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SGA and campus police team up for student event

VSU’s Student Government Association (SGA) held a combined event with the campus police department and offered free coffee to students to build a stronger unity between students and the police. The event took place at Converse Square on March 26 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event was open to all passing students and had a consistent flow of ...

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Attractive athletes: captivating charm on and off the field

In a world of sports, skill, and dedication there is no denying that some of our favorite athletes do not only possess great talent but also their captivating looks. As we dive into this year’s roster of attractive sports players from all over the world, it should be evident why their charms are beyond the field…or court.   Jude Bellingham   ...

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Column: VSU’s history as a women’s college

Did you know that VSU used to be a women’s-only college? From VSU’s inception in 1906 until 1937, it was a university meant to train teachers under the name South Georgia State Normal College, or SGSNC. This would change to Georgia State Women’s College, or GSWC, in 1922. The book “Valdosta State University” by Deborah Skinner Davis depicts a long ...

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Sharks Sink Lady Blazers Historic Season

The Nova Southeastern Lady Sharks upset the Valdosta State Lady Blazers in the Round of 32 of the South Region of the Women’s Division 2 Championship. The Lady Blazers came into this matchup as one of the regions hosts for the women’s NCAA Division 2 championship tournament, thanks in part to their impressive 30-2 record coming into this matchup. After ...

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Column: What caused Miami to cancel spring break?

Spring break just passed for Valdosta State University, and many other college students are going on spring break this month.   Many students take trips to see their family, but most students are known to take trips to Florida; a state known for its sun-drenched beaches, warm climate, and popular spots such as Orlando and Miami.  However, despite Miami being a ...

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Celebrating Young Artists: Youth Art Showcase at the Annette Howell Turner Center

On Sunday, Feb.25, The Annette Howell Turner Center held its opening reception for their newest exhibition: Youth Art Month.  Youth art month is widely known throughout the United States, it celebrates and emphasizes the art education for children. Schools, art museums and other programs typically host exhibitions and events to showcase the creativity of the youth and encourage the public ...

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The Spectator takes home gold once again at Georgia College Press Association awards conference

On Feb.23, The Spectator won seven awards applauding their hard work and performance during the Georgia College Press Association Awards.  Once again, The Spectator made their way down to Athens, Georgia, onto the University of Georgia’s campus to prepare for the big day.  Every year, multiple colleges in Georgia compete against one another for prestigious awards such as Best Review, ...

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Unleash your Wild Side: 2024 Concerts and Special Events revealed at Wild Adventures

Wild Adventures theme park has finally announced the lineup for their 2024 concerts and special events, including a performance by rapper and singer, Flo Rida.  The lineup is filled with a variety of artists and different genres of music, so there is something for everyone to enjoy. Each performance will take place every Sunday starting in April.  The live entertainment ...

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Lady Blazers Win Outright GSC Championship

The Lady Blazers are outright Gulf South Conference Women’s Basketball champions after their victory on Senior Day versus Alabama-Huntsville. After breaking the Lady Blazer school record for most consecutive wins with 22, VSU clinched at least a share of the conference title, with the opportunity to make it outright champions with a win on their home court. The Lady Blazers ...

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VSU MLIS Program potentially saved with new substitute bill

Georgia Sen. Larry Walker proposed a substitute to Senate Bill 390 to protect VSU’s Master of Library Science program.   Walker first presented Senate Bill 390 to completely disaffiliate from the American Library Association (ALA) to the Georgia Senate Committee on Feb. 7. He showed concerns of what this could mean for VSU, which is the only university in Georgia ...

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