18 December

Interim President Cecil Staton appoints new administrative positions

Written by Jordan Barela, Editor-in-Chief  In an email sent to the VSU community earlier today, Interim President Cecil Staton appointed several new members to administrative positions. Staton appointed a total of five administrative positions, three of which were vacant dean positions. “During my almost six months as interim president at Valdosta State, one of the […]

08 December

Apple releases it’s largest iPad yet

Written by Jada Dukes, Staff Writer Apple released the new iPad Pro on Nov. 11. According to theverge.com, the tablet was made available in over 40 countries including the US, UK, Japan, and China. Apple claims that this is their most powerful tablet to date. Upon its unveiling, an Apple representative said that this tablet is […]

08 December

Horoscope: Daily Forecast 12/8/15

Today’s Birthday (12/08/15). Personal dreams come true this year with dedication and focus. Feather your nest this spring for parties and group gatherings, especially after 9/9, when Jupiter enters Libra for a year-long community phase. Your influence rises next autumn, before family matters require attention. Protect what you love. To get the advantage, check the […]

07 December

There may be hope for Valdosta graduates in the job market

Written by Mayah Cantave, Asst. College Life Editor There may be hope for Valdosta graduates in obtaining jobs and careers. Since September of this year, the unemployment rate has been steadily decreasing. The Georgia Department of Labor released a statement that the unemployment rate was at 5.9 percent compared to the 7.2 percent rate of […]

07 December

Apple may go into the electric car business

WrittEn by Carlius Williams, Staff Writer In recent decades, Apple has been very important to the American tech industry and a leader when it comes to the U.S. economy. Apple has led many companies in terms of research and development. The company has even innovated the whole cell phone industry. Apple’s ground breaking apps are […]

07 December

Misguided symbolic gesture unfairly disgraces Jenner

Written by Julia Rodriquez, Asst. Opinions Editor Caitlyn Jenner was given this year’s “Woman of the Year” Award from Glamour magazine. According to BuzzFeed News, James Smith, an NYPD police officer, promptly returned the “Woman of the Year” Award given to him in honor of his wife, Moira Smith, an NYPD officer who died in […]

06 December

Tuscaloosa PD accused of using excessive force

Written by Tresia Bowles, Staff Writer I’m sick of it. We’re all sick of it. If I hear about another incident involving police brutality I’ll go insane, and I know I’m not the only one. Now the incident in Tuscaloosa, Alabama is just another case to add to the list. According to The Huffington Post, […]

04 December

Editorial: SGA keeps public in the dark

Transparency in our country, state, local and school government has been on our minds a lot lately here at The Spectator. Last weekend, The Spectator staff, along with journalism and mass media students attended a workshop about transparency between the media and our government. The goal of this workshop was to ensure that as we […]