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VSU needs full finals week

If students were given a full week there would be less anxiety, more time to focus and ultimately better academic performance, as there would be less chance that they would have three finals packed in one day as many students have experienced this at least once.

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Program improves literacy in kids

Blazing Through Books is in need of VSU student volunteers to help community children improve their reading and writing skills as well as their social and confidence level.

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Tying the knot, gay or not

In light of Tuesday’s landmark decision by the California Supreme Court, I am reminded of a comment by a female friend who once had this to say on gay marriage: “Why should straights be the only ones to suffer?” Apparently California gays will be allowed to suffer matrimony first hand, now that the state’s appeals court decision to declare the ...

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Mistakes fuel losing streak

The VSU baseball team lost 7-3 against the Albany State Golden Rams last night to open their season with a 1-3 record. After defeating Lindenwood to open the season, the Blazers have dropped three in a row at Billy Grant Field.

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Coffee shop gets spiked

Starbucks Coffee Company will sell beer and wine in Atlanta, Southern California, Chicago and Pacific Northwest area stores later this year. Customers expressed a desire to have more options for relaxing in an evening setting. “We recognize the importance of continuously evolving with our customers’ interests, lifestyles and values in order to stay relevant over the long term,” a company ...

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Local business bears new artistic mural.

Students who drove down Baytree Road may have notice a very new addition to the nearby scenery. John Gay, a former VSU student and owner of the novelty shop Divided By Zero hand painted a very impressive artistic mural on the side of his shop just off Baytree Road. Check the slideshow below for some picture of John Gay painting ...

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Separating church and state

The religious leanings of our politicians are almost as prevalent as their stand on the issues – which are often impacted by their religious beliefs.

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