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Blazers look to redeem`09 loss at UNA tonight

 Nobody likes to lose to a rival.  That is especially true when it is in the form of a 62-27 beatdown on national television.  That was the case last season, when the Valdosta State Blazers faced the then No. 1 ranked North Alabama Lions.  The 2009 loss, in which UNA racked up 518 yards of offense, was the sixth worst ...

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Time to vote is near

     With Midterm Elections less than three weeks away, many students at VSU aren’t aware of the candidates or the importance of voting in local elections.  “I don’t know who’s running,” Ashley Hamilton, psychology major said. “I don’t watch the news.”   According to the Georgia Secretary of State Voter Registration System, Valdosta’s highest voter turnout in the latest election was ...

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Peace corps to recruit at Valdosta

 VSU students who are interested in indulging in another culture, while helping a community flourish can attend a Peace Corps recruitment event on Nov. 18 in the Magnolia Room in the UC.  The Peace Corps is an independent government-funded agency that sends volunteers to live and work in one of 77 countries for 27 months.  The volunteers must commit to ...

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Chefs get fancy with Ramen Noodles

Thursday night, Blazer Dining held their Ramen Noodle Challenge: Battle of the Chefs in Palms Dining Center. The event was part of Blazer Dining’s monthly promotional “Game On” series.

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SHC adds Saturday hours

 Students on campus who may find themselves sick during the weekend now have the option of visiting the Student Health Center during its extended Saturday hours of 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Typically, the center did not include weekend service, operating only Monday through Thursday 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Friday 8 a.m. until 3 p.m.   Aug. 21 marked ...

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SHC to offer STD testing

 The Student Health Center will provide free testing and information about Gonorrhea and Chlamydia from the hours of 3 through 5 p.m. on Oct. 21.  This event will inform students about the dangers of living with an undocumented and untreated Sexually Transmitted Disease.  All Students must attend a brief 10-15 minute meeting before they can be tested.   Chlamydia and Gonorrhea ...

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‘Easy A’: Rumor mill turns, impressions change

 “Easy A” is the story of Olive Penderghast (Emma Stone) and her attempt to clear the air on a little white lie that spirals out of control.  The film opens with Penderghast and her friend Rhiannon Abernathy (Alyson Michalka) talking about the weekend.  When Abernathy pushes Penderghast to go camping with her and her nudist parents, Penderghast blurts out that ...

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Facebook’s controversial beginnings inspire biofilm

 Director, David Fincher, and his cohorts have given the internet age its cinematic manifesto with “The Social Network,” a deeply layered look at the young men who were involved in the founding of Facebook.  The plot follows two lawsuits made against Mark Zuckerberg (Jesse Eisenberg), the sophomore Harvard student who created the social network that would eventually eclipse MySpace and ...

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Campus ‘Thinks Pink’

 As Breast Cancer Awareness Month, October is dedicated to educating the public about the dangers of breast cancer and just how many people suffer from the disease each day.  Many student organizations on campus are in on the effort to raise awareness about Breast Cancer, but the most prominent one is Zeta Tau Alpha sorority.   The pink signs around campus ...

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