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The FuZion Models reach out through PhaZes

 FuZion modeling is a group, made up of full-time VSU students, organized to promote beauty and self-confidence among the youth in the Valdosta community since July 2008. “FuZion has teamed up with the Mildred Hunters cCmmunity Center to continue a middle/high school modeling group called PhaZes that was created over eight years ago,” Amaris Hawkins, director of FuZion, said.  FuZion ...

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SGA elects four new senators

  SGA elected four new senators at this week’s meeting, further discussed the revision of the constitution and also allocated $200 toward a Relay for Life event.    Relay for Life members were the first to speak in Monday’s meeting.  In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, the Relay for Life organization will be holding several events in the upcoming ...

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Career Services hosts Fall Expo

 VSU’s Career Services hosted its Fall Career Expo Wednesday in the University Center’s Magnolia room, with a variety of organizations and graduate schools attended looking for prospective students and alumni.  According to Winifred Collins, Director of Career Services, approximately 200 students and alumni attended the event.  AVON, Frito Lay, GEICO, Hertz, Lowe’s, Sherwin-Williams, South Georgia Medical, Turner Furniture, Wells Fargo ...

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A little hope can go a long way

 The Valdosta football Blazers have finally found a savior. Kellen Lewis showed everyone why it was a big deal for him to come to VSU and it couldn’t have come at a more desperate and necessary time.  The Blazer where defending the home turf with a 2-3 record and no shot at the playoffs when Lewis decided to shred the ...

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Lewis gives lift to unsteady Blazers

 All throughout the country NCAA football teams have been enjoying cooler temperatures. That has not been the case for the Valdosta State Blazers (3-3, 3-2) who have been dealing with hot temperatures all season.  However, the Blazers have enjoyed the coolest temperatures of the season so far this week as they prepare for their upcoming game on Saturday against the ...

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Aurandt: two times a champion

 He’s not only a national champion, he coaches champions too. Tyler Aurandt came to VSU in 2002 after being recruited by coach David Dean.  As a red-shirted freshman, Aurandt anxiously watched as the Blazers made the national championship; unfortunately Grand Valley State defeated them. Two years later, Aurandt was ready for his shot at that national championship title.  The Blazers ...

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Full time students, part time mixed martial artists

On Oct. 17 in Griffin, Ga., two students will be making their amateur debut into the world of Ultimate Fighting or, as it is officially known, mixed martial arts.  Jay Edwards, a health and physical education major, and Bobby Stiner, a graduate health and physical major, will be representing the White Tiger Martial Arts Academy in a MMA match.  MMA ...

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All My Sons Review

By Raechal Etheridge Missing sons, lovers that shouldn’t be, war-time scandal, and mother who can’t let go. Drama is around every curtain. The play opens in the Keller’s backyard. A stunning, well crafted house with a large back porch, screen door, benches and a newly planted tree are the perfect backdrop for this family’s home. It’s a Sunday morning and ...

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‘Zombieland’ tops the box office on opening weekend

Rachel Wayne Copy Editor vrwayne@valdosta.edu  Valdosta got a red carpet event for the opening of the zombie comedy movie “Zombieland,” which opened last Friday to the No. 1 spot and enjoyed a $24.7 million opening weekend. Thursday night, hundreds of people showed up at Valdosta Stadium Cinemas for festivities leading up to the midnight showing. As the movie was partly ...

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