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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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Greeks kick off ‘Pham Week’ with 1906 and Park

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorrority, Inc. teamed up to host 1906 and Park. The show was a spin-off of the widely popular program, 106 and Park, that was produced by BET for more than a decade. The adapted program featured VSU students showcasing talents and brands, while providing an enticing environment directed by the emcee’s. ...

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VSU Soccer routs Auburn Montgomery in 6-0 win

Valdosta State soccer scored six against Auburn Montgomery in tonight’s 6-0 rout over the Warhawks. The Blazers are now 7-2-1 in conference play and will face the University of North Alabama Friday evening at the Valdosta State soccer complex for another conference matchup. Photos by Seth Willard

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Football ready to get ‘Peachy’ in Carrollton

Coming off their first win of the season against the University of West Florida, Blazer football is hitting the road again hoping to defend the peach basket. VSU won 30-19 to give West Florida their first loss of the season. The Black Swarm did what they’ve been doing all season by putting the Blazers in the position to win games. ...

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Editorial: Las Vegas shooting sparks gun debate

The nation has found itself staring in the face of tragedy after yet another deadly mass shooting. On Sunday, Oct. 1, a gunman opened fire on a country music festival at Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas, leaving 59 people dead and 527 injured. The incident is being called the deadliest mass shooting in modern United States history, surpassing the ...

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A bird’s eye viewpoint of American diversity

Back in 2014, Sam Wilson the Falcon inherited the role of Captain America from Steve Rogers. In this, Wilson became a shining star to the rise of diversity in America. That being said, Wilson also came to represent the plight of diversity in said country. Wilson first began his superhero career as a sidekick to Steve Rogers. Later, he became ...

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What’s Your Take: Kaepernick’s imprint still in the NFL

When Colin Kaepernick kneeled during the National Anthem prior to a game last season, he shook the NFL for the better. Even as a free agent, Colin Kaepernick is still affecting the NFL. His explanation was that he would not stand for a country that oppresses people of color. Kaepernick was named National Football League Players Association Community MVP after ...

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