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Reevaluate Quitting

 Money seems to be vanishing from your bank account. In desperate need of a job, you remember VSU has a Student Employment Web page on its site. You rush to your computer and search through several pages until you finally find something. Excited, you jump to apply, and after an extensive interview, you get the job.  Feelings of nervousness and ...

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Editorial misses the real issue in the library

What is the definition of a “community member?”  As residents of Valdosta, Remerton, Lowndes County, and Valdosta State, it appears to me that all students of VSU are members of this community, whether it is temporary or not.  As I seem to recall, one of the purposes of many student organizations is to reach out to, and help the community; ...

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Work quality matters most

 We have all either heard about it or read it on our syllabus. Most of us were introduced to it on the first day of classes. I speak of the attendance policy that is incorporated into VSU’s curriculum.  According to the policy, students who miss 20 percent of class for that semester will receive an automatic ‘F’. In other words, ...

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People Poll: How do you feel about Sodexo being replaced?

“If the food is better, then I have no problem with it.” Katherine Geter freshman mathmatics major “I think Sodexo is doing a pretty good job, and I don’t think it’s necessary to change.” Myles Rabunt  freshman undecided major “It doesn’t matter to me as long as the new food vendor serves better food.” Keith Simmons sophomore biology major “I ...

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Blazers excited about final home game

“Sense of urgency” was how VSU forward, Will Alston, described the team’s attitude during the yearly Pink Zone game vs. Lambuth (10-12) this past weekend, which resulted in a blowout 98-67 win.

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Blazers end losing streak, edge GSW 5-4

 In last night’s action, the Blazers baseball team took on Georgia Southwestern in Americus.  They avoided losing their fifth game in a row and squeaked by GSW 5-4, moving to a 2-5 record.  In this past weekend’s action, the Blazers were swept in a three-game series, at home, by the Florida Tech Panthers. In game one, eight runs weren’t enough ...

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Cyrus concerned, MTV staple returns

 What’s up you POP addicts? I hope cupid treated you better than he did me on Valentine’s Day. I actually heard some people saying that they no longer recognized Feb.14 as V-Day but “Single’s Awareness Day.” I know some single people became aware when the flowers, hearts and candy became unbearable out on the pedestrian walk around noon, but we’re ...

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Realistic love story hits big screen

 Even if most young couples will find the subject matter too depressing to get their money’s worth on theater tickets, “Blue Valentine” is probably the most realistic portrait of a relationship, and a marriage to hit the American cinema in quite a while.  It provides a stark contrast to the films generated by the Nicholas Sparks generation, turning the concept ...

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