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2012-09-27

Ladies Soccer prepare for Anderson after roadtrip

Valdosta State women’s soccer team is on the road against West Georgia tonight and Palm Beach Atlantic Saturday before coming home to attempt to get the first ever win against Anderson on Tuesday. In what was supposed to be an easy game for the Blazers in 2011, it turned into a 1-0 loss and a lot of motivation.  Coach Melissa ...

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VSU Football No Room For Error

 The VSU football team is ready to rebound from their 39-28 loss to No. 19 West Alabama last Saturday and could use a confidence boosting win over Edward Waters this weekend before they start the rest of their tough schedule.   Although the following four games after Saturday are against Gulf South Conference teams, the game is expected to be ...

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Ultimate Frisbee team growing fast

 With the motto, “Think Before You Throw,” the ultimate Frisbee club can’t wait to start playing in tournaments.  The next tournament is on Oct. 13 in Central Florida at the Kennel Kickoff.  VSU’s ultimate Frisbee club plans to win big this year with a huge improvement to its roster. Position is key in the game of ultimate Frisbee, because once you ...

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Global prayer movement brings students together

VSU students gathered around the flag pole at 7 a.m. Wednesday morning for a global movement of prayer, better known as See You At The Pole.  VSU’s current president, William J. McKinney attended briefly to show support, as well as assistant to vice president for Student Affairs and Dean of Students, Richard Lee. Head representatives from campus ministry associations were ...

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Peanut-y professor comes to Powell Hall for seminar

Dr. Ye [Juliet] Chu works with peanuts—well, on peanuts. The next Science Seminar will take place at 4 p.m. today in Powell Hall featuring guest speaker Dr. Ye [Juliet] Chu, postdoctoral associate. Dr. Chu works in University of Georgia’s horticulture department at the Tifton campus. Though she’s been to various seminars, this will be her first time participating in a ...

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Housing, smoking ban discussed

Students spoke out on the issues of smoking, housing and construction on Monday during the student government association’s first town hall meeting of the semester. Rashanda Sanders, who did not specify her class or major, objected to the current smoking rules on campus. “I don’t like walking down the main way and having second-hand smoke blow in my face, it ...

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ZTA hosts Pink Out for breast cancer

Operation: code pink. VSU’s new favorite is pink! Zeta Tau Alpha will kick off the fifth annual Pink Out this weekend at the VSU vs. Waters football game to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month. During the game, VSU players will wear pink accessories with their uniforms. ZTA’s national philanthropy is for breast cancer education and awareness. “We’re hosting the game ...

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Counseling Center hosts self-awareness seminar

 Self- awareness. Clarity. Serenity. These were the lessons taught during the “Mastering Self- Awareness” seminar hosted by the Counseling Center on Tuesday. The seminar was organized by Dr. Leah McMillan, the assistant director of the VSU Counseling Center, who has worked at the center for over seven years. “My professional and personal experiences revealed the need for a seminar at ...

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Lowndes County gears up for election

With fewer than six weeks until the nation votes for the next president, Lowndes County is gearing up for the election. Several organizations, both on campus and off, have held voter rallies trying to get citizens registered to vote before the Oct. 9 deadline to be eligible to cast a ballot in the November election. The Lowndes County Board of ...

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