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Tips and tricks for helping insomnia

If you notice that you are having trouble falling asleep or you feel restless and can’t fall asleep until 3 a.m., you may be dealing with insomnia. According to the Sleep Foundation, insomnia is a sleeping disorder characterized as problems falling and staying asleep, or as problems waking up and staying awake. Insomnia has many causes including: · Stress, anxiety ...

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Lady Blazers topple Union, advance to first Elite Eight since ’84

Monday seemed to be the Lady Blazers’ night in Jackson, Tennessee, as they upset the mighty No. 1-seed Union Lady Bulldogs, 66-58 at home in the NCAA Sweet Sixteen. Maybe it was lady luck, or maybe it was just hustle and heart as every loose ball, every tipped pass, every long rebound seemed to end up in the hands of ...

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Sigma Lambda Gamma Hosts Annual Women’s March

The VSU chapter of Sigma Lambda Gamma (SLG) commemorated International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month by hosting their sixth annual Women’s March on campus Tuesday afternoon, March 8. SLG, a multicultural sorority whose mission is to serve the community, provide a safe learning environment and uplift students, puts a special focus on women empowerment while cultivating and embracing diversity. ...

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Lady Blazers hit the boards, upset Tampa Spartans in first round

After the letdown they experienced in the semi-finals of the GSC Tournament earlier this month, the VSU women’s basketball team came into Tennessee with something to prove. They got that chance Friday afternoon, when they took on the No. 2 seed in their region of the bracket, the Tampa University Spartans. They did prove something as the Lady Blazers toppled ...

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Editorial: The good and the bad of VSU’s WiFi networks

The Internet has become a vital part of our daily lives, linking everyone together through the World Wide Web. It comes as no surprise that further advancements in technology have allowed us to be more connected than ever with wireless connections. However, while wireless networks are often seen as an easy way to access the Internet, they do have drawbacks. ...

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VSU tennis teams win two straight to open conference play

The VSU tennis teams got back on track with a pair of strong performances at home against Shorter on March 4 and Lee on March 5 to open GSC play. The men’s team (4-3, 2-0 GSC) beat Shorter 7-0 and beat Lee 5-2 to snap a three-game losing streak. The women’s team (3-5, 2-0 GSC) also beat Shorter 7-0 and ...

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Photos: VSU after dark

During the day VSU is bustling with students rushing to class, heading to the Union for food or studying and relaxing on the Front Lawn. At night, however, things are a bit different. Here’s a look into VSU when the day is done. West Hall stays lit despite no students being inside. Almost no traffic is present in the Hopper ...

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VSU softball wins 3 of 4 to close out road trip

The No. 3 VSU softball team (13-4, 5-0 GSC) wrapped up a lengthy road trip with two series against Lee and Flagler, going 3-1 over four games. The two series came on the heels of a doubleheader against Georgia Southwestern on Feb. 23. The Lady Blazers split the series with the Lady Hurricanes. The Lady Blazers’ series against Lee was ...

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Streaming Services are Best for Discovering New Jams

In a time where access to music is at our fingertips thanks to technology, the Spectator Newsletter asked our readers where they are likely to find new music. Responses show that word of mouth and online news publications are not ways music will be least likely discovered with 0 votes each. What then may not come as a surprise is ...

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