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Blazers look to replicate last year’s result as Keiser returns to the Baze

The Blazers (2-0) will welcome a familiar foe back into Bazemore-Hyder Stadium on Saturday when the Keiser Seahawks (1-1) of the National Athletic Intercollegiate Association (NAIA) make their second consecutive trip to Valdosta. The Blazers and Seahawks faced off in last year’s season opener for Valdosta State University, with the Blazers earning a hard-fought 36-21 win. Much like last year, ...

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Editorial: Federal relief for Georgia following Hurricane Idalia should’ve come sooner

On Aug. 30, Hurricane Idalia rocked VSU and the surrounding areas in South Georgia and North Florida. Many trees and power lines were brought down, blocking roads, damaging properties and knocking out power to thousands. While it took less than 24 hours for President Joe Biden to make federal disaster assistance available to Florida counties affected by Idalia, Lowndes County ...

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VSU student joins Hairspray national tour cast

Valdosta State University’s theatre department has gained a new success story: Kalab Quinn, a senior performance major, has joined the Hairspray National Tour cast. “Hairspray” follows the story of Tracy, a teen girl, and her chance to rise to stardom in the 1960s. Tracy navigates the socio-political scene of the time, and uses her fame to integrate her school. Quinn ...

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Blazers brace for first road test against Albany State

Fresh off their 63-10 win over the Point Skyhawks last week, the Blazers (1-0) will hit the road for the first time this season when they face the Albany State Golden Rams (0-1) on Sept. 9 at 6 p.m. in Albany, Georgia. Though they already have one game under their belt, this week marks the first “normal” week for the ...

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History is made as Blazers rout Skyhawks to open 2023 campaign

Even with there being no power in Bazemore-Hyder Stadium, there were plenty of electric plays to be had on the field Saturday as the Blazers blasted National Athletic Intercollegiate Association (NAIA) foe Point University (0-2) 63-10. Caught up in the scoring barrage was a historic moment for Valdosta State University football as redshirt freshman kicker McCall Bennett became the first ...

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Campus closed Wednesday due to Hurricane Idalia

VSU campus will be closed on Wednesday, Aug. 30 due to Hurricane Idalia. VSU will be closed from 8 a.m. till midnight. The hurricane will pass through Valdosta from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Students living on campus have been advised to be safe and stay inside. VSU is planning on reopening on Thursday, Aug. 31.  Face-to-face classes are canceled ...

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Blazers squad upbeat for new season

The Valdosta State University Blazers Volleyball team looks to start off their 2023 season strong as the Blazers look to improve off of their 2022 campaign. After finishing last season with a 14-19 record, Head Volleyball Coach Kaleigh Zoucha said her team’s main goal for this season is to improve every week. “Our goal is just to get a little ...

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Fall 2023 Semester Underway at VSU

August has arrived and so has the fall semester at Valdosta State University. The scenic campus is once again teeming with life. Students have locked in their classes for the rest of the year and are settling into the hustle and bustle that comes with college. When asked how they feel about VSU, student’s responses varied. Some enjoy the diversity ...

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VSU releases statement following viral TikTok recording

On Tuesday, Aug. 22, a video depicting a conversation between an alleged VSU coach and player regarding the player’s hair began circulating on social media. The video, which was originally posted to TikTok, is a recording of a conversation between baseball player Asher Akridge and an unseen person identified as Head Baseball Coach Greg Guilliams. In the video, Akridge expresses ...

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Tour Challenge: Beyoncé or Taylor Swift?

Two of the most successful recording artists in this generation, both with incredible talent and devoted fanbases, have made a monumental impact for people all over the world. But which star can claim to have the bigger and better tour- Beyoncé or Taylor Swift?  Both artists are currently touring on their respective world tours, Beyoncé on her Renaissance and Taylor on ...

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