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SGA ends with unresolved issues

Written by Joe Adgie   While the SGA wants to boast “We got this!” the Monday night meeting did not appear that way. That slogan appears on a proposed t-shirt that was shown to the SGA by the Public Relations Committee and Senator Micah Howell.  The shirt would be worn by senators, and was designed with the purpose of showcasing ...

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Web Exclusive: Tennis preview

The VSU tennis teams have started off with a loss in two matches by the men and one by the women so far this season.     With a loss on Wednesday to a much-improved Georgia College team, the Blazers hope to rebound against one of the top tennis teams in the country, Embry-Riddle.   This should be a good test ...

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Top Weekend Picks

In case you didn’t know, Valdosta has many places where you can volunteer and lend a helping hand to someone less fortunate. Check out the following list, and see which one catches your eye.

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Jury reaches verdict on Zaccari trial

Both sides are touting victory following the trial between former VSU president Dr. Ronald Zaccari and former VSU student Hayden Barnes. A federal jury in Atlanta ruled that Dr. Zaccari violated Barnes’ rights to due process. The court decided that Dr. Zaccari must pay $50,000 with a 15-percent annual interest increase in addition to all court fees. “I am pleased ...

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WGST asks Valdosta to rise up, strike back

There are approximately three-billion women in the world. Approximately one-billion of those women will be assaulted, either sexually or physically, in their lifetime. VSU plans to join others around the world in one, large, revolution to end these atrocities. “This one-out-of-three translates to One Billion women worldwide, and being a woman and having many friends, coworkers, and relatives who are ...

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Blazeview to get a new look this May

Starting in May, there will be a major change in how VSU students take quizzes, learn about upcoming projects, and submit assignments. Blazeview has been an essential tool for VSU. VSU has been using the Learning Management System Blackboard which is designed to manage online classroom activities and communications between faculty and students. “The new platform that is scheduled to ...

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Seven states loose financial aid funds

At least seven states are urging students to turn in their FAFSA applications as close to Jan. 1 as possible, due to depleting funds. The states cautioning students are: Illinois, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee Vermont and Washington. State funds are limited, due to the economic downturn over the past three years—even funds for grants are expected to fall ...

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Fluoride, a poison in disguise

We’re all aware just how important it is to have good dental hygiene. Who wants grubby teeth, and smelly breath? If your mother was anything like mine the infamous question “Have you brushed your teeth yet?” was one that got echoed throughout my childhood, even breaching onto my late teens. It became clearly obvious that a clean mouth was a ...

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Current COVID-19 Stats for Valdosta State University

Check the current number of cases on the VSU campus here!