Home / Campus Life (page 78)

Campus Life

Odum houses piece of history

Written by: Abbie Baggerly VSU’s Odum Library has a rare collection of Babylonian tablets on display for faculty, staff and students.  The Babylonian tablets, located on the fourth floor of Odum Library in the archives and special collections, were obtained by Dr. Richard Holmes Powell. Powell was the first president of South Georgia State Normal College, which is now VSU.  ...

Read More »

DrawProject draws large crowd

Written by: Hillary Straba In 2014, DrawProject is bigger and better than ever. The seventh annual scholarship fundraiser set a record with over 75 entries, making it the largest DrawProject exhibit to date. “This year, we had about 20 more entries than in previous years,” Bill Shenton, curator for the Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts, said. “The DrawProject ...

Read More »

Movie-goers see reality of war

Written by: Chris Kessler In most action movies, the heroes are impervious to harm; bullets always miss, and the rescue team always shows up in time. Unfortunately, this is not one of those action movies. Written and directed by Peter Berg, “Lone Survivor” is an intense, real-life look at war. The film is based on the same-titled book, written by ...

Read More »

S.A.V.E. hosts discussion on climate change

Written by: Abbie Baggerly The topic of climate change is heating up on campus. On Nov. 12, S.A.V.E (Students Against Violating the Environment) hosted a panel discussion of four speakers on climate change and the fossil fuel divestment movement.  Dr. Jason Allard, associate professor of geosciences, was the first speaker to address the audience. Allard said that humans are most ...

Read More »

Chorus raises spirit and profit

Written by: Jordan Barela The holiday spirit is in the air, and the best way to celebrate is by singing while raising money for a trip to England. The Department of Music held its annual Candlelight Concert on Saturday, raising over $2,000 for the Chamber Singers’ trip to England this spring. “This year is very important because the money that ...

Read More »

Wishes grow on trees

Written by: Cole Edwards The Holiday Helper Tree is in bloom once again. Students interested in fulfilling a child’s Christmas wish list need to come by the Student Life office on the third floor of the Student Union to choose a child’s list from the tree. Gifts need to be turned in by Dec. 6. “This is the largest number ...

Read More »

Chris Brown throws tantrum in rehab

Written by: Anthony Pope Hello, World—Anthony here bringing you all the latest and greatest celebrity gossip that had us buzzing this week. First up, Chris Brown is still crazy. It’s being reported that while the singer was in rehab earlier this month, he became violent and started throwing objects at the staff. Sounds like the Breezy we all know and ...

Read More »

PlayStation 4 has big release

Written by: Steven Setser Hello, and welcome to the final issue of SpecTech for this semester. I would like to announce my retirement from the Spectator. I will no longer be writing SpecTech, and I would like to thank all of my readers for their support during the last few years. This week has been a busy one for Sony, ...

Read More »

Students ‘Payback’ poetry

Written by: Isaiah Smart Jennette Hall was filled with confessions of porn addictions, experiences of inequality and the corruption of America as poets gathered on Tuesday. Deep Release Poetry Society presented VSU’s biggest poetry showcase of the year with “The Big Payback.” “It was astonishing to see all of our hard work come together in an event of such magnitude,” ...

Read More »

Solo student learns to direct

Written by: Alex Tostado Dennis May is in a class of his own. Literally. The senior theater performance major is the only student in his directed studies course taught by Dr. Jimmy Bickerstaff. May will direct a one-act play by Eugene O’Neil titled “Where the Cross Is Made.” “Where the Cross Is Made” will show on Dec. 2 and 3 ...

Read More »