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2012-09-06

9/11: Forever a lasting image

This Tuesday, people will go about doing what they normally do on this ordinary day. Sadly, many of them will go the entire day without taking a second to reflect on what happened 11 years ago. You’re probably recalling where you were when you heard the tragic news. It feels like yesterday when my 4th grade elementary school teacher Miss. ...

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Blazin Wingz replaces Wing Zone

After resorting to other options because Wing Zone closed, it pleases me to say that the all-new Blazin Wingz has stepped up to the plate and replaced the once loved fast-food restaurant on 2910 North Ashley St. When I first discovered that Wing Zone closed, my heart stopped and my mouth dropped because I didn’t know where I would get ...

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PeoplePoll: What is your biggest pet peeve?

“When I hold the door for a lady and she doesn’t say ‘thank you’.” Alex Bell senior speech pathology major “People always being late.” Ashton Odoe junior accounting major “I don’t like people who waste class time. I pay my money to be here just like you do.” Santiago Rodriguez sophomore undecided major “People who talk about things that they ...

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Blazers ready to hit the road against Delta State

After a victory over Coker last week, the Lady Blazers soccer team has a tough test with a long road trip ahead and the added pressure of the first conference game against Delta State on Friday. Last year, the Blazers escaped with a 1-0 victory over Delta State. However, they had home field advantage in a mid-season game.  This year ...

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VSU football fired up for home opener Saturday

The Valdosta State football team hosts Fort Valley State this Saturday, looking to bounce back from its season opener (28-24) loss to Saginaw Valley State last weekend in Michigan. Blazers won’t get a break on their tough 2012 schedule against the Wildcats, who upset nationally ranked Delta State Statesmen (31-23) last week. VSU will be without a few of their ...

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Club team spotlight: Rugby

The VSU rugby team hopes to put its club on the map this season, beginning with its first game against Georgia College on Saturday at 2 p.m. When facing Division I schools, team captain, coach, and rugby club founder Derick Howard has been leading the club since fall 2010. “We’re in our second full fall season, and our second matrix ...

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Tropical Depression Isaac not over just yet

Tropical Depression Isaac caused major panic as it arrived on shores of the southern U.S early last week. Since then, over the past week, Isaac has damaged over 13,000 homes in Louisiana alone and caused power outages in almost one-million homes throughout the south and heartland of the country according to Weather.com Tragically, the storm has also claimed two lives ...

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Boomerang generation moves home

 To Rep. Paul Ryan, college students forced to move back in with parents are the poster children for the bad economy. � But from a personal finance perspective, experts say returning home can be a triumph.  “College graduates should not have to live out their 20s in their childhood bedrooms staring up at fading Obama posters and wondering when they ...

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