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Tag Archives: 2010-2011

Daughter of football legend chooses to play tennis at VSU

VSU’s men and women’s tennis teams both finished three conference matches this past weekend and finished 5-1.   VSU men didn’t lose a single point against Lambuth, Alabama-Huntsville and North Alabama, while the women picked up their first two wins of the season.  These victories are coming at a good time against conference rivals with a 8-1 win over Alabama-Huntsville and ...

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Environment matters

 The Student Health Center is conveniently placed near campus so students get access any time they may need to. Many students make a trip to the Student Health Center every week for many different reasons. Some students go for checkups, and others go for minor concerns. Some students however, take a trip to the health center in order to receive ...

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Baseball and softball team lose to West Florida in doubleheader

  Baseball   The unwelcome theme of the Blazers’ baseball season has come to the forefront once again.  VSU’s game Tuesday night against Columbus State was canceled due to thunderstorms in the area, making it the fourth rained-out game so far this season.  The phrase, “When it rains, it pours,” fits Tuesday night’s storm very well, but it can also be applied ...

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Students stray away from beach during spring break

 VSU students are not just flocking to the same old destinations this year for spring break, but to new and exotic places most would not think about.  Normally, students head to one of Florida’s many beaches or party stops for fun in the sun, yet that is not always the case.  “I’m going back home to Atlanta to spend time ...

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VSU students prepare for spring break festivities

It’s that time! Break out the sun block, lounge chairs, and colorful umbrellas. Spring break, especially for college students, is a much needed vacation from the responsibilities of being a student.  One of the most frequently sought out places for college students is the beach.  “I love the beach,” Ashley Rhys, senior psychology major, said. “I would bring a camera ...

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Staying safe on spring break

 If you do not want the highlight of your spring break to be a trip to jail hundreds of miles from home, contracting an unwanted souvenir from a nameless hookup, waking up in a gutter with a new tattoo, or coming home with a third-degree sunburn, these tips may help you to stay safe throughout your 2011 spring break conquests. ...

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Fire damages Zaxby’s

Mystery still surrounds the now charred remains of Valdosta’s historic Zaxby’s restaurant.  On March 1, around 3 a.m., Remerton Fire Department firefighters were called to contain a fire that started in the kitchen of the Zaxby’s on Baytree Road, according to the Valdosta Daily Times. The fire completely consumed the back part of the building, destroying most of the restaurant. ...

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Lift on anti-gun ban pursued

 The student sitting next to you could be carrying a gun if Georgia legislators continue to pursue a bill lifting the anti-gun ban on college campuses throughout the state.  Georgia representative Tim Bearden has been working on a bill for over a year now, known as House Bill 615, which would follow the lead of over a dozen other states ...

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SGA discusses parking meters on campus

 Controversy arose late Monday night when the idea that parking meters could be installed around VSU’s campus came up at the Student Government Association’s weekly meeting.  The Parking and Transportation Department discussed the issue at a recent meeting.  The department would temporarily implement parking meters at parking spots around campus to create more revenue.  Some SGA senators feel that this ...

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Withdrawal policy ignored by students

Students have not responded to the new policy limiting them to five withdrawals in their undergraduate career, Stanley Jones, registrar, said.    As of a couple weeks ago, the number of class withdrawals was only around 100 fewer than a year ago, meaning many students are still withdrawing from classes at nearly the same rate as they have in the ...

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