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President Carvajal speaks at October senate meeting

VSU President Richard Carvajal spoke at the VSU faculty senate meeting on Oct. 19 to discuss the university’s current issues, improvements it has seen, and goals it wishes to accomplish. A main concern has been the enrollment rates that the university has experienced. COVID-19 played a significant role in the decrease of college students state-wide, and VSU was no exception. ...

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Blazers look to tame Wolves in regular season finale

VSU’s women’s soccer team (8-5-1) looks to take down their bitter rival, West Georgia (6-6-3), in their final matchup as conference foes on Friday, Oct. 27. With the Wolves making the jump to NCAA Division 1 Athletics next season, this will be the final time for the foreseeable future that both schools will matchup in soccer. On top of it ...

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Blazers down Hawks on Homecoming

The Blazers (7-1, 4-1 Gulf South Conference) rode a big game from junior quarterback Sammy Edwards to a 42-14 win over the Shorter Hawks (3-5, 1-4 GSC) on Homecoming. Edwards finished the game going 30 of 45 for 279 yards for three passing touchdowns while adding 60 yards and a touchdown on the ground. Head coach Tremaine Jackson praised Edwards ...

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Cherie’s Picks Week of October 23

Hey fellow Blazers, welcome back to Cherie’s Picks where we highlight some interesting events on campus for the upcoming week. This edition is for the week of Oct. 23. There are multiple special events this week, like several Harry Potter themed events hosted by Reade Honors in honor of Harry Potter Month, so be sure to check those out if ...

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Jackson, Blazers looking for redemption in Homecoming game against Shorter

Head coach Tremaine Jackson knows just how important Homecoming is. “Homecoming is about the game,” Jackson said. “I don’t care what festivities are going on. If you got a football team, Homecoming is about the football game.” The Blazers (6-1, 3-1 Gulf South Conference) host the Shorter Hawks (3-4, 1-3 GSC) for Homecoming as they try to reverse their fortunes ...

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Editorial: VSU should begin spirit days as a tradition during homecoming week

Homecoming week is the most exciting time of year for college students. As we are halfway through the week, we reflect on the fun traditions that Homecoming offers.  The week of Homecoming is filled with celebration and school spirit. That sparks the question; why are spirit days not included in the festivities?  As many may remember from high school, spirit ...

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VSU’s Visit to Trilith Studios Part 2: Visiting the Historic Studios

Following the events of VSU’s South Georgia Film Festival student group exploration around Trilith Studios Cinegear exhibition, the student group was also given the opportunity to explore some of the historic studios that were used to shoot some of the most well-known movies and TV shows.  The tour was part of a trip taken by several mass media students to Atlanta ...

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New on-campus restaurant The Drop offers revamped dining options

Students have likely noticed there’s a new dining option on campus to satisfy their everyday cravings. The Drop, a new eatery located in Hopper Hall that replaced The Blazer Grille, is an effort to offer the VSU community a restaurant/bar-like atmosphere. VSU hosted a grand opening for the newly renovated restaurant on Sept. 26. VSU President Richard Carvajal as well ...

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What to know about the New Changes to the FAFSA for 2023-2025

  Students who apply for the FAFSA will now be impacted by the recent changes made to the application starting this year and through 2024-2025.  One of the most principal factors of getting ready for college is understanding what financial aid is. Student financial aid is used to help pay for higher education, as of recently, student eligibility will be ...

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Photos: Weekend at the Baze

Bazemore-Hyder Stadium found itself at the epicenter of two huge matchups in the span of 24 hours on Oct. 6-7. First, on Oct. 6, the Lowndes County Vikings and Valdosta Wildcats squared off for the Winnersville Classic, one of the most notable rivalries in high school football nationwide. Then, on the following afternoon, the Blazers took on the Delta State ...

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