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Black Student League improves campus life for minorities

Drewnell Thomas and Robert Pierce attended Valdosta State College in 1963, marking the college’s first steps towards integration. Since then, Valdosta State University has changed not only in name but also in its responsibility and sensitivity to the students in attendance. Organizations, like the Black Student League, were created by VSU students to not only help with the transition of ...

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People Poll: What are some weekend activities you suggest for college students?

Mckayla Davis, a freshman nursing major “I’ll go to events on campus. I actually went to The Happening. I have also gone to Wild Adventures on weekends.” Landen Browning, a freshman chemistry major “I like to go to the movies and eat out on the weekends. I love spending time with my friends.” Benjamin Kotty, a senior computer information systems ...

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People poll: What’s your favorite Starbucks drink?

Ella Rose Clifford, dual-enrolled pre-med major “My favorite drink is the mango dragon fruit lemonade refresher because it is good, and I don’t like the taste of coffee.” Katlyn Hambrick, a freshman biology major “My favorite drink is the Vanilla Bean Creme because it is a vanilla flavor, and I like everything vanilla.” Iyanan Mitchell, a sophomore nursing major “My ...

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Her Campus hosting Pink Week Events

VSU’s Her Campus organization is hosting a series of events from Sept. 7 to Sept. 10 as part of their first-ever Pink Week. These events are a trivia night, a game night, an ice cream social and a suicide prevention event. “Her Campus is the #1 online magazine dedicated to collegiate and post-grad women on how to navigate life during ...

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Delight holds annual kickoff with a twist

On Sept. 7, Delight hosted their 70’s themed kickoff to welcome new members to the Christian-centered organization. The fun theme helped introduce the new leadership theme to potential members. Delight is a women’s ministry at VSU. Their mission is to provide an invitational, Christ-centered community on college campuses that lead women to fall deeper in love with Jesus. VSU’s Delight ...

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Habitat for Humanity offers humbling experience

Giving back to the community is an opportunity students can be part of at least once during their college years. Nyiana Flournoy, a senior communication sciences and disorders major and President and Public Relations chair, gives to the community through Habitat for Humanity. “The organization on campus works with the Valdosta chapter in hosting fundraisers, [food] drives and sometimes we ...

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VSU Campus after COVID-19

A new school year brings new classes, friends, events and a new campus life. COVID-19 changed the way campus looked and felt last year but those restrictions have come and gone. Masks, social distancing and smaller class sizes became the new norm at VSU but that has slowly faded away. Class sizes have returned to full capacity, social distancing stickers ...

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A.C.T.I.O.N Speaks Louder than Words

A Chance to Initiate Opportunities Now (A.C.T.I.O.N) is a student-led organization here at VSU. Originating in 2018 by David Davis, it has been making significant strides in the VSU and Valdosta community. As a community-oriented organization, they dedicate themselves to the social issues in and around the campus. A.C.T.I.O.N is trying to make a stronger connection between the student population ...

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The Happening returns to normal Fall 2021

The Happening is an annual event that takes place at VSU every fall semester, which will take place on Aug 26 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the front lawn. The event helps freshmen and other students get information about clubs and organizations offered at VSU on the front lawn. Over 200 businesses, communities, organizations and department exhibitors are ...

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Forrest Street to be changed to Barack Obama Blvd

On July 22, the sociology club of VSU, A Chance To Initiate Opportunities Now [A.C.T.I.O.N.], will be in attendance at the Valdosta city council meeting where they will host a press conference detailing the results of the vote to change the name of Forrest St. to Barack Obama Blvd. The decision to vote on the changing of the the name ...

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VSU 2021 Graduates say goodbye to VSU

Yet another class of graduating seniors will be crossing the stage at Bazemore-Hyder Stadium to receive their degrees on May 7 and 8. Here are just a few out of the many graduates. “Planning to go to Veterinary school to become a veterinarian. I will miss all my friends that I have made in my sorority, Alpha Sigma Alpha, and ...

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Current COVID-19 Stats for Valdosta State University

Check the current number of cases on the VSU campus here!