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Women’s and Gender studies celebrates LGBTQ+ History Month

On Oct. 26th in front of Odum Library, the Women’s and Gender Studies department celebrated LGBTQ+ history month with the “Taste of History” event. Charity Lumpkin, an administrative assistant, and two others stood in front of the library passing out small cards with LGBTQ+ facts on them and candy attached to the back. Facts included the definition of some LGBTQ+ ...

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Michael Myers returns in ‘Halloween Kills’

Michael Myers strikes back in ‘Halloween Kills’. After the ending of the ‘Halloween’ film in 2018, Myers has returned to terrorize those who escaped him. Laurie Strode (reprised by Jamie Lee Curtis) and her granddaughter, Karen Strode (Judy Greer), flee from the blaze in the previous film’s finale, pursued by Myers, as they attempt to get away from what can ...

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Mac Miller ‘Faces’: a dive into the late artist’s mind

While Mac Miller’s mixtape “Faces” has been released for independent download since May 2014, it was released fully and on all platforms on Oct. 15, receiving praise from his fans as a reminder of how music touches our souls even after the singer has passed. “Faces” is considered as the mixtape that changed Mac Miller’s career, but some argue “Watching ...

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The ‘Cookie Run: Kingdom’ craze

Trends come and go, but one trend that has stayed since the dawn of cell phones is mobile games. Whether it’s Pong or Flappy Bird, these games have been staples and found on most phones today. The Ovenbreak franchise has been around since 2009 and has stayed popular since its creation. Their newest game, however, has taken the internet by ...

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Last minute DIY costumes

Halloween has crept up, and you still haven’t got a costume. You need something that will look good without requiring a lot of effort. Don’t worry! Here are some of the best last minute costumes with things you already have, or you can find in no time.   Error 404: Costume Not Found A nerdy but classic and funny costume ...

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Blazers remain unbeaten with rout of Mississippi College

No. 2 VSU continued its undefeated season, steamrolling Mississippi College 41-14 on the road. The ground game was electric, as junior running back Seth McGill, junior quarterback Ivory Durham, redshirt junior running back Jamar Thompkins, redshirt freshman running back James Chaney and redshirt freshman running back Isaiah Flowers combined for a total of 379 yards and five touchdowns. VSU received ...

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VSU football is ready to compete at the FCS level

Valdosta State has only had a football team since 1982, but the fact that the program isn’t that old does not mean that it isn’t ready for tougher competition. Since 1982, the Blazers have won four national championships (2004, 2007, 2012, 2018) and eight Gulf South Conference championships (1996, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2010, 2018, 2019). That is a lot ...

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Fall Career Expo invites opportunities to VSU

On Oct. 27, the Fall Career Expo welcomed 70+ opportunities to the student union ballrooms. This event marked the first Fall Career Expo held in-person since March 2020.         Written by Payton Fletcher. Photography courtesy of Payton Fletcher .

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Taylor Mahon realizes cheer dream at VSU

Taylor Mahon, from Jacksonville, Florida, is 19 years old and a VSU cheerleader. She started cheering at just five years old when her mom introduced her to River City All Stars, a cheer gym in Jacksonville. Mahon’s inspiration is her old cheer coach, Lindsay Reavis. “She has taught me so much more than just cheerleading,” Mahon said. Mahon decided to ...

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Chappelle shakes up Internet over recent Netflix special

Dave Chappelle, a celebrity that isn’t a stranger to controversy, recently received backlash from the LGBTQIA community after the release of his recent comedy special on Netflix, “The Closer.” During his stand-up special, Chappelle responded to some questions concerning his jokes for the LGBTQIA community. He cleared up the air on his relationship and how he feels about the community. ...

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