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The truth about ‘Zootopia’ is out of the cage

Written by Jyrell Wynn, Contributor With the release of the remake of “Beauty and the Beast,” Disney continues to reuse property from the past that receives little recognition for their creator. On March 21, screenwriter Gary Goldman filed a federal lawsuit against Disney for plagiarizing his idea for their film “Zootopia.” A veteran in the film business, Goldman wrote screenplays ...

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Hidden gem located in Remerton: Studio Imagination an escape for letting out your creative side

Written by Jyrell Wynn, Staff Writer Nestled among the bars there is a little building that offers a different temptation for those who enter. Studio Imagination offers a unique experience for kids and adults to inspire their creativity through painting and crafts. Since childhood, owner Barbara Hill wanted to share her art from woodwork to canvas painting with others. Opening ...

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SGA Elections: Time to make your voice heard!

Written by Jyrell Wynn, Correspondent As Blazers, it seems sometimes that students have little control over the situations that occur on campus. Students are simply just passengers as business continues as usual, but there is a silver lining as SGA Election Day approaches. On April 6, a debate was held in Jennett Hall where the candidates were able to state ...

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SGA seeks senator

Written by Jyrell Wynn, Correspondent Stop wasting time wanting to make a change; do it! SGA is seeking students to fill senate seats who are willing to put in the energy and effort to see changes on campus and address issues that students have. SGA is in dire need for students that care. Silas David, freshman political science major, found ...

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“Turning Point USA” A voice for change

Written by Jyrell Wynn, Correspondent It is time for your voice to be heard through Turning Point USA! Shelby Simmons, a senior majoring in political science,  became involved in the Turning Point USA after a field director contacted her to discuss more about organization. Simmons connected with how the organization ran and the supportive atmosphere towards students. She worked on ...

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SGA partners with Texts.com to help sell books

Written by Jyrell Wynn, Correspondent Why do college students pay so much for education, especially textbooks? With texts.com, there is a solution because it is an online platform for students to buy and sell textbooks among themselves. The Student Government Association has teamed up with texts.com to make textbooks affordable by encouraging students to sell to other students on campus. ...

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‘So worth loving’ creates a movement: VSU student’s message of love and self-worth

Written by Jyrell Wynn, Correspondent With so much uncertainty happening around us, it is understandable for many people to be anxious about the future. Fortunately, “So Worth Loving” shines as a candle in the darkness with a message of love and self-worth. Starting from humble beginnings as an inspirational blog to share stories of self-worth on Tumblr, Eryn Erickson decided to use the ...

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Georgia governor signs in new law

Written by Jyrell Wynn, Correspondent Michael’s Law passed in Georgia It’s Friday night and time to party with friends, but don’t forget to bring your parents. This will be the reality for many underage college students as Georgia passed Michael’s Law in July. Michael’s Law is also referred to as House Bill 152. This new law will require minors to ...

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Student killed in ATV accident: The VSU accounting major died on Jan. 9

Written by Jyrell Wynn, Corresondent On Jan. 9, Valdosta State alumni Patrick Stewart McKinley passed away due to complications from an ATV accident at Dodge County Hospital in Eastman, Georgia. Patrick was a junior accounting major. As a Valdosta native, McKinley went to Open Bible Christian School until the 11th grade, but graduated from Valdosta High School in 2011. While ...

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Seniors showcase their talent in Fall Exhibition

Written by Jyrell Wynn, Staff Writer As seniors are about to graduate, we should take a moment to reflect on the works they have produced throughout their school career. Valdosta State wants to honor graduating art major students by presenting the works of 15 graduating Art students in the exhibition Things Made By People. The student artists are Carolyn Brady, ...

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Current COVID-19 Stats for Valdosta State University

Check the current number of cases on the VSU campus here!