Annual Blazer Dash 5k Is Here!

Aug 23rd, 2014 | By

Written By: Alex Tostado The 9th annual Blazer Dash 5K is happening Saturday in front of the Student Recreation Center. The race will begin at 7:30 a.m. VSU’s Campus Recreation and Campus Wellness host the event to encourage community building as well as promote healthy lifestyles. The Student Recreation Center encourages all ages and levels
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Blazers beat the heat: Five ways to stay cool during the heat wave

Aug 22nd, 2014 | By

Written by: Jordan Barela The heat wave is set to emblazon Valdosta with high temperatures in the hundreds. Below are a few tips to help beat the heat this upcoming week. One of the most important things to do is to stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water. Another good tactic, eat fruits and vegetables
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VSU Cracks Down On Former Professor Protesting Against Confederate Memorials In Georgia

Aug 22nd, 2014 | By

Written By: John Stephen Political controversy is brewing between the highest officials at VSU and a former VSU professor over the use of the professor’s email to promote an effort to remove Confederate monuments and celebrations in Georgia. In June, sociology professor Mark P. George joined forces with Reverend Floyd Rose, president of the Southern
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Distribution of Sexts Illegal

Jul 12th, 2014 | By

Written By: Will Lewis A new trend known as “revenge porn”is plaguing campuses across the world, but is also finding a specific home in the southeastern United States. A recent poll issued by the Electronic Journal of Human Sexuality surveyed college freshmen at an unspecified southeastern university.   The survey revealed that of 1,652 undergraduates
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Hobby Lobby’s Victory

Jul 3rd, 2014 | By

Written By: Jordan Hill  People will always be at war over religious freedom. For now, Hobby Lobby has won the battle. They declared that because of their religion, they did not want to provide certain contraceptives under Obamacare to their employees. And finally, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of the conservatives. HL is not
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Shoot for the Moon, Land Among A Small Georgia Town

Jul 1st, 2014 | By
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Written by: Cole Edwards Watermelons, peaches and friend chicken more often than not come to mind when considering Cordele, Georgia’s “claims to fame,” but rarely is space travel or rocket ships generally associated with the small Southern town, located two hours below Atlanta.   The Gas ‘n Go gas station right off the interstate may
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Saving Annie

Jun 24th, 2014 | By

Written By: Veronica Dominicis Annie no longer stood; she was left damaged, crumbled and destroyed. The only way to bring her back is to build her up from nothing. She was fundamentally built for strength and tolerated many hurricanes and atypical weather that the Florida coast produced instantaneously. She unfortunately succumbed to the weather and
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Odum dances with books

Apr 28th, 2014 | By

Written by: John Preer This past Monday Valdosta State University made an addition to the growing art selection that can be found throughout Odum Library. The newest addition to Odum Library’s collection is courtesy of artist Amalia Amaki.  Amaki is a well-known artist who has had her work exhibited across the nation as well as
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Law school issues sexist memo

Apr 24th, 2014 | By

 By: Tyra Mills Not too long ago, Loyola Law School issued a memo to its students outlining what not to wear to work-study jobs. Apparently, this memo ticked off a great deal of the school’s female students and caused a big enough uproar for the story to spread nationwide. The problem with this memo is
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Rain failed to dampen Earth Day festivities

Apr 24th, 2014 | By
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Written by: John Preer     Fear of bad weather moved the Earth Day event inside.  Although the change of venue didn’t compliment the celebration of nature, attendants were still in high spirits as they observed the holiday.  SAVE spread the message of conservation with informational booths and “green” activities.   Attendants enjoyed free food and a live band, while gaining a new reverence for
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