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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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JoJo’s Potato & Mac Shack Smacks

JoJo’s Potato and Mac Shack , located right next to Little Caesars, opened their doors in May with a variety of loaded potatoes on their menu, accompanied by macaroni and cheese dishes and a gorgeous spread of sides and desserts. Most visitors to this locally owned tavern will find themselves sitting outside on a covered patio with string lights, and ...

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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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People Poll: What did you do for Halloween?

The Halloween season has ended and the festivities have settled. This year is one of the first that have been celebrated face-to-face in 18 months. Nevertheless, the people have spoken and decided to make this the year that it goes out with a bang. “I stayed in on Halloween Night and watched movies and ate food with my roommate,” Leah ...

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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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The new groundhog: Noodle the pug

If Emmaline Childs, a TikTok influencer from Minnesota, had said, “Mercury might be in retrograde, but the pug had bones,” just two months ago, she would sound absolutely crazy, but the trend known as “No Bones” has taken over the internet, and the world has been able to fall in love with Noodle the pug. Noodle is a 13-year-old pug ...

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