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Opinion: The best ways to find new music

It is an undebatable idea that music is a key part of people’s lives. We find ourselves in lyrics we relate to, build relationships with people who share our interests in artists and make music a part of our everyday routine. With the wide range of genres and artists available to us through streaming platforms, radio, television and more, it ...

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ACTION takes actions for women’s rights

“Many empowering women fought for their right to vote, to hold public office and to get a seat at the table. To have equal rights, family laws, fair wages, equal pay, education, all the way down to our reproductive rights. It took several years for these women to accomplish most of these things, yet here we are in 2022 fighting ...

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Photos: Blazer Brain Break Game Show

Among the many different activities that took place on VSU campus during Homecoming week, the Blazer Brain Break Game Show was one of them. The game show was hosted by Johnathan Tran.   Students played different types of quizzes and games.       All students in attendance had a chance to participate in the event, battling it out for an ...

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Student Spotlight: Meet Dawson Holley

Dawson Holley, a senior business major, transferred to VSU for his junior year and has been here ever since. Holley’s favorite hobby during his free time is fishing. He likes to fish in tournaments for fun. He mainly likes to fish for bass. His favorite place to fish is a lake in his hometown called Baymeadows Lake. Holley said that ...

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Photos: VSU unveils North Campus walking trail

On Tuesday, Sept. 27, VSU unveiled its newest walking trail on campus. Located on North Campus, the trail is slightly under half a mile long and winds around the Health Sciences and Business Administration Building, Brown and Thaxton Halls. Created by Campus Wellness, USG and the Biology department, the walking trail program is part of an incentive to engage campus ...

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New professor brings diverse clubs to VSU

A new professor stands in front of his American Literature class explaining the nuances of the Native American oratory that a white man translated many years ago. The professor paces the front of the classroom and speaks with his hands as he invites his students to dig a little deeper, asking critical question after critical question to explore how the ...

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Student Spotlight: Meet Heather Gay

Heather Gay is a senior early childhood education major who transferred to VSU this fall. Gay will be graduating at the end of this semester, and her current dream is to be a teacher. She has always had a gift with children and loves looking after them. Before she decided to go into teaching, Gay was a nurse at Colquitt ...

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Student Spotlight: Meet Kimberly Amy

Kimberly Amy is a sophomore history major here at VSU. Amy enjoys baking and working in the archives on the fourth floor of Odum Library. If she had to pick a favorite movie, it would be “The Age of Adaline.” “Outlander” is her favorite TV show. Amy’s favorite school subject is history. Her dream job is to become a museum ...

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Editorial: Reading is trending on social media

While there has always been and always will be people who love to read, social media has influenced the sale of books and reading in the past few years. During the peak of the pandemic, people stuck at home picked up reading as a way to pass the time, driving sales and kickstarting a rise in popularity of books across ...

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Column: The risks of cancel culture

The act of canceling a celebrity, politician or musician has become a staple for internet users in recent years. Someone with a large platform and high social standing makes a remark or performs an action that is met with public backlash, to which they will either apologize or stand by what they’ve done. According to Pew Research Center, the idea ...

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