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2013-04-04

Lady Blazer soccer update

Written by Ace Espenshied   Upcoming scrimmage against men’s club soccer: VSU women’s soccer is getting into the thick of spring training. For the third time, the Lady Blazers face off against the men’s soccer club team in the annual scrimmage on Sunday. This spring the ladies have already played a couple matches resulting in a tie against North Florida ...

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Cross Country head coach search begins

Written by Chris Kessler   The search for the next Valdosta State cross country head coach has unofficially begun. Todd Smoot announced last month that he’ll be stepping down at end of the academic year after accepting the Director of Fitness position at the YMCA in Lake Park. VSU Athletic Director Herb Reinhard has begun to field some inquiries. “We ...

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VSU celebrates inauguration

Written by Amber Smith   Celebration will continue on campus as the University gears up for the Investiture of VSU’s ninth president, Dr. William McKinney. Events have been planned to fill the week leading up to Dr. McKinney’s investiture on Friday, as well as the following Saturday. Events, including symposia, have focused on engaged innovation in higher education. The biggest ...

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HIV/AIDS awareness comes to VSU

Written by Olivia McLean   Mark your calendars–the fight against HIV and AIDS is continuing to push through.   Advocates for Youth, an organization that aims to help and inform young people about reproductive and sexual health, called on President Obama, Congress, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the HIV and AIDS community to officially recognize April ...

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Blood drive seeking O-negative

Written by Will Lewis   On Wednesday, the Southeastern Community Blood Center (SCBC) hosted the President’s Inaugural Blood Drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the UC parking lot.   The blood drive, which was held in partnership with Kappa Delta Sorority and Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity, was held in response to the recent shortage of O negative blood ...

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Students engage McKinney at barbecue

Written by Brian Hickey   Wednesday in honor of VSU president Dr. McKinney’s inauguration, students and alumni were invited to a barbecue. Scheduled to take place on Reames practice field, it was moved to the P.E. complex due to inclement weather. The rain was unable to spurn students from attending. VSU’s catering provided food and beverages as students sat alongside ...

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Campus-wide art show continues

Written by Stephen Cavallaro   Monday, the VSU Fine Art Gallery showcased over a hundred student-submitted works to the public at the VSU Student Art Competition review.   The exhibition was one of three presented by the Fine Arts Department each year.   Chairman Alan MacTaggart of Georgia Regents University judged the event that featured over 205 submissions from 77 ...

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Everyone deserves the right to marriage

Some people claim that this marriage will undermine the institution of marriage – that the sanctity of marriage will be damaged by these two adults who have loved and been faithful to each other for years. Give us a break.

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