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Preview: VSU marketing class to present film festival

VSU will soon welcome another film festival onto its campus, putting the festival’s students at the helm once again. But this festival is a bit different than others. This time, there’s a theme: representing women on the silver screen. Born from the strategic planning class, or MKTG4900, a class with more than 20 students, Shades of Representation is designed to ...

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Done deal: Kuhns accepts head coaching spot at Samford

It’s official: The Carley Kuhns era is over at VSU. VSU Athletic Director Herb Reinhard announced on April 10, Kuhns will not return as the VSU Lady Blazers basketball head coach. Kuhns has accepted the head coaching position at Samford University, coaching the Lady Bulldogs. Samford is a NCAA Division I member of the Southern Conference. The Lady Bulldogs had ...

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Report: Kuhns leaving VSU for Samford

The VSU Lady Blazers will go into next season without Head Coach Carley Kuhns. According to a news release by the Valdosta Daily Times, Kuhns will leave her alma mater to coach the Samford Lady Bulldogs. On March 18, Samford’s head coaching position opened as coach Mike Morris retired. Morris coached the Lady Bulldogs for 17 seasons, amassing 279 wins. ...

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What’s new and what’s old: The advising update

It’s that time of year again. Before you start freaking out about finals and daydreaming about summer vacation, it’s time to start thinking about plans for next semester’s classes. A new system has been set in place to assist students in registering for classes. The Visual Schedule Builder has been adopted to make the registration process run smoother. “Visual Schedule ...

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The enemy is within: Us lets Peele’s Genius shine through

Doppelganger: a German word that means “an apparition or double of a living person.” It translates directly to “double goer,” implying something like a shadow. In Jordan Peele’s Us, the concept of a doppelganger implies much more than that. Us is the sophomore effort by one half of the former Comedy Central sketch comedy due Key & Peele, following up ...

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VSU Hosts Fresh Check Day

It isn’t always what it seems. In fact, it usually doesn’t seem like anything at all. Mental illness is often a hidden battle that many lose. So, it’s important students stay aware and know their resources to keep mental illness in VSU’s Fresh Check Day, held on March 28, enticed students to check on their mental health. Hosted by the ...

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Unforgettable: Justice caps off Blazers’ career

Beau knows basketball. As his senior year comes to a close, he begins preparations for a new life away from VSU. A native of Peebles, Ohio, Justice graduated in three years, and decided to take a higher education Masters program in order to complete his eligibility as a student athlete. Justice made his mark his senior season, cementing himself as ...

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Blazers play as ‘individuals’ at Pensacola tourney.

For the first time in my year of VSU golf coverage, I didn’t know what place the Blazers came in. It soon came to my attention that top player Matt Anderson and Sophomore Wesley Hanson had both withdrawn from the field at the Argonaut Invitational Tuesday. Anderson decided to at Pensacola Country Club’s driving range, while Hanson did so on ...

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Thomas: First baseball game

Tuesday my 2 p.m. to 4:15 was cut short an hour, allowing more free time for the rest of the day. It was a partly cloudy 63-degree day, so I decided to step out of my element and attend the baseball game as the Blazers faced Augusta University at Billy Grant Field. Throughout my three years at VSU, I never ...

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Brave Space Tackles Sexual Assault on College Campuses

#MeToo, a simple hashtag used to create awareness about sexual assault, spawned into a global movement. With the high-profile takedowns associated with it, the climate to have an honest dialogue about the culture of sexual assault is now more open than ever. This was the reason why Sandra Y. G. Jones, VSU Student Diversity and Inclusion director, made sexual assault ...

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