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Ruffin crowned as Mr. VSU 2013

Written by: Khiry Clements Tyrell Ruffin, junior theater major, was named Mr. VSU 2013 on Friday. While there were only three other contestants, there was an array of performances. “It’s more than just a title and having a crown,” Ruffin said. “It’s a man that is dedicated and passionate about everything that he does on campus and off campus.” The ...

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Step show to shake up competition

Written by: Isaiah Smart The P.E. Complex might shake a little this Saturday, as Greeks compete for a spot in the “Hall of Phame.” The Mu Omicron chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. will bring one of VSU’s biggest homecoming events back to the P.E. Complex for the 23rd annual homecoming step show. The event takes place every year ...

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Homecoming in high gear

Written by: Cole Edwards With a successful first half of the 2013 Homecoming week in the rearview mirror, things are really gearing up as we head into the weekend. Tomorrow has been designated as Red & Black Day on the VSU Campus. All students and faculty are encouraged to wear their best and brightest red and black clothing to show ...

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Free your blazing spirit: First half of Homecoming Week to host creativity, competition and a free trip to Wild Adventures

Written by: Cole Edwards Get your face paint, blow horns and school spirit ready, VSU students. Homecoming 2013 is upon us. Events will begin Monday and will continue until Saturday’s game against the Florida Tech Panthers. In a letter posted on the VSU website, President William McKinney wrote that this year’s Homecoming is especially important because it comes at a ...

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Career Services to teach dining etiquette

Written by: Abbie Baggerly Knowing how to present yourself while at a dining table may be your advantage when it comes to landing a job over your competitor. Career Services will be hosting the Dining Interview Etiquette Workshop on Tuesday at 4 p.m. and on Nov. 7 at 10 a.m.  Many employers are beginning to hold dining interviews in order ...

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Four Directions discusses ‘Baby Veronica’

by Jordan Barela   The custody battle of “Baby Veronica” was discussed by Four Directions, the Native American Studies student organization, Tuesday night. Four Directions discussed the Supreme Court’s decision in a lecture led by Dr. Fred Knowles, the chair of Native American Studies and professor of criminal justice. The case of Baby Veronica is a custody battle between her ...

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Professors take advantage of IDEA Center

Written by: Jordan Barela Believe it or not, professors have feelings too. Professors were able to express those feelings Tuesday in the monthly workshop, “The Stories We Tell.” The workshop was one of many meetings expected to be held in VSU’s new Innovative Designs for Enhancing the Academy Center. “The Stories We Tell” is a workshop for professors to share ...

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Alumni to encourage English majors

Written by: Cole Edwards Keep calm, English majors. Jobs are out there, and the English department is here to keep you motivated. The English department will be holding the conference, “What to Do with a Degree in English?” on Oct. 4 from noon to 2 p.m. in the University Center Rose Room. The event will offer students an opportunity to ...

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Cool down with CORE

Written by: Abbie Baggerly   Anyone looking for an adrenaline rush should be glad to know that CORE will be taking students white-water rafting in the cool Appalachian Mountains on Sept. 28-29. CORE plans to tackle the rapids in Hiawassee, Ga. and Ocoee, Tenn. during the trip which will include rafting, hiking and plenty of water. “Water,” Sean Wilkinson, CORE ...

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