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Column: Most Valuable Blazer

Josh: After plenty of pondering, I’ve decided that my pick for Most Valuable Blazer this year will be VSU Shooting Guard Beau Justice. Throughout his career at VSU, Justice has improved year after year and is coming off a sensational junior season. The thing about my pick is that I don’t have to do much reasoning—just look at his body ...

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Baytree Villa stands tall through weather delays

Junior Kyle Duke was excited to see his new apartment in August, but he never expected to move into it after school started. “Constructions of the apartments themselves were on time, but it was mother nature that put some things behind,” Duke said. Construction on Baytree Villa apartments began at the beginning of the summer and didn’t get finished until ...

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MAT Students Thriving After VSU

Success is born from hard work, but there is always helping hands along the way to make sure the birth goes well. Recently, VSU bore witness to such a story of success within their resident masters of art in teaching in music education program, where the first cohort of graduates found themselves with a 100 percent job rate. All of ...

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Cemeteries: Scary or Respected?

The time of Halloween is upon us, and that means it is time for spooky things such as witches, ghosts, and cemeteries. However, the question arises of why a place meant to honor the deceased have become somewhere “creepy”. This misconception came rather recently. Despite what we learn when we are younger, cemeteries usually aren’t hidden away but rather in ...

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Know Safety? No Pain. Here’s Some Killer Halloween Survival Tips

Let’s creep it real: Between the candy, costumes and parties, people do not give their general safety too much thought on Halloween. After all, it’s the nom to scare yourself to death by witnessing acts of diabolical brutality and totally wicked sorcery in the form of horror movies. Dumb teenagers getting mutilated by Freddy Kruger or Jason Voorhees and random ...

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Scariest Halloween movies ranked

Pumpkins are available, costumes are on sale, and aisles are flooding with candy and decorations in anticipation for the end of the month. But what’s Halloween without some great horror films? If you plan to watch them, take Deadpool’s advice and make sure to wear your brown pants just in case. 5. “Alien” (1979) It would be a shame to ...

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The Problem with Women’s Halloween Costumes

For horror fanatics such as myself, Halloween is the best time of the year. It is a time of tricks, treats, and costumes. However, for women, costumes seem to have one constant – being “sexy”. Let it be known that this is by no means an article on “slut-shaming”, but simply on why people expect females to be dressed a ...

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Save the (Boo)bies

October is finally upon us, and on every street corner, we can find simple, pink ribbons adorning the blouses, handbags and nail-art of women worldwide. This pink ribbon marks the beginning of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a month utilized to spread breast cancer awareness in hopes detecting the tragic disease in its early stages. Breast cancer, next to skin ...

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UPD’s annual report shows optimistic future

The arrival of VSU PD’s Annual Fire and Safety Report brings with it hope for a safer campus and a brighter future for VSU. The numbers are encouraging, showing an overall improvement in the number of cases reported. Overall, 23 crimes were reported, and 54 arrests were made on campus during the 2017 year. Two thousand sixteen received 42 crimes ...

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Coach Peacock Serves as Inspiration to Blazer Football

The VSU Blazers football team has seen a multitude of success on the field this season, but on the sidelines, they have to endure a life battle of one of their coaches. Back in September, Tight End/Full Back Coach John Peacock was diagnosed with cancer. Doctors went to remove the tumor, but they found that it had spread and an ...

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