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Bandana project promotes sexual assault awareness

Written by Brian Hickey This week VSU’s very own Women Gender Studies (WGST) are paying homage to Sexual Assault Awareness Month and the women migrant farmer workers in America by inviting students to come out and participate in the Bandana Project. Students can still come out today from 11-2 p.m. to the Pedestrian Mall and create their very own bandana ...

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Students engage McKinney at barbecue

Written by Brian Hickey   Wednesday in honor of VSU president Dr. McKinney’s inauguration, students and alumni were invited to a barbecue. Scheduled to take place on Reames practice field, it was moved to the P.E. complex due to inclement weather. The rain was unable to spurn students from attending. VSU’s catering provided food and beverages as students sat alongside ...

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Campus-wide art show continues

Written by Stephen Cavallaro   Monday, the VSU Fine Art Gallery showcased over a hundred student-submitted works to the public at the VSU Student Art Competition review.   The exhibition was one of three presented by the Fine Arts Department each year.   Chairman Alan MacTaggart of Georgia Regents University judged the event that featured over 205 submissions from 77 ...

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VSU’s hype man boosts crowd morale

Written by Dowling Payne   If you have been to any Blazer sporting event, there is one person you are sure to have seen. Usually running around hyping the crowd or greeting all the fans is Marc Kaiser. Kaiser, graduate assistant for marketing in the athletic office, attended VSU for both his undergraduate and now for his graduate degree. During ...

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Natural high promotes sober living

Written by Anthony Pope   Most people assume that drinking alcohol and partying are a normal way of life for most college students, but for some it’s not their cup of tea.   VSU’s Natural High Club was founded as a great alternative for students who don’t care for the college night life.   The club will host a game ...

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PopAddict: MTV star found dead in vehicle

Written by Anthony Pope   Hello World—Anthony here wrapping up all the things that had us talking this past week in pop culture.   I always thought of “Glee” as one of those shows where the cast was just too perfect to have normal people problems. What else would you expect from a show where high schoolers break into song ...

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Deep Release Poetry Society searches for talent

Written by John Preer   It takes a lot of effort to make it through a full day of classes. When classes are finished, some students like to unwind by listening to and reciting poetry.  The Deep Release Poetry Organization provides the perfect exhale to calm nerves after a stressful day. Meetings are held every other Tuesday at 8:30 p.m., ...

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‘Red Assassins’ continue takeover

Written by Isaiah Smart   The Theta Tau chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. has once again painted VSU with a week full of crimson and cream-coated events.   Delta week, entitled “D-Day: RED Assassins,” is a military inspired week of events that offered VSU students the chance to participate in the chapter’s fun and community inspired events.   ...

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VSU’s first lady: ‘always shares a smile’

Written by Dowling Payne   Over the past few months, VSU has been home to a new dynamic duo in the form of our new university president and his wife, Dr. Dacia Charlesworth. Always sharing a smile and more than willing to sit and talk with any student, Dr. Charlesworth has taken on her title of being the “VSU First ...

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Additive Noise: Godspell makes arguing an art form

Written by Rebecka McAleer   Welcome back to Additive Noise! We’re going to spin off in a fun direction today with some practical application. Music is a form of communication designed to send messages, and today’s song sends more messages than any I’ve ever heard before. We’re diving into the world of Broadway, with the prologue from the musical “Godspell: ...

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