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Road struggles continue for Lady Blazers

  In college basketball, it is common that young, inexperienced teams initially have problems playing on the road. So far this season, that is true for the VSU Lady Blazers.    The Lady Blazers started the season with an 0-2 record on the road, averaging just 43 points per game.  And on Wednesday night, the Lady Blazers early season road woes ...

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Dykes closes chapter at VSU

There are not many things left in Frank Dykes’ office. There is a half empty coke bottle and a few VSU football t-shirts, but besides that, the office that sits in the corner of the football field house is pretty bare and empty.

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Kuech ­gains family in tennis

 VSU finished second last year at the NCAA tournament (Michael would tell you that they should have won), and the chance for redeeming that loss will elude him as he prepares to graduate in December.   Michael Kuech–‘Meeshy’ to teammates and close friends– is in his last semester at VSU and thus can’t help the highly-ranked Blazer tennis team compete ...

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Prayer policy under discussion

 The Faculty Senate will meet today in the Student Union Ballroom at 3:30 p.m. to discuss a proposed change by the Minority and Diversity Issues Committee to VSU’s policy on public prayer. On May 20, the committee proposed new language for the prayer policy. The prayer policy previously said “Minority and Diversity Issues Committee recommends the campus community be mindful ...

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Ready your brooms

Similar to the game played by wizards on broomsticks in the Harry Potter novels written by J.K. Rowling, Quidditch has now become a popular sport on many college campuses.

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Train death investigation still open

Investigators have ruled out foul play in the death of VSU student James “Jake” Elkins, who was killed by a train a week before the fall semester began in August, according to Remerton Police Chief Mike Terrell.  The investigation, which is still ongoing, of Elkins’ death began the night of Aug. 13, when the 19-year-old was hit by a train ...

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Rose-colored autobiographies

 Releasing an autobiography has become almost a prerequisite for a former, president. Why shouldn’t they tell their side of the story—it is the easiest forum for them to make their opinions clear and unadulterated with invasive mass media flourishes, right? But are all these autobiographies really giving the American public worthwhile accounts of history, or are they simply the efforts ...

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People Poll: What is your favorite Thanksgiving memory?

Nicole Gadson freshman pre-nursing mjor “My birthday being on Thanksgiving.” Latoia Blassingame freshman marketing major “When I was finally old enough to sit at the adult’s table.” Bridgitte Ivey junior English major “Going to my great-grandmother’s house and eating home cooked southern food.” Joey Lawson junior history major “When the turkey exploded.” Austin Johnson freshman communication major “Being with my ...

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Give thanks to break

 If the sight of textbooks and the rustling of paper are driving you mad, hold on; Thanksgiving break is charging to rescue you and vanquish all your anxieties. At least in a fairy tale world it would. The reality is we are still in the semester. As finals loom around the corner, it is impossible to go through a day ...

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