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Week off helps Blazers get refocused

Edward Hooper Sports Writer ephooper@valdosta.edu For the first time since 2004, the Valdosta State Blazers head into their second game of the season with an 0-1 record as they host Southern Arkansas (0-1 overall, 0-1 GSC) on Saturday night at Bazemore-Hyder Stadium.  With the game on Saturday night, the Blazers kick off their quest for their first Gulf South Conference ...

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Blaze FM back on air in new Hopper Hall home

Brittany Briscoe Staff Writer blbriscoe@valdosta.edu   Valdosta is home to the radio station 90.9 FM, also known as Blaze FM.  The station, which was formally housed in the Student Union, had a delay sparking up this year due to legal issues involved with moving the station’s studio and antenna. There were several problems surrounding the relocation of their tower and antenna. ...

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Batman:Arkham Asylum a very pleasant surprise

Thomas Dale Staff Writer tadale@valdosta.edu  Batman fans are a thick-skinned bunch.  When George Clooney donned the newly nipple-adorned batsuit to fight the cliché spouting Schwarzenegger “What killed the dinosaurs? The ice age!,” they hid behind their copies of The Killing Joke.  When Dark Horse Comics published Batman vs. Predator, they scrambled to have the story stricken from Batman canon. When ...

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Great Depression photo exhibit comes to VSU

Christina Emery Staff Writer cdemery@valdosta.edu  The VSU Fine Arts Gallery is having its first exhibition of the fall semester. The photographs are from a traveling exhibition from the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library and Museum. It features images of America taken between 1935 and 1942 by the legendary photographic unit of the (FSA) Farm Security Administration. The prints were produced in ...

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The Main Squeeze has smoothies that please

Spectator Tasters By Michael Wilson and Ashley George  This week we decided to switch it up a little bit and head to the new smoothie shop that opened up this summer, The Main Squeeze. This shop is at 1001 Baytree Road and was converted from an old hair salon.  First thing we have to say is, we were very impressed ...

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