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VSU tennis host this weekend

Written by Ace Espenshied   The Blazers men’s and women’s tennis teams will take on two of their toughest opponents this season Friday and Saturday. On the men’s side, Lynn University is ranked number three in the country while Barry University is right behind at number four. Both teams are undefeated this season as the Fighting Knights sit at 8-0 ...

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Student fights to survive with camera in hand

Written by Dowling Payne   Lights, cameras and action—a lot of action. It all came together in the dorms of VSU. A combination of those three along three students is what formed SurviveFight Productions, a photography, cinematography and graphic design company. Behind the lens of SurviveFight is Graham Nguyen, a 19-year-old sophomore mass media major from Montgomery, Ala.  Nguyen first ...

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Blazers walk off against Cougars

Written by Alex Tostado   Catcher Bryant Hayman’s game-winning base hit in the bottom of the ninth to bring home Dan Hoover helped outlast the Columbus State Cougars in a 4-3 win on Wednesday night. “They had been pitching me away all day and I just wanted to make sure I didn’t do too much,” Hayman said. While the Blazers ...

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State of the union affects students

Written by Multimedia Editor Von Kennedy   As conflict-ridden as politics are today, VSU students can embrace some of the key points President Barack Obama emphasized in this year’s State of the Union Address on Feb. 12. Some of the most pressing issues that will directly affect VSU students and our community as a whole are: The cooperation between companies ...

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Gorillas to bring ‘7 MO Plagues’ to VSU

Written by Isaiah Smart   There’s a cold front brewing, and it will breeze through the VSU campus next week as Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. presents Alpha Week 2013, “7 MO Plagues.”   Sunday will continue this semester’s Greek weeks with Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. next on the calendar.   One thing that sets “7 MO Plagues” apart ...

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‘Insatiable Serwa’ shines off campus

Written by Dowling Payne   Talented, smart, determined, confident and caring– these are all words that describe Serwa Collins. Collins is a 28- year-old mass media major with dreams of making it big in the entertainment industry as a TV show host and personality. Collins is not your typical student. While she can be found doing lots of work in ...

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Residential corner block approved for demolition

The final countdown has begun for the demolition of 11 houses located across the street from the Fine Arts Building to make room for a four-story apartment with retail space.   South Carolina developer McAlister proposed the plan last year for the residential and commercial facility that will be aimed at students.   The Valdosta City Council approved the immediate ...

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AKA’s Pretty in Pink

Written by Brian Hickey   Come Monday, VSU will be chanting “All Pink Everything” as they attend the events the ladies of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. have planned. With it being their Greek week, the VSU chapter of Kappa Upsilon plans to host a different event for students every day from Sunday through Saturday. They will begin their week ...

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