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Blazers Slip on Road Trip, Fall Back to .500

The VSU Blazers dropped a pair of road games in TN this past week in GSC competition.   First, on Thursday they were in Memphis, TN playing Christian Brothers, and ultimately falling 81-74 despite a late attempt at a comeback.   The Blazers played at Union on Saturday, and that game was never close as the Bulldogs jumped out to a 52-40 ...

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Lady Blazers Split in Trip to Tennessee

The No. 16 Lady Blazers went 1-1 in a two-game road trip to TN, routing Christian Brothers 101-62 and falling to No. 15 Union 59-56. The win over Christian Brothers also gave head coach Deandra Schirmer her 50th win in just her third year at VSU. She is the fourth-fastest Lady Blazer head coach to reach that milestone, doing so ...

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Photos: Start of Spring semester brings new experiences

With a new semester starting and people getting ready for classes, VSU organizations and sports had started events and games for students to dip their feet in as they ease back into the spring semester. On Jan. 6, a press conference was held to introduce Tremaine Jackson as the new head football coach for the VSU Blazers. According to vstateblazers.com, ...

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We don’t talk about ‘Frozen’

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “Encanto” song, “We Don’t Talk about Bruno” is number five on the Billboard charts, passing “Let it Go” and is Disney’s first top five song since 1995. Miranda’s song debuted at number fifty on the Billboard Hot 100 list and has climbed to over 12 million streams. “Let it Go” is still winning in the streaming category with ...

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Review: The Weeknd brings back the 80s with ‘Dawn FM’

On Jan. 7, The Weeknd dropped a new long-awaited album, “Dawn FM,” which showcased some new vibes and voices in comparison to his previous albums that left listeners with mixed feelings. “He’s a good artist, this album is different but good,” Miriam Flores, a freshmen education major, said. The album starts off strong with an eerie opening track: “Dawn FM.” ...

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Editorial: No, you should not get COVID-19 on purpose

COVID-19 made its debut almost two years ago, and there are still people who wonder if purposely trying to get infected to become immune is a good idea. In simple terms: no. This is incredibly dangerous to yourself and others. While those around you may not have gotten severe symptoms after testing positive for COVID-19, there is no guarantee that ...

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CAB hosts annual Welcome Back Week

With spring semester starting up, the Campus Activities Board hosted VSU’s annual Welcome Back Week in order to get students pumped up for the upcoming semester. The activities consisted of building your own snow globe, a movie night showcasing the latest “Candyman” in the student union theater, an intense game of Family Feud and the final event of laser tag. ...

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South Georgia Medical Center COVID-19 Stats

South Georgia Medical Center updates their COVID-19 statistics weekly, and as of Jan. 1, college-aged students (age group 19-29) account for the highest percentage of positive test results at 28.38%. The average age of a COVID-19 in-patient is 51, and the average age of patients on a ventilator is 55. For those attending VSU, this can be seen as good ...

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VSU kicked off with Service Day in honor of MLK

Need some service hours? Try participating in the campus’ Service Saturday! We kicked off this semester’s Service Saturday volunteer events by honoring Martin Luther King Jr. with four different options to gaining volunteer hours. Students got to choose from two on-campus options and two off-campus options. The on-campus options were a campus clean up or writing letters and donating to ...

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Defense shines for Lady Blazers in back-to-back home conference wins

The VSU Lady Blazers defended the Complex this week, winning a pair of GSC home games to improve to 13-2, and 8-1 in Gulf South Conference play. While their 13-2 overall record is tied for the best in the conference, Union is unbeaten in conference play, the last remaining unbeaten team in the conference, so they hold the top spot. ...

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