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Fireflight’s most recent album lacks variety

Fireflight’s third album “For Those Who Wait” was released on Feb. 9, 2010. I had never actually heard of the band before and picked their album from the iTunes store looking for something a little different. Based on the samplings of their songs it seemed like their music would be something I would like; they fit in with Flyleaf and ...

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Move on down to River City for vacation

Less than 125 miles from Valdosta lies a city full of life. Jacksonville is the largest city in the state of Florida and has plenty of attractions to offer, so plan on making multiple trips down south. There is something for everyone in River City. The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens, home to over 1,500 rare and exotic animals, is sure ...

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Get your adrenaline fix with ‘The Wolfman’

Want to find a good way to come down off of the Valentine’s Day high? Are you looking for a good horror flick that takes you back to the golden age of film? If you are, then The Wolfman might be the movie that is just right for you. Released on February 12, The Wolfman is a modern remake of ...

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Clark carries baseball team

The VSU baseball team posted an impressive 4-0 record this past week with some key batting from center fielder Antonio Clark. Clark hit .688 (11-16) over the four-game stretch as he drove in four runs while scoring eight runs and stealing three bases.

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Basketball heads to UWA and UAH

The VSU basketball teams are set to complete their final road trips of the regular season as they take on West Alabama tonight and Alabama-Huntsville on Saturday night. The games at Alabama-Huntsville will be the first games back for either UAH team, as a shooting on campus forced a campus shutdown that halted athletic play. “Anytime you play on the ...

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No love for Valentine’s Day

Ugh, it’s that time of year again. When on trips to Target your eyes are scalded by flashes of hot pink, your TV delivers a deluge of diamonds and capital-K kisses, and everything in America is reduced to a curious binary construction. Valentine’s Day. A silly holiday to begin with, and arguably one of the most commercialized (formerly religious) holidays. ...

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VSU charters Phi Sigma Kappa

On Feb. 6, VSU chartered the Greek fraternity of Phi Sigma Kappa Inc. Phi Sigma Kappa Inc., or Phi Sig for short, has a national fraternity of 93 chapters. There has been a Phi Sig colony at VSU since December 2006. The new chapter currently has 25 members. Three remain of the original 18 members who started the colony in ...

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Blazers football hosts blood drive

For the Valdosta State Blazers, winning championships is in the blood. On Monday Feb. 15, that mentality takes on an entirely different meaning as the Blazers football team will host its annual blood drive in the P.E. Complex. The blood drive is one of Georgia’s largest single-day drives, producing close to the state record of 427 units. In 2008, the ...

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SGA talks budget and bills

SGA elected eight new senators and discussed important topics brought up in the semi-annual SAC meeting, including the budget proposal for the 2011-2012 school year, talk of changing requirements for HOPE and a proposed Georgia House bill that would allow guns on campus. The first report of the night came from President Kelli Cody, who recently attended a SAC (Student ...

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AFAM hosts Black History Lecture with James Alexander

Attorney James Alexander spoke to students and alumni about his books “Halfway Home From Kinderlou” and “If I Should die before I Wake…What Will Happen to My Stuff?” In these books Alexander discusses his happy childhood and growing up in Valdosta. In his lecture, Alexander discusses living in Valdosta in the 1930’s and learning from the people around him. “People ...

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Current COVID-19 Stats for Valdosta State University

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