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People Poll: What are you most looking forward to for Fall Break?

 Ann Marie Mascolo freshman early childhood major “Seeing my friends and family. I miss them so much!” Trent Taylor sophomore accounting major “Just chilling and not having to worry about school.” Reginald Ferguson junior nursing major “Volunteering for Second Harvest on ‘Make a Difference Day’.” Daniela Herrera  sophomore biology major “Getting a break from school and seeing my family..” Kristin ...

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Students need to vote for future

 With midterm elections right around the corner, young American adults celebrate the fortieth anniversary of their right to vote.  On June 22, 1970, Richard Nixon signed the bill that permitted 18-year-olds to vote.  On Nov. 2, 435 House seats, 37 Senate seats, and 37 governors will be chosen, according to CNN.  The elected officials will impact the issues currently facing ...

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We shouldn’t let race cloud our vision

 Recently, it has been brought to our attention that some people have an issue with our coverage, and think we are unequal in our coverage of racial groups on campus.  As an example, we did not have coverage of Avraye Henry winning Homecoming Queen, and a comment suggested that we should have covered the crowning because she was the first ...

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Save the Family Jewels

(This opinion is to be considered a joke, please do not take offense and is supposed to bring attention to the breast cancer initiatives on campus.)              After walking around campus for the past two weeks, I’ve noticed something. Everyone seems to be trying save the ta-tas. Now how can I deny such a noble and just cause?  I am ...

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Blazer hoops has new look

   In 2009, VSU’s men’s basketball team posted the best season in school history. The Blazers won 27 games—15 of which came in a row—and they earned the school’s first ever trip to the NCAA Division II Elite 8 in Springfield, Mass.  However, what happened last season doesn’t matter this season. After all, the Blazers return just three players, Christian ...

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Lady Blazers defeat UNA

 The VSU Lady Blazers volleyball team storm into this weekend’s Wingate by Wyndham Crossover Classic riding a six-match winning streak. The momentum couldn’t come at a better time, as the squad will host the tournament right here at the VSU Complex.  Since the 0-3 outing at the Lynn Invitational to start the season, in which the ladies didn’t win a ...

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VSU Golfers return from off-season

Back from their off-season, the VSU Men’s Blazer golf team is as confident as ever with a look of determination in their eyes and a “drive” to make it to the Nationals. After being named one of the top five teams of the decade by the Gulf South Conference and setting the standard for excellence in athleticism, the Blazers are ...

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Hill looks ahead to new season

   The year 2010 has been kind to the Lady Blazers basketball team. After all, they have lost just twice in the calendar year and this past summer their head coach, Kiley Hill, was named the conferences Coach of the Decade.  Unfortunately for VSU, both of their losses in 2010 have came against rival Delta State—once in the Gulf South ...

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Program helps athletes find jobs

 For the second year, a program is in place to help VSU’s athletes find jobs after their college playing days are over.  The program is called Career Assistance for Athletes and is run by Career Athletes, a Kansas-based company that serves more than 1,200 colleges and universities nationwide.  “It starts them before their graduation and prepares them while they’re in ...

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VSUPD stops solicitors

Solicitors were stopped by Valdosta State Police outside of the Student Union yesterday. Corporal Joshua Luke and other police officers caught members of an off-campus organization trying to promote their upcoming party by leaving flyers at various locations on campus. “Solicitation on campus is unauthorized unless it is sanctioned by the events services office,” Luke said. “When people have a ...

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