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VSU soccer seeks first overall victory, welcomes GSC opponents

Written by Kristin Whitman. VSU’s women’s soccer team gears up for another “Gulf War” this weekend with two Gulf South Conference games. VSU takes on Christian Brothers University Friday, Sept. 19 at 4 p.m. for the home opener, and finish the weekend road trip against Delta State University Sunday, Sept 21 at 1 p.m. The Blazers enter the weekend with a ...

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Volleyball loses senior leader, looks to recover

Written by Neil Frawley. After suffering back to back road losses, the VSU volleyball team (4-2, 1-2) will look to rebound when it faces Union University and Christian Brothers University this weekend. In VSU’s first four wins, not a single match reached the fifth set. That trend continued against Shorter University on Saturday and No. 18 University of West Florida ...

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Letter to the editor- Welcome to ataViSm U

To the Editor: In the aftermath of the Mark George and Ben Carson fiascoes, some friends and I compiled a list of concerns over the way things are done at VSU: welcome to ataViSm U…. Definition: atavism: reversion to an earlier type; a throwback; so, think of the baby born with a tail; or, in more general terms, think of ...

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Do fliers have the right to recline

Written By Tierra Francois Is 31 inches enough space to separate you and a total stranger from invading your personal space? According to American Airlines, this is the amount of space between seats on an airplane. There have been many disputes as to if a person should be able to recline their seat on an airplane. Some people find it ...

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Power to the protesters

The news is rarely pretty. In fact, it’s often ugly and grim. ISIS, Ferguson and Syria are just a few of the issues that grace—or disgrace — headlines. What is it, as future journalists, that make us continue in a career field that has to wait for bombs to drop and shots to fire for us to have a job? ...

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Love trumps Louisiana legalities

Written By Lia Armistead U.S. District Judge Martin Feldman’s Sept. 10 decision to uphold Louisiana’s ban on gay marriage has angered LGBT advocates. Feldman argued that supporters of same-sex marriage in the lawsuit did not show enough support as to why it should be legal in the state of Louisiana. LGBT members expressed their anger proudly and loudly in the ...

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Daily Strange: Consume, “live long and prosper.”

Written By: Ivey Ingalls-Rubin, Staff Writer Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are held responsible for nearly 60% of all deaths worldwide. That number comes out to be approximately 36 million each year. Among the top few are deaths from obesity-driven hypertension, cancer, diabetes and heart disease from smoking. NCD deaths worldwide are becoming a serious epidemic. They are being driven by a ...

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Daily Strange: Slow Motion Reality

Written By: Ivey Ingalls, Staff Writer To a fly, an oncoming thwack seems to be in slow motion. Flies process 4 times more visual information per second than humans; that’s 250 frames per second to our 60. Supposedly “one-dog” year is equivalent to seven human years. Does this mean that one year feels like seven to our canine companions? Well, ...

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Dr. Carson event tonight

Written By: Cole Edwards The anticipation surrounding the appearance of Fox News personality Dr. Ben Carson will finally be satisfied tonight as Dr. Carson is scheduled to speak at 8 p.m. inside Whitehead Auditorium while a multitude of protestors demonstrate outside the facility.   Dr. Carson is expected to give a speech entitled “America the Beautiful: Rediscovering What Made this ...

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Current COVID-19 Stats for Valdosta State University

Check the current number of cases on the VSU campus here!