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Tag Archives: 2010-2011

HOPE awards slashed

On March 15, Gov. Nathan Deal signed the HOPE Bill into law, slashing how much money students will be awarded for the next school year. The cut in funding for HOPE was due to both the state budget and a lack of revenue to cover the demands of HOPE recipients and other lottery funded programs. “The state faced an $800 ...

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Registration should be efficient

The process of registering for classes should be more organized and not based on a first-come, first-served basis.    Each one of us has been through the hassle and frustration of registering for classes. You wait for what seems like forever until the hour registration opens up. You have to type in each individual course, search for the particular course ...

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Siegrist looks for donor to“Be The Match”

Georgia Military College is looking to save lives March 29 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m, and if all goes well, a VSU nursing student may be one of the lives saved.  GMC is hosting “Be The Match,” a bone marrow registry drive for people needing bone marrow transplants to help with  different forms of cancer. They are hoping that ...

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Baseball runs down North Georgia, 15-6

Eureka! The Blazers (10-16) found it. What’s that you might ask? Swagger.  Yesterday, the VSU baseball team traveled to the mining town of Dahlonega, Ga. to take on the North Georgia Saints (17-10).   Coach Guillams’s gang wasn’t particularly searching for gold, but they were looking for a win and a turnaround after losing four of seven including three straight conference ...

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Blazer golfers finish at 16th in Bobcat Invitational

Staff Reports  VSU shot a final round 309 to finish 16th at the Bobcat Invitational with a 71-over 911 at the par-70, 6,730 yard Cuscowilla on Lake Oconee Tuesday.  Lynn claimed the team championship as it shot a 14-over 854 followed by Barry and West Florida tied for second at 855.   Host Georgia College was fourth at 860 and Armstrong ...

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Admissions judge with Facebook

 Stoked to apply for the college of your dreams, you submit your extracurricular-filled, grade A marked transcript, hoping to impress the admissions office. Several months pass only for you to receive the dreaded rejection letter. You wonder what you did wrong when a friend informs you that college admissions workers sometimes look at your Facebook profile.  Looking back at those ...

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Robinson, Satterfield lead win in West Georgia

Whenever a VSU sports team defeats rival West Georgia, it makes for a good weekend. Following two losses against Alabama-Huntsville, the highly ranked Blazers softball team went to Carrollton and beat West Georgia twice, by scores of 6-2 and 2-0, completing the sweep.   This was the first of two meetings on the year between the two rivals.  “We dropped two ...

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