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Students Experience Financial Aid Problems

Written By: Mayah Cantave Financial aid complications for the Fall 2014 semester are causing trouble for VSU students and employees alike.   It’s been almost four weeks since classes started and students are still having financial aid difficulties. Some recent problems include the inability to pay for fall tuition and the inability to buy books.   The financial aid office ...

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NFL suspends Rice due to scandal

Written by: Shane Thomas Video of former Baltimore Raven running back Ray Rice dragging his unconscious wife out of an Atlantic City, New Jersey elevator was good for a two-game suspension. The knockdown leading to the drag-out got him banned indefinitely. On Monday, the now-infamous video surfaced showing Rice knocking out his then-fiancée Janay Palmer in an elevator. In addition to ...

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Cross Country Is Optimistic About New Season

Written by: Marquez Slaughter The men’s VSU cross-country team is ready for its fresh start this season at the Fleet Feet Sports/Earl Jacoby Invitational Saturday in New Market, Alabama. This season, the team consists of eight freshman, two sophomores, a junior, a senior and a graduate student. Sophomore and second year team member Joshua Hall was a redshirt last year ...

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Volleyball is riding winning streak, still concerns

Written by: Neil Frawley With just three games under their belt, it’s too early to talk season standings or project end-of-season results for the VSU Blazer volleyball team. However, three games are enough to provide a sample size to pick apart and analyze all that was worked on throughout the preseason. Before the Blazers embark on their upcoming road trip, ...

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D-2 championship rematch set for VSU, WSSU

Written by: Chris Webb The VSU football team will play Winston-Salem State in an early season Top-25 matchup. No. 23 Valdosta State (1-0) will take on no. 12 Winston-Salem State (1-0) at 4 p.m. Saturday in the “Cobb County Clash” taking place at McEachern High School’s Cantrell Stadium in Powder Springs, Georgia. It was not too long ago that these two ...

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Pop Addict: Stars Pay Respects at Rivers’ funeral

Written By: Stella Henderson We all know Joan Rivers is the old lady that makes rude comments about other celebrities, but she was a pioneer for women in comedy. Rivers passed away last week, while in a coma, which she fell into while undergoing a normal throat procedure. Rivers’ funeral was star studded and full of laughter, just as she ...

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8 Ways To A More Healthy Lifestyle

Written By: Hailey Nelson 1. Cut out the sugary beverages Zero. Zip. That is how many nutrients and vitamins are in your soda. By switching up those daily cokes for water, you will begin to notice you’ll have a lot more energy and clearing in the skin. Try adding in some fruit that has natural sugars that are good for ...

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Uber offers an alternative to cab fare

Written By: Brittany Penland Pulling up the Uber app on a smartphone is seemingly much easier than attempting to hail a cab during rush hour. Even in a town as sparsely populated as Valdosta, the taxis are few and far between. A commuter student would have to go through the mundane task of sifting through various cab services in search ...

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Nintendo 64 takes gamers on trip down memory lane

Written By: LaMarcus Wilkerson A short time ago, my friend and I rediscovered a hunk of plastic that brought us great joy during our childhood. Totally in awe of our discovery, we gently blew away the dust bunnies that covered the exterior of the device and plugged it into his TV so we could relive those blissful days.   The ...

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Current COVID-19 Stats for Valdosta State University

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