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Hit or miss: Oscars 2022 edition

Last Sunday night on March 27, celebrities gathered at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles to attend the Oscars award show and hit the Red Carpet in their most elegant, bold and aesthetic gowns. While the most memorable moment to occur at the Oscars this year was Will Smith slapping Chris Rock before being awarded his first Oscar, many celebrities ...

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Blazers falter against lowly Christian Brothers

The runaway VSU train was stopped in its tracks this weekend by an unlikely foe in the Christian Brothers Buccaneers. Despite the Bucs residing in last place in the Gulf South Conference standings, they took two out of three games against the Blazers, marking VSU’s first series loss of the year. Close games marked the series as each game was ...

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Men’s tennis team prevails, women’s tennis team falls against Lynn

The VSU tennis teams squared off against Lynn in nonconference action on March 25 at the VSU Tennis Courts. The No. 6 men’s team (7-4) defeated the No. 14 Fighting Knights (10-1) 4-1, while the women’s team (4-8) fell to the No. 12 Lady Fighting Knights (10-3) 0-4. Men’s Match The Blazers started the match off with a win in ...

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Friendly neighborhood Spider-Man stays at the top

It’s been almost two months and the reviews are in. “Spider-Man: No Way Home” is a must-see. Following up on Mysterio’s reveal of Spider-Man’s identity, Peter Parker’s life flies off the rails. Suddenly, every person he knows is being harassed, detained or hounded by the police. Trying to figure out how exactly to get his life back to normal with ...

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Editorial: No, you should not get COVID-19 on purpose

COVID-19 made its debut almost two years ago, and there are still people who wonder if purposely trying to get infected to become immune is a good idea. In simple terms: no. This is incredibly dangerous to yourself and others. While those around you may not have gotten severe symptoms after testing positive for COVID-19, there is no guarantee that ...

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A conversation with Bill Connelly of ESPN

Bill Connelly is a sportswriter and analyst at ESPN who covers college football. He attended college at the University of Missouri and still lives in Columbia, Missouri, today. Early in his career, Connelly started out as a sports blogger writing for Football Outsiders. In 2011, he began writing fulltime with SB Nation. Finally, Connelly was brought on by ESPN in ...

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Board of Regents approves concerning tenure policy

The Georgia Board of Regents approves tenure policy changes as of Oct. 13 that may hinder leaving professors and tenure associates voice out against these changes that will affect Georgia universities. The new tenure policy changes made Oct. 13 by the Board of Regents for the University System of Georgia have professors in an uproar and concerned for Georgia’s future ...

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Student Spotlight: Meet Shawnice Kilgo

Shawnice Kilgo, a junior chemistry major, has a love for campus, science and life. Kilgo has multiple favorite spots around campus. She loves to visit the fountain on the front lawn at night to relax and get out of the dorm. She also likes to go to a sitting area beside Nevins Hall to do most of her thinking and ...

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Wild Adventures to hire 500 seasonal employees

Wild Adventures has begun hiring hundreds of new employees for their upcoming 2021-2022 season. This is a large park so it will need a lot of help to open the season. This will be made up of 500 employees total. The park tends to keep some of their past seasonal employees, so the new employees will be included in the ...

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People Poll: How do students deal with stress?

The school semester is already stressful, whether you are learning remotely or face-to-face. School is not the only thing that many students must deal with. For many students, their schedules include work, classes, quarantine, children and family. So how do they their stress? Anthony Willingham, a junior dental hygiene major “Stress has always been known as the “silent killer” and ...

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