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VSU student struck by car while crossing Patterson

Written by: Allison Ericson A VSU student was struck by a truck while attempting to cross North Patterson Street on Wednesday afternoon and suffered substantial but non-life-threatening injuries. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to Lizzie Lohmar, her family and her Phi Mu sisters!” @KD_VSU (Kappa Delta at VSU) tweeted at 5:07 p.m. on Wednesday. The 21-year-old female was transported ...

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Smitty’s brands bottles of bourbon

Written by: Allison Ericson/Photo contributed by: Mike Smith   Members of Blazer Nation may soon be able to see their beloved VSU logo emblazoned upon a bottle in their own personal liquor cabinet. Mike Smith, VSU alumni and owner of Smitty’s Package Store, will be selling a VSU-labeled special edition bottle of Evan Williams bourbon. “I’m giving all the profit ...

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Zetas host Pink Out game to support breast cancer awareness

by Allison Ericson   The women of Zeta Tau Alpha sorority are hosting their annual Pink Out event at the VSU football game on Oct. 26. VSU students, faculty and staff are invited to join the sisters of ZTA in their fight to promote breast cancer awareness. ZTA hopes to “pink out” the bleachers by asking everyone to wear pink ...

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Suspect arrested, others sought in ATM robbery

by Allison Ericson   A Valdosta man was arrested Wednesday in connection with an Oct. 3 incident in which a VSU student was kidnapped and robbed at gunpoint on campus. Police remain in pursuit of other suspects involved in the incident. Michael Humphrey of Valdosta was arrested and charged in kidnapping and armed robbery and is being held at Lowndes ...

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Paranormal team brings haunted history to Ga.

by Allison Ericson   VSU students, faculty and staff will receive the chance to attend a real paranormal investigation with Valdosta’s Cross the Line Paranormal investigation team. The members of CLP will be hosting Haunted Hahira Nights, a paranormal investigation of the Old Smith Hospital on Oct. 18, 19, 25 and 26. “This is for those who would like to ...

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VSU battle against flu season begins

by Allison Ericson   Students can receive their flu vaccine at the Student Health Center this month for a small fee of $10 by Flex, cash or check. “Students also have the option to pay for the flu vaccine with your credit card or debit card through our online immunization store,” said Lynette A. Lewis, Administrator/Asst. Director for Administration Auxiliary ...

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Miss VSU pageant returns

Written by: Allison Ericson Miss VSU is far more than a pretty face and a crown; she is a VSU ambassador, scholarship winner and an active participant in Valdosta community organizations and both local and national charities. The Miss VSU pageant was re-introduced to the university for the first time last year after a short hiatus. Last year’s pageant was ...

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Music majors to showcase talent in VSO’s ‘Virtuosity’

Written by Allison Ericson   VSU students, faculty and staff are invited to “Virtuosity,” a concert showcasing VSU’s talented students. “Virtuosity” will have 27 VSU music majors performing in the orchestra and is expected to have an audience of 500 people.   VSU Concerto competition winners Alexander Schimpf and Mario Rivera will be performing pieces that are sure to showcase ...

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H.E.R.O.’s to bring the Olympics to Magnolia

Written by Allison Ericson   Come share an action-packed afternoon with the VSU Hearts Everywhere Reaching Out for Children (HERO) Olympics. The HERO Olympics is giving local children a chance to be active and goof off by providing multiple activities and field day games. “This is the first ever HERO Olympics, and we want it to be a big success,” ...

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VSU to enter into a ‘Deaf, Deaf World’

Written by Allison Ericson   VSU’s American Sign Language Club will host “It’s a Deaf, Deaf World” at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. tomorrow in the Student Union Ballroom.   The event will give VSU students, faculty and staff a glimpse into a whole new world where hearing is no longer an option.   The participants will enter a silent ...

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Current COVID-19 Stats for Valdosta State University

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