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Tennant’s Hat Trick leads VSU over Union

Senior Riley Tennant illustrated a hat trick to propel the Lady Blazers soccer team 6-0 victory against Union University Nov. 3. VSU improved to 9-6 overall and 7-4 in Gulf South Conference play.  The Lady Blazers have won three consecutive matchups.  Tennant finished the game with a career-high three goals on six shots and four on frame and one assist in ...

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Ground and Pound: Blazers backfield duo on record pace

Blazers sophomore running backs Jamar Thompkins Seth McGill, seem to be running up the charts with their season rushing yards. Jamar has a solid 678 rushing yards throughout this season while Seth McGill has 524.   Both players have a real shot at getting close to 1,000 rushing yards each before the end of the season and Head Coach Gary ...

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Men’s basketball makes appearance in NABC poll

VSU men’s basketball ranks No. 12 in the preseason National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Division II Top 25. The Blazers are coming off its third-straight 20-plus win season, third-straight NCAA postseason berth and third-straight Gulf South Conference regular season title. The Blazers finished 24-7 last season under head coach Mike Helfer, who enters his year No. 15. VSU went 16-4 last ...

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Ten iconic celebrity Halloween costumes

It’s finally Halloween time, folks! From the horror movie marathons to the trips to haunted houses, Halloween is a favorite holiday of many people. However, you cannot forget one of the most important parts of the Halloween season: the costumes! So today, we are going to break down some of the most iconic Halloween costumes showcased by celebrities. Let’s get ...

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From red to pink; VSU celebrates disability awareness

With Breast Cancer Awareness Month coming to an end, the Department of Diversity and Inclusion decided to host a “Pink Out Party” on Oct. 28 to support not only victims of breast cancer, but to also spread awareness of Disability Employment Awareness Month.A lot of people don’t know about Disability Employment Awareness Month which occurs every October. Its purpose is ...

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Last Minute, Cheap, DIY Halloween Costumes

It’s almost Halloween, and it’s time to dress up!But wait, you’re in college, which means that you are most likely broke. You want to dress up, but your bank account screams no. Well, here are a few cheap, fun and easy Halloween costumes you can create. 1) When Life Gives You Lemons You will need yellow clothing. This can be ...

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Toxic masculinity discussed at VSU

Some topics are difficult to discuss and talk about among your peers. Student Diversity and Inclusion has found a way to bridge this gap by opening a space for students to comfortably speak about difficult topics. On Oct. 23, Student Diversity and Inclusion hosted a Brave Space Dialogue on the topic of toxic masculinity. Toxic masculinity refers to a harmful ...

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Blazers home finale picked for NCAA football showcase

The Blazers will finish the regular season in style. The home finale football game against West Florida, scheduled for Nov. 9 at 7 p.m. at Bazemore-Hyder Stadium, has been selected for the Division II Football Showcase, announced by the NCAA on Oct. 28. This will be the second time VSU has been televised on the Division II Football Showcase this ...

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Questions & Answers: Deandra Schirmer

Lady Blazers head coach Deandra Schirmer is entering her first season at the helm of the Lady Blazers. Here are a few questions from Kyle Grondin, staff writer, as he interviewed Schirmer: When did you start playing basketball? “I was always very energetic child, playing every sport. You know and my family was a football family and then a lot ...

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Saunds breaks program record, adds trust factor

Halfway through the football season, the Blazers have no intentions of slowing down. Neither does junior wide receiver Brian Saunds. Saunds had a jaw dropping performance setting a new career-high and school record with 246 receiving yards against Florida Tech on Oct. 19, winning 55-28 at home. He was named Gulf South Conference Player of the week. Head Coach Gary ...

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