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Is VSU branding project for spirit or recruitment?

School spirit is a lot of things. It’s showing up to football games in all your red and black gear. It’s promoting any VSU events. It’s even wearing a VSU t-shirt to class. But is it putting up VSU logos in different places around the school? “Environmental branding” is anything on the physical campus to help brand the campus and ...

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‘One Voice, One Message’ draws attention to new polling location

A new polling location at the University Center makes it easier than ever before for student’s voices to be heard, but a recent meeting hosted by the Caribbean Student Association revealed that many students are unaware of the new polling place’s existence. The CaribSA held “One Voice, One Message,” an informational session for voters, on Sept. 6 in the Student ...

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City of Valdosta ready to skate ‘n play

The long-awaited Skate and Play Family Fun Center is finally here. Its grand opening was on Sept. 5 and many local residents are excited about the new addition. The initial family fun center, Jungle Jym, was bought by the owners of Skate and Play, Janki and Neil Patel, in January. Construction began around April and ended on Sept. 1. Shannon ...

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People Poll: WHat are your thoughts about parking at VSU?

Payton Pritchard, freshman mass media major “I think there should be more on campus (parking)  options,” She said. “Sometimes even trying to get to your dorm, you have to make your own parking spot because there are no more options.”       Ciara Gilbert, sophomore mass media major “(The parking is) terrible! It’s never enough space. Students park in ...

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“It Chapter Two” – cutting edge horror or simply controversial?

For a movie whose opening scene includes the brutalization of a young gay couple, you’d think that the writers just wanted to catch your attention quickly with shock value writing. In the case of It Chapter Two, you would be sorely mistaken. One of the first lines you hear in the movie is, “you got a problem [explicit]?” A young ...

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People Poll: What Advice Would You Give Incoming Freshmen?

  “Do not procrastinate, if your teacher assigns something do it that same day,” he said. “Put your assignments before going out until you have free time. Don’t be a yes man.”   “Don’t let your friendships or relationships obscure you from your academics,” she said. “The relationships and bonds you create are not promised, you should focus on obtaining ...

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It Happened: 2019 The Happening a Success

From on-campus movie clubs to community churches, The Happening was every student’s one stop shop for any and every extracurricular activity they had in mind. The event last Thursday showcased 100 plus organizations for students to explore and decide what worked best for them. Jade Ricks, a sophomore biology major and member of the Feminist Film Club, said that she ...

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Student Health Center, an often overlooked resource.

Many students at VSU often miss out on many of the services the Student Health Center provides. Cecilia Pierce, a nurse at the Student Health Center, is aware of this and said this is due mostly to Freshmen’s perception of the Health Center as a limited student resource. “Many freshmen do not utilize the Student Health Center due to the ...

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Multicultural Mixer Mixes Up Student Body

Students, faculty and staff came out to this year’s annual Multicultural Mixer to enjoy a night  full of food, performances and giveaways. The event was originally started by Director of Career Opportunities Dr. Gerald Williams, and is continued by Director of Student Diversity and Inclusion Sandra Jones. This year Jones decided to allow student organizations to participate in the event ...

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What’s Happening at VSU?

VSU’s annual event The Happening presents VSU students the opportunity to get involved in many different organizations on campus and around the Valdosta community. With over 100 organizations officially in attendance, students will be hard-pressed not to find the right organization for them. The Happening takes place every August during the second or third week of school. This year, it’s ...

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