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ACTION takes actions for women’s rights

“Many empowering women fought for their right to vote, to hold public office and to get a seat at the table. To have equal rights, family laws, fair wages, equal pay, education, all the way down to our reproductive rights. It took several years for these women to accomplish most of these things, yet here we are in 2022 fighting ...

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Struggling Blazers travel to Tigerville to face North Greenville

The Blazers have been through the ringer the past four weeks. After starting off the season 3-1, the Blazers have been on a four-game slide as they have been unable to play a complete game. Their most recent result, a 54-17 thrashing from No. 25 West Georgia in the Battle for the Peach Basket, is one that head coach Tremaine ...

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PEOPLE POLL: What are VSU students doing for Halloween?

Hailey Ackerman, a freshman criminal justice major, said, “I’m going to be a firefighter.” (She added that she was going to a party in her DIY costume.) Christina Rutherford, a sophomore psychology major, said, “I’m going to be a slutty Ghostface. I’m using what I have in my closet.” Ralph Avery, a sophomore astronomy major, said, “I’m probably going to ...

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Editorial: VSU needs to reconsider recycling efforts

Conversations about recycling, sustainability and energy conservation are becoming a huge topic amongst the current generation as we find out new information about the climate crisis, and VSU should not be an exemption from it.   For decades, people have known that we were and are currently in a climate crisis with temperatures slowly rising, the ice caps melting and, of ...

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Latest Budget Council Meeting angers VSU biology professor

The Budget Council met in the Cypress Room at the University Center on Oct. 21. The meeting was led by Dr. Robert Smith, the provost and vice president of Academic Affairs, and Traycee Martin, vice president of Finance and Administration. They discussed the financial expectancies of the fall and spring semesters, leaving some professors and department heads with a limited ...

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Top movies to view this Fall

As the weather cools down and the leaves begin to fall, students are anticipating the return of fall. Amongst the cozy sweaters and mugs of hot drinks, fall movies are making their comeback. Here are five picks for best fall movies: 1. “Remember the Titans” A classic movie about the struggle of progression and comradery despite societal pressure, this movie ...

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Lady Blazers kick off homestand with 3-0 win over Alabama Huntsville

The Lady Blazers (10-17, 4-7 Gulf South Conference) blew the crowd’s and their own minds with their comeback over the Alabama Huntsville Chargers (11-14, 5-6 GSC). After the Chargers were introduced, the Lady Blazers were introduced with an epic video showdown. As young fans walked to the sideline to greet their favorite volleyball team, the Lady Blazers gave them small ...

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Photos: Blazer Brain Break Game Show

Among the many different activities that took place on VSU campus during Homecoming week, the Blazer Brain Break Game Show was one of them. The game show was hosted by Johnathan Tran.   Students played different types of quizzes and games.       All students in attendance had a chance to participate in the event, battling it out for an ...

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VSU hosts multiple study abroad programs

It’s that time of year for students to consider and apply for VSU’s study abroad programs. VSU offers a broad range of experiences for students to choose from, with programs in Alaska, the Czech Republic, Dubai, Spain, Italy, Germany, Ireland and England. Studying abroad programs are a great way to experience new cultures and get a new perspective on life ...

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Lady Blazers look to finish season on high note

As the end draws near on another season, the Lady Blazers (3-10-1, 2-9 Gulf South Conference) are fired up for their match against Montevallo (11-2-2, 7-2-2 GSC) on Friday night. While the players were hard at work in the weight room, Coach Steven Andrew drew up new formations and special plays. “Montevallo is a great team,” Andrew said. “Any time ...

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