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2013-04-25

Former Blazer golfer returns to familiar course

Written by Chris Kessler   Valdosta State alum Brent Witcher is beginning to making a name for himself in ranks of professional golf. The former Blazer will be competing in the South Georgia Classic this week. Witcher will return to the South Georgia Classic for the fourth time. In last year’s Classic, Witcher was able to make the cut for ...

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Biased Americans accuse Muslims

Written by James Washington   Tragedy struck our nation on April 15 when two bombs effectively ruined what was normally a joyous event. Three lives were lost, over 175 others were injured and countless others were affected at the conclusion of the Boston Marathon. The relief efforts have been enormous, showing how our nation can come together in a time ...

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LEAP to prepare students for ‘world of work, life’

Written by Isaiah Smart   As the year winds down, students are still being regarded with importance as VSU joins the Liberal Education and America’s Promise Employer-Educator Compact initiative. The LEAP initiative is sponsored by the Association of American Colleges and Universities and aims to provide students with a higher quality education. The program’s purpose is to provide students with ...

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Give & Go gives back

Written by Will Lewis   VSU Give & Go will meet Wednesday through Friday to make one man’s trash another man’s treasure. The program, which will make its debut this year, is offering students the opportunity to donate their unused or reusable items. Give & Go will give the items to local residents in need. “At move out there seems ...

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Valdosta recognizes Georgia Cities Week

Written by Jessica Ingram   This week, cities across the state of Georgia are celebrating Georgia Municipal Association’s Georgia Cities Week from April 20-27.   GCW is an opportunity for cities to share with their communities about services offered and how the city has an impact on citizens’ lives.   Each year there is a theme for the GCW. This ...

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Electrical issue leads to building evacuation

Written by Neil Frawley   An electrical malfunction forced the evacuation of the Mass Media building on Monday afternoon. The incident took place near the journalism lab where a smell of burning rubber emanated from the ceiling tiles. Students became alarmed by the foul smell and quickly informed Dennis Conway, assistant professor of mass media, about it. “I went near ...

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Letter to the Editor: Marriage definition

Dear Editor,   I am writing in response to Joe Adgie’s opinion editorial entitled “Everyone deserves right to marriage” in the Spectator’s April 4 issue.  Let me just first point to the fallacy in the title of Mr. Adgie’s article.  Everyone is already entitled to marry; they just can’t marry someone of the same sex.  This idea applies to all ...

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