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Planetarium show attracts impressive crowd

Written by: Khiry Clements The VSU Department of Physics, Astronomy and Geosciences hosted four public showings at the planetarium in Nevins Hall beginning at 7 p.m. last Friday. This year the planetarium is celebrating 50 years of Quasars. Each show began with a telescopic view of the Valdosta night sky. The show gave detail as to how the star formations ...

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VSU men’s basketball is back

written by: Shane Thomas The Valdosta State men’s basketball team will have 11 new players this season around returners David Murray, Colin Cook and Dylan Nsiah.   The Blazers were picked to finish fifth in the Gulf South Conference in the Preseason Coaches’ Poll. Picked to finish sixth in the conference in 2012-13, the Blazers went on to have a 19-10 ...

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Blazers prepare for conference tournament after success in Carrolton

written by: Julia Armistead Both men’s and women’s Cross Country teams traveled to Carrolton, Georgia, for the UWG Invitational last weekend where the teams did exceedingly well. Overall, Coach Clinton Bell was impressed with the runner’s performance throughout the entire Invitational, with both teams being neck and neck with West Georgia, along with a Juliana Boehm, senior, winning the entire ...

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Q & A w/Jon Murtaugh

Written by: Steven Quinn Q&A w/ Jon Murtaugh             In an interview with Jon Murtaugh, director of operations for the VSU Rugby Club, we discussed everything related to VSU rugby. When was the rugby club born? “We started back in 2010. There were about six to eight of us who went out to the front lawn to play, and after ...

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Lions look to spoil VSU’s Senior Day

written by: Alex Tostado Valdosta State will play its final regular season home game on Sunday against a worn North Alabama (4-7-2, 2-4-2) team. The Blazers come into the weekend with a spot in the Gulf South Conference Tournament. VSU is trying to solidify the No. 2 seed in the tourney.     UNA needs vital wins in the final few games ...

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North Alabama to visit Saturday

written by: Eric Jackson Still elated from last week’s comeback rally however the Blazers know they must execute early if they expect to tame the streaking Lions. No. 11 VSU looks to build upon its 35-30 victory over West Georgia when they welcome conference foe, North Alabama, this Saturday. This is the 37th all-time meeting between two of Division II’s ...

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Kanye puts a ring on media mama

Written by: Anthony Pope Hello, World—Anthony here bringing you all the pop culture events from last week that had us talking. First up this week, Vh1 premiered the highly anticipated biopic of ‘90s girl group TLC. Starring Keke Palmer, Drew Sidora and Lil Mama, the film chronicled the group’s rise to stardom as well as their financial struggles. At one ...

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Racial quotas still needed

Written by: Isaiah Smart This school year has had its share of controversy and concerns. Last week, the conversation didn’t end. The Young Conservatives of America posted an affirmative action bake sale outside of West Hall last week that got a few students up in arms. The bake sale, said to be a national initiative by the organization, provided prices ...

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Traditional art collides with technology

Written by: Abbie Baggerly Traditional art and technology collide in VSU’s new art exhibit. “We Two Founts” opened on Monday in the Fine Arts gallery. “We Two Founts” is a sculptural video created by Derek Larson and Marc Mitchell.  A sculptural video is a flat shape sculpture where videos are projected that an artist constructs. In this sculptural video, characters ...

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Call boxes offer more protection than we think

Written by: Cole Edwards / Photo by: Ritsuki Miyazaki   There are 28 tall, yellow boxes topped with a flashing blue light around campus. The boxes have “EMERGENCY” written down the side; however, the boxes are not only there for intense situations. “We get calls on everything from ‘my car is broken down,’ to thefts, to a student simply wanting ...

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