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2015-02-12

Get your butt up the stairs

by Jordan Hill Get your butt up the stairs and off the elevator. As a full-time college student with a part-time job, it may be hard for you to get the necessary exercise to stay healthy. It is tempting to wait on the elevator in the parking deck rather than take the stairs that are right across the hall from ...

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Battle for the Blazers

by Jyrell Wynn A hot debate that is steadily circulating is whether women’s sports teams should be called “Lady” mascots. For example, in the case of VSU sports, Lady Blazers should be able to make up their own mind about what they want to be called. If players want to be called Lady Blazers, let them have their title. They ...

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Lady Blazers hold 11-11 record after defeating Mississippi College

by Niamani Carlyle-Hollis Lady Blazer’s basketball does it again: securing their second Gulf South Conference win with the victory over Mississippi College 67-58. About halfway through the first half, April Thomas was able to tie the game up 19-19 by hitting a pair of free throws after a hard foul sent her to the line. The Lady Choctaws went on ...

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SGA talks fun, fundraisers

by Kenzie Kesselring This week’s SGA meeting was a flurry of talk that included donuts, fitness, and how to show love to your significant other. SGA has several fun events planned to end the month of February. The “SGA Grams” will be available for purchase and pick up on Feb. 13. They will include a balloon, candy and a romantic ...

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Single’s Guide to Valentine’s Day

by Tatyana Phelps Just because you’re single doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy Valentine’s Day. And just because you’re lonely doesn’t mean you have to be completely alone. Cuddle up with that favorite teddy bear of yours from third grade and enjoy some of these great flicks on Netflix. Or, if you want to feel like Olivia Pope this Valentine’s ...

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Intramural sports in full swing

by Lia Armstrong VSU’s intramural bowling, basketball, and flag football started this past week for students, faculty, and staff wanting to get involved in recreational sports. Basketball offers many different leagues including fraternity, sorority, men’s, women’s, corec, and resident halls, all of which have a variety of teams participating. The intramural basketball team kicked off last Monday at the rec ...

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Golf swings to improvement

by Stuart Price The Blazers began their 2015 campaign this Monday and Tuesday at the Matlock Collegiate Classic, which was played at Lakeland, FL’s Lone Palm Golf Club. VSU was represented well and finished the two-day tournament in 9th place out of 15 teams. Shooting the lowest for VSU, with a 3-round score of 217, was returning senior John Fordham. ...

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Basketball hopes to bounce back

by Shane Thomas VSU men’s basketball team (9-14, 4-13 Gulf South Conference) hits the road for its final regular season trip against Union College (16-7, 10-7 Gulf South Conference) tonight in Jackson, Tennessee. The Blazers are in the midst of a dismal stretch, having lost 11 of their last 14 games and five straight following an 80-69 loss to Delta ...

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Pop Addict: Grammy snoozefest; Brown cancels

Written by Kayla Stroud, Web Editor Grammy…zzzzzz The entire show was a snoozefest. The most exciting performance of the night came from Paul McCartney who casually strummed along to Rihanna’s “FourFiveSeconds,” like an animatronic robot. Was his mic even turned on? Was his guitar plugged in? It appeared as if he was only brought on stage to look pretty and ...

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Horoscopes: Daily Forecast 2/12/15

Today’s Birthday (02/12/15). Fortune smiles on group endeavors this year. Take on something together so big it seems impossible. After 3/20, financial flow increases. Divert some to savings. A new focus in your research sharpens after 4/4. Collaborate to grow your family nest egg, especially after 10/13. Feed your heart: talk about beloved people, pastimes, flavors, sights, and experiences. Share ...

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