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Fall 2012

PopAddict: Jelena splits, ‘Elmo’ voice under investigation

Hello World—Anthony here, yet again, brining you all the stories that had us buzzing this week. Kicking things off this week we must take a moment to bow our heads in remembrance of the relationship that was Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez. Yep, everyone’s favorite 18-year-old pop star and the former Disney star have called it quits according to multiple ...

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VSU construction: Light at the end of the tunnel

As the end of the year approaches, so—finally does nearly a decade of major construction projects on VSU’s main campus. According to Thressea Boyd, director of communications, the final project is north campus’ Health Sciences and Business Administration building, costing $32 million. VSU expects construction to be completed in January 2014. According to Boyd’s article on the building, the project ...

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Blazer-a-thon: Dance Marathon hosts fundraiser for kids

VSU’s Dance Marathon will host its annual Blazer-a-thon from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Nov. 17 in the Student Union Ballrooms A, B and C. Blazer-a-thon is an event that raises money for the “Miracle Families” that have had kids helped by Shands Hospital for Children located in Gainesville, Fl. “Our purpose is to raise awareness, help raise money for the ...

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Men’s Basketball Classic to raise money for program budget

VSU’s Men’s Basketball team will be hosting a fundraiser called the 2012 Friends of VSU’s Men’s Basketball Classic which includes an auction, dinner, and a golf tournament to help meet the budget for their program. The fundraiser spans two days for the three events that they will be hosting. On Thursday, they will be having a steak dinner and a ...

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Power outage strikes Saturday

Students awoke to the beeps of appliances and hot air in their rooms Saturday morning on main campus after a squirrel chewed through an electrical line causing a power outage according to VSU’s Director of Communications, Thressea Boyd. “I woke up and wondered why the fan wasn’t on,”Shaniqua Bonvillain, a junior, biology major, said.  “Eventually I realized it wasn’t coming ...

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Deck the halls with marijuana

As the year comes to an end, progressivism sweeps through the United States. States across the country have pledged to take a stance to secure liberty for future generations. Their goal? To bring back and instill civil liberties for all citizens. A major tenet of the rising Libertarian Party is the legalization of marijuana. A situation that libertarian leader and ...

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Students use sheet signs for campus advertising

If you see three sheets in the wind, don’t worry, it’s not about drinking—it’s about advertising. Many students are looking for efficient and creative ways to advertise their organizations, events and even conduct personal business. Most organizations often revert to using sheet-signs. Student looking to hang sheet signs are required to bring them to the Student Life office in the ...

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VSU ready for Wildcats

In a rematch of last year’s first round of the Division II South Region tournament, the injury plagued Blazers take on Fort Valley State tonight in Fort Valley, Ga.. The ladies kicked off their season with a victory over Trinity Baptist 64-51. Kamyia Smith, junior point guard, is new to VSU this season but led the team with 15 points ...

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Moving Four-ward

Barack Obama has reclaimed his seat as president of the United States of America after an election night full of drama. The race was close for a while at the start, but as the night went on Obama claimed swing state after swing state before CNN projected him to win at 11:18 p.m. Reactions have varied as citizens across the ...

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The black swarm is ready to be champs

It feels really good to be number one. Really. The Blazers have passed every test this season and with an 8-2 overall record, they have earned their number one ranking in their region for the 2012 NCAA Division II playoffs. VSU (8-2, 4-1 GSC) survived a close game against the Texas A&M-Kingsville Javelinas on senior night by a score of ...

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