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Photos: Fall Class of 2023 bid their final farewells

The class of 2023 bid their final farewells as the Fall 2023 graduates took the stage by storm on Dec. 8 and 9. Both undergraduate and graduate commencement ceremonies celebrated the accomplishments, dedication, and hard work of hundreds of graduates. VSU’s President Dr. Richard Carvajal congratulated graduates on their accomplishments as he handed out their master’s degrees at the graduate ...

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The Best and Worst Moments of the Golden Globes

This year’s Golden Globe Awards was filled with many heartfelt and historic moments, and many controversial and cringe-inducing moments as well. Here are the best and worst moments of the show. Best Moments: 1. Lily Gladstone makes history Lily Gladstone made history at the Golden Globes by being the first Indigenous person to win best actress. Gladstone spoke in Blackfeet, ...

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Blazers storm back to knock off the Argos, snap three-game skid

The Blazers came back from a 15-point deficit to defeat the West Florida Argonauts 82-73 in the Blazers’ first game of 2024. The Blazers had four double-digit players as junior forward Caden Boser had a game-high 19 points while shooting a perfect 7 for 7 from the field and 3 for 3 from the three-point line to go along with ...

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Lady Blazers set to double down their defense against Auburn Montgomery

The Lady Blazers (10-2, 7-1 Gulf South Conference) are on a seven-game winning streak as they enter the second half of their conference season and are focusing primarily on building their defense before stepping on the court with the Auburn Montgomery Warhawks (7-6, 5-4 GSC) this Saturday at 2 p.m. at The Complex. Head coach Deandra Schirmer is preparing the ...

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Unspoken Rules in College: A Guide for Making College Life a Little Easier

In college, there are some rules that are worth knowing, even if they seem a bit ridiculous. These are the top five unspoken rules college students should know to make campus life less stressful.    Rule #1: Unassigned assigned seats  During the first week of classes, students usually pick a seat that they feel comfortable in. This seat may be closer ...

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VSU to collaborate with Georgia Film Academy

Following the VSU mass media student groups’ trip to Trilith Studios in Atlanta, VSU has finally gotten the opportunity to have a collaboration with the Georgia Film Academy.  Georgia Film Academy has partnered with multiple schools in the University System of Georgia, including University of Georgia, Kennesaw State University, Georgia State University, and many more.  Because of certain roadblocks in the way of ...

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Blazers aim for spot in semifinals against Lenoir-Rhyne

The VSU football team didn’t know if they’d get another game at home in the playoffs following the first round of the NCAA Division II Football Playoffs. However, an upset in their bracket has gifted the No. 3-seed Blazers (12-1) an opportunity to punch their ticket to the semifinals Saturday at home against the No. 4-seed Lenoir-Rhyne Bears (12-1). “I ...

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VSU STEAM center opens exhibit on weather

On November 16, VSU’s STEAM Center unveiled their new interactive exhibit, The Art and Science of Weather.   The exhibit featured several topics regarding weather and weather-adjacent phenomena. These include the water cycle, extreme weather, wind currents, and even rainbows and light refraction.  The entire event was interactive, meant to not only be seen, but touched and walked through. There were ...

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Blazers and Lady Blazers Burn the Hawks

Both the Blazers and Lady Blazers picked up their first conference wins of the season after playing Shorter University on Monday night. The Lady Blazers came into Monday’s game after suffering a tough loss on Saturday to Lee University. Even being down their starting point guard, VSU played valiantly. They gave the flames all they could handle down the stretch ...

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