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Run Blazers! Run!

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Written by Stuart Price, Staff Writer VSU Campus Wellness and the city of Valdosta will host the 10th annual 5K Blazer Dash and 2nd annual Youth Splash this Saturday, August 29th at 7 a.m.  The participants will meet in front of the VSU Recreational Center and follow a course through the nearby streets. The event is open to all VSU ...

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Build KARMA, aid others

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Written by Kenzie Kesselring, Opinions Editior Want to create some good karma for yourself? Consider taking VSU’s two credit course, KARMA. KARMA is a course offered every fall and spring on campus that grants students with the opportunity to become a peer mentor. KARMA, which stands for knowledge, awareness, respect, maturity and achievement, teaches students how to effectively help their ...

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From Africa to Italy: An Immigrant’s Story For A Better Life

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Written by Kenzie Kesselring, Opinions Editor   EDITOR’S NOTE: During his interview with Kesselring, Christopher chose to keep his full name private.  Kesselring is currently studying abroad in Italy. Similar to the United States and other developed countries around the world, Italy has seen a recent spike in immigrants coming in search of a better life. According to National Geographic, in ...

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Diddy’s Embarrassing Arrest, Tay-Tay vs. Apple and Paris Hilton Bro Breaks Into Exes’ House

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Written by: Kayla Stroud, Web Editor In “Well, THIS Is Embarrassing” News of the Day: Diddy arrested for fight involving college football coach According to a UCLA police report, Sean Combs aka Puffy Daddy aka Diddy aka Puff Man was arrested on UCLA campus Sunday afternoon for attacking UCLA assistant strength and conditioning coach, Sal Alosi, with a kettlebell. Yes, ...

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Daily Strange: A Cat Video A Day Keeps the Negative Away

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Written by Jordan Barela, Editor-in-Chief   Most of us are guilty of doing it. You are scrolling through Youtube, watching random videos and in the suggested videos is a cat video. A cute and cuddly feline doing something even more cute and cuddly that someone just had to record. So, you click on it and watch. Or, you are the ...

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Zenobia Harris’ Study Abroad Trip to Ireland

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Photos taken by Zenobia Harris, Copy Editor  Copy Editor Zenobia Harris recently went on a study abroad trip to Ireland, with some of her fellow Mass Media peers. While there, the Mass Media students, along with Mass Media professors Marie Elliott and Frank Barnas, shot footage for a media workshop course and toured numerous destinations in Ireland. This is the ...

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Finals Week: Top 5 Campus Study Locations

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Written by: Erin Martin, Staff Writer  With finals approaching, students need somewhere to study and concentrate on final assignments and papers. When you need different scenery or some peace and quiet, VSU has plenty of different places to study outside of the usual places we go. The University Center The UC is located on Patterson Street, walking distance from the Fine ...

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Emerging artists grand finale

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Written by: Zenobia Harris, Asst. Features Writer VSU’s Fine Arts department ended the year with a musical bang at their Fifth Annual Emerging Artist Showcase, displaying the talents of VSU’s “up-and-coming” dance and theater students. The Emerging Artist Showcase kicked off its first performance with the Student Choreography Showcase on April 23, which featured a variety of choreographed dance numbers. There ...

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A Gronking to remember, Bruce Jenner’s interview and Jessie J unfollows

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Written by Kayla Stroud, Web Editor In “Why is this even a thing?” News How did this even happen? I don’t know, but an Ohio couple filed a lawsuit against author Lacey Noonan, as well as the self-publishing platforms of Apple, Amazon and Barnes & Noble for the selling of erotica book “A Gronking to Remember.” Yes, that’s right, “A Gronking to ...

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