Posts Tagged ‘ Alex Tostado ’

VSU plays West Georgia in third round of D-2 playoffs

Dec 4th, 2014 | By

Written by: Alex Tostado   The No. 21 Valdosta State football team returns home for the third round of the Division-II playoffs. The Blazers will face No. 25 West Georgia Wolves, a Gulf South Conference opponent on Saturday at noon. VSU tamed the wolves fairly easily in October with a commanding 40-6 home victory. VSU
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Calm down about Ebola

Dec 4th, 2014 | By

Written: Alex Tostado Number of times Kim Kardashian has been married: three. Number of people who have died on American soil from Ebola: two. At this rate, you have a better chance of marrying Kim Kardashian than getting Ebola. Before Thanksgiving break, students received a bombardment of emails from the Office of the President about
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Growing hair to show you care: Movember at VSU

Nov 13th, 2014 | By

Written By: Alex Tostado Grover Cleveland in the 1890’s. Charlie Chaplin in the 1930’s. Rollie Fingers in the 1970’s. Magnum P.I. in the 1980’s. These are great mustaches in history. “Movember” is in the news again. As a play from “No Shave November,” Movemeber has men grow only mustaches instead of simply not shaving in
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VSU student struck by car near Rec Center

Nov 11th, 2014 | By
A Valdosta City Police car blocks off the road near the scene where a VSU student was hit by car. The student is a former Lady Blazer basketball player.

  This story was written by Alex Tostado.  A current Valdosta State student was struck by a car on Monday night around 6:30 p.m. at the crosswalk on Sustella Ave. by the Student Rec Center. The student is a former basketball player for the Lady Blazers but her identity has not been released. The student was taken
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Do celebratory months unite or create divisions?

Nov 6th, 2014 | By ,

Written By: Kenzie Kesselring Pro:  When it comes to American history, Caucasian men are constantly celebrated. A white male was the first president of the United States. White males have been credited with solving some of the world’s largest problems, and have been the ones running the government since the beginning of American history. After
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VSU Rugby seeks redemption in second tourney

Oct 16th, 2014 | By

Written By: Alex Tostado  The VSU rugby team is headed to Milledgeville, Georgia to play in the Dirty Deep Roots Tournament. It will be a round-robin style tournament including three other teams. Georgia College and State University will combine with Macon Men’s team to make Macon Love. G.R.I.T.Z. and Gwinnett will also be in the
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Security force effective, VSU police chief says

Oct 9th, 2014 | By

Written By: Alex Tostado Since VSU has hired security guards last semester, there have not been many incidents for them to report. VSU brought on a team of security guards in the spring to alleviate the danger of recent crimes on campus. According to Scott Doner, director of the University Police Department, there are two
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This Week Here At VSU, 2014-09-11

Sep 11th, 2014 | By

Photos By: Alex Tostado and Emily Dyer

Annual Blazer Dash 5k Is Here!

Aug 23rd, 2014 | By

Written By: Alex Tostado The 9th annual Blazer Dash 5K is happening Saturday in front of the Student Recreation Center. The race will begin at 7:30 a.m. VSU’s Campus Recreation and Campus Wellness host the event to encourage community building as well as promote healthy lifestyles. The Student Recreation Center encourages all ages and levels
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Rugby seeks funds for tourney

Apr 24th, 2014 | By

The Valdosta State rugby club has made it to the national championship tournament−almost. After going 5-0 in a qualifying tournament at Emory College on April 12, the team earned the right to play with the nation’s best teams in the National Small College Rugby Organization national championship. The only problem the team is facing is
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