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The woman behind the crown

Jayla Flournoy, VSU’s new homecoming queen, is ready to make some changes around campus. Flournoy is a Thompson, Georgia native who plans to graduate with a degree in communication sciences and disorders. She won’t stop there, though. She wants to continue her education to obtain her master’s degree in speech pathology. “The reason I want to become a speech pathologist ...

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People Poll: What artist do you want for the VSU spring concert?

“I voted for Lucci for the spring concert because I like his music a lot,” Amari Jones, a sophomore early childhood education major, said. “I voted for Dolph because of the possibility of him bringing other well-known artist with him,” Raekwon Williams, a senior art major, said. “I voted for Waka Flocka because he was the only name I recognized,” Snowflake ...

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Beware the B.A.T.: UPD gives tips on bicycle theft prevention

In October alone, more than five instances of bicycle theft have been reported, with more occurring since, but with the help of the Bicycle Anti-Theft program (B.A.T.), students can potentially reduce the risk of bike theft. Instances of theft on campus happen year-round; however, fall semester is when UPD notice an increase in bicycle thefts. According to Patrol and Investigations ...

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Fire Pit burns bright at VSU

The Fire Pit is making sure the flame is on at VSU and it isn’t dwindling any time soon. Last year, co-founders Jackie Marrero and Colleen Kavanaugh both came together and created the organization the Fire Pit. As a recognized organization on campus, its purpose is to enhance school spirit on campus and in every activity, that involves VSU. “Jackie ...

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Soccer advances to final four

The Blazers women’s soccer team notched a win in the quarterfinal round of the Gulf South Conference Tournament and will now continue their quest to the championship. On Tuesday, Oct. 31, the Blazers faced No. 22-ranked North Alabama in a wire-to-wire matchup in Florence, Alabama. The game came down to penalty kicks, and the Blazers didn’t prevail until the eighth ...

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Winning Time: Blazers need streak to make playoffs

A two-game winning streak and a potential playoff seat is at risk when the Blazers host Florida Tech this weekend. VSU took the top off against the No.19 Delta State in a 34-13 win, and put the Blazers to 3-3 on the season, knocking the Statesmen out the national rankings. The Blazers didn’t make it much of a contest. They ...

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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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Review: Twitter character limit change

Twitter is trying out a new character limit that has been the topic of discussion since late September. With only certain Twitter users able to use more characters, it has received mixed reviews. Junior Nique Jones feels the new update is a bit excessive. “For me, Twitter is supposed to be short, sweet and to the point,” Jones said. “I ...

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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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Volleyball aims to finish strong

Halfway through the 2017 Gulf South Conference volleyball season, the VSU Blazers have seen some success but still have considerable room to grow. VSU’s volleyball squad currently holds a 9-7 overall record. In the GSC, the Blazers are 4-3 and sit in eighth place, looking up. On a positive note, the team has won two of its last three games. ...

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