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VSU hosts multiple study abroad programs

It’s that time of year for students to consider and apply for VSU’s study abroad programs. VSU offers a broad range of experiences for students to choose from, with programs in Alaska, the Czech Republic, Dubai, Spain, Italy, Germany, Ireland and England. Studying abroad programs are a great way to experience new cultures and get a new perspective on life ...

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Lady Blazers look to finish season on high note

As the end draws near on another season, the Lady Blazers (3-10-1, 2-9 Gulf South Conference) are fired up for their match against Montevallo (11-2-2, 7-2-2 GSC) on Friday night. While the players were hard at work in the weight room, Coach Steven Andrew drew up new formations and special plays. “Montevallo is a great team,” Andrew said. “Any time ...

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People Poll: What’s wrong with the Blazers?

The VSU football team has been having a hard time adjusting to the season and fans are really starting to notice. The Blazers have lost three straight games for the first time since 2013. Additionally, it is the first time they’ve had a losing record at any point of a season since 2017. Christian Vasquez, Freshman Business major, said “I ...

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Editorial: Cultures are not your Halloween costumes

Halloween is right around the corner and now is a great time to remind you not to make different cultures and serial killers your Halloween costumes. On Wednesday, Oct. 19, VSU’s Student Diversity and Inclusion sent an e-mail to students and faculty with a flyer announcing that we should be aware that our fun should not be at the expense ...

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‘Fall’ fails to fall short on thrills

If you are an adrenaline junkie and enjoy thriller movies, the new movie “Fall” may be perfect for you. “Fall” is categorized as a thriller/survival movie and came out on August 12 with Scott Mann as the director. The main cast includes Virginia Gardner, Grace Caroline Currey and Jeffrey Dean Morgan. “Fall” also had a $3 million budget and was ...

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Flame extinguished: Blazers fall to Choctaws on Homecoming

The Blazers’ defensive woes in the ground game reached a head at the worst possible time: on Homecoming. The Blazers (3-4, 1-3 Gulf South Conference) had no answer for the Mississippi State Choctaws (4-3, 3-1 GSC) and their triple option attack, falling 49-40 Saturday afternoon. The loss is the Blazers’ third straight, marking the first time since 2013 that VSU ...

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Student Spotlight: Meet Dawson Holley

Dawson Holley, a senior business major, transferred to VSU for his junior year and has been here ever since. Holley’s favorite hobby during his free time is fishing. He likes to fish in tournaments for fun. He mainly likes to fish for bass. His favorite place to fish is a lake in his hometown called Baymeadows Lake. Holley said that ...

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SISTUHS Inc on a roll with 19 Chapters

While the number of joining members is still rapidly growing today, SISTUHS Inc. has done so many great things for women of color and the community. In 1992, Akiba Jackson and Germaine Smith-Baugh sought out a way to empower and unite the African American women of Florida State University’s campus. Little did they know that this organization would be thriving ...

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Blazers gear up for pivotal showdown against Choctaws on Homecoming

Homecoming seems to always define the Blazers’ season. This year, Homecoming could help the Blazers (3-3, 1-2 GSC) right the ship as the Mississippi College Choctaws (3-3, 2-1 GSC) come to town Saturday at 3 p.m. Conversely, it could also send the Blazers’ season into a nosedive. Head coach Tremaine Jackson understands just how important Homecoming is. “I always talk ...

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Editorial: VSU’s changes amongst this Homecoming season

Welcome back to another VSU Homecoming, where current students and alumni get together to celebrate the place where we all receive (or have received) our education. We are still the same VSU but with a few new changes.  Because of the life-changing COVID-19 pandemic, VSU enrollments numbers have decreased, causing administration to make changes to the way we know it ...

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