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

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 had 586 offensive yards compared ...

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Calm down about Ebola

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 Ebola. The emails stated to ...

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Growing hair to show you care: Movember at VSU

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 an effort to raise men’s ...

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VSU student struck by car near Rec Center

  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 on a stretcher to the ...

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Do celebratory months unite or create divisions?

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 growing weary of being oppressed, ...

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VSU Rugby seeks redemption in second tourney

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 tourney. The tournament begins at ...

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Security force effective, VSU police chief says

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 security guards on duty during ...

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Annual Blazer Dash 5k Is Here!

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 of participation, including walkers. The ...

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Rugby seeks funds for tourney

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 funds. In order for the ...

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Current COVID-19 Stats for Valdosta State University

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