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Pull a Kell(e)y and just go for it

Kevin Kelley, head coach of the Presbyterian College football team, is a man who goes for it—literally. For eighteen years, Kelley was the head coach at Pulaski Academy in Little Rock, Ark. During that time, Pulaski won nine state championships. His team made it to the quarterfinals every year of his 18-year career, the semifinals 15 times and they appeared ...

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VSU Counseling Center offers free services

One of the biggest struggles in college can be a student’s mental health––both the positive and negative. VSU offers several resources to help students who may be struggling with their mental health throughout the semester. The counseling center at VSU offers free and confidential counseling services to students who may need someone to talk to. Their website also lists services ...

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Spooky Event: VSU Core sponsors Haunted Trail in the Woods

Campus Recreation and the Housing and Residence Life are sponsoring Haunted Trail beginning on Friday, Oct.15 and 16, running through each consecutive Friday and Saturday until Oct. 30. The Haunted Trail will be located behind the Rec, starting at the Red Cross Center. A food drive and raffle will be held each night of the event, and participants can win ...

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VSU psychology club holds suicide prevention event

On Sept. 27, the Psychology Club hosted a Suicide Awareness Prevention Forum to open a discussion about why mental health should not be ignored while in school. “Many students believe that they have to put their mental health on the backburner for academics,” Jade Hubbard, the Psychology Club President, said. “We wanted to prove that VSU still cares.” The forum ...

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Spectator readers have spoken

Two weeks ago, the Spectator’s top story was about Chipotle coming to Valdosta this fall. In response to this news, the Spectator newsroom got to thinking about what other restaurants our readers would like to see offered in the City of Valdosta. The Spectator Newsletter decided to offer a poll to see what readers would like to see. The Spectator ...

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VSU comes together to show awareness

October is Domestic Violence Awareness month nationwide, and VSU shows awareness through events on campus. Throughout the month of October, the campus community honors victims by wearing a purple ribbon. It symbolizes courage, survival, honor and dedication to ending domestic violence. There will be various locations set up around campus throughout the month to provide students and staff with purple ...

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VSU shuts out Delta State in the Pink Out Game

No. 4 VSU (5-0) rolls to another victory, shutting out Delta State (2-4) 55-0 in the Pink Out game. The win sets up a top ten showdown with West Alabama (6-0) in Livingston that will take place on Oct. 16. VSU got the scoring started on the opening kickoff on a trick play. Redshirt junior Jamar Thompkins received the kickoff ...

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VSU golf finishes 8th and 4th in season’s first tournaments

The VSU men’s golf team placed eighth at the Cougar Invitational, which was held on Sept. 27-28 in Columbus, Ga., with a 54-hole team score of 880. It was a disappointing start for VSU, who entered the year ranked No. 27. VSU did bounce back with a fourth-place finish at the NCAA South/Southeast Super Regional Preview, which was held on ...

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Blazers finish ninth at DII National Preview

On Saturday, Oct. 2, the Blazer’s men and women’s cross country team traveled south to Saint Leo, Fla. to run in the Division II National Preview. The race was hosted by Saint Leo University. The men’s race was an 8k, or roughly five miles, and the women’s course was a 6k, or just over 3.5 miles. The meet boasted some ...

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