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Tag Archives: 2009-12-01

Helfer: VSU’s trail blazer

With a 15-2 record, the VSU men’s basketball program is rolling along as they continue through the 2009-2010 season. When Head Coach Mike Helfer came to VSU from Southern Polytechnic University four years ago, few people knew what to expect in Blazer nation; however some knew there was a winner sitting at the helm of the program. Senior leadership, chemistry ...

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Police investigate off-campus fight

The Valdosta Police Department is continuing to investigate  a brawl that occurred at the Sigma Nu fraternity house on Sunday Nov. 22, according to Major Ann Farmer of the Valdosta State Police. Around 11:30 Saturday night, Nov. 21, two party-goers were allegedly involved in a fight. One fight participant was then escorted off the property. He returned a couple of ...

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All you need to know about resumes

The semester and year is coming to an end. That means achieved accomplishments and hopeful opportunities for the start of the new year. However, before grabbing those diplomas and finalizing all of your hard work, take down some notes about a few tips that may help out your resume before applying to those employers. Resumes may sound like a foreign ...

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Tropical Smoothie gives us a nice, if pricy, place

This time I was by myself, so I decided to get something light. I also wanted to get a warm escape from these rainy winter days, so I headed down to Tropical Smoothie on Baytree Rd. One thing I have to say for this place, and smoothie places in general actually—it had a very colorful interior. It kind of made ...

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SGA holds last meeting; gives $7,000 to CAB

SGA held its last meeting this past Monday in the Odum Library Auditorium, addressing aiding CAB with their spring comedy show, the SGA holiday dinner next Monday, whether or not SGA members should dress up for their meetings, and a senator being elected Parliamentarian. Tatiana Lee, head of CAB’s Coffeehouse and Comedy committee, came to ask SGA to join with ...

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No. 3 Blazers off to hot start

The basketball season is in full swing. The Blazers are hot, while the Lady Blazers are struggling to put together a complete game. Lady Blazers: Since Nov. 19, the Lady Blazers have recorded a record of 1-3 (not including Wednesday night’s contest). The Lady Blazers got started off right with a win over Eckerd; however the Lady Blazers hit the ...

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David Dean looks back

If hindsight is twenty-twenty than Head football coach David Dean has perfect a view of the topsy-turvy 09 football season. It required him to lead a team that broke records for better and worse and had more controvery then any coach would care to live through. However, Dean  survived the good times and the bad and found a little time ...

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The better, the improving, and the sentimental

The fall semester is coming to its seemingly long overdue close and, call me sentimental, it is just about time to look back at all the things that have made fall ’09 memorable. For starters, the Lady Blazers reached the conference playoffs for the first time in three seasons. Although the team met an early exit at the hands of ...

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McShepard becoming an instant star at VSU

After watching Billy McShepard, #33 on the Blazer basketball team, play forward on the basketball court, one might be a little hesitant to walk up and start a conversation with this Blazer newcomer. After all, McShepard stands at an impressive 6’10” and was not too nice to the GSW Hurricanes when on the court this past Monday night. But in ...

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Shoppers should put purchases in perspective

The holidays are traditionally a time for fellowship, family, vacation . . . and shopping, for oneself and for others. As many have observed, the holidays have become increasingly commercialized, and holiday tradition seems to require gift-giving. Considering the nation’s troublesome economic situation, though, many people are concerned about affording gifts.             However, stores are capitalizing on people’s ...

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