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A cheesy winner

Thanksgiving has quickly passed, but the holiday season is in full swing. There’s often food to bring people together in celebration and giving thanks. The Spectator Newsletter ran a poll asking what your favorite part of a Thanksgiving meal is. The selection was among the most common dishes including turkey, ham, mac and cheese, dressing, and pumpkin pie. This poll ...

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VSU suffers setback against West Florida

No. 2 VSU (9-1, 6-1 GSC) suffered their first loss of the season, falling to No. 3 West Florida (9-1, 6-1 GSC) 61-42 in Pensacola, Florida. It was the regular season finale for both teams. VSU was put behind early and often. For the second consecutive week, VSU was shutout 7-0 in the first quarter. West Florida added a field ...

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VSU women’s basketball wins two in a row

The No. 15 Lady Blazers beat Palm Beach Atlantic 72-40 on Nov. 12, following that up with a 65-58 victory against Benedict on Nov. 13 in the South Regional Crossover held at the Complex. VSU will be back at home to face Georgia College (1-1) on Saturday, Nov. 20, at 6 p.m. The Lady Blazers outscored PBA 22-4 in the ...

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Mike Nita returns to lead VSU rugby in playoff run

Three-time, All-American Rugby player Mike Nita came back to VSU to lead the team as head coach. One thing that Nita says bothers him since leaving VSU in 2019 is: He was never able to pull off a successful playoff run. He hopes to change that narrative as head coach. Nita began playing rugby when he was in high school ...

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Truman Scholarship program opens for VSU graduates

VSU has opened their application period for the Harry S. Truman Scholarship program for students who want to pursue in graduate school or professional education. The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Program is a federally funded scholarship granted to U.S. undergraduate students for demonstrated leadership potential, academic excellence and a commitment to public service. The program selects 55-65 Truman Scholars each ...

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Sign Language community well served at VSU

The American Sign Language Community is vastly represented on the VSU campus, consisting of an ASL club, the Theme Community and one of the biggest ASL programs in the country. VSU has a rigorous ASL program, where students get hands-on experience to prepare them for working in many different settings such as in K-12 and post-secondary public education, including in ...

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Blazers beat Crusaders for homecoming win

The No. 2 Blazers (9-0, 6-0 GSC) overcame a slow start and pulled away from the North Greenville Crusaders (4-6, 1-5 GSC) in the second half to win 31-21 on homecoming weekend. The win puts VSU in prime position to secure a first-round bye in the Division II playoffs. VSU currently holds the top spot in Super Region Two. The ...

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Cross country teams finish in top 15 at region championships

The Blazer cross country teams traveled to Saint Leo, Florida for the Division II South Region XC Championships on Saturday, Nov 6. The men ran the 10k course and finished ninth out of 18 teams with a score of 271 points, while the women ran the 6k course, finishing 13th out of 18 teams with a score of 350 points. ...

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McGill relishes star role on football team

VSU fourth-year junior running back Seth McGill brings the passion and energy every time he’s on the field, whether it’s carrying the ball as a rusher or returning kicks on special teams. McGill, a native of Miami, Fla., knows he must take advantage of every opportunity presented before him. After all, it is how he got into football. “Before I ...

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Twix and Reese’s share VSU candy championship

The Holiday season is officially here, and the Spectator Newsletter conducted another poll in celebration of Halloween last week. Candy is a staple when it comes to Halloween, so the editors came together and narrowed down a selection of what we think is the most popular candy. We let you decide what was truly the best out of a selection ...

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