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Erin’s Food Corner: Stew

Written by Erin Turner, Staff Writer Though it’s starting to get hot again in Valdosta, stew is a year round dish. The tender steak, beans, and hearty potatoes are amazing the first time you try it and again for leftovers. This recipe started out as chili, but potatoes make any dish better, so of course, I added it. This is ...

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Saturday morning cool-down

Written by Cynthia Papailler, Staff Writer On April 8, Campus Rec held its first Official Frontline Yoga event on the front lawn. Students gathered in a semi-circle under the 9 a.m. sun to start their day off on a positive note. Adrian Marsh and two other assistants—who demonstrated alternative positions for both advance and beginner yoga enthusiasts—led the session. “Official Frontline Yoga is something we came up with ...

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23rd Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium hosts Student Debate

Written by Darla Dunning, Asst. Features Editor Four students from the national championship Forensics Team held a debate in the Student Union Theater on April 11, arguing whether the House believes violent protests are a legitimate counter action to oppression. Dr. Michael Eaves, professor of communication arts, was the moderator of the debate. Two of the students, Kelsey Townsend and ...

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Hola! A look into VSU’s Spanish Club

Written by Darla Dunning, Asst. Opinions Editor Founded in 2014, the Spanish Club practices the Spanish language and strives to enlighten people on the Hispanic culture by incorporating information about a specific Hispanic country at each of their meetings. Currently, 87 students come together to host events and celebrate Spanish culture. Every Wednesday, the members volunteer to tutor students who ...

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How to: Apartment Hunting

Written by Alex Dunn and Darla Dunning In order to choose the right apartment for the right price, students must take many factors into account. Students should consider the most convenient way to get to classes when they live off campus. The apartment should be within walking distance or close enough to make a quick drive to save gas. Various ...

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Ultimate Blazer Challenge promotes wellness, health

Written by Bryce Ethridge, Asst. Entertainment Editor On Saturday, VSU held the Ultimate Blazer Challenge, an event replacing this year’s 5k Blazer Dash. The challenge was open to all students and faculty, but participants had to be in teams of two. The challenge consisted of stations where participants would test their minds with puzzles, their bodies with balance beams and ...

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VSU’s Career Opportunities is a must

Written by Julie Jernigan, Asst. Copy Editor Connecting students with employers is the main goal of Career Opportunities at VSU, according to Kevin Taylor, associate director of the career development team. When students begin their journey at VSU, one of their first stops should be Career Opportunities where counselors set them up with a four-year plan that ultimately helps them ...

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Erin’s Food Corner: Spaghetti

Written by Erin Turner, Staff Writer Spaghetti is a staple meal in many households. Not only because of the delicious marinara sauce, but also because of the easy process making it. The sauce is simmered to perfection and packed with flavor, while the noodles are cooked until firm and the ideal consistency for the perfect spaghetti! Whether you’re trying out ...

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Student Spotlight: Mr.VSU has earned his title

Written by Julia Rodriquez, Managing Editor Jordan Surat-Jones, a junior business management major, is better known as Mr. VSU around campus. Surat-Jones has come a long way to get to VSU. He was originally born in Babylon, New York on Long Island, and his family now lives in Kennesaw. The name Mr. VSU came about in what Surat-Jones describes as ...

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Indestructible Nokia makes a comeback, snake included

Written by Alex Dunn, Asst. Features Editor Nokia released a new version of its seemingly indestructible phone, the 3310, which is based off a model that hasn’t seen the light of day in nearly two decades. The company has taken the back seat over the years, occasionally releasing newer models to compete in the rising demand for smartphones. Now, the ...

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