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Soul to soul: The Brush Up and Big Nick’s team up for Homecoming event

Between the stress of midterms and the nonstop action of Homecoming week, many students wish they could just unwind and relax. The Brush Up aims to provide students and the city in general with that relaxation. The Brush Up is a Valdosta art studio owned by entrepreneur Bionca Ball. According to the website, their mission is “to bring a fun ...

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Frights & Delights at Wild Adventure’s Terror in the Wild

With Halloween right around the corner, Wild Adventures has opened up their annual Terror in the Wild attractions. With four new attractions designed to scare the pants off its victims, Terror in the Wild is always a fun time for those looking for a fright . To give you a little detail on how scary the rides are, here’s a ranking ...

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Hahira hosts the annual “Honey Bee Festival”

The Honeybee Festival happens every year in the little neighboring town of Hahira. The festival boasts travelling shops, food trucks and activities for guests to enjoy, never failing to attract a large number of people from all around South Georgia. The beautiful little town, with Main Street decorated with tents, bright signs and smiling faces, dedicates the first full week ...

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Look at the Stars and Back in Time

Students can not only reach for the stars on campus—they can see them. On Thursday, the Society of Astronomy Students hosted its annual “Dawn of the Space Age” event. Students and non-students of all ages, five and up, were in line to see the October night sky and learn about the Space Race between the United States and the Soviet ...

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VSU medical students prepare for medical school

Transitioning to medical school can be a big change for anyone going into the medical field. held an open presentation on Wednesday, Oct. 2. Special guest speakers Paven Patel, Matthew Powell and Griffin Clyatt, medical students from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine – , spoke about their experiences so far in medical school. They also shared tips to help transition ...

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Valdosta DIY House welcomes all performers

Many performers in Valdosta aren’t able to find places where they can showcase their talents, but one up and coming place is trying to change that. The Valdosta DIY House is a little hidden house space where bands, artists, poets and other performers are welcome to showcase their interpretation of art. The Valdosta DIY House was established in 2019 and ...

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It’s all about the players with VSU strength and conditioning

The Strength and Conditioning team at VSU have an underrated section within the athletic department. Unnoticed. They help student-athletes thrive on the field any ever sport. They are trained to help students with speed and strength development, agility training, anaerobic and aerobic conditioning, agility training, plyometric training, flexibility training, and nutrition. The strength and conditioning team are led by Coach ...

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No. 1 Blazers extend winning streak to 20 games, rout Choctaws

VSU Blazers running back Jamar Thompkins does not breathe. It’s like he laces up the cleats, throws on all the padding and lines up in the backfield week in and week out. The Blazers needed all 149 rushing yards from Thompkins, as he shouldered the team to a 42-17 victory over the Mississippi College Choctaws on Oct. 5 at Bazemore-Hyder ...

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Here’s 10 facts ahead of Blazers versus Choctaws

Before the Blazers (4-0) and Mississippi College (2-2) kick off at 2 p.m at Bazemore-Hyder Stadium, here are 10 notes to be aware of: In the all-time series between the Blazers and Choctaws, VSU leads 10-8-1. The Blazers currently ride a nine-game win streak heading into today’s matchup, most recently defeating the Choctaws in Clinton, Mississippi 63-42 on September 29, ...

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Author Lila Quintero Weaver visits VSU, discusses memoir “Darkroom”

Hispanic Heritage month is here, and the Spanish department is hosting different events all month long to celebrate Hispanic culture and its people. Grazyna Walczak is director of the Department of Modern and Classical Languages and discussed the importance of the celebration. “It (Hispanic Heritage Month) has a good impact on the Hispanic community because it shows their contribution to ...

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