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Alien paranoia invades California

Written by Jyrell Wynn, Staff Writer Paranoia invaded Southern California on Nov. 7 as witnesses reported seeing a bright white light flying through the night skies. In a CNN article, Witness Matt McKee described the scene as a strange experience. “What was weird, the tail was light and wide and it got bluer and bluer,” McKee said. “Then it just ...

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Keystone Pipeline cut in hopes of helping environment

Written by Jyrell Wynn, Staff Writer On November 6, President Barack Obama rejected the Keystone XL pipeline proposal as environmentalists celebrated this historic event. Spanning nearly 1,200 miles across six states, the pipeline would carry more than 800,000 barrels of petroleum from Canada to the Gulf coast. Obama’s decision on the Keystone Pipeline means we can continue our focus on ...

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Volunteer at Christian camp Kanakuk Kamps

Written by Jyrell Wynn, Staff Writer Boredom isn’t an excuse in the summer anymore thanks to Kanakuk Kamps and Kids across America, a Christian Sports camp, which engages minors in fun activities and ministry. Kanakuk Kamps hosted an event at Bailey Science Center on Nov 12. Brianna Blackshear, a senior Art major, introduced the seminar about the camp, whose mission ...

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Blazers unite to grieve for victims of Paris and Beirut

Written by Jyrell Wynn, Staff Writer VSU students gathered on the front lawn of West Hall Wednesday night to express their sympathies for yet another tragedy. The event was in response to the deadly terrorist attacks in Paris on Friday, Nov. 13. More than 120 people were killed in a series of coordinated assaults around the French capital. About 30 ...

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Held in the lowest regard: budget cuts hit honors students

Written by Jyrell Wynn, Staff Writer Earning the recognition as an honor student or teacher is seen as a remarkable achievement for students and parents. The title represents the best traits of determination, persistence, and honor in academic pursuits of excellence. Unfortunately, the title comes with a receipt for many Valdosta State students and staff as they witness the value of ...

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Theater and dance group put on production of women

Written by Jyrell Wynn, Staff Writer On Oct. 22 through the 28, Valdosta State Theatre and Dance held a production of The Women of Lockerbie in the VSU Lab Theatre. Set in the backdrop of the Pan Am Flight 103 disaster, the play begins in the Scottish hills of Lockerbie on Dec. 21, 1995 in the style of an ancient ...

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Pope’s idea not kept within party lines

Written by Jyrell Wynn, Staff Writer On Sept. 24, Pope Francis addressed Congress to speak on issues such as fundamentalism, supporting refugees and the environment, and condemning abortion. Francis warned members of Congress and the public to be cautious of any form of fundamentalism, especially religious, because no religion can avoid destructive individuals or extremism. “A delicate balance is required ...

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Flu season has arrived, VSU health center offers vaccinations

Written by Jyrell Wynn, Staff Writer As flu season approaches, Valdosta State is gearing up for the upcoming season. Some VSU students are already getting their shots for the flu such as Cole Horne. Horne, a senior majoring in legal assistant studies, plans to get his flu shot today. “I’m concerned enough to get the shot, “said Horne. The three ...

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SGA discusses Project Pink and school spirit

Written by Jyrell Wynn, Staff Writer The Student Government Association had a general assembly meeting at 8 p.m. in the University Center Cypress Room earlier this week. At the meeting, SGA discussed things such as the Fill-a-Truck food drive, Project Pink to address breast cancer, and decorating the stadium red to show school spirit. Nicole Njoku, committee head for student ...

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