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Photos: Start of Spring semester brings new experiences

With a new semester starting and people getting ready for classes, VSU organizations and sports had started events and games for students to dip their feet in as they ease back into the spring semester. On Jan. 6, a press conference was held to introduce Tremaine Jackson as the new head football coach for the VSU Blazers. According to vstateblazers.com, ...

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Photos: Welcome Back!

“New year, new me,” is the common phrase normally heard during this time of the year. For VSU, it is more like “New year, back to campus.” So, welcome back, Blazers! To kick off the semester, here are a few photos from the first week of spring classes. Campus activities are back in full swing. Boards are often posted in ...

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Photos: Campus Recreation Center

VSU’s Student Recreation Center provides a multitude of gym equipment, activities and areas that students can use to work out, build their aerobic skills and focus on their physical health. Students use the gym for multiple things. “There are a lot of things in life you cannot control,” Isaiah Shepard, a VSU student, said.  “I come to the gym because ...

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Truman Scholarship program opens for VSU graduates

VSU has opened their application period for the Harry S. Truman Scholarship program for students who want to pursue in graduate school or professional education. The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Program is a federally funded scholarship granted to U.S. undergraduate students for demonstrated leadership potential, academic excellence and a commitment to public service. The program selects 55-65 Truman Scholars each ...

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Teachers provide Advice for Student Success

The pandemic has exasperated families, students’ mental health is in a massive decline and many are simply too overwhelmed by the thought of attending another four years of classes and exams. However, professors have pulled together tips for students to help them do well and stay motivated during college. Dr. Donald Thieme, associate professor of geosciences, highlighted common tips that ...

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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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VSU Counseling Center offers free services

One of the biggest struggles in college can be a student’s mental health––both the positive and negative. VSU offers several resources to help students who may be struggling with their mental health throughout the semester. The counseling center at VSU offers free and confidential counseling services to students who may need someone to talk to. Their website also lists services ...

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Student Union shooting incident results in arrest

As of Wednesday night, a suspect allegedly involved in a shooting incident and later arrested remains in Lowndes County Jail. At 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 1, officers of the VSU Police Department responded to a report of an altercation in front of the Student Union between two males. According to the police report, officers were advised to be on the ...

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VSU COVID response still evolving

VSU has been offering incentives for students and staff to get the COVID-19 vaccines, but not everyone is on board with being “bribed” to get the vaccine. The fall semester has started to return to “normal” because masks are strongly encouraged inside campus building but are not required. Those who are not fully vaccinated are strongly encouraged to wear masks. ...

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Breaking: University Police investigating incident at Student Union

At 1:39 p.m. on Oct. 1, a mass text message was sent out to the student body regarding an altercation in front of the Student Union. University Police are responding to the incident, and the entrance to the building across from Hopper Hall is currently blocked off. As of now, the university is asking students to avoid the area. If ...

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