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Blazers excel with 3-pointers

 Last season, the VSU men’s basketball team mastered all kinds of ways to win basketball games. So far this season, the new-look Blazers are relying heavily on 3-point shooting to get them wins.  After falling to Saint Leo last Friday night in their season opener, the Blazers put together wins on Saturday and Tuesday night over No. 17 Rollins College, ...

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Lady Blazers hold on for first victory of the season

  The Lady Blazers basketball team opened the season Saturday in the Complex with a 60-53 victory over Edward Waters. Despite a late charge by Edward Waters, the Lady Blazers held on for their first victory of the season. Leading the way was Western Carolina transfer Brittany Ferguson, who finished with 19 points and 13 rebounds. Valdosta native Alisha Crawford, a ...

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Blazers look to tackle Williams, Tigers

When the season begins, every team has the same goal: win the conference and win a national championship.   For the No. 7 VSU Blazers, one of those goals has already been accomplished, as the famed red and black earned at least a share of the Gulf South Conference championship with a 31-13 victory over the West Georgia Wolves this ...

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Student technology fee unlikely

 The $48 student technology fee is not likely to increase next year the Student Technology Fee Committee said in a meeting Wednesday in Odum Library.   The committee also discussed current projects funds and budget proposals, future planned activities and goals for the next fiscal school year during a meeting Wednesday afternoon in the Odum Library.   “What I feel ...

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VSU’s Price dead at 62

 Charles J. Price died Tuesday, Nov. 2, at age 62. Price worked in the VSU’s Bookstore during the 1990’s, and was eventually promoted to Warehouse Supervisor.  His dedication to serving the students and faculty and his vibrant personality made him a beloved member of the VSU family. Price was one of the first members to return as a retiree. His ...

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Online dating gives options

 Technological advances have made it effortless for our generation to meet an acquaintance without any physical interaction.   Nowadays I can easily list the high tech gadgets that we use as social extension of ourselves; laptops, desktops, handhelds, netbooks, cell phones Xbox, Playstation, twitter, facebook, and myspace are all evidence of our tech-happy society. With the increased availability of internet access, ...

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People Poll: How do you feel about the constant weather changes?

Olivia Higgins sophomore art major “I honestly feel like Valdosta has two seasons, winter and fall. Right now, Mother Nature has her panties in a bunch and can’t decide which one to proceed with.” Valencia Williams junior mass media major “It fluctuates way too often. Honestly, I am tired of the guess work.” Darrell Boner junior mass media major “It’s ...

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Follow your dreams

 If you are a college student stuck in a major you hate but know will get you a high-paying job after graduation, get out now.   It is smart to declare your major based on future salary amounts, but it is smarter to declare the major you actually have interest in.  Graduates with majors such as engineering make almost $40,000 more ...

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Make the most of college

 For those students currently living on-campus, this article is not for you. To those students who are, at present, residing in a house or apartment off-campus, listen up.  Living off-campus may cause you to lose out on various college experiences. Some may use the excuse that the distance from campus to their homes keeps them from getting involved in campus ...

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