27 January

Flag football takes home second title in as many years

Written by Tiarra Bell, Staff Writer Winning a national championship is hard, but winning back-to-back national championships is historic; yet, the Nikes pulled it off with a cool demeanor. The Valdosta State University Nikes won the 2015-2016 National Intramural Recreational Sports Association Men’s National Flag Football Championship for the second year in a row. The […]

27 January

Oregon militiamen’s treatment shows racial bias

Written by Tyra Mills, Social Media Editor On January 2nd, a group of militiamen walked into the Federal Wildlife Refuge near Burns, Oregon and declared it their own. The standoff is happening at the headquarters for the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. They have been protesting for weeks now, allegedly due to an issue they have […]

27 January

SGA President addresses issues at first meeting

Written by Kyle Dawson, Photo Editor At the first meeting of the semester on Monday, SGA President David Burdette addressed the senators about some of the problems the organization had last semester as well as some upcoming events and news. “Last semester was a little rocky,” Burdette said, “I’m excited to be here, and we’re […]

26 January

Mitchell lighting it up for the red-hot Lady Blazers

Written by Aldean Starr, Staff Writer The Valdosta State Lady Blazers basketball team needed to fill a significant scoring voide to have any chance at a title. It did just that and more by finding found a gem this past offseason in forward Madi Mitchell. Mitchell is a 6’1” sophomore from Warwick, Georgia who transferred […]

26 January

James LaPlant named new dean of VSU’s graduate school

Written by Tiarra Bell, Staff Writer After serving as the interim dean of Graduate School, James T. LaPlant is named the new dean of the Graduate School at Valdosta State University. LaPlant says that he plans to grow a fund for graduate student research, grow and support faculty research, implement 4 +1 programs, and pick […]

26 January

Savoie appointed Dean of Honors College

Written by Aldean Starr, Staff Writer Recently, VSU and the Honors College took a huge step forward by officially naming longtime Interim Dean Michael Savoie as the Dean of Honors College. The Honors College gives their honor students the opportunity to take enriched courses and participate in different types of activities. It is designed for […]

25 January

Sherri Noviello appointed Dean of College of Nursing

Written by Julia Rodriquez, Staff Writer Sheri Noviello keeps us healthy by ensuring that our nurses are properly educated.  Noviello is VSU’s new dean for the College of Nursing. She joined VSU in April of 2014 as an associate dean of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences. Three months later she was appointed interim […]