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Valdosta City School closed Wednesday due to coronavirus case, VSU remains open

Valdosta City Schools will be closed Wednesday, March 11, due to a potential coronavirus case. According to a statement released by Valdosta City Schools on late Tuesday, March 10, a student teacher at Sallas Mahone Elementary School had indirect contact with family members who may have previously contracted the virus (COVID-19). The statement added that the student teacher or family ...

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Grace Café: “It’s not cheap, it’s free!”

With so many things happening on campus it’s always a struggle to decide where your time would be best spent – especially if you are looking to be somewhere that offers meaningful connections and opportunities to make a positive impact while in college.   Fortunately, the Christ Episcopal Church’s College Ministry Grace Café, located at 1515 North Patterson St, is a ...

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Lady Blazers survive upset bid from West Florida

The Lady Blazers made it rain in the Sunshine State as they survived an upset bid from their rival, the West Florida Lady Argonauts. The Lady Blazers came into this matchup ranked No. 3 in the country after knocking off the Union Lady Bulldogs last week. VSU’s 18-game win streak looked to be in jeopardy early on as West Florida ...

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Deadpool and Wolverine Trailer Breakdown

After six years of owning 20th Century Fox, Disney is finally bringing “Deadpool 3” back onto the big screen. The new trailer for the film was released during the the 57 Super Bowl. Fans of the franchise were more than excited to see Ryan Reynolds return as Wade Wilson and Hugh Jackman’s return to reprise his iconic role, Wolverine. The ...

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Professor Spotlight: Meet Mr. Golden

There is a former state congressman teaching currently at VSU. Timothy Golden is a professor who teaches the “Georgia Purple Politics” class, which is a perspectives course. He is very enthusiastic about getting his students to think about politics and he would rather his students learn and think on their own, rather than just teaching them to follow whatever he ...

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Lady Blazers upsets Union, again

The no. 8 ranked Lady Blazers defeated the Lady Bulldogs 74-56 on Saturday afternoon for their second win over Union this season. In a game that has many postseason stipulations, the Lady Blazers faced their toughest test of the season against the Lady Bulldogs. These two squads have played once prior, in which the Lady Blazers ran an offense that ...

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In Remembrance of Spc. Kennedy Sanders: A South Georgia Hero

Spc. Kennedy Landon Sanders’ loved ones are devastated as she and two other U.S. Army Reserve soldiers are put to rest after a Jordan drone attack occurred on January 28. The ambitious 24-year-old Sanders was not only a respected soldier following a line of veterans from her family but she was also a loving daughter, sister and friend. Previous VSU ...

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VSUPD explains the $100,000 safety protocol change

VSUPD has found a better way to get a bang for their buck with the new Blazer Guardian app that replaces and serves the same purpose as the original call boxes located around campus to assist with student safety. Chief of Police, Officer Alan Rowe says the decisions in removing the call boxes started in 2016 due to most of ...

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The Day the Music Died: TikTok Removes Music from UMG Artists

On Tuesday, Jan. 10, Universal Music Group accused the media platform TikTok of providing insufficient compensation for music and permitting AI-generated recordings on its platform. After the announcement, TikTok users noticed that some videos no longer played the attached audios and had a statement at the bottom of the video that stated, “Sound removed due to copyright restrictions.” Due to ...

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The Mix makes space for school and local clubs

On Tuesday, Jan. 30, Valdosta State University hosted The Mix. The event provided organizations on campus with a place to exhibit their work, and served as a mass interest meeting for students hoping to get involved on campus. The event was held in the University ballrooms, where dozens of organizations were given the space to set up booths, each boasting ...

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