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2013-03-14

Two-car crash reported outside of Centennial Hall

Written by Will Lewis Two cars collided outside of Centennial Hall in the early evening on Thursday. The accident occurred as Joshua Warner, accounting and finance major, was leaving the parking lot to go to a meeting on North Campus.  “I was pulling out to the stop sign by Centennial, and [Kourtney Harris] swerved in,” Warner said. “And I guess ...

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Wage change underway: In favor

Written by James Washington   Welcome to the United States of America, a land based on supply and demand. It seems, however, that while consumer demands are met, the necessities of the workers are overlooked. The prices of services and goods continue to rise, yet the hands that make these products are paid in scraps. In 1968 the minimum wage ...

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Back in red and black

Written by Dowling Payne   Valdosta State this past season was an especially exceptional one as they brought the National Championship title back home to Titletown. Not only will the team be coming back strong to keep the title, but also will have the addition of two previous players who were out last season. Both stand out players, Griffin Roelle ...

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Meet Juliana Boehm

Written by Ritsuki Miyazaki   Meet Juliana Boehm, a VSU tennis player and cross country runner.   She was born in Sochi, Russia, and grew up in Mannheim, Germany.   Her accomplishments include being named one of the Gulf South Conference Runners of the Week in 2012.  Even in the middle of the season, Boehm continues to bring a positive ...

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VSU softball team to host rivals UWG and Shorter this weekend

Written by D.J. Davis   While students hit the road toward their spring break destinations, the Blazers will be tending to some business against Gulf South Conference foe West Georgia and conference newcomer Shorter this weekend. No.1 VSU goes into the weekend with a 7-3 conference record; with a pair of double headers with against rivals, the Blazers are looking ...

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Journalism class visits Valdosta mayor

Written by Alex Tostado   With the recent flooding in Valdosta, Mayor John Gayle observed National Severe Weather Preparedness Week and spoke about sales tax reconstruction along with the possibility of a new water treatment plant in Valdosta in a press conference last week.   Gayle has lived in Valdosta for 62 years, and he cannot think of a time ...

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Blazer baseball torches Saints

Written by Alex Tostado   The Valdosta State baseball team (10-10) avenges an early season loss to Flagler College (9-14) after beating the Saints   6-3 Wednesday night at Billy        Grant Field The Saints beat VSU back on Feb. 6. in St. Augustine but in the second meeting this season, the Blazers got the bats going early scoring four runs ...

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College of Arts dean candidates to visit campus

Written by Jamal Tull   Starting today, VSU will be interviewing three candidates for the position of dean of the College of the Arts. The itinerary for each candidate has been made and includes lunch and a meeting with President William McKinney. It also includes a question and answer session at 3 p.m. on the third floor of the Student ...

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McKinney speaks out against HB29

Written by Anthony Pope   On Tuesday, VSU President William McKinney announced his opposition to Georgia House Bill 29, called Georgia Campus Carry Act, a bill that would permit firearms on colleges and universities. In the email, which was sent to all VSU faculty, staff and students, McKinney, along with the Board of Regents, pledged his support for the existing ...

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VSU HEROs rock red for HIV/AIDS

Written by Dowling Payne   Not only is red one of the colors that represent our Blazers, it also stands for AIDS and heart disease awareness. On Monday, VSU HEROS and the VSU chapter of the National Council for Negro Women came together to host a red-themed event to promote HIV/AIDS and heart disease awareness. The event was a forum ...

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