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Waves That Don’t Stop At the Shore

It only takes four seconds to hit the water after jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge. Four seconds before you hit the water at 75 mph and either die from the impact, drown or succumb to hypothermia. The ripples you make in the water will end at the shore, but the ones you make in your community will last forever. ...

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Preview: Biology enthusiasts scour Lowndes County for creatures big and small

Scientists, naturalists, hobbyists and biology enthusiasts will be hunting for every last living and breathing creature in Lowndes County at a new event that kicks off Friday. BioBlitz is a national program with the objective of engaging the public in biodiversity. The goal of participants is to discover as many species as possible in a location during a 24-hour time ...

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BREAK FREE FROM YOUR PAST AT THE VSU COUNSELING CENTER

On Sept. 12, the VSU Counseling Center launched a returning support group, “Breaking Free,” for students whose lives have been affected by parental figures with addictive behaviors such as substance abuse or gambling. Mark Williams, assistant director of the alcohol and drug program, facilitates the group. Many different topics were discussed such as letting go of the need to control ...

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Panel Affirms Racial and Sexual Bias is Alive and Well

As disappointing and unsurprising as it is, racism and stereotypes are still extremely prevalent in everyday life, and the VSU campus is definitely not an exception. This was highlighted in a panel called “How Comfortable Am I” led by Professor Andrea Ramirez, where she gathered a diverse cast of VSU organization leaders to discuss their experiences with prejudice at the ...

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VSU hosts annual pep rally to mixed reviews

On Nov. 2, VSU celebrated homecoming week with the annual Glow-in-the-Dark Pep Rally in the P.E. Complex at 7 p.m. Before entering the gym where the event was held, student volunteers handed out glow in the dark paraphernalia to go along with the theme of the event. The gym was dimly lit and packed with students sporting VSU t-shirts and other merchandise to ...

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Student Diversity and Inclusion hosts Dia De Los Muertos celebration

Student Diversty and Inclusion presented a Dia De Los Muertos celebration, also known as Day of the Dead, on Nov. 1 to give recognition to Latino culture on campus. Dia De Los Muertos is a holiday observed in Mexico and other regions with large Hispanic populations. It is a holiday meant form people to pray and remember beloved friends and family that have passed away. The holiday is three days long, beginning on ...

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Debunking a college misconception

A myth has been circulating around college campuses that states if your college or university is burned down, all current students graduate with a bachelor’s degree. Dr. Vincent Miller, president of Student Affairs said this myth is simply not true. “The college experience is most certainly tied to the physical structure of the building, but as we know, changing education, ...

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VSU hosts 26th annual ‘The Happening’

The annual The Happening occurred on Thursday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on VSU’s front lawn. Celebrating its 26th  anniversary, The Happening gave over 300 organizations, venders and shops the pleasure of showing the community and the university what they have to offer. The Happening is an event that has been put on every year for the past 26 ...

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Part-Time Job Fair prepares students for success

To kick off fall semester of each school year, VSU presents a part-time job fair to the student body organized by the Career Opportunities Employer Relations Coordinator, Sandra Y.G. Jones. Held for the first time in the Student Union ballroom on Aug. 16, over 500 students and 35 preregistered businesses attended the fair. The turnout more than doubled the expectations that ...

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