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Increased screen time can negatively impact happiness

In an age where media is the prime source of communication,  people spend more time logging on rather than hanging out. This can affect their happiness in the long run according to a recent study. In an article by Jean Twenge on The Conversation, she discusses the importance of leisure time and how it can relate to happiness. In her ...

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Relay for life is back at VSU

Once again VSU will host the annual Relay for Life event for the fight against cancer on April 13 on VSU’s front lawn. Samantha Watson-Jones, the coordinator of the event, said she loves coming back to VSU every year to see students and the community come together for a great cause. “It really shows that you can be a part ...

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Students anticipate resurrection of six-second app

On Dec. 6 2017, the co-founder of Vine, Dom Hofmann, released a photo on his twitter that had many in shock. The photo was of a green background with “v2” in white letters. Hofmann captioned the photo simply “v2.” This has led many people to believe there will be a resurgence of Vine. Throughout the month of January, Hofmann peppered ...

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Blazers represent in annual Tropical Bowl

For the third consecutive year, VSU Football was represented at The Tropical Bowl in Daytona, Florida. The Tropical Bowl is a college All- Star football game hosted every January. Schools like Wake Forest, University of Oregon, Florida State, Ole Miss, Delta State and Alcorn State University have all sent representatives to the annual competition. This event is to show top ...

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People poll: How do you feel about politics after 2017?

“My views have changed only because we went from Obama to Trump and I don’t know how to deal with it,” Devin Neal, a junior business major, said. “My views on politics haven’t really changed. Trump with this wall though; I see his purpose, but there are many ways he can work around that. With all this foreign policy, I ...

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The man behind the crown

Michael Sanders is VSU’s new homecoming king who wants to use his new status to give back to the students who supported him during his campaign. He plans to inspire his peers to be as involved and outgoing as possible to reach their goals. Originally from Atlanta, Georgia, Sanders is an active student at VSU. He is currently the vice ...

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Gloga will light up your yoga routine

VSU’s Student Recreational Center hosts an event called “Gloga,” a twist on normal yoga, but glow in the dark. From the upbeat music to the laughs between friends, instructor Devin Fuller provided the class with a fun time. Sophomore, psychology major, Angelynn Johnson could not have agreed more. “I would maybe take the class again if it wasn’t so crowded,” ...

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Students say there should be more school spirit

Going into college, students expect school spirit to be exactly how the movies portray it. I have not seen VSU promote homecoming week as much as people imagine VSU would. The most I have seen is VSU’s band and Blaze the mascot promote excitement for our school. Sophomore, business major, Kelsey Sielagoski believes the school should do more to promote ...

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Students weigh in on how to help Puerto Rico

On Sept. 20, Hurricane Maria hit the island of Puerto Rico. The deadly storm caused major catastrophe to the island, and it is believed that Puerto Rico will not have electricity for over six months. Junior mass media major, Cecil Merkerson, believes more media coverage will help Puerto Rico get the help they need. “My opinion on Puerto Rico is ...

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Students upset with cancellation of VSU night at Wild Adventures

For the past nine years, VSU held an event during homecoming week at Wild Adventures theme park called “VSU Night.” The park admitted free entrance to students on VSU night. This year, there is no special night. However, the park is offering a $15 ticket price on Friday nights in October for students with a valid VSU ID. While this ...

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