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Results from Spectator SuperBowl poll are in

Did readers predict the winner of the Superbowl? The Superbowl between the Los Angeles Rams and the Cincinnati Bengals has already quickly passed with the Rams winning the Superbowl, but could readers predict the winner? On Feb. 10, the Spectator Newsletter included a poll within the Special Edition Superbowl Newsletter. Results show that between both newsletters that were sent that ...

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Hopper Hall celebrates Black History Month with interactive museum

Hopper held a Black History Month interactive museum and tour that allowed students to learn more about Black history on Feb. 23. This event was started last year by Hopper staff when resident assistants wanted to do something to honor Black History Month and decided to do a museum. “We want it to stay as a tradition,” Sarrah Taouil, senior ...

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Blazers fight the Flames, sweep series 2-0

The VSU baseball team escaped unscathed from their trip to Tennessee play the Lee Flames this weekend, sweeping the series 2-0. With the wins the Blazers improve to 9-4 on the season and 4-1 in conference play, half a game out of second place. Lee, picked third in the conference in the preseason coaches’ poll, drops into a four-way tie ...

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Opinion: VSU’s revised policies grants a step in the right direction

On Feb. 23, the University Policy Administration sent an email with an updated version on new or revised policies.  The policies include a revised non-discrimination and anti-harassment policy that adds gender identity and expression being protected by the policy. It also replaces binary and non-inclusive language in the policy.  VSU’s non-discrimination policy protects students and faculty of differing disabilities, race, ...

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Opinion: Conference USA legal battle paints dark cloud over conference realignment

In the world of college athletics, it’s common to see schools move from conference to conference and division to division in an effort to find the perfect fit for them. Many factors are considered when a university decides to relocate to compete in a new conference, such as conference prestige, recruiting, traveling costs, annual revenue and more. Conference realignment is ...

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Student Spotlight: Meet Thomas Evans

Thomas Evans is a senior applied mathematics major who loves math, foreign languages and philosophy. His hobbies include playing the guitar and keyboard, yoga, meditation and learning languages. His favorite song is “Jacaranda Tree” by Josh Garrels, and his favorite genres are folk, Americana, funk and blues. His favorite movie is “Transcendence” with Johnny Depp. Evans admires his sister, mother, ...

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Mack finds new home with VSU men’s tennis

Men’s tennis sophomore sensation, Luca Mack, is a long way from his home in Emmendingen, Germany, yet VSU has become a second home to him. “I knew this was always a good place,” Mack said. “Tennis wise, [VSU is] always ranked and they always have a good program.” Mack, a two-sport athlete growing up, chose tennis over soccer due to ...

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Doskow’s love for baseball pushes him to success

Every time the Blazer’s junior first baseman, EJ Doskow, steps onto the diamond, he said he wants to do the “little things right”. However, through the first three weeks of the 2022 baseball season, EJ has been doing some very big things. Through the first 11 games of the season, the second-year starter has racked up 24 RBIs for the ...

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Owens blossoms in second year with Blazers

In Jacolbey Owens’ second year playing basketball at VSU, he has blossomed into the Blazers leading scorer, but the 6’1 junior guard plays for much more than points. “I have three nieces back at home, and they really look up to me,” Owens said. “So every day when I go in and go out, I think of them.” They certainly ...

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VSU softball sweeps Alabama Huntsville

The No. 2 VSU softball team (9-2, 3-0 GSC) busted out the brooms in their opening home series against No. 25 Alabama Huntsville (8-4, 0-3 GSC). The three-game home series, which was played on Saturday, Feb. 19 and Sunday, Feb. 20, was also the conference opener for both teams. The Lady Blazers won the games 11-3, 6-5, and 4-3. The ...

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