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Academic Forgiveness

Written By: Tierra Francois Con:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Going through college and rightfully earning your degree is the best way to feel confident in life. Having something given to you is not always what is best. It’s better to work hard for something and cherish it rather than getting it easily and not caring too much about it. Student government is proposing ...

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Daily Strange: Cooties

Written By: Ivey Ingalls-Rubin Cooties, the real deal. According to a new report in the journal, “Microbiome,” a 10-second “intimate kiss” can transfer a monstrous 80,000,000 bacteria from the mouth of one to another. Dutch researchers rounded up 21 couples (all in the age range of 17-45) that just so happened to be visiting Artis Royal Zoo, located in Amsterdam. ...

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Comedians Nema and Double D visit VSU

Written by: Cole Edwards Students gathered in the Student Union Ballroom for some hearty laughs on Thursday evening (Nov. 13) courtesy of comedian Degario “Double D” Turner. Hailing from Atlanta, where he has been performing comedy professionally for 16 years, Turner offered VSU students a comedic style consisting mostly of real-life takes on family, college life and dating. During his ...

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Study-abroad program growing at community colleges

By Patricia Alex / The Record (Hackensack, N.J.) / (MCT) HACKENSACK, N.J. – Most community college students haven’t left their counties for school; now a push is under way for them to leave the country. Bergen Community College in New Jersey is one of more than 240 schools that are part of an initiative by the global Institute of International ...

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Streaming poses a dilemma for musicians, fan

Written By: Dan Deluca   To stream or not to stream: That is the question. Back in July, when Taylor Swift was plotting the pop-music takeover that culminated in sales of almost 1.3 million copies of her album 1989 in its debut week, she wrote an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal. Widely mocked as naIve at the time, the ...

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Justice, VSU ready for new season

Blazer basketball begins its 60th season Friday night against the Lane College Dragons. With the preseason coming to a close, the Blazers are eager to see a different opponent than themselves. “It’s gotten to the point now where you’re tired of going against each other over and over again,” junior guard Blake Justice said. “It’s nice to see new guys ...

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Basketball season tips off in Valdosta

Written By: Austin Wells  The Lady Blazers basketball team plays their first game this Friday against Eckerd, who finished the 2013-2014 season with a record of 11-16. As part of the Holiday Inn Valdosta Conference Center Challenge, The Lady Blazers will also play the next day against a Fort Valley State team who finished 13-15 last season. With back to ...

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Volleyball moves to GSC semis

Written By: Neil Frawley  Nearly thirty minutes after the Valdosta State’s women’s soccer team received a standing ovation at the Complex for advancing to the DII NCAA tournament as Gulf South Conference champions, the volleyball team began their march towards claiming the same honor. VSU defeated the University Alabama Huntsville 3-0, to move on to face University of West Florida ...

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Football goes to FIT, playoffs in sight

Written By: Chris Webb Six weeks ago Valdosta State was coming off a crushing 31-29 last second loss to No. 15 North Alabama and stood in with a mediocre record of only 2-2.   Head coach David Dean then challenged his football team to something: win their remaining games and give themselves a shot at the playoffs; they’ve done just ...

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DEBATE: Award winning team adds to long list of accolades

Written By: Marquez Slaughter VSU’s Speech and Debate Team may be considered the underdogs on campus when it comes down to the school’s competitive activities against other universities, but the team brings wins as well as championships to the university. Members of the Forensics (Speech and Debate) Team consider themselves the homecoming champions from their win in the VSU Blazer ...

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