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The Happening 2017: Vendors

VSU students will have the chance to explore the career opportunities at VSU and the businesses around the community at The Happening on Aug. 24. The yearly event is in its 26th year and will be held on the VSU front lawn from 1 to 4 p.m. The list of vendors for The Happening will be updated as more apply: AT&T ...

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Review: ‘A Love Letter to You 2’ a piece of art

The music charts have taken a sharp turn with the releases of some of the most beautiful albums of this generation. We have seen albums from “4:44” by Jay Z to “Stoney” by Post Malone. Both installments are far from similar, but for one Ohio native, rage and love combine into one beautiful project.  Trippie Redd is the latest lyrical prodigy to take the world by storm. He’s delivered one of ...

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VSU renumbers West hall classrooms

After years of using a three-digit numbering system for West Hall’s classrooms, VSU decided to renumber them in favor of organization. Plant Operations Director Ray Sable said that the renumbering came about in response to consistency issues. “In general, we’re trying to change the number system across campus so it’s all the same,” Sable said. Sable said that VSU wants ...

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Blazers need the long ball to upset No. 19 Delta

A strong passing attack may be just what the doctor ordered this weekend for the Blazers. The Blazers will travel to Mississippi with intentions to upset the No. 19 ranked team in the nation, Delta State. The Statesman are 6-1 on the season and are the second seed in the Gulf South with a 4-1 conference record. Quarterback Rogan Wells ...

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Soccer eyeing conference playoff spot

  After losing to West Georgia on Sunday afternoon, VSU soccer is in an awkward position. The Blazers entered Sunday’s contest with a 5-1 home record. The one loss came on the back half, of a two-game weekend to the second place team in the conference, Mississippi College. Still, the Blazers only gave up a single goal to the Choctaws. ...

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Dr. Chu brings renovations plans to SGA

The weekly student government meeting had a special guest, with a special purpose. Dr. Zduy Chu, Director of Housing came to the weekly meeting and discussed plans of Langdale Residence Hall renovations. The plans are currently tentative but would bring major changes to the living conditions on campus. Dr. Chu discussed renovating every third room in the building to become ...

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Editorial: #MeToo: A whisper that turned into a roar

Recently, more than 40 women have come forward accusing Harvey Weinstein, one the most powerful Hollywood film producers, of sexual harassment and abuse. This triggered women across America to come forward on social media and share their experiences of sexual violence. This is not just an issue centered in Hollywood; it is happening everywhere. It can and does happen to ...

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Dean Lowe embraces student development

A little over two months ago, Assistant Vice President of Student Affairs Daryl Lowe came to VSU, but before that Lowe lived his life following his passion: student development. Originally from Detroit, Lowe was raised in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He enjoys reading, exercise, and loves to “kill it” at karaoke. Lowe’s love for student development led him to become Assistant ...

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Blazers char Choctaws in decisive victory

The Blazers dominated in a must win game at home against the Mississippi College Choctaws Saturday night. The 55-3 blowout win puts the Blazers at 2-3 on the season and 2-2 in GSC play. It wasn’t much of a game against the now 0-7 Choctaws, but the Blazers needed the win. The team can take a lot away from the ...

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VSU football players arrested for golf cart theft

Two VSU football players were arrested in connection with the theft of two IT golf carts on Oct. 5. Nineteen-year-old freshman Torey Jenkins was arrested on the scene by Officer Rebecca Leatherberry. The second offender ran from the scene. Eighteen-year-old freshman Jaalen Ford was later arrested under warrant in the lobby of Patterson Hall. Jenkins and Ford were seen traveling ...

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Pop Addict: Nene Leakes, Kodak Black and Terry Crews

Hello, all my guys, girls, and pop addicts on the VSU campus. This week I’m serving up Oolong tea, so let’s get into it. Coach Inc. the iconic and trendy luxury handbag and accessories company is changing its name to Tapestry. The name change is happening because of industry competition to create a new inclusive luxury fashion house, to rival ...

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