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Blazers look backward to move forward, avenge loss

Written by: Chris Webb. After combining for 1,177 yards and 55 points in just the fourth quarter last season, two high-powered offenses look ready to light up the scoreboard again Saturday (7 p.m.) at Bazemore-Hyder Stadium. When bitter conference rival No. 14 Delta State (1-0) comes into town for a rematch of last year’s high scoring contest, No. 13 Valdosta ...

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Purdue Survey

Written By: Tatyana Phelps A new Purdue University survey proves that getting involved on campus isn’t just good for your overall college experience; it’s beneficial to your future career and can even reduce your level of student debt. Gallup and Purdue University teamed up to organize the Gallup-Purdue Index, the largest survey of college students in our country’s history. According ...

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Infamous Murderer Exposed

Written By: Stella Henderson After 125 years, one of the most notorious serial killers has finally been caught. We’ve all heard of Jack the Ripper, the man that killed at least 5 women around London. Well we now have a name and face to put with this legendary mystery; Aaron Kosminski, a Jewish, Polish-born immigrant who lived in the East ...

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VSU soccer seeks first overall victory, welcomes GSC opponents

Written by Kristin Whitman. VSU’s women’s soccer team gears up for another “Gulf War” this weekend with two Gulf South Conference games. VSU takes on Christian Brothers University Friday, Sept. 19 at 4 p.m. for the home opener, and finish the weekend road trip against Delta State University Sunday, Sept 21 at 1 p.m. The Blazers enter the weekend with a ...

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Power to the protesters

The news is rarely pretty. In fact, it’s often ugly and grim. ISIS, Ferguson and Syria are just a few of the issues that grace—or disgrace — headlines. What is it, as future journalists, that make us continue in a career field that has to wait for bombs to drop and shots to fire for us to have a job? ...

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D-2 championship rematch set for VSU, WSSU

Written by: Chris Webb The VSU football team will play Winston-Salem State in an early season Top-25 matchup. No. 23 Valdosta State (1-0) will take on no. 12 Winston-Salem State (1-0) at 4 p.m. Saturday in the “Cobb County Clash” taking place at McEachern High School’s Cantrell Stadium in Powder Springs, Georgia. It was not too long ago that these two ...

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Blazers Set To Light Up The Night Against Golden Rams

Written By: Chris Webb September in Valdosta means one thing: football. After going 6-4, losing three of their last four games and missing the Division II football playoffs, Valdosta State is ready for a new season. “We aren’t really thinking back on last year,” Head Coach David Dean said about his team’s attitude entering the season. “We look at this ...

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Blazers beat the heat: Five ways to stay cool during the heat wave

Written by: Jordan Barela The heat wave is set to emblazon Valdosta with high temperatures in the hundreds. Below are a few tips to help beat the heat this upcoming week. One of the most important things to do is to stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water. Another good tactic, eat fruits and vegetables as they have water in ...

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VSU Cracks Down On Former Professor Protesting Against Confederate Memorials In Georgia

Written By: John Stephen Political controversy is brewing between the highest officials at VSU and a former VSU professor over the use of the professor’s email to promote an effort to remove Confederate monuments and celebrations in Georgia. In June, sociology professor Mark P. George joined forces with Reverend Floyd Rose, president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference’s local chapter, ...

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Updated Dining Hall Hours

The days & hours for VSU Dining listed on page 23 in the BTS Tab are incorrect. For correct hours, please go to www.dineoncampus.com/valdosta.

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