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Baseball game cancelled due to rain

 Whoever said, “Rain is a Good Thing”? That would be country star Luke Byran.  If you asked the Blazer baseball team, to give an opinion on the phrase, they would probably disagree.  The Blazers’ Tuesday season opener, was canceled due to rain. The team will now have to weather the anticipation that carries them into the season. Instead of traveling ...

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SGA discusses HOPE

SGA discussed the HOPE Scholarship, budget updates and proposals; nominated a president pro tempore and voted on the fall and spring break calendars Monday night at the Student Union. The upcoming Student Advisory Council meeting will be held at Atlanta Metro College on Feb. 4 & 5. The meeting will include all the SGA presidents in the University System of ...

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36 football recruits sign letter of intent

Feb. 2 is a day that all football fans from the passionate to the casual, circle on their calendars. It is a day where the high school star gets more hype than they will receiver ever again. It is a day where many college fans are rejoicing, while others are frustrated with a teenager spurning their respective school. It is ...

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BHM events gets positive feedback

VSU’s black history celebration continued Tuesday night in the Bailey Science Center auditorium where Black Student League, NAACP, NPHC, and other organizations gathered for a panel discussion, which was meant to enforce the true meaning of the cause: unity and leadership. The turnout, however, wasn’t as expected. The event, titled “Black in America: Leadership and Advocacy,” attracted only about 50 ...

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Professor Draws on Danish Roots for Original Choreodrama

VSU Theatre and Dance presents an original choreodrama by Eric Nielsen, communication arts professor and head of dance, opening on Friday, Feb. 4. The Enchanted Mirrors” is a children’s choreodrama—a play with dance—based on Danish folklore with a score composed by Dr. James Shrader, music department head. Nielsen originally wrote “The Enchanted Mirrors” while studying at the University of Utah ...

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Verizon Gets iPhone4, Rihanna’s into ‘S&M’

What’s up you addicts? How has the “excess” spending been going? I hope somebody at least paid their bills before he or she went to Ink Addiction or a trip to Tallahassee. Shame on you if you didn’t! It’s Thursday and Friday is right around the corner, so you know I have some juicy news for you all this week! ...

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Classic Ballet Gets a Makeover

A tale of love, magic, and fairy tale creatures captivated audiences as the Valdosta School of Ballet and VSU Theatre and Dance Department put on its original production of “Sleeping Beauty” last Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Valdosta High School Performing Arts Center. A successor to the four-year run of the ballet “Cinderella,” “Sleeping ...

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Black history deserves more

 As midnight struck on Feb. 1, countless students at VSU tweeted and posted on Facebook: “Happy Black History Month!!!” promising and encouraging others to celebrate this month that is supposed to belong to us. NAACP hosted a Black History Week that was meant to celebrate Black History and Black Leadership, so why were these events attended by less than the ...

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New bill bans electronics

 You are busy chatting away on your Blackberry on your way to class one day when suddenly a policeman pulls you over. Confused as to the cop’s intention, you get off the phone. He comes up and writes you a ticket for a whopping $100. You look down and are shocked at the reason. You just got fined for talking ...

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Protection is the answer

 In response to the “Bill has pros and cons” column, I would like to voice my opposition to the rationale of eliminating taxpayer funding for abortions in order to restrain unprotected sex. I can certainly understand an argument to stop this funding for fiscal reasons but to believe that safe sex would be practiced more frequently because of higher abortion ...

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