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Are on campus venues, such as the Sustella market, too expensive?

Tameira Turner freshman nursing major “I don’t think that the Langdale and Sustella markets are too expensive.”   Shane Martin senior psychology major “It seems like the markup in all campus stores are a little extravagant.”   Want more opinions? Check out the Video People Poll online at: youtube.com/ValdostaSpectator

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SGA explores safety concerns

by Joe Adgie   Is VSU safe? The SGA asked that question during Monday night’s meeting while discussing ways that campus safety could be improved. This was in response to the stabbing incident that took place late Thursday night. The stabbing was not the first violent incident to occur at VSU this month. Exactly one week before, on Oct. 3, ...

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Zetas host Pink Out game to support breast cancer awareness

by Allison Ericson   The women of Zeta Tau Alpha sorority are hosting their annual Pink Out event at the VSU football game on Oct. 26. VSU students, faculty and staff are invited to join the sisters of ZTA in their fight to promote breast cancer awareness. ZTA hopes to “pink out” the bleachers by asking everyone to wear pink ...

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Suspect arrested, others sought in ATM robbery

by Allison Ericson   A Valdosta man was arrested Wednesday in connection with an Oct. 3 incident in which a VSU student was kidnapped and robbed at gunpoint on campus. Police remain in pursuit of other suspects involved in the incident. Michael Humphrey of Valdosta was arrested and charged in kidnapping and armed robbery and is being held at Lowndes ...

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Jonas Brothers fall apart

Written by: Anthony Pope Hello, World — Anthony here bringing you all the events in pop culture that had us talking this past week. Now that the whole government shutdown is over, everyone can get back to more important matters like the music career of the Jonas Brothers. Rumors began swirling about the state of the band, which no one ...

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Blazer forward battles injury obstacles

written by: Alex Tostado  Torn but not down. Most people may cringe at the thought of tearing an ACL; for junior forward soccer player, Sydney Smith, this thought became a reality. Twice. Smith first tore her ACL in her left knee before her senior year of high school. She then re-tore it after the 2012 season. The Conyers native knew ...

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Murray holds the torch

written by: Shane Thomas  The Valdosta State men’s basketball team took the floor for its first official practice on Monday, led by senior forward David Murray who was named Preseason All-Gulf South Conference over the weekend.  Murray enters this season as the lone returning starter from last season, a season in which the Blazers finished 19-10 and advanced to the ...

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P.E. Complex renovation expected to be finished by end of November

written by: Lia Armistead Since its opening in 1983, the Valdosta State P.E. Complex has received many renovations, making it one of the Division II’s top arenas.  Recently, the Complex which houses the men and women basketball teams, volleyball team, and the men and women’s tennis team, has been receiving an extensive amount of additional renovations to provide students, faculty, ...

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VSU faces Cougars Friday

written by: Alex Tostado Valdosta State women’s soccer improved to 9-1-3 on the season with a 1-0 win over Shorter in Rome, Ga. on Wednesday night.  Junior forward Zahimara Fantauzzi scored the lone goal in the 45th minute and had six shots in the game. Junior goalkeeper Olivia Mills had two saves in the game.  VSU combined to have 22 ...

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Stabbing victim in recovery

Written by: Will Lewis / Photo by: Von Kennedy   The VSU student that was stabbed early Thursday night is recovering and was released from Shands Hospital on Monday. Antoine Bray, sophomore vocal performance major, was questioned by officials from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and VSUPD on Tuesday about the assault. “I know that (the GBI) have interviewed him,” ...

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Current COVID-19 Stats for Valdosta State University

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