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Student Judicial Council looking for applicants

All VSU students received an email from student affairs soliciting an application for a spot on the Student Judicial Council on Wednesday night. The Judicial Council is a mandated group of students who are appointed by current members of the council and the Assistant Dean of Students, Sherolyn Hopkins. The council is composed of 11 students who represent the voice ...

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Don’t ‘weight’ to try these fitness classes

Zumba Everyone’s initial assumption about Zumba is that it requires a minimal amount of energy. But it’s not easier than most workouts. Although Zumba was created to make working out more fun for participants, that doesn’t mean you won’t break a sweat. According to the Zumba website, the classes are set up to combine all elements of fitness such as cardio, ...

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VSU o-fish-ally has a sushi bar

Long gone are the days of single line cafeteria dining with the limited option of a bagged lunch or meal of the day. VSU offers more than six dining options to students and staff in Palms Dining Hall. The new sushi bar addition is catching the eyes of many students. “Student feedback consistently indicated sushi as a desired food option ...

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Students can spot ‘Happy Period’ on campus

Happy Period is an organization that provides and receives donations to help women in need of feminine products.  The chapter was originally founded in California by Chelsea VonChaz. VonChaz first got the idea to do something about this issue when she passed a homeless woman on the street. She had on bloody undergarments and was clearly menstruating. VonChaz went to a ...

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Erin’s food corner

Restaurant Style Cilantro Lime Beans  If you know me, then you know Mexican food is one of my favorite cuisines. The different textures and flavor of the food always takes my taste buds to another level. Though fajitas, burritos and tacos are a few of my favorites, this side item takes the spotlight now and again. Beans with Mexican food ...

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Clubs to join this semester

Freshman year is all about finding your niche and making a mark. With over 200 plus campus organizations, campus life is definitely a good start to making your college career one to remember. Check out just a few of our campus organizations that just might spark your interest! Dance Club With a different style every week, this organization is open ...

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Grab the popcorn: The Spectator’s monthly movie review

It’s a Friday night. There’s nothing to do. You have a few dollars and realize that there’s a new movie coming out today that interests you, but you’re not sure if it will be good. Well, here are some reviews for some of the recent summer releases: Girl’s Trip  One of this summer’s most talked about movies was met with equal numbers and reviews. Girl’s Trip was released in July ...

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Sink the cabinet ended with a splash

Sink the Cabinet was on Tuesday, Aug. 22 at 7p.m. with Greek Life and President Carvajal at the Recreation Center Pool. The objective was to sink canoes with buckets of water. The last team afloat wins. Photos by Sarrah Rose. For more stories from Campus Life, click here.

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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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Freshmen fifteen: how to eat to lose weight

We’ve all heard about the freshmen 15: the 15 pounds you gain in your first semester of college. The meal plans and all you can eat buffets at the dining halls can be hard to resist. But even the upperclassmen who are trying to lose weight and keep it off don’t have to stop eating the foods they love. Although diets ...

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