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Spring Break: Ladies breathe comfortably in the heat

Written by Olivia McLean   Spring break is probably the most highly anticipated college “holiday.” Preparations begin months ahead of time and include finding the perfect wardrobe for a week-long vacation. Since most of spring break will be spent either on the beach sipping piña coladas or partying until the sun comes up, it’s more likely that us girls are ...

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Top Weekend Picks: Begin Spring Break early

Written By: Amanda Usher Well, VSU. It’s the weekend again, and here at the Spectator, we’re sure that you all are trying to figure out what your plans are for these next three days. We know that Spring Break is not for a couple of weeks, but who said that you can’t give yourself a sneak peek? You’ve worked hard ...

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Chambers may move to Statesboro

Written by Eric Jackson   VSU co-defensive coordinator and defensive line coach, Earl Chambers, could be leaving Valdosta for Georgia Southern University after interviewing for the same position Tuesday afternoon in Statesboro.   According to footballscoop.com Twitter feed, “Georgia Southern, sources close tell us [them] Earl Chambers is strong candidate; but decision is not final.”   GSU is looking to ...

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Lady Blazers adding ‘spice’ to the lineup

Written by Ace Espenshied   With a Gulf South Conference championship appearance and a NCAA tournament appearance already under their belt, the third batch of recruits for the Lady Blazers soccer team will look to add to the progress. Earlier in February, head Coach Melissa Heinz added nine new players that have officially signed to play for the Blazers. In ...

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Lacrosse team to host ‘Battle of the Border’

Written by Neil Frawley   “Save the 23rd date!” says VSU lacrosse captain, Mike McGuire. VSU lacrosse captain Mike McGuire wants the Feb. 23rd date saved because on Saturday the Blazers’ club team will play host in what is being called “The Battle of the Border.” The “Battle of the Border” will be a five team, day long lacrosse event ...

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Beijing provides awesome Asian cuisine

This week, the Spectator Tasters decided to head out in search of an awesome Asian dining experience. Written by Jennifer Gleason and Amber Smith Jen: Beijing Café has nice low lighting, but the exterior and interior are difficult to understand. The sign that is lit up to indicate it is open is far away enough from the front door that ...

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VSU says farewell to seniors

Written by Shane Thomas   Valdosta State men’s basketball team is gearing up for its final home game of the season, hosting West Florida Saturday afternoon. The Blazers enter the game on a three-game winning streak following a 70-69 victory over the West Alabama Tigers last Saturday at The Complex. UWF has won two consecutive games after defeating West Georgia ...

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Microsoft takes over Skype, analog sticks much ‘better’

Written by Steven Setser   Hello tech enthusiasts. I’m here with the newest tech news you need to know about. An analyst says that the iPad will be updated to look like the iPad Mini this spring.  Apple will also introduce a new Apple TV box with better software, but no iPad Mini with Retina Display.  Take this with a ...

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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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World’s first husband, wife travel through time

Written by Von Kennedy   Have you ever wanted to go back in time and see how the world began? Possibly change the past? On Feb. 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Building, you will be able to travel with the people who shaped our planet, George and Maggie Antrobus of Excelsior, N.J. The Skin of Our Teeth ...

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