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From red to pink; VSU celebrates disability awareness

With Breast Cancer Awareness Month coming to an end, the Department of Diversity and Inclusion decided to host a “Pink Out Party” on Oct. 28 to support not only victims of breast cancer, but to also spread awareness of Disability Employment Awareness Month.A lot of people don’t know about Disability Employment Awareness Month which occurs every October. Its purpose is ...

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Last Minute, Cheap, DIY Halloween Costumes

It’s almost Halloween, and it’s time to dress up!But wait, you’re in college, which means that you are most likely broke. You want to dress up, but your bank account screams no. Well, here are a few cheap, fun and easy Halloween costumes you can create. 1) When Life Gives You Lemons You will need yellow clothing. This can be ...

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Toxic masculinity discussed at VSU

Some topics are difficult to discuss and talk about among your peers. Student Diversity and Inclusion has found a way to bridge this gap by opening a space for students to comfortably speak about difficult topics. On Oct. 23, Student Diversity and Inclusion hosted a Brave Space Dialogue on the topic of toxic masculinity. Toxic masculinity refers to a harmful ...

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Blazers home finale picked for NCAA football showcase

The Blazers will finish the regular season in style. The home finale football game against West Florida, scheduled for Nov. 9 at 7 p.m. at Bazemore-Hyder Stadium, has been selected for the Division II Football Showcase, announced by the NCAA on Oct. 28. This will be the second time VSU has been televised on the Division II Football Showcase this ...

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Questions & Answers: Deandra Schirmer

Lady Blazers head coach Deandra Schirmer is entering her first season at the helm of the Lady Blazers. Here are a few questions from Kyle Grondin, staff writer, as he interviewed Schirmer: When did you start playing basketball? “I was always very energetic child, playing every sport. You know and my family was a football family and then a lot ...

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Saunds breaks program record, adds trust factor

Halfway through the football season, the Blazers have no intentions of slowing down. Neither does junior wide receiver Brian Saunds. Saunds had a jaw dropping performance setting a new career-high and school record with 246 receiving yards against Florida Tech on Oct. 19, winning 55-28 at home. He was named Gulf South Conference Player of the week. Head Coach Gary ...

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Hahira hosts the annual “Honey Bee Festival”

The Honeybee Festival happens every year in the little neighboring town of Hahira. The festival boasts travelling shops, food trucks and activities for guests to enjoy, never failing to attract a large number of people from all around South Georgia. The beautiful little town, with Main Street decorated with tents, bright signs and smiling faces, dedicates the first full week ...

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Check out the Ashley Street Station this weekend.

If you are looking for somewhere new and fun to escape from college, Ashley Street Station might be the place for you. Ashley Street Station is a self-proclaimed dive bar and live music venue located in Remerton. On Oct. 4 at 9 p.m., they will be hosting their first big comedy set, The Cutthroat Freak Show and Mama Stone. They ...

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Album Spotlight: Brockhampton’s GINGER

Brockhampton has come out with a new album titled GINGER and the fans are going crazy. The band teased fans on social media a few times throughout the months coming towards the album release and it is finally here. So let’s talk about it. GINGER was released on August 23. The album consists of 12 songs, all with different flows ...

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Is VSU branding project for spirit or recruitment?

School spirit is a lot of things. It’s showing up to football games in all your red and black gear. It’s promoting any VSU events. It’s even wearing a VSU t-shirt to class. But is it putting up VSU logos in different places around the school? “Environmental branding” is anything on the physical campus to help brand the campus and ...

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