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Board recommends Carvajal for VSU president

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Written by Gabe Burns, Editor-in-Chief When Dr. Richard Carvajal spoke with students at a VSU forum Nov. 10, he said he had a special “love” for and connection to South Georgia that was “hard to understand.” It may be a lot easier to comprehend now. The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia announced Thursday it recommends the ...

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KSU struggles with registration, parking

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Written by Kelsey Dickerson, College Life Editor After registration this semester, students at Kennesaw State University might graduate late, but it won’t be their fault. At the start of registration for the spring 2017 semester students at KSU began to realize that there were not enough sections of some classes to accommodate everyone, a fact that will delay graduation for ...

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VSU’s newest restaurant, Which Wich, aims to make eating there an experience

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Written by Julia Rodriquez, Opinions Editor VSU’s newest restaurant, Which Wich, aims to satisfy its customers and make eating there not just a pit stop but an experience, so that it may have the same success it has had on other college campuses. VSU’s dining options provider, Aramark, works with many colleges and suggested that Which Wich come to VSU. ...

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Online accolades keep rolling in for VSU

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Written by Kimberly Cannon, Staff Writer VSU placed 24th overall in a best value list of 2017 Top Online Colleges created by the SR Education Group on guidetoonlineschools.com. VSU ranked 10th in online master’s degree programs and fourth in online doctoral degree programs. VSU’s annual tuition for online doctoral degrees was most affordable among the 25 universities, costing $4,395, according ...

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Trump result changes nothing: America can still be great

Donald Trump New Hampshire Town Hall on August 19th, 2015 at Pinkerton Academy in Delaware. (Photo Credit: Flickr)

Written by Gabe Burns, Editor-in-Chief The final curtain fell. “I’m devastated,” a women’s rights advocate and fellow editor-in-chief texted me late last night. “I fear so much for us all. I’m so scared,” texted Tayler Lawhorn, my friend who’s a member of the LGBT community. “All my hope and belief in this country is gone,” said a minority friend who ...

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Remerton shooting leaves questions unanswered

VSU students and Jackson Square residents Shannon Kelley and Megan Allen wait to be allowed access to thier apartments. Police surrounded the parking lot of the apartment complex. All traffic on Melody Lane was blocked while police continued their investigation. (Photo Credit: Michaela Leung/THE SPECTATOR)

Written by Gabe Burns, Editor-in-Chief A man was injured by gunfire and the perpetrator remains at-large after an incident near campus Wednesday. The Valdosta Police Department responded to a shooting at Jackson Square Apartments on Melody Lane. Investigator Derrick Sinclair confirmed a male victim was shot in the leg by an unidentified male aggressor. The wound was non-fatal, and the ...

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VSU’s Halloween policy

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Written by Bryce Ethridge, Staff Writer Halloween is on Monday and some students may even want to wear their costumes around campus, but does VSU allow that? “There is no policy,” said Dr. Vincent Miller, Vice President of Student Affairs. With this revelation, students probably feel like they can pretty much wear anything they want, but Dr. Miller had something ...

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SGA proposes impeachment

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Written by Juston Lewis, Stadd Writer A rarity occurred at the weekly SGA meeting when Senator Dillon Rountree was proposed for impeachment by Senator Aisha Johnson. SGA held its weekly public meeting on Monday night even with the absence of SGA president Maya Mapp who was in Atlanta working on the Presidential Search Committee. The meeting was conducted by SGA ...

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Mediacom out, VSU contracts with Philo

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Written by Jada Dukes, Staff Writer VSU has ended its contract with Mediacom; Philo is now the only on-campus television provider for the next three years. Philo was introduced to the student body at the beginning of the 2016 spring semester. The DVR feature and unlimited online access provided by Philo were among highlighted features. According to their website, Philo.com, ...

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