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Student Life offers free Jaguar tickets

Brittany Briscoe Staff Writer blbriscoe@valdosta.edu   VSU students have the chance to receive free tickets to the Jacksonville Jaguars game.  The Jaguars are scheduled to take on the Tennessee Titans Oct. 3 at the Jacksonville Municipal Stadium at 1 p.m.  VSU Student Life Office is offering this opportunity until Friday.  Students interested in getting put on the list to receive a ...

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Model UN to face competitions

Stephanie Turner Staff Writer sdturner@valdosta.edu   VSU’s Model UN is getting ready to address the issues of the world as they prepared Tuesday evening  at Odum Library for their upcoming competition.  This year, the group is focusing on the United Kingdom and South Africa.  James Hamilton, a political science senior, will focus on global views on the International Assessment of ...

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Smokin’ Pig offers tasty Southern treat

Spectator Tasters By Michael Wilson and Ashley George This week we were in the mood for some good ol’ southern barbeque, so we headed on down to the Smokin’ Pig. This is a little farther off campus than we usually go. It’s over on 4228 North Valdosta Road right by the Cass Burch Dealership and Foxborough.  The atmosphere was very ...

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Khloe gets a fella and now a baby for Gellar

Pop Addict By Kristal Jones   Another week of ‘Pop Addict,’ the celebrities are quiet and calm. The reality shows are nice and timid, but we do have scandal in the form of, yet another, celebrity sex tape.  Turns out, the hot and sexy “Mc Steamy,” Eric Dane, from ABC’s Greys Anatomy, has made a sex tape (unwillingly made public.) Eric ...

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People skills a must for all jobs this week

Danie on the Clock  By Danielle Everson People skills are definitely a must for the job listed this week. If you feel like you have the personality and of course the degree to work with closely with people, this is the time to pay attention because the opportunity may be for you.  A local job as an Enviromental Technician is ...

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Upcoming forum to discuss controversial use of Southern symbols

Lendi Dickson Staff Writer jldickson@valdosta.edu   This Monday at 7 p.m. in the University Center, the Mary Turner Project is hosting an event to draw attention to the controversial use of southern symbolism in fraternities.  The Mary Turner Project originated from the 1918 racial injustice of Mary Turner’s murder.                  Since then, the group of Valdosta citizens as well as the ...

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Volleyball ready for West Georgia

Kristin Shannon Staff Writer knshannon@valdosta.edu  Although the Lady Blazers continue to hold their lead in the GSC east division going into Friday night’s match against West Georgia, the players may still have a sour taste in their mouth after last week’s match against Flagler.  VSU had two wins over West Georgia last season and hopes to achieve the same success ...

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Blazers prepare for West Alabama

Ed Hooper Sports Writer ephooper@valdosta.edu   The Valdosta State Blazers (1-2, 1-1) are back on the Reames practice fields this week as they prepare for their upcoming game against the West Alabama Tigers at 7 p.m. Saturday  at Bazemore-Hyder Stadium.  The Blazers are coming off a unexpected 24-14 loss to Ouachita Baptist, a game in which the Tigers racked up 502 ...

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SGA working with DMA for a student-friendly downtown

Ariel Felton Staff Writer arfelton@valdosta.edu  In the most recent SGA meeting held this past Monday, speaker Pat Sullivan from the Downtown Merchants Association spoke of ways to revitalize Valdosta’s downtown area in order to get students involved in downtown life.  Sullivan informed his audience that Valdosta’s downtown  area, only half a mile away from campus, has plenty to offer and ...

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Greeks of the week: KA, southern gentlemen of VSU

Lacey Bearden Staff Writer lbearden@valdosta.edu   They love the Lord and the ladies. Some would say they’re just a bunch of good ole, home-grown southern gentlemen; they are the brothers of Kappa Alpha Order.  Priding themselves after the morals and characteristics set by Robert E. Lee, KA came to VSU in 1971. Today KA is the second largest fraternity on campus. ...

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