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2015-08-27

Horoscope: Daily Forecast 9/2/15

Today’s Birthday (09/02/15). Realize personal dreams this year with consistent practical focus. Let go of worn-out philosophies. The harvest eclipse (9/13) ushers in new health and happiness, leading to collaboration on joint resources (9/27). New partnership (3/8) creates financial growth opportunities (3/23). Collaborate for love. To get the advantage, check the day’s rating: 10 is the easiest day, 0 the ...

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Horoscope: Daily Forecast 9/1/15

Today’s Birthday (09/01/15). Personal and professional growths abound with lucky Jupiter in your sign. Abandon narrow thinking. Focus on practical needs. Autumn eclipses open doors for health, harmony (9/13) and shared accounts (9/27). Springtime ones illuminate new beginnings in relationships (3/8) and finances (3/23). Raise love. To get the advantage, check the day’s rating: 10 is the easiest day, 0 ...

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Spanish, French now available as online degree

Written by Zenobia Harris, Copy Editor VSU students can now earn their Bachelor of Arts degree in French or Spanish online through the University System of Georgia’s eMajor program. The program is supposed to fall in line with Georgia’s “Go Back. Move Ahead” initiative that targets adults with a desire to go back to school and encourages them to enroll ...

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Organization’s team to host powder puff football game

Written by Gabe Burns, Staff Writer Last night, Valdosta State’s Activity Board teamed with the Sigma lota Chapter of Alpha Phi Omega to organize a powder puff football game as a part of the Fall Explosion extravaganza. The game was held on the intramural field by Centennial Hall. It was a defensive battle, ending with the Red Squad defeating the ...

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Horoscope: Daily Forecast 8/31/15

Today’s Birthday (08/31/15). Rise into your own this year. Use your influence for a greater cause, especially after 10/13. Your natural precision grows family accounts after 10/27. Discover a kindred spirit and partner after 3/8. Forgiveness creates breakthroughs after 3/23. Share your love. To get the advantage, check the day’s rating: 10 is the easiest day, 0 the most challenging. ...

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Hayden Barnes settlement reached

Written by Jamel Shorter, Staff Writer Thomas Hayden Barnes was a student here at Valdosta State University in 2007 under the presidency of Ronald Zaccari. Hayden Barnes became known for his lawsuit against Zaccari, VSU, and the Board of Regents for the University System of Georgia. Barnes filed the lawsuit in 2008 due to his rights being violated under the First ...

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Todd Smoot named VSU’s new cross country head coach

Written by Gabe Burns, Staff Writer On August 13, Valdosta State Athletic Director Herb Reinhard announced Todd Smoot as the new head coach of the cross country program. Smoot previously coached the Blazers in a part-time role from 2008-2013. Smoot had an impressive run in his first stint with VSU. His five seasons under the helm resulted in 10 All-GSC ...

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Food delivery; A college student’s lifeline

Written by Aldean Starr, Staff Writer Jimmy John’s: Jimmy John’s is a sandwich restaurant that has a reputation for great delivery. Jimmy John’s sandwiches are plain slims, 8-inch subs, giant clubs and its premiere sandwich is the “J.J. Gargantuan”. Jimmy John’s offers the best delivery fee at 25 cents and has no minimum price amount for delivery. Domino’s: Domino’s is ...

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Bland another victim of police brutality

Written by Tyra Mills, Social Media Editor Sandra Bland was 28, living in Chicago, and on her way to her new, dream job in Waller County. She was pulled over for changing lanes without using a signal. The traffic stop was all caught on camera, and you can see tensions clearly rising between Bland and the officer. He was upset ...

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Blazers new basketball coach brings experience

Written by Niamani Carlyle-Hollis, Staff Writer A new addition has been added to the Valdosta State Athletics and Blazer basketball program, with the hiring of Jason Mays to be an assistant coach. With years of experience under his belt, Mays was a great choice for the program. Mays’ began his career by being a graduate assistant under the leadership of ...

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