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Defense shines for Lady Blazers in back-to-back home conference wins

The VSU Lady Blazers defended the Complex this week, winning a pair of GSC home games to improve to 13-2, and 8-1 in Gulf South Conference play. While their 13-2 overall record is tied for the best in the conference, Union is unbeaten in conference play, the last remaining unbeaten team in the conference, so they hold the top spot. ...

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VSU parody accounts surge in popularity

Got a crush? Need words of affirmation? Want to know the best food at Palms? Chances are, there’s an Instagram account for that. Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, VSU has seen the rise of parody accounts among the student body. For many followers, the intrigue is all in the knowledge that they provide. Others want to see themselves posted on the ...

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Column: Being a feminine male doesn’t equal struggling with sexuality

The division line between sexual orientation is stronger than ever, and feminine, straight men oftentimes find themselves with an assumed orientation by their peers and colleagues, no matter their political views or moral compass. The term “metrosexual” started to circulate in the early 2000s. To be metrosexual simply means being a straight male who may have liberal political views and ...

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Photos: Why should you attend VSU? A Spectator reporter’s virtual tour

This is West Hall. This building is home to trophies, the most beautiful ceiling display and the English Department. If you would like to enter the English program, you will be spending much of your time in this beautiful location. Inside West Hall, you will find students studying on the many cushioned benches and classrooms. It is directly behind the ...

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Photos: Fall makes its way to VSU

Fallen leaves scatter the sidewalk behind Oak Street Parking deck. Outside of Jennett Lecture Hall, this tree highlights the area with its bright colors. Near Hopper Hall, leaves on the trees turn red and yellow for fall. Trees bare with bright yellow leaves outside of the Student Union. Leaves cover the bridge to the Education building creating a scenic walk. ...

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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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Student Spotlight: Meet Johnny Welch

Johnny Welch, a freshman elementary education major, has always been interested in teaching. As a child, he wanted to be a doctor or a teacher. Now, his dream is to be a superintendent of Worth County Schools district by 40. His favorite school subject is math, and he enjoys a wide variety of activities, literary and television genres. He enjoys ...

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Photos: Campus Wellness De-stress Fest

Campus Wellness held their annual De-Stress Fest on Wednesday, Nov. 17. The event hosted over eight events for students to enjoy. From ax throwing to personal messages, they had it all. “Everyone needs a chance for self-care, and an opportunity for good coping skills, especially during this time,” Becky Murphy, Health Promotions and Wellness employee, said.     Cameron Jackman, ...

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Blazers rout West Georgia, advance to quarterfinals

The No. 5 Blazers (10-1) started their playoff run with a bang, routing No. 13 West Georgia (9-3) 66-35 while racking up a school-record 719 yards. The Blazers will host No. 10 Bowie State (12-1) on Dec. 4 at 1 p.m. After trading punts to open the game, the Blazers got a fourth down stop in West Georgia territory. Two ...

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Munger continues family cross country legacy

Cross country is no easy feat. It requires strength, endurance and determination. These are just a few of the traits that Alec Munger, a first-year nursing major and cross country runner here at VSU, incorporates into not just his races but everyday life. Born in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, Munger has been an avid runner all his life. As a kid, he ...

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