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2013-02-14

Web Exclusive: Cat dormitories at Fl. Southern

While VSU has seen its fair share of cats running around the campus, Florida Southern has decided that giving these cats their own dormitories might be the best solution for ensuring these feral felines are taken care of.

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Web Exclusive: Top Weekend Picks

Continue experiencing love Valentine’s may be over, but you can still show your affection for the one that you love. Here are some places you can go and things that you can do to turn your Valentine’s Day into your Valentine’s Weekend. 1.            Everyone wants to wake up to the smell of home cooking at least one day of their ...

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Zombies attack at Sustella

Centennial Hall residents looking for a cool breeze typically crack open their windows, but on Saturday, they got a bit more than they bargained for. At 8 a.m., growls, snarls, and screams echoed through Sustella parking deck. Why? Zombie attack.

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Fireworks: Beautiful and toxic

Fireworks, a tool used to invoke everlasting memories during celebrations worldwide, contain harmful chemicals that are detrimental to both humans and the environment. Such toxins have the potential to remain within the environment for great periods of time. Chinese officials have apprehended the extensive use of fireworks just in time for the Chinese New Year celebrations. The reason for the ...

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VSU softball catching fire early

Written by D.J. Davis   Only a two-hour rain delay was able to slow the Blazers’ bats as they ran up 20 runs and earned two gutsy wins in Valdosta State’s home-opening doubleheader against Georgia Southwestern on Tuesday, 8-2, 12-6. On a day where the Blazers homefield was officially christened as Steel’s Diamond at Blazer Park, the constant ping off ...

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The never-ending battle surrounding Title IX

Written by Ace Espenshied   Ladies, make your way to the starting line! The next VSU sport is about four or five years away, and it is likely to be a women’s sport. Part of the reason for that is title 9 which was created to provide equal opportunity and equality of experience for men and women athletes. “Because of ...

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When dreams finally turn to realities

Written by Eric Jackson   Growing up in the tropical climate of Ghana in West Africa, he always was fond of soccer; his eventual love for football seemed unfathomable at the time. This adoration for the game now is only obvious as his lifelong dream is finally becoming a reality. Edmund Kugbila everyday receives praise from his supporters all over ...

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VSU club soccer team update

The Valdosta State men’s club soccer team is gearing up for their spring tournament schedule, which begins on March 1. Though their official season ended in the fall, the team will be participating in various tournaments during the spring. “[March 1] we’re going down to Florida State to play a tournament,” Alec Kronitz, vice president of Valdosta State men’s club ...

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Students seek life beyond earth

Written by Rebecka McAleer   Scientists, geeks, and average Joes of all kinds have always been intrigued by the idea of life on other planets. Science fiction movies present possibilities galore. Perhaps there is a massive series of terraformed galaxies in our post-apocalyptic future, as presented by Joss Whedon’s “Firefly,” or an evil Empire and a mystical Force a la ...

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Blazers to host Wolves Thursday

VSU welcomes their basketball teams home after a two-game road trip as the Blazers return to The Complex to face Wolves of conference rival West Georgia. Valdosta State comes into Thursday’s game with an overall record of 14-7, with a record of 6-7 in conference play.  After winning three of four games on their last home stand, the Blazers took ...

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