent communications and actions profit. Your heart beats anew this springtime, provoking a shift in view. Friends inspire, especially after autumn, as the fun takes a new direction. Start a new chapter. Talk about love. To get the advantage, check the day’s rating: 10 ...

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Democratic debate turns into a “free stuff” giveaway

Written by Dillon Rountree, Staff Writer “A liberal versus liberal debate about who was going to give away the most, free stuff.” These are the words of Senator Marco Rubio regarding the Democratic debate. Sen. Rubio was unfortunately right on the money. When 15.3 million Americans settled in to watch the Democratic debate in Las Vegas, they received two hours ...

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No. 5 VSU matches up with the No. 4 UWA for another GSC game

Written by Gabe Burns, Asst. Sports Editor The Valdosta State Blazers (5-2, 2-2) are presented an opportunity to move above .500 in conference play on Saturday when the team hosts the West Alabama Tigers (6-2, 2-2). The game is as pivotal as they come for both schools. The winner keeps pace with West Georgia, North Alabama and Florida Tech in ...

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An active scare awaits; Campus Recreation continues decade long tradition

Written by Jordan Barela, Editor-in-Chief Campus Recreation is looking to haunt your dreams. Last night, Campus Recreation started its annual Haunted Trail. According to Greg Knaus, the Graduate Assistant of Special Events and Student Development, the Haunted Trial has been going on for ten years now.  When it first began, the Haunted Trail was used as a fundraiser to help ...

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Student killed in I-75 wreck

Written by Tatyana Phelps, Managing Editor Friends on campus are mourning Geraldo Vargas, who they remember as a smart, hard-working, funny and straight-A student. The 22-year-old VSU criminal justice major was killed in a car accident early Sunday morning on I-75. According to the Valdosta Daily Times, Vargas was driving southbound when he struck an unoccupied disabled vehicle in the ...

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Editorial: Blaze the vote

Most people have a bubble in which they like to situate themselves. In this little bubble, they have friends, work, and responsibilities, but outside this bubble lies the unavoidable constant of reality. Imagine reality as a strong river, directing those who float onward through their lives, content with the space they have surrounded themselves with, but at the mercy of ...

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Just in time for Halloween: Top Weird Phobias That Actually Exist

Written by Kayla Stroud, Web Editor Your eyes begins to water. Your heart rates starts to kick up. Your blood start pumping. You’re afraid. Although fear is common, we all have different things that could potentially set us off. Some get frightened by heights, spiders, or snakes. While others…well not so much. So just in time for Halloween, we bring ...

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