03 March

Physicians unveil first transplant of male sexual organ

Written by Tiarra Bell, Staff Writer For this first time in U.S history, surgeons will perform a penis transplant on an American veteran that was brutally injured during combat. The unnamed recipient lost majority of his penis during an explosion while deployed in Afghanistan. Surgeons hope to find a penis transplant from a deceased man […]

27 January

Flag football takes home second title in as many years

Written by Tiarra Bell, Staff Writer Winning a national championship is hard, but winning back-to-back national championships is historic; yet, the Nikes pulled it off with a cool demeanor. The Valdosta State University Nikes won the 2015-2016 National Intramural Recreational Sports Association Men’s National Flag Football Championship for the second year in a row. The […]

26 January

James LaPlant named new dean of VSU’s graduate school

Written by Tiarra Bell, Staff Writer After serving as the interim dean of Graduate School, James T. LaPlant is named the new dean of the Graduate School at Valdosta State University. LaPlant says that he plans to grow a fund for graduate student research, grow and support faculty research, implement 4 +1 programs, and pick […]

03 December

New Multicultural Sorority finds a home at VSU

Written by Tiarra Bell, Staff Writer Women at Valdosta State University have greater opportunities to join Greek Life with a new, multicultural sorority, Sigma Lambda Gamma. SLG National Sorority, Incorporated is historically a Latina based sorority with multicultural memberships. The new diverse sorority was originated April 9, 1990, at the University of Iowa by five […]

12 November

VSU faces must-win Homecoming game

Written by Tiarra Bell, Staff Writer With playoff hopes on the line, Valdosta State (7-2, 4-2 GSC) will cap off Homecoming week on Saturday, Nov. 14, when they host the Florida Tech Panthers (7-3, 5-1 GSC). This football contest will be pretty big no matter what, with the game representing not only Homecoming, but also […]

05 November

VSU adjusts well to time change

Written by Tiarra Bell, Staff Writer It’s hard enough to get the rest that is needed each night, but with the end of Daylight Saving Time, everyone can finally get their precious extra hour of sleep. For college students, chances are they’re not getting enough sleep. On average, most college students get 6 to 6.9 […]

23 October

Blazers play in the GSC game of the week

Written by Tiarra Bell, Staff Writer After their first win in the Gulf South Conference last week against Mississippi College (2-4, 0-3 GSC), Valdosta State looks to even out their conference record tonight against the in-state foe Shorter University. Shorter has had trouble holding onto the ball in their past games, which can be the […]