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2011-01-20

Students need to get more sleep, just not in classes

Kristin Shannon Staff Writer knshannon@valdosta.edu  We’ve all seen or been one of those students who slowly drift into sleep during the middle of a class lecture.  The slam of a professor’s book on their podium or the gentle tap of a fellow classmate usually wakes up the class sleeper.  But what is the reason for the inappropriate nap time?  Often, ...

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People skills a must for all jobs this week

Danie on the Clock  By Danielle Everson People skills are definitely a must for the job listed this week. If you feel like you have the personality and of course the degree to work with closely with people, this is the time to pay attention because the opportunity may be for you.  A local job as an Enviromental Technician is ...

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Athletes in the classroom might be different than what you think

Lacey Bearden Staff Writer lbearden@valdosta.edu  Every college student has felt overwhelmed and stressed out from the pressures of school and the heavy workload piled on by professors. And every student has practiced procrastination and long late hours in the Odum library geeked up to stay awake and finish a project or paper that is due that day.  Most students are ...

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Greeks of the week: Delta Sigma Theta

Christina Emery Staff Writer cdemery@valdosta.edu The Theta Tau chapter of Delta Sigma Theta are pioneers at Valdosta State University. The Deltas were the first sorority to step foot on Valdosta State’s campus. These women are also a part of the NPHC, the National Pan-Hellenic Council. They aim to serve the local community as well as the campus. Throughout the campus, ...

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Stein Mart and Tift County Schools Migrant Program are now hiring

Danie On The Clock By:Danielle Everson The grills have cooled off and it’s time to get back on the job hunt. There are three jobs this week that employers want to fill. So turn down that music and grab a pen. If you currently are working in retail and you are looking to further your career you may want to ...

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Food you can afford at The Georgia Dog

Spectator Tasters By Michael Wilson and Ashley George This week we didn’t travel far from the Spectator office. Actually, we didn’t even get off campus. We headed over to the corner of Brookwood Drive and Patterson Street right by the University Center. There we found a little hot dog stand called The Georgia Dog.  As far as atmosphere goes there ...

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Dress to impress for interviews

Danie On The Clock By:Danielle Everson OK ladies and gentlemen of VSU, this week employers are looking to hire for a few entry-level positions.  Majors in finance, accounting, economics, marketing, risk management, management and business should grab a pen and apply for the Supervisory Leadership Program. The program will last from 12 to 18 months training to be a mentor ...

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Meet the press:High school journalists make headlines on MTV

Tom Jicha South Florida Sun-Sentinel (MCT) There still are people with an affection for newspapers. Some are actually young people. Perhaps “The Paper,” a new reality series on youth-oriented MTV, will expand this base. Set at Cypress Bay High School in Weston, Fla., “The Paper” follows the staff of the student newspaper, The Circuit, from the spirited competition for the ...

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Carey has winning formula in ‘E=MC2’

Glenn Gamboa Newsday (MCT) Get ready for Mariah mania. In case you’ve missed Mariah Carey on MTV’s premiere party for “The Hills” or on the “American Idol” charity event “Idol Gives Back” or “Saturday Night Live” or on the new heavy-rotation Macy’s ad, the singer would like you to know she has a new album, “E=MC2” (Island Def Jam), in ...

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