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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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VSU holds a Y2K theme for homecoming

Homecoming weekend is Nov. 5 and 6, and the Y2K was voted on by students last semester and won by a landslide. According to Rachel Dawkins, student activities coordinator for student life, masks will not be required for any homecoming events since campus is back in full swing. There will be several events on campus throughout the week of Nov. ...

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Guide: How to Budget Time for College

Everyone knows that the college student life can be challenging and time-consuming. But believe it or not, there are some ways that college students can budget their time. Here is a guide to help students manage their time between work and free time. Create a class/work schedule: Creating a schedule will help keep track of classes and assignments due. You ...

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Four Directions brings awareness to Native American culture

The organization, led by president Diana Hernandez, aims at to bringing together students and Indigenous people, concepts and events. Native American culture has become an increasingly more discussed topic in recent years as part of a cultural shift to be more inclusive in society. While the organization was put in place when VSU first started the Native American and Indigenous ...

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