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Call boxes offer more protection than we think

Written by: Cole Edwards / Photo by: Ritsuki Miyazaki   There are 28 tall, yellow boxes topped with a flashing blue light around campus. The boxes have “EMERGENCY” written down the side; however, the boxes are not only there for intense situations. “We get calls on everything from ‘my car is broken down,’ to thefts, to a student simply wanting ...

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Homecoming in high gear

Written by: Cole Edwards With a successful first half of the 2013 Homecoming week in the rearview mirror, things are really gearing up as we head into the weekend. Tomorrow has been designated as Red & Black Day on the VSU Campus. All students and faculty are encouraged to wear their best and brightest red and black clothing to show ...

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Free your blazing spirit: First half of Homecoming Week to host creativity, competition and a free trip to Wild Adventures

Written by: Cole Edwards Get your face paint, blow horns and school spirit ready, VSU students. Homecoming 2013 is upon us. Events will begin Monday and will continue until Saturday’s game against the Florida Tech Panthers. In a letter posted on the VSU website, President William McKinney wrote that this year’s Homecoming is especially important because it comes at a ...

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Alumni to encourage English majors

Written by: Cole Edwards Keep calm, English majors. Jobs are out there, and the English department is here to keep you motivated. The English department will be holding the conference, “What to Do with a Degree in English?” on Oct. 4 from noon to 2 p.m. in the University Center Rose Room. The event will offer students an opportunity to ...

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Parents to see what VSU is all about

Written by: Cole Edwards Tell Mom and Dad they can quit calling and come visit instead. VSU will be hosting its annual Parent’s Weekend event Sept. 20-21. Parent’s Weekend is a great opportunity for parents to spend time with their students on campus. The event allows parents to meet other parents as they join students, faculty and staff for a ...

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Up ’til Dawn supports children’s hospital

Written by: Cole Edwards Fundraising and giving back to those in need continues to be a main focus for many students at VSU. Up ‘til Dawn, a nationwide program of more than 180 colleges, helps to raise awareness and funds for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The VSU chapter of the organization was started in the fall of 2010 by ...

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Blazin’ Brigade ready to ‘rock’ the football field

by Cole Edwards   (Photos by Ritsuki Miyazaki)   All eyes may be on the Blazers at the start of the new football season, but the Blazin’ Brigade marching band is training to ensure that it is also ready for the upcoming football season. “We want to have the effect that it would be obvious if we were not (at ...

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Fans to be ‘blown away’

Written by: Cole Edwards   From small-town girl to “American Idol” winner to country-music superstar, Carrie Underwood’s stardom continues to rise.   The “Before He Cheats” singer just released her first concert DVD, “The Blown Away Tour: Live,” which was named after Underwood’s highly successful tour and album. The DVD performance was shot in March on a tour stop in ...

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