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VSU Students, Faculty and Staff to Visit Legacy Museum

On Saturday, Nov. 17, The Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion, Office of Housing and Residence Life and the African American Studies program is sponsoring a trip to the Legacy Museum in Montgomery, Alabama. According to the Legacy Museum’s website, “The Legacy Museum: From Enslavement to Mass Incarceration is an engine for education about the legacy of racial inequality and ...

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Registration Trouble? Not with VSU’s Visual Scheduler Builder

Aside from the final stretch of classes, VSU student now have a new issue to contend with: Registering for next semester. Unlike high school, whenever you meet up with your academic adviser, they do not schedule your classes for you. You have to do the leg work yourself. From what other students say, hunting for your classes is not easy. ...

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How to Keep Up a Long Distance Friendship

There are plenty of cards and movies on the joyful bonds connected to friendship, but so much of those focus on ease. These best friends have a house you can walk or drive to, will go with you to any event and will come over after a life catastrophe just to put a smile on your face. Overall, both of ...

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How Faculty Sees Students

For many, myself included, being a student is one of the most challenging roles to fulfil each day. It’s a role riddled with anxiety and insecurity, and as college students, these uncertainties are only amplified. We often spend our passing days fretting and ruminating about things outside of our control. Did I perform well enough on my math exam to ...

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Premature Babies Awareness Month

One out of eight babies is born prematurely, and many experience long term damage because of it, including learning disabilities and serious health challenges. Even the best care can’t always save preemies from these lasting effects. Premature birth is also the leading cause of newborn death in the US. Like any other major disease, change will take a long time. ...

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VSU’s Newest Art Exhibit Offers Something for Everyone

The newest exhibit in the gallery at VSU’s Fine Arts Building offers something for everyone. In the gallery is a photography series titled “Abandoned in Place,” featuring the work of photographer Roland Miller. According to Miller’s website, “Abandoned in Place is a photographic exploration of the American space-launch and research facilities that played a crucial role in the early period ...

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MAT Students Thriving After VSU

Success is born from hard work, but there is always helping hands along the way to make sure the birth goes well. Recently, VSU bore witness to such a story of success within their resident masters of art in teaching in music education program, where the first cohort of graduates found themselves with a 100 percent job rate. All of ...

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Cemeteries: Scary or Respected?

The time of Halloween is upon us, and that means it is time for spooky things such as witches, ghosts, and cemeteries. However, the question arises of why a place meant to honor the deceased have become somewhere “creepy”. This misconception came rather recently. Despite what we learn when we are younger, cemeteries usually aren’t hidden away but rather in ...

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Know Safety? No Pain. Here’s Some Killer Halloween Survival Tips

Let’s creep it real: Between the candy, costumes and parties, people do not give their general safety too much thought on Halloween. After all, it’s the nom to scare yourself to death by witnessing acts of diabolical brutality and totally wicked sorcery in the form of horror movies. Dumb teenagers getting mutilated by Freddy Kruger or Jason Voorhees and random ...

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Scariest Halloween movies ranked

Pumpkins are available, costumes are on sale, and aisles are flooding with candy and decorations in anticipation for the end of the month. But what’s Halloween without some great horror films? If you plan to watch them, take Deadpool’s advice and make sure to wear your brown pants just in case. 5. “Alien” (1979) It would be a shame to ...

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