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GUIDES introduces new wishing wall to provide hope for wishful community

It’s safe to say that colleges and universities everywhere have been shaken by the effects of the looming coronavirus this past year. While professors struggle with learning names and half-masked faces in the classroom, students are struggling with overwhelming workloads and the fear of the unknown regarding their futures. These struggles are being acknowledged everywhere, and here at VSU, The ...

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Blazers dominate Virginia Union in first road game

No. 6 VSU conquered Virginia Union 51-7 on the road with 559 yards of total offense and seven touchdowns. Quarterback Ivory Durham passed for 252 yards, while he and running backs Seth Mcgill and Jamar Thompkins combined for 307 rushing yards. The VSU defense finished with another dominant performance. Gulf South Conference Defensive Player of the Week Mondrell Jefferson was ...

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Amari Jones is one of a few redeeming qualities of Titletown High

*Spoiler Alert* Thanks to “Titletown High,” Netflix reality TV has made its way to Valdosta to document the Valdosta High School football program, a couple of key players and a couple of not-so-key players. It was filled with all story, drama, faux “off-camera” moments and cringe that we have come to expect from reality TV. There were a couple of ...

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VSU Volleyball splits in VSU fall tournament

The VSU women’s volleyball team split their four-game stand in the VSU fall tournament, which was held at The Complex on Sept. 10 and 11. The tournament was filled with both highs and lows for the Lady Blazers. Their 2-2 record in the tournament placed them fourth among the six schools who attended the tournament. The tournament also included Eckerd, ...

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VSU football returns to action in dominant win over Savannah State

After 644 days without football here at VSU, the Blazers returned in dominant fashion with a 53-7 win over Savannah State. The offense, led by quarterback Ivory Durham, running back Seth Mcgill and wide receiver Lio’undre Gallimore, was dominant, racking up 395 yards of total offense with four touchdowns in an almost flawless act against Savannah State. VSU’s defense, led ...

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Editorial: You are stronger than you realize

VSU students, as we continue to face unforeseeable times during this fatal pandemic, we must realize how resilient we are in this situation. The world as we know it is changing in ways that we never thought would happen. We often learned about pandemics such as the Black Death and 1918 Influenza outbreak, but we never predicted that we would ...

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Corey Brown Jr. cashes in

Coming from humble beginnings, senior defensive lineman Corey Brown Jr. knows that he must make the most of the opportunities he’s given. He is doing just that. Brown was born in Washington D.C. and was raised by his mother, Dorothy. Brown also received guidance from his godfather, Sean Washington. “I came from a tough background,” Brown said. Brown’s collegiate career ...

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VSU will host Savannah St in first football game since 2019

The VSU football team is set to hold its first game of the season against Savannah State on Sept 4 in the Bazemore-Hyder Stadium. This game will mark the first time in 644 days since the football team last played. However, that isn’t slowing down the hype for the 2021 football season. VSU enters the season tied for No. 6 ...

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Here’s to the return of football and a bit of normalcy this fall

Last fall was a dark one in the halls of VSU. The thrills and excitement of a Saturday down south, or rather a Saturday down in Valdosta, were nowhere to be found as the football team was forced to forgo their 2020 season. We all know how pervasive COVID-19 has been throughout the world, and we have all felt its ...

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New addition to “The Conjuring” series frightens fans (again)

The Conjuring Franchise has once again made fans jump out of their seats with the recently released movie, “The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It.” Michael Chaves, the film’s director, also directed “The Curse of La Llorona,” which is also part of the Conjuring franchise. Chaves hasn’t had extensive experience with directing, specifically in the horror department, but his ...

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Current COVID-19 Stats for Valdosta State University

Check the current number of cases on the VSU campus here!