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Everyone deserves the right to marriage

Some people claim that this marriage will undermine the institution of marriage – that the sanctity of marriage will be damaged by these two adults who have loved and been faithful to each other for years. Give us a break.

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3D printing comes to VSU

Written by Olivia McLean   Although it sounds like a future invention, 3D printing has made its way onto the VSU campus.   This past year, VSU purchased two machines named the Replicator—a desktop 3D printer introduced in January 2012 and manufactured by MakerBot Industries.   “Basically, it uses plastic to build things in layers,” Michael Holt, assistant professor and ...

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Adam Froman hired as Blazer football quarterbacks coach

Written by Eric Jackson   Former Louisiana State University offensive assistant Adam Froman has been hired as the new quarterbacks coach for the Valdosta State football team. The 25-year old replaces Northwestern State (La.) offensive coordinator Robby Brown, who left the Blazers a couple weeks following the national championship victory. Head Coach David Dean announced the news on Tuesday. “Adam ...

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Blazer baseball torches Saints

Written by Alex Tostado   The Valdosta State baseball team (10-10) avenges an early season loss to Flagler College (9-14) after beating the Saints   6-3 Wednesday night at Billy        Grant Field The Saints beat VSU back on Feb. 6. in St. Augustine but in the second meeting this season, the Blazers got the bats going early scoring four runs ...

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Blazer heats up the radio air waves

Written by Dowling Payne   Claire Contevita is not your average college student. Within a minute of conversation, you can see the drive that keeps her moving forward toward her goals and dreams. Originally from San Francisco, Contevita considers herself a true California girl. Her father was in the air force so she quickly grew accustomed to moving around and ...

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Sam Sniper stops in Valdosta, performs

Written by Neil Frawley   Country-alternate rock band, Sam Sniper, rocked Ashley Street Station as they were nominated for Athens’ 2012 Artist of the Year award. On Sunday,  the band headlined a show at Street Station, Valdosta’s up and coming music bar located on North Ashley Street. The performance was opened by VSU student, guitar player and songwriter Cody Gibson. ...

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Harlem Globetrotters to visit VSU

Written by Neil Frawley On Tuesday,Valdosta State’s own P.E. Complex will once again be the setting to the spectacular Harlem Globetrotters. “The Harlem Globetrotters are a world renowned organization,” Herb Reinhard, Athletics Director said. “We are glad to work with them again. They always put on a great show. The fans that buy the tickets and come to see them ...

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Students strives to sing, stay fit

Written by Dowling Payne If you’re searching for an individual with a passion for their interests, then look no further than Allison Forbes. Known to most as Ally, Forbes is a beautiful singer and devoted fitness extraordinaire. Forbes came to Valdosta from Smyrna, Ga. where she quickly fell in love with the campus and college life. Growing up, she was ...

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Sonata Arctica: ‘harsh, progressive’

Welcome back to Additive Noise, your #1 source for music recommendations. We’ve touched on all varieties of cultural music recently, but now it’s time to strike a harsher chord. Follow me to Finland, home of semi-famous power metal band Sonata Arctica. Power metal as a subgenre does not come with the most respect. In fact, power metal bands are generally ...

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