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Blazers aim for spot in semifinals against Lenoir-Rhyne

The VSU football team didn’t know if they’d get another game at home in the playoffs following the first round of the NCAA Division II Football Playoffs. However, an upset in their bracket has gifted the No. 3-seed Blazers (12-1) an opportunity to punch their ticket to the semifinals Saturday at home against the No. 4-seed Lenoir-Rhyne Bears (12-1). “I ...

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VSU STEAM center opens exhibit on weather

On November 16, VSU’s STEAM Center unveiled their new interactive exhibit, The Art and Science of Weather.   The exhibit featured several topics regarding weather and weather-adjacent phenomena. These include the water cycle, extreme weather, wind currents, and even rainbows and light refraction.  The entire event was interactive, meant to not only be seen, but touched and walked through. There were ...

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Blazers and Lady Blazers Burn the Hawks

Both the Blazers and Lady Blazers picked up their first conference wins of the season after playing Shorter University on Monday night. The Lady Blazers came into Monday’s game after suffering a tough loss on Saturday to Lee University. Even being down their starting point guard, VSU played valiantly. They gave the flames all they could handle down the stretch ...

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No Nightmares Here: Divine Modeling Troupe is a Dream Come True

The Divine Modeling Troupe left heads turning in their stunning show on November 16, titled “Dreams and Nightmares.” The runway show served not only as a display of talent, but as the finale to their sixth season of Next Top Model.  The final show of Next Top Model was used as a final challenge of three. Prior to this show, ...

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Blazers put away feisty Saints to advance to second round

When the Blazers needed a stop, Nick Jackson answered the call. The graduate defensive back shut down the Limestone Saints’ bid for an improbable comeback by picking off quarterback Dustin Noller, potentially saving the season in the process. The play came just as the Saints were looking to cut the lead to seven after trailing 38-7 early in the third ...

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Blazers run past Bears in home opener

For the second straight year, the Blazers put over 100 points on the Clinton College Bears, beating them 108-90 in their home opener. In their only other previous meeting in Titletown last season, the Blazers put up 121 points. The Bears started the game with an early advantage. At one point, the Bears had a 10-point lead midway through the ...

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“Keep loving, El Paso”: Film adaptation of Benjamin Alire Sáenz’s young adult novel stuns audiences following public release

One year, two months and 13 days after its premiere at the 47th annual Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), the film adaptation of Benjamin Alire Sáenz’s “Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe” began streaming to audiences on November 14. The film follows Aristotle Mendoza (Max Pelayo), also known as Ari, a 15-year-old Mexican-American growing up in El ...

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The Problem with Fast Fashion

The online megastores Shein and Temu are currently some of the most popular and affordable fast fashion companies. Due to their affordable clothing and products, customers don’t necessarily pay attention to the suspiciously low prices, second-rate quality, and the concerns of exploitation of cheap labor.  Fast fashion refers to the rapid production of inexpensive and trendy clothing that is quickly produced ...

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Investigation continues into shooting death of VSU student

Law enforcement is actively investigating last month’s fatal shooting of a VSU student outside of a bar in Remerton. Brianna Long, a bartender at The Pier, was shot at about 2:30 a.m. on Oct. 29 after the establishment had closed and employees finished closing duties. Long died later at the South Georgia Medical Center in Valdosta. Jamy Steinberg, the Georgia ...

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