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Senior Lady Blazer softball players reflect on careers

At the end of the season, four Lady Blazer softball players will be hanging up their cleats. Redshirt senior Lacey Crandall, seniors Logan Hill and Avery Lamb, and redshirt sophomore Kiley Robb were all honored during VSU’s senior game against West Georgia on April 18. Crandall, Hill, and Lamb were all initially set to play their final seasons in 2020 ...

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“Spring into Art” Exhibition at Turner Center for the Arts

Turner Center for the Arts kicked things off earlier this month at the opening gala for their latest exhibition, “Spring into Art.” Artists and patrons alike were able to enjoy the bold, bright, esoteric art accompanied by fabulous, jazzy music from live pianist Donte Flowers. The delicious heavy hors d’oeuvres were catered by Jessie’s, a local favorite. Georgia Beer Company ...

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College football is better, but the NFL’s new rule makes it cooler

Everyone knows that college football is better than professional football. Okay. That may not be true, but I am prepared to die on that hill. Many of the college players are just kids who love the game of football. You don’t have to watch grown men cry and refuse to practice because they don’t believe their multi-million-dollar contracts are good ...

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VSU looks to continue winning streak vs CBU

The VSU baseball team swept rival West Georgia in the last homestand of the season and looks to extend their winning streak against Christian Brothers this weekend. VSU has pulled off six straight victories in response to dropping the previous six straight games. In what VSU baseball coach Greg Guilliams called a “season of streaks,” VSU now stands 18-11 in ...

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Review: Huey Magoo’s is a must-try

On April 7, franchisees Buck and Brooklyn Harris cut the ribbon to unveil the brand-new chicken restaurant, Huey Magoo’s Chicken Tenders. The new restaurant is sure to bring you back for more at the Peachtree Plaza on Gornto Road. The menu features their one-of-a-kind chicken tenders that come in three-, five- and seven-piece options. They each come served with crinkle-cut ...

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Photos: Mockingbird gift shop soars during pandemic

Mockingbird, a locally owned and operated gift shop in Downtown Valdosta, sells a variety of different items including home décor, jewelry, candles, children’s gifts and other small items. Pamela Akins, the owner of Mockingbird, opened the gift shop in January 2003. “It [Mockingbird] has afforded me to meet so many people in our community and become friends with them,” Akins ...

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Blazers face West Ga in last series of regular season home games

The VSU baseball team is set to take the mound against rival West Georgia in what will be a pivotal series for both teams. The three-game series will be played this Sunday and Monday after being moved back due to inclement weather.  It will also be VSU’s last series of home games of the regular season after their April 21 ...

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Feature: VSU Theater Department continues to thrive

Many students have had a change in lifestyle because of the COVID-19 pandemic hitting in early 2020. VSU had to switch from face-to-face to remote learning almost instantaneously once students were sent home. One of the biggest changes affected the theatre department as their upcoming show was canceled, in-person rehearsals were put on hold and auditions were beginning to be ...

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MLB is striking out in response to the new GA voting bill

On April 2, the MLB announced that it would be relocating its All-Star game on July 13 from Atlanta to Denver in response to a controversial voting bill that was passed in Georgia. I don’t think they made the right choice at all. According to the MLB, the new voting bill is restrictive and racist. That’s what the left is ...

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