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COVID-19 Update for VSU Students

VSU updated its active number of COVID-19 cases reported on campus from Feb.7 through Feb. 11 and there had been only nine reported cases between students and faculty. According to South Georgia Medical Center, adults between the ages of 19 and 29 has the highest rate of positive COVID-19 cases at 22.83%. Due to the decrease in active COVID-19 cases ...

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VSU revises two university-wide policies

Students and faculty have been informed by an email sent from the policy administration at Jan. 25 of the modifications made on the anti-harassment and non-discrimination policies. These policies included adding gender identity and expression and other groups of individuals and changing the binary and non-inclusive wording. The policy changes included the additional categories of individuals that were not mentioned ...

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Valdosta Police Department sees a crime decline in Valdosta

VPD is being rewarded with a slow but steady decline of what is considered “part one” crimes such as aggravated assault, battery, rape and larceny. These examples are not exhaustive, but they do include categories, which have seen a definitive decrease in frequency. VPD has recovered $1,663,187.00 of stolen property and has fewer requests for service in what is statistically, ...

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Representing VSU as Senatorial Aide at Capitol in Atlanta

Greetings, VSU Blazers. My name is Jenyla Brown, and I am a sophomore political science major with a concentration in journalism. During the 2022 Georgia Legislative Session, which also happens to be a “special session”, I will be interning with the Georgia General Assembly. The Georgia General Assembly is within the Georgia State Capitol, also known as “The Gold Dome”, ...

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Editorial: No, you should not get COVID-19 on purpose

COVID-19 made its debut almost two years ago, and there are still people who wonder if purposely trying to get infected to become immune is a good idea. In simple terms: no. This is incredibly dangerous to yourself and others. While those around you may not have gotten severe symptoms after testing positive for COVID-19, there is no guarantee that ...

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South Georgia Medical Center COVID-19 Stats

South Georgia Medical Center updates their COVID-19 statistics weekly, and as of Jan. 1, college-aged students (age group 19-29) account for the highest percentage of positive test results at 28.38%. The average age of a COVID-19 in-patient is 51, and the average age of patients on a ventilator is 55. For those attending VSU, this can be seen as good ...

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