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Guns on campus will hurt not help

Written by Zenobia Harris, Copy Editor To carry or not to carry—that has been a big part of the controversy surrounding guns on college campuses, and both recent and not-so-recent campus shootings have contributed to the debate, and justifiably has left people on both sides of the issue quite concerned for students’ safety. I’m sure both would agree that we ...

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VSU denounces bathroom defamation

Written by Kenzie Kesselring, Opinions Editor Graffiti featuring a swastika and racially offensive language led to a swift response from VSU administration on Tuesday morning. The VSU community received an email on Tuesday afternoon concerning what the Office of the President called “an act of intolerance” that occurred on campus. In the email Interim President Dr. Cecil Staton wrote, “The ...

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Blazers overcome late push to defeat Carver Bible

Written by Shane Thomas, Staff Writer The Valdosta State Blazer (2-1) overcame a late push to defeat Carver Bible 91-79 Thursday night. The Blazers led 59-47 on a jumper by Josh Lemons with 13:05 to go.  The Cougars embarked on a 24-10 run to cut the Blazers lead to 71-69 with 6:26 to play. Following the timeout, the Blazers went to senior guard ...

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Editorial: Be informed. Make a change.

Tragedy is a word that is becoming a part of daily diction. If you have seen the news the last couple of days, you will notice that the world seems to be overtaken by grief and tragedy. On Friday, Nov. 13, the world’s clock seemed to stop ticking. Devastating terrorist attacks ravaged areas of Paris. News stations, newspapers, cell phone ...

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Horoscope: Daily Forecast 11/23/15

Today’s Birthday (11/23/15). Your professional influence rises this year. Expand your game to new levels. Explore the view. Home renovations this spring could disrupt your social calendar. New career developments after next autumn could pre-empt home activities. Emotional release provides freedom. Rising seas float all boats. Get your family on board. To get the advantage, check the day’s rating: 10 ...

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Horoscope: Love Forecast 11/23 – 11/29

What’s in your Love Forecast for this week? Monday, Nov. 23 – Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015 Sagittarius: Nov. 22 – Dec. 21 You could experience a restless energy this week, thanks to Mercury. It’s important to stay on the move. Get a lot of exercise. Keep a busy schedule. Surround yourself with lots of people. And see if you can ...

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Lady Blazers win home opener for a 2-0 season

Written by Aldean Starr, Staff Writer The Lady Blazers put on a show for their home crowd in the first game at The Complex this season. On Sunday, the team had a thrilling comeback victory against Eckerd to remain unbeaten at 2-0 on the season. The comeback is significant especially for a young team coming off a 14-15 record last ...

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Horoscope: Daily Forecast 11/21/15

Today’s Birthday (11/21/15). Jupiter’s goodness pours through friends this year. Grow networks by participating together. Engage group challenges. Cash flows in with regular attention. Love distracts you from well-laid plans this spring. Community efforts reach a new level after autumn, which changes the game. Take heart and play to win. To get the advantage, check the day’s rating: 10 is ...

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Blazers defeat West Alabama Tigers

Written by Erin Martin, Staff Writer Valdosta, GA. Valdosta State defeated West Alabama in their volleyball game this past Tuesday with a final score of of 3-1. (25-21, 19-25, 25-20, 25-18) VSU’s defeat crushed UWA’s hopes to continue onto the GSC finals, and will proceed to compete against North Alabama in the Gulf South Conference Tournament. The Tigers made a ...

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David Dean finds his place in VSU history: With 77th win, Dean passes Chris Hatcher as winningest coach

Written by Gabe Burns, Asst. Sports Editor Two weeks ago, Blazers football head coach David Dean achieved a feat no other coach in Valdosta State history has reached: 77 wins. Becoming the winningest coach in school history is the latest accomplishment for the coach that has been present for all three of VSU’s national championships. “It’s an honor, but to ...

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