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Board recommends Carvajal for VSU president

Written by Gabe Burns, Editor-in-Chief When Dr. Richard Carvajal spoke with students at a VSU forum Nov. 10, he said he had a special “love” for and connection to South Georgia that was “hard to understand.” It may be a lot easier to comprehend now. The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia announced Thursday it recommends the ...

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Finals Week Prep: Ways to keep your stress at bay

Written by Evelyn Dunn, Staff Writer Finals are just around the corner and it is the point in the semester where a boat load of assignments are due before the exams. The amount of work and time it takes to get everything done can be very stressful for most if not all ,students. Managing stress is not difficult when the ...

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New Balance loses business over Trump

Written by Jada Dukes, Staff Writer New Balance Athletic Inc. experienced major backlash for endorsing Donald Trump. Immediately after Donald Trump was announced as President-elect, the Vice President of Public affairs for New Balance, Matt LeBretton,  made a statement on behalf of the corporation that was seen as a full on endorsement by its customers. “With President-elect Trump we feel things ...

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Fall 2016 Graduation: A goodbye from our seniors…

Straight outta VSU My journey at Valdosta State University has been a long one. There were ups and plenty of downs. Along the way I’ve found love and made friends that I consider family. I’ve experienced things that people tell stories about. I’ve enjoyed the ride every step of the way. It was by chance that I took a class ...

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Skateboarding ban shouldn’t exist

Written by Kimberly Cannon, Staff Writer Bicycling is allowed and so is driving a utility vehicle, but according to the lone sign at the end of the pedestrian mall at Valdosta State University, skateboarding is not permitted on the campus mall. Despite the no skateboarding rule, numerous individuals are spotted skating on the mall. The lack of visibility of signs ...

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KSU struggles with registration, parking

Written by Kelsey Dickerson, College Life Editor After registration this semester, students at Kennesaw State University might graduate late, but it won’t be their fault. At the start of registration for the spring 2017 semester students at KSU began to realize that there were not enough sections of some classes to accommodate everyone, a fact that will delay graduation for ...

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VSU football’s season ends after 24-21 loss to UNC-Pembroke

Written by Kyle Dawson, Sports Editor VSU will be kicking themselves after a three point loss in the first round of the playoffs against the University of North Carolina Pembroke that saw 11 turnovers. The Blazers couldn’t overcome their six turnovers in the game, which included four interceptions from quarterback Adam Robles and two fumbles from return specialist Gary Simon. ...

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VSU selected as fourth seed heading into playoffs

Written by Juston Lewis, Staff Writer VSU Football is hosting UNC-Pembroke in the first round of the playoffs next Saturday, but they’ve been in playoff mode for weeks. The Blazers ended the regular season on a two game winning streak after an impressive win against West Alabama, which knocked them out of the playoffs and a shutout victory against Shorter, ...

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‘That’s So Raven’ to return: Disney show making its comeback in near future

Written by Tiana Foster, Staff Writer Remember Raven Baxter, the teenage physic that could see into the future? Well the popular 2003 television show, “That’s So Raven,” will be returning to a TV near you. Raven-Symoné recently announced that she will be leaving “The View” and returning back to Disney to begin filming a sequel to “That’s So Raven.” She ...

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Current COVID-19 Stats for Valdosta State University

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