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Students ‘filled with love’

Written by: Abbie Baggerly February is about more than flowers and candy. Sponsored by the Sigma Iota chapter of Alpha Phi Omega (APO) at VSU, the third annual “Filled with Love” fundraiser helps provide clothing and food to various shelters and organizations around the Valdosta community. This year, APO has joined with the Collegiate Panhellenic Council (CPC) to expand their ...

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‘Monuments Men’ a monumental flop

Written by: Chris Kessler Movies based on World War II are generally action-packed and violent, but “The Monuments Men” trades in bullets and guns for paintings and sculptures. “The Monuments Men” tells the true story of a group of men tasked with the mission of going into Germany to rescue artwork stolen by Hitler and the Nazis.   Not only ...

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Ohio gets cruel and unusual

Written by: Tyra Mills The execution of Ohio prisoner Dennis McGuire has caused a large uproar nationwide.  Allegedly, his execution took almost 25 minutes to complete, which is completely unacceptable.  He reportedly was choking and gasping for at least 10 minutes.  Sitting on death row for years at a time must be a hard reality to face, knowing that one ...

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Tragedy should pull us together

Written by: Isaiah Smart The safety of my peers is wavering and it makes me uneasy.  In the recent years, students−my fellow fellow Blazers−have faded from our presence, and the mental stress is gaining momentum.  With the car accident from the past week to the unfortunate loss of Marcus Holmes last semester as well as other students, things simply don’t ...

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Lady Blazers to host conference rivals

written by: Neil Frawley With March close on the horizon, the dog days of basketball are officially upon us. Teams are quickly trying to shore up their records heading toward conference tournaments, and most importantly — the NCAA tournament, which is looming just close enough in the distance to add significance to every game. For VSU, whom have dropped their ...

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VSU debate team ranks number 13 in nation

Written by: LaMarcus Wilkerson VSU’s Forensics (Speech and Debate) Team came back to Valdosta late Monday night after traveling to San Diego, Calif. to compete in the Sunset Cliffs Classic. “(This was) a round-robin style tournament where only one team from the top 16 programs in the nation can compete against each other,” assistant coach Kevin Bryant said. “Never before ...

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No.21 VSU opens GSC play this weekend

Written by: Chris Webb No. 21 Valdosta State (5-0) will kick off conference play this weekend, as Shorter University (1-6) comes to Billy Grant Field for a three-game series, starting with a doubleheader Saturday at 1 p.m. Putting up 35 runs in last weekend’s sweep against Paine (Feb. 8-9), VSU has already put up 63 runs through its first five ...

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Rollins up next for VSU tennis

written by: Neil Frawley On Saturday, the two tennis teams will travel to Winter Park, Fla., where they will each compete against Rollins College. This will be the first time the Blazers have played Rollins in two years, causing anticipation amongst the players. In the 2012 season, the men’s team lost to Rollins 9-0, which was a disappointment for the ...

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Quest to fill provost position continues

Written by: John Stephen The prolonged hunt to find a permanent replacement for one of VSU’s highest offices appears to be coming to a close. Since the summer of 2012, VSU has been searching nationwide for a new provost and vice president of academic affairs. Now, after a rigorous selection process, three final candidates will be visiting VSU within the ...

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SGA seeks campus safety additions

Written by: Joe Adgie The SGA has requested safety improvements at various crosswalks and intersections around VSU. That package, which included recommended additions to select crosswalks, school-zone speed limits and crossing guards, was voted on during Monday night’s meeting. The resolution passed unanimously. “Basically, what the resolution states is here at SGA, we’re working in the best interests of the ...

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Current COVID-19 Stats for Valdosta State University

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