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Blazers beat Crusaders for homecoming win

The No. 2 Blazers (9-0, 6-0 GSC) overcame a slow start and pulled away from the North Greenville Crusaders (4-6, 1-5 GSC) in the second half to win 31-21 on homecoming weekend. The win puts VSU in prime position to secure a first-round bye in the Division II playoffs. VSU currently holds the top spot in Super Region Two. The ...

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People Poll: What did you do for Halloween?

The Halloween season has ended and the festivities have settled. This year is one of the first that have been celebrated face-to-face in 18 months. Nevertheless, the people have spoken and decided to make this the year that it goes out with a bang. “I stayed in on Halloween Night and watched movies and ate food with my roommate,” Leah ...

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Cross country teams finish in top 15 at region championships

The Blazer cross country teams traveled to Saint Leo, Florida for the Division II South Region XC Championships on Saturday, Nov 6. The men ran the 10k course and finished ninth out of 18 teams with a score of 271 points, while the women ran the 6k course, finishing 13th out of 18 teams with a score of 350 points. ...

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The new groundhog: Noodle the pug

If Emmaline Childs, a TikTok influencer from Minnesota, had said, “Mercury might be in retrograde, but the pug had bones,” just two months ago, she would sound absolutely crazy, but the trend known as “No Bones” has taken over the internet, and the world has been able to fall in love with Noodle the pug. Noodle is a 13-year-old pug ...

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Ariel Felton, outstanding alumna of 2021, visits VSU

On Nov. 3, Ariel Felton, a writer from Savannah, GA. and outstanding alumna of 2021, met VSU students at the University Center Theater and read her nationally recognized piece, “A Letter to My Niece.” Graduating from VSU in 2012, Felton received her B.A. in English and went on to receive her M.F.A. in Writing from the Savannah College of Art ...

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McGill relishes star role on football team

VSU fourth-year junior running back Seth McGill brings the passion and energy every time he’s on the field, whether it’s carrying the ball as a rusher or returning kicks on special teams. McGill, a native of Miami, Fla., knows he must take advantage of every opportunity presented before him. After all, it is how he got into football. “Before I ...

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Twix and Reese’s share VSU candy championship

The Holiday season is officially here, and the Spectator Newsletter conducted another poll in celebration of Halloween last week. Candy is a staple when it comes to Halloween, so the editors came together and narrowed down a selection of what we think is the most popular candy. We let you decide what was truly the best out of a selection ...

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Editor-in-Chief’s Pick: 2021 albums you should be listening to

While the year is not over, and we are waiting on albums from superpowers such as Adele, Bruno Mars and Taylor Swift, there are still plenty of amazing releases that deserve plenty of ears to check them out!   “LP!” By JPEGMAFIA- Many people don’t know about this experimental hip hop artist, but as one of the brightest up-and-coming rappers ...

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Teachers provide Advice for Student Success

The pandemic has exasperated families, students’ mental health is in a massive decline and many are simply too overwhelmed by the thought of attending another four years of classes and exams. However, professors have pulled together tips for students to help them do well and stay motivated during college. Dr. Donald Thieme, associate professor of geosciences, highlighted common tips that ...

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