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Sunshine week shines on journalists

Next week is an important one for every student on campus, but spring break is not the only major event scheduled. Next week is also “Sunshine Week,” a media created event aimed at raising the awareness of the free and open press across the country. The event was started by the Florida Society of Newspaper Editors and has spread in ...

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Worst case scenario likely

With the revenue numbers from February decreasing 10 percent, the worst case scenario of an extra $300 million in budget cuts for the University System of Georgia is becoming more likely. Governor Sonny Perdue released the February revenue information Monday March 8 showing a decrease in revenue. In a press conference Thursday, March 4 with Senator Seth Harp, House Representative ...

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Arguing ensues at SGA meeting

In the most recent SGA meeting, President Kelli Cody presented the senate with more information concerning the Rally at the Capitol event. The senate also attempted to vote on a new dress code, community service requirements and bylaws, but failed to pass anything due to the outbreak of several arguments between the senators and the executive board. Cody passed out ...

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Lady Blazers remain perfect

The Lady Blazer softball team had a near perfect performance in its double-header against Florida Southern College on Thursday, March 4, winning 10-0 and 6-0 for both games and improving their record to 10-0 on season. While the team played well offensively, the fielding is what kept the Moccasins scoreless in both games. “So far we have played very well,” ...

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The Lady Blazers look forward to Fort Valley State as first round opponent

The Valdosta State Lady Blazers punched a ticket to the NCAA Division II tournament on Sunday night when it was announced VSU would receive an at-large bid to the tournament. The Lady Blazers (19-8, 10-1 GSC) will be the sixth seed in the South region tournament, which makes up the first three rounds of the NCAA tournament. “I feel great ...

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Golf team hosts tournament

The Valdosta State University golf team will host The First Federal Southeastern Collegiate in their only home tournament of the year this weekend at Kinderlou Forest. Although the squad has been on many road trips throughout the season, some as far as Jamul, Calif., they have not finished in first place since the season opening tournament in the Flagler Invitational. ...

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On Tap magazine is growing by leaps and bounds

The On Tap staff kept a relaxed attitude yet was hard at work at their Tuesday night meeting as they simultaneously produced two different issues. On Tap is VSU’s semester magazine produced by VSU students. The staff is working on their third and fourth issues, which will be published a week after Spring Break and at the start of the ...

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For spring break, consider Jekyll

Sun and sand might be the only things on your mind as spring break edges ever closer. For those of you who don’t feel like spending the entire week at home with the parents, why not spend a little time at the beach for some well-deserved rest and relaxation? One of the best spots to chill that isn’t too far ...

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Rated R is an understatement for this new CD

On Nov. 20, 2009, Rihanna Fenty dropped her much anticipated album, “Rated R.” The album is the culmination of her growth as a self-proclaimed “bad girl.” The album’s name describes it to a T, considering the very raw nature of the lyrical content. The album debuted at number four on the Billboard 200 and at number one on the Billboard ...

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Broke State University

Salary cuts, $1,000 fee per student, 35 percent tuition increase, and shorter semester hours are just some of the drastic measures on the table as part of the state’s latest budget cut efforts. University System of Georgia Chancellor Erroll B. Davis presented a proposal Wednesday morning to the Georgia General Assembly. It is part of the latest in the assembly’s ...

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