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Blazer Pantry: Campus Service Program Newly Named “Drop-n-Shop” Provides for Blazers in Need

Food insecurity and funding for professional interview clothing are factors affecting more than 40 percent of all college students nationwide. At VSU, over 20 percent of the student body can relate to one or both of these factors. These statistics, along with others, motivated the VSU Department of Student Leadership & Volunteer Services to involve student volunteers to assist in ...

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The Spectator’s ultimate food guide

Written by Hunter Terrell, Social Media Editor.  Photos courtesy of Hunter Terrell You don’t have to lie, having Palms Dining, Chick-Fil-A, Moe’s and all other on-campus food options is part of the reason you chose to attend VSU, but don’t begin to overlook all the mouthwatering cuisine Valdosta has to offer! Compiled here is some of Valdosta’s top rated and ...

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Erin’s Food Corner: Stew

Written by Erin Turner, Staff Writer Though it’s starting to get hot again in Valdosta, stew is a year round dish. The tender steak, beans, and hearty potatoes are amazing the first time you try it and again for leftovers. This recipe started out as chili, but potatoes make any dish better, so of course, I added it. This is ...

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Erin’s Food Corner: Spaghetti

Written by Erin Turner, Staff Writer Spaghetti is a staple meal in many households. Not only because of the delicious marinara sauce, but also because of the easy process making it. The sauce is simmered to perfection and packed with flavor, while the noodles are cooked until firm and the ideal consistency for the perfect spaghetti! Whether you’re trying out ...

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Erin’s Food Corner

Written by Erin Turner, Staff Writer Bust out the eggs and bacon. These tender on the inside and crispy on the outside potatoes are perfect for a lazy Sunday morning; the process is super easy, and most importantly, it’s delicious! Ingredients: 3 russet potatoes 1 teaspoon seasoning salt 1 teaspoon paprika ½ teaspoon garlic powder ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional) ...

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Erin’s Food Corner

Written by Erin Turner, Staff Writer Just because you’re away from home, doesn’t mean you should go without a home cooked meal. This Cajun Shrimp Foil Pack recipe is perfect for anyone craving a low country boil. The Cajun shrimp, buttery potatoes and spicy andouille sausage will make you feel like you’re in the French quarter of New Orleans. Enjoy ...

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VSU serves global snacks

Written by: Rikysha Williams The Society of International Students will be hosting the 38th Annual International Dinner March 29 at 6 p.m. This semi-formal event, entitled “Journey Around the World,” will be held in the Student Union Ballrooms. Faculty, staff and students as well as members of the community are invited to come out and celebrate the plethora of cultures ...

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Dig in: New Remerton pizza buffet offers food and fun

Written by: Eric Jackson If the thought of fresh, doughy specialty pizzas doesn’t grab your attention, then take one step inside Remerton’s new buffet restaurant, and you won’t leave without a full stomach. The Mill Pizza Buffet and Games opened last week in the Remerton Mill Plaza across the street from the decimated construction area that was once the Strickland ...

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Food, music and nightlife can be found ‘Creekside’

Written by: Jessica Ingram Need the drink without the drunks? Creekside Tavern on Gornto Road is best known around Valdosta as a place for good drinks and live music, but the food should not be disregarded. The menu is small−only one page of meals and beverage offerings−and the prices range from $6 to $20 or more. For my meal, I ...

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Dinner to bring diversity to VSU

Written by Sarah Turner   Students tired of the same humdrum food can now dine in diversity. VSU’s Society for International Students will host its 37th Annual International Dinner at 6 p.m. on Saturday in the Student Union Ballrooms. The event, created to show off diverse cultures, will feature dishes from The Americas, Asia, Africa and Europe. Over 300 guests ...

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