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Tips for surviving allergy season

Written by: Jordan Hill Break out your tissues and medicine−it’s allergy season. Aa-choo! This sound is typically heard around town during spring when plants are blooming and pollen is painting vehicles. Allergy season is coming in fast, and after this year’s bout of rain, the pollen count is even higher. While you may be grateful that the rain washes the ...

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Let’s get physical

Written by: Jessica Ingram The Exercise Physiology Club encourages you to exercise good judgment. On Saturday, the Exercise Physiology Club will host the Exercise is Medicine Symposium from 7:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. in Jennett Lecture Hall Room 1111. Designed to inform the community about the international Exercise is Medicine initiative, the event, which also occurred last year, features doctors ...

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VSU hosts first annual NEDA walk

Written by: Sydney Devine Take advantage of the sunny spring weather by taking a stroll through VSU’s beautiful campus while supporting a good cause. In partnership with The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA), VSU will host the first annual NEDA walk March 8 on the VSU Front Lawn. Tori Baldwin, SGA senator for student affairs, is the event coordinator who ...

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CORE travels west for Thanksgiving

Written by: Abbie Baggerly An opportunity to travel out West could be the best early Christmas present you could ask for. Students interested in going to the Grand Canyon with CORE have until Friday to get registered. The trip will be during Thanksgiving break from Nov. 22-Nov. 30. The once-in-a-lifetime trip will cost $375 for students and $425 for faculty ...

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Campus Rec brings Battleship to life

Written by: Abbie Baggerly Whoever thought the words “battle” and “fundraiser” could be used together? Leave it to Campus Rec to come up with a way to combine the two. Campus Rec is offering Canoe Battleship next Thursday from 7-11 p.m. at the SRC pool. The game will work just like the traditional board game but with actual water and ...

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VSU table tennis proves to be a fierce competitor

Written by: Jordan Barela The VSU Table Tennis Club is becoming a force to be reckoned with when it comes to the often-overlooked sport of table tennis or “pingpong,” as it is often called. Recently, the club won in a tournament that was held in Lakeland, Fla. Kyle Smith, vice president of VSU’s team, received first in his division, and ...

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D&T Personal Training strives for a healthier university


Written by: Olivia Gear   Although bathing suit season is coming to an end, it’s never too late to work toward a beach body. For people seeking one-on-one assistance in and out of the gym, D&T Personal Training may be just what they’re looking for. Founded by Terence Boyd, former VSU fitness consultant, and Dezmon Gray, D&T Personal Training is ...

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Cool down with CORE


Written by: Abbie Baggerly   Anyone looking for an adrenaline rush should be glad to know that CORE will be taking students white-water rafting in the cool Appalachian Mountains on Sept. 28-29. CORE plans to tackle the rapids in Hiawassee, Ga. and Ocoee, Tenn. during the trip which will include rafting, hiking and plenty of water. “Water,” Sean Wilkinson, CORE ...

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CORE to kayak Okefenokee, go horseback riding

Written by Sarah Turner   CORE Outdoors will leave students with no excuse to stay cooped up in their dorms during the next couple weekends with a kayaking trip on March 2 and a horseback riding trip on March 9. “Kayaking the Okefenokee” is a day trip where students will walk a nature trail scattered with Venus fly traps, kayak ...

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Student jams to Zumba with smiles

zumba spotlight

Zumba has officially swept the nation. Becoming a popular craze over the last few years, Zumba has become popular in gyms and private studios around the U.S. VSU’s Campus Recreation offers students the chance to get the great culture and exercise that Zumba provides. Sophomore fashion design major, DeAnna Dahmer, also a retail management major, is passionate about her job ...

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