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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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Blazers dominate Virginia Union in first road game

No. 6 VSU conquered Virginia Union 51-7 on the road with 559 yards of total offense and seven touchdowns. Quarterback Ivory Durham passed for 252 yards, while he and running backs Seth Mcgill and Jamar Thompkins combined for 307 rushing yards. The VSU defense finished with another dominant performance. Gulf South Conference Defensive Player of the Week Mondrell Jefferson was ...

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Amari Jones is one of a few redeeming qualities of Titletown High

*Spoiler Alert* Thanks to “Titletown High,” Netflix reality TV has made its way to Valdosta to document the Valdosta High School football program, a couple of key players and a couple of not-so-key players. It was filled with all story, drama, faux “off-camera” moments and cringe that we have come to expect from reality TV. There were a couple of ...

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VSU Volleyball splits in VSU fall tournament

The VSU women’s volleyball team split their four-game stand in the VSU fall tournament, which was held at The Complex on Sept. 10 and 11. The tournament was filled with both highs and lows for the Lady Blazers. Their 2-2 record in the tournament placed them fourth among the six schools who attended the tournament. The tournament also included Eckerd, ...

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People Poll: What are some weekend activities you suggest for college students?

Mckayla Davis, a freshman nursing major “I’ll go to events on campus. I actually went to The Happening. I have also gone to Wild Adventures on weekends.” Landen Browning, a freshman chemistry major “I like to go to the movies and eat out on the weekends. I love spending time with my friends.” Benjamin Kotty, a senior computer information systems ...

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VSU football returns to action in dominant win over Savannah State

After 644 days without football here at VSU, the Blazers returned in dominant fashion with a 53-7 win over Savannah State. The offense, led by quarterback Ivory Durham, running back Seth Mcgill and wide receiver Lio’undre Gallimore, was dominant, racking up 395 yards of total offense with four touchdowns in an almost flawless act against Savannah State. VSU’s defense, led ...

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People poll: What’s your favorite Starbucks drink?

Ella Rose Clifford, dual-enrolled pre-med major “My favorite drink is the mango dragon fruit lemonade refresher because it is good, and I don’t like the taste of coffee.” Katlyn Hambrick, a freshman biology major “My favorite drink is the Vanilla Bean Creme because it is a vanilla flavor, and I like everything vanilla.” Iyanan Mitchell, a sophomore nursing major “My ...

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Her Campus hosting Pink Week Events

VSU’s Her Campus organization is hosting a series of events from Sept. 7 to Sept. 10 as part of their first-ever Pink Week. These events are a trivia night, a game night, an ice cream social and a suicide prevention event. “Her Campus is the #1 online magazine dedicated to collegiate and post-grad women on how to navigate life during ...

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Delight holds annual kickoff with a twist

On Sept. 7, Delight hosted their 70’s themed kickoff to welcome new members to the Christian-centered organization. The fun theme helped introduce the new leadership theme to potential members. Delight is a women’s ministry at VSU. Their mission is to provide an invitational, Christ-centered community on college campuses that lead women to fall deeper in love with Jesus. VSU’s Delight ...

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Habitat for Humanity offers humbling experience

Giving back to the community is an opportunity students can be part of at least once during their college years. Nyiana Flournoy, a senior communication sciences and disorders major and President and Public Relations chair, gives to the community through Habitat for Humanity. “The organization on campus works with the Valdosta chapter in hosting fundraisers, [food] drives and sometimes we ...

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Corey Brown Jr. cashes in

Coming from humble beginnings, senior defensive lineman Corey Brown Jr. knows that he must make the most of the opportunities he’s given. He is doing just that. Brown was born in Washington D.C. and was raised by his mother, Dorothy. Brown also received guidance from his godfather, Sean Washington. “I came from a tough background,” Brown said. Brown’s collegiate career ...

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Current COVID-19 Stats for Valdosta State University

Check the current number of cases on the VSU campus here!