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Proposed Bill stirs controversial conversation in SGA

Written by Bryce Ethridge, Asst. Entertainment Editor Senator Silas David returned from his hiatus Monday to propose a bill with the potential to change the way SGA operates. “I felt like this bill needed to be presented and I’m ready to get back to work,” David said. David proposed the “Good March” bill which would cause a temporary prohibition of ...

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News class prepares students

Written by Bryce Ethridge, Staff Writer Eighteen years ago, the city of Valdosta received its own news station, and since then, it has been the only Valdosta-based news cast in South Georgia. Head of the program, Professor Frank Barnas, runs News Valdosta, along with the students, providing local news to the community. “By default, the students working here are the ...

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Astronomy shoots for the stars

Written by Bryce Ethridge, Staff Writer College: the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Blazer. It’s a four-year mission for astronomy majors: explore Odum library, seek out new ways to stay up all night, and boldly go where plenty of students have gone before. Astronomy isn’t just a field in the Department of Physics, Astronomy and Geosciences ...

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What in the world ever happened to WVVS Blaze FM 90.9?

Written by Bryce Ethridge, Staff Writer Blaze FM was an on campus radio station, controlled by students. The station became defunct due to there being no students to take it over. After three years, VSU’s then president, Dr. Cecil Staton, turned the station over to Georgia Public Broadcasting, after creating a contract with them in 2016. GPB was supposed to ...

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Blazers look to start new streak

Written by Juston Lewis, Staff Writer and Bryce Ethridge, Staff Writer After suffering a devastating defeat to Delta State, the VSU Men’s Basketball team lost its first game in 11 outings. The Blazers faced the Statesmen in Cleveland, Mississippi, on Feb. 4, and were handed a 58-72 loss, their worst conference loss of the season. The Blazers offense was uncharacteristically ...

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Filmmaker reacts to travel ban by choosing not to attend The Oscars

Written by Bryce Ethridge, Staff Writer In the wake of President Trump’s immigration ban on travelers from primarily Muslim countries, which stalls those who do not have a green card or dual citizenship from entering the United States, filmmakers from those countries will not be able to attend the Oscars. One such filmmaker, Asghar Farhardi, told The Guardian there might be ...

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Saadiq Muhammad: From Michigan to Valdosta

Written by Bryce Ethridge, Staff Writer You wake up one morning to play basketball with your big brother, in hopes that you’ll be able to make a few points and try to do some damage. You end up getting thrashed on the court by him because he’s older, bigger and has more experience than you. Then you put it in your ...

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VSU men go streaking against MC

Written by Juston Lewis, Assistant Sports Editor and Bryce Ethridge, Staff Writer After defeating West Alabama, the VSU men’s basketball team now has now won nine games in a row. The team plans to keep their streak going as they play Mississippi College this Thursday. “We don’t look at it as a 9 game win streak,” Helfer said. “We look at ...

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Social media stalker

Written by Bryce Ethridge, Staff Writer It reads your diary and writes down your secrets, all without you knowing. It’s like the big brother you never wanted, but it steals your secrets in order to show you more of what you like. It’s on your phone as the social media app Facebook. Facebook came into our lives in 2006 like ...

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Volleyball has tourney hopes

Written by Bryce Ethridge, Staff Writer Last weekend, the volleyball team took one step forward and one step back with a 3-2 loss against Christian Brothers on Friday and a 3-1 win over Union on Saturday. Friday’s game against Christian Brothers started with some tough back-and-forth points between the two teams, which ended in a victory in the first set ...

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