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Weekly crime report 10/9 – 10/15

October 9 No crimes reported. October 10 At 4:44 p.m. by the Student Union, an officer took a report in reference to a theft by taking. October 11 At 2:15 p.m. by Patterson Residence Hall, an officer took a report in reference to theft by taking. At 3:41 p.m. by Pine Hall, an officer took a report in reference to ...

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VSU renumbers West hall classrooms

After years of using a three-digit numbering system for West Hall’s classrooms, VSU decided to renumber them in favor of organization. Plant Operations Director Ray Sable said that the renumbering came about in response to consistency issues. “In general, we’re trying to change the number system across campus so it’s all the same,” Sable said. Sable said that VSU wants ...

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Dr. Chu brings renovations plans to SGA

The weekly student government meeting had a special guest, with a special purpose. Dr. Zduy Chu, Director of Housing came to the weekly meeting and discussed plans of Langdale Residence Hall renovations. The plans are currently tentative but would bring major changes to the living conditions on campus. Dr. Chu discussed renovating every third room in the building to become ...

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Dean Lowe embraces student development

A little over two months ago, Assistant Vice President of Student Affairs Daryl Lowe came to VSU, but before that Lowe lived his life following his passion: student development. Originally from Detroit, Lowe was raised in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He enjoys reading, exercise, and loves to “kill it” at karaoke. Lowe’s love for student development led him to become Assistant ...

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VSU football players arrested for golf cart theft

Two VSU football players were arrested in connection with the theft of two IT golf carts on Oct. 5. Nineteen-year-old freshman Torey Jenkins was arrested on the scene by Officer Rebecca Leatherberry. The second offender ran from the scene. Eighteen-year-old freshman Jaalen Ford was later arrested under warrant in the lobby of Patterson Hall. Jenkins and Ford were seen traveling ...

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VSU IT introduces second internet network

VSU experienced the loss of Wi-Fi twice within the month of September. Now, Chief Information Officer Brian Haugabrook said that IT will be prepared in the face of another. “Unfortunately every year or so a fiber line will get cut between here and Atlanta,” Haugabrook said. “This time it happened just South of Tifton.” Haugabrook said VSU added a second ...

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Weekly crime report: 10/2-10/8

October 2 At 12:51 p.m., UPD responded to a harassing incident that happened on main campus. The victim was a VSU student. October 3 At 8:28 a.m., UPD took a report of a vehicular hit and run accident in oak street parking lot. At 11:43 p.m., UPD issued citations to VSU students for underage possession of alcohol outside of Patterson ...

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2017 hurricane season looks to break 1878 record

Hurricane season is still in effect until the end of November and is currently doling out two storms: Nate and Ophelia. According to CNN, the 2017 hurricane season is currently ranked as the most active since 2005 . The 2017 season has already spawned 14 named storms, nine of which became hurricanes with five of those being hurricanes higher than ...

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VSU plans to officially induct Carvajal as president

After 10 months on campus, Dr. Richard Carvajal will be offically installed as the 10th president of VSU on Oct. 27. The university will host a three-day festival surrounding the installation, which will include appearances by dignitaries and well-known alumni, live music performances, a presidential tailgate and several other events. Carvajal will be sworn in by the Chancellor of the University System of Georgia, Steve Wrigley. Carvajal took over as president on Jan. 1 of this year. Before this, he served ...

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SGA discusses intramural sports code of conduct, ‘Battle of the Orgs’

SGA is going straight to the students. On Oct. 16 and 19, SGA plans to host an energizer booth on the pedestrian mall that will focus on students’ concerns. SGA is looking for new and innovative ways to interact with the student body in an effort to create a close relationship. A majority of the senate voted in favor of the booth. Later in the meeting, Vice President Aisha Johnson spoke to ...

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