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Poodles to continue hosting Greek Week

Written by Olivia McLean   This week, the VSU campus has been seeing a bit more navy blue and gold than usual. Sigma Gamma Rho is hosting SGRho Spring Week 2k13. According to vice president Maria Phelps, the purpose of this week is to keep SGRho’s name out there among VSU’s campus. “Our aim is to enhance the quality of ...

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Kyler Dessau: More Than Just a Pretty Face

Kyler cares. This was Kyler Dessau’s slogan as she campaigned to be VSU’s 2012 Homecoming Queen. This is more than a slogan for the senior psychology major, it’s her way of life. Dessau attributes her winning the title of Homecoming Queen partly to this aspect of her character. Other members of the VSU community have picked up on Dessau’s extraordinary ...

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Greeks to get on campus housing

In Fall 2012, Hopper Hall will house select members of the College PanHellenic Council (CPC) due to the lack of sorority housing available. Among the reasons for moving sororities to on-campus housing, Greek Life hopes to see an increase in members staying in sororities, and an improvement in GPAs among participants—who, on average, stay above the 3.0 GPA range. “Several ...

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AKA captivates public

The Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority founders were not the only ones honored at the VSU’s Kaptivating Kappa Upsilon chapter founder’s day observance ceremony. The event, held Jan. 17 at the University Center at 8:30 p.m., recognized famous sisters such as Toni Morrison, Rosa Parks, Coretta Scott King, Kathy Hughes, Alice Walker and Carolyn Meyers. While giving the sorority a look ...

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Homeless in the park is a success for Sigmas

As the rain clouds moved in to surround Drexel Park and the drizzle started to fall, most VSU students rushed to get out of the downpour. However, over thirty students came out to raise awareness about the issue of homelessness. Tuesday, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. prepared for its first Sleep Out for the Homeless event with hopes to gather ...

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VSU student found after disappearance

 The Lambda Beta Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho will be hosting a Postpartum Depression Awareness Benefit and Forum on Dec.6, after the recent events of SGRO member Tijuana Maria Vasquez.   Vasquez, a junior art education major, went missing for about 24 hours in Cairo, Ga.and was found in the woods close to her home Friday morning. Cairo Police Department ...

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Greeks to host fall festival

  On Saturday, Oct. 24, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. and the Greek community will host the 2010 community fall festival on the front lawn of VSU from 1-4 p.m.  The event will be open to all community members and children.   Boys and Girls Clubs of Valdosta will be attending the festivities. All booths are sponsored by Greek sorority and ...

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Alpha Sigma Alpha recruits new members

The colony of Alpha Sigma Alpha continuesI its efforts to be chartered at VSU. The ladies have been on campus since August 2009, recruiting and becoming socially involved with the Valdosta community through service and promotion. Community service seems to be a priority for the colony, whose members have previously participated in events such as the Special Olympics, founding the ...

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