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Candle Palace comes to Valdosta

Candle Palace is a new business in Valdosta that brings a fun experience through candle making. People can come by the store and make 12 oz candles with classes that they provide. The experience is reservation only with a class on the history and process of candle making while guests melt, mix and pour their own creations. The owner, Antoinette ...

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Lady Blazers hit the boards, upset Tampa Spartans in first round

After the letdown they experienced in the semi-finals of the GSC Tournament earlier this month, the VSU women’s basketball team came into Tennessee with something to prove. They got that chance Friday afternoon, when they took on the No. 2 seed in their region of the bracket, the Tampa University Spartans. They did prove something as the Lady Blazers toppled ...

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Photos: What I wish I knew before coming to college

The transition from high school to college can be difficult and there are many things that prospective students should learn before going to college. College is even more expensive than I thought, even with financial aid. There are a lot of extra amenities that college students have to pay for aside from tuition. Tuition only takes up about half of ...

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Spectator Staff Survey: What women inspire you most?

March is Women’s History Month commemorating and encouraging the study, observance and celebration of the vital role of women in American history. The Spectator staff is inspired by many women in their lives and are proud to show them off.   T.J. Weaver, Editor-in-Chief “My mother inspires me. She’s my queen and the love of my life and I love ...

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Editorial: The good and the bad of VSU’s WiFi networks

The Internet has become a vital part of our daily lives, linking everyone together through the World Wide Web. It comes as no surprise that further advancements in technology have allowed us to be more connected than ever with wireless connections. However, while wireless networks are often seen as an easy way to access the Internet, they do have drawbacks. ...

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‘The Batman’: 10 Flying Rats out of 10 !

“The Batman” (2022) released in theaters across the country on March 4. Scoring a 9.2 out of 10 and wearing a glowing review of 87% on Rotten Tomatoes, “The Batman” stars Robert Pattinson. The movie was directed by Matt Reeves, who was the director from “Cloverfield” and the various “Planet of The Apes.” This film has gained popular attention from ...

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Annual Azalea Festival Comes Back to Valdosta

The 22nd Annual Valdosta-Lowndes Azalea Festival will be making its comeback at Drexel Park this upcoming weekend from March 12-13 to share and celebrate the culture of South Georgia. The Annual Azalea Festival is a community event where people from all over are invited to support local businesses and enjoy the festivities that the region has to offer. The festival ...

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Freedom of Expression: A Brave Space Dialogue

The Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion held a YouTube live on Monday at 6 p.m. called Freedom of Expression: A Brave Space Dialogue. The dialogue discussed how the first amendment relates to students, faculty and staff and what to do when being targeted by someone’s right to free speech as a response to the protestors who have been coming ...

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Blazers fend off Falcons, win 2 of 3

The VSU baseball (12-5) team collected another series victory this weekend, besting the Montevallo Falcons (14-4) two games-to-one. We are now a month into the season, and the Blazers have yet to lose a series. With the two wins the Blazers move into the second spot in the Gulf South Conference with a 6-2 conference record. The Blazers entered the ...

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