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VSU offers students virtual de-stress tool

With the first month of the new semester coming to an end, some students are already experiencing stress from their classes. There are many different methods to overcoming stress, which all college students are well-versed in. Now, VSU is offering a new alternative for stressed out students. Look no further. The Virtual Relaxation Room is a useful tool provided for ...

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What to expect this flu season

It’s that time of year again: flu season. According to the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), in the first week of the new year there was a high influenza-like illness intensity with widespread occurrences throughout Georgia. The DPH also reports that there have been 26 influenza outbreaks so far this season. Symptoms of influenza or the flu are: fever, ...

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Simple ways to save your money

For most, saving money is a crucial but stressful way of life. It requires a great amount of restraint that can sometimes be difficult to keep up with at times. Every last penny counts when trying to save up for those important events. Moving out of your parents’ house, paying your own bills and finding a new place to live ...

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Healthy recipes to try at home

Did your holiday break include a lot of savory snacks and sweet treats? Is one of your New Year’s resolutions to eat healthier? Don’t fret, these fresh and simple recipes will move you in the right direction! Zucchini Ravioli 4 medium zucchini 1 cup part-skim ricotta 1/4 cup parmesan Ground turkey 1/4 cup chopped fresh spinach 2 Tbsp minced onion ...

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Morning routines to kick start the day

Mornings can be a drag for anyone, especially college students who stay up late and wake up early. Thankfully, there are plenty of quick and easy steps that can help jump start the day. Of course, there are the common choices like: drinking copious amounts of coffee before even opening your eyes fully or taking a shower first thing and ...

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People Poll: Do you go to the first day of class?

  “Yes I do, to meet the teacher and find out what the teacher is like, and to show you’re going to be attending class,” said Jake Jones, a senior finance major.   “Yes, to make sure I know what I need to know for the year,” said Hannah Watkins, a junior exercise physiology said. “Yes, because it’s important to ...

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Why New Year resolutions are important

We’re a few weeks into the new year and while some resolutions are still thriving, others have failed. Many people made a new year’s resolutions with hopes for a big life change in 2018. Hashtags such as #2018goals, #newyearnewme and #outwiththeold floated across all the top social media sites as the new year approached. “I think people make a resolution ...

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Fashion trends on campus

It’s wintertime! That’s right folks; it’s time to bring out the puffer coats, the peacoats, the UGGS and Chelsea boots. With all of that being said, are you on trend with the recent winter trends occurring? As the world knows, fashion is ever evolving, what was in for the last 6 months, doesn’t necessarily mean that it’ll be in for ...

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Front lawn ‘lit” with palms

On Tuesday Nov.28, VSU hosted the lightening of palms with president Richard Carvajal. This event included a number of activities to participate in. This was an event for not only students to enjoy, but something that the community could enjoy as well. The lightening of palms is an event that VSU host every year around the holidays. In the past, ...

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How to: throw a finals de-stress party

With finals coming up, stress levels are at an all-time high and everyone’s struggling to finish the semester strong. However, it is extremely important to take time to tend to yourself and mend the mental fences. It’s hard for some people to actually relax when they know they really need it so here’s a few tips on how you can ...

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