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Offense, rain combine to put out the Flame

Written by Austin Wells, Staff Writer Major League Baseball is about to commence, but VSU is in the middle of its conference race. Standing at 19-11 overall and 10-6 in the Gulf South Conference, the VSU Blazers baseball team had six conference games left coming into last weekend, and because of the rain two of those games were cancelled. With ...

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The remedy for a bad day

Written by Olivia Studdard, Staff Writer There once was a painting my freshman year roommate made that said, “No matter how you feel…get up, dress up, show up, and never give up.” Being in my third year of this adventure called college, some days this admonition is easier said than done. You know the kind of day I’m talking about. ...

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Rapper 2 Chainz to pull up to VSU with his ‘ceiling missing’

Written by Jada Dukes, Staff Writer Earlier this month, VSU president Dr. Cecil Staton released a statement via his Twitter announcing the arrival of Tauheed Epps, better known as Mr. 2Chainz (and four bracelets). Staton’s tweet stated that the College Park rapper would be touching down on VSU’s campus on April 15 2016.  Contrary to popular belief, this event is ...

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Editorial: We are proud to be at VSU (finally)

Congratulations VSU, you’re finally swimming in the deep end. Kudos to VSU for securing a performance from 2 Chainz on April 15. For years it has felt as though our school was a step behind the UGAs and Georgia Techs of the world, but perhaps that is changing. This semester will have brought a hip-hop superstar and a presidential frontrunner ...

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No IDEA Center Scholars tomorrow

In this week’s issue of the Spectator, it was published under ‘Announcements’ that there would be an IDEA Center Scholars tomorrow. This is incorrect. However, this year and next year’s Scholars are getting together get to know each other and begin preparations for next year’s activities 2 PM tomorrow afternoon. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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OKLAHOMA! Comes to Sawyer Stage

Written by Miles Brown, Staff Writer Tuesday marked the beginning of the play, Oklahoma!, a production about romantic love story that features a rivalry between local farmers and cowboys. Curly, a handsome cowboy, and Laurey, a winsome farm girl, play out their love story.  Although they encounter some difficult situations they persevere and make a new life together. This new ...

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