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Sign Language community well served at VSU

The American Sign Language Community is vastly represented on the VSU campus, consisting of an ASL club, the Theme Community and one of the biggest ASL programs in the country. VSU has a rigorous ASL program, where students get hands-on experience to prepare them for working in many different settings such as in K-12 and post-secondary public education, including in ...

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Ariel Felton, outstanding alumna of 2021, visits VSU

On Nov. 3, Ariel Felton, a writer from Savannah, GA. and outstanding alumna of 2021, met VSU students at the University Center Theater and read her nationally recognized piece, “A Letter to My Niece.” Graduating from VSU in 2012, Felton received her B.A. in English and went on to receive her M.F.A. in Writing from the Savannah College of Art ...

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Fall Career Expo invites opportunities to VSU

On Oct. 27, the Fall Career Expo welcomed 70+ opportunities to the student union ballrooms. This event marked the first Fall Career Expo held in-person since March 2020.         Written by Payton Fletcher. Photography courtesy of Payton Fletcher .

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VSU holds a Y2K theme for homecoming

Homecoming weekend is Nov. 5 and 6, and the Y2K was voted on by students last semester and won by a landslide. According to Rachel Dawkins, student activities coordinator for student life, masks will not be required for any homecoming events since campus is back in full swing. There will be several events on campus throughout the week of Nov. ...

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Four Directions brings awareness to Native American culture

The organization, led by president Diana Hernandez, aims at to bringing together students and Indigenous people, concepts and events. Native American culture has become an increasingly more discussed topic in recent years as part of a cultural shift to be more inclusive in society. While the organization was put in place when VSU first started the Native American and Indigenous ...

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Collegiate Women promotes the Wellbeing of Women

Collegiate Women of VSU (CWVSU) is a women-led organization here at VSU that promotes the physical and mental wellbeing of women and shows what the ideal collegiate women stand for. CWVSU also helps get women students prepared for the real world by stimulating a business casual dress code for meetings. This promotes comfortability in dressing business casual. This organization has ...

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Career Opportunities hosts Fall Career Expo in-person

On Oct. 27, VSU’s Career Opportunities will be hosting the first physical Fall Career Expo since March 2020. “It’s an opportunity for students about to graduate, as well as alumni, to take advantage of employment and internship opportunities,” said Phenix Culbertson, a student career counselor. The expo will offer employment opportunities that bounce across the spectrum of full-time and part-time, ...

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Spooky Event: VSU Core sponsors Haunted Trail in the Woods

Campus Recreation and the Housing and Residence Life are sponsoring Haunted Trail beginning on Friday, Oct.15 and 16, running through each consecutive Friday and Saturday until Oct. 30. The Haunted Trail will be located behind the Rec, starting at the Red Cross Center. A food drive and raffle will be held each night of the event, and participants can win ...

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Barnes & Noble College takes the reins of VSU’s bookstore

Barnes & Noble College, a subsidiary of Barnes & Noble Education, will officially take over operation of VSU’s bookstore in the Student Union as of Oct. 18. Earlier this week, VSU Auxiliary sent out an email stating reconstruction of the bookstore began Oct. 10. Students, faculty, and staff were told they could still find course materials and retail services of ...

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Student Union shooting incident results in arrest

As of Wednesday night, a suspect allegedly involved in a shooting incident and later arrested remains in Lowndes County Jail. At 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 1, officers of the VSU Police Department responded to a report of an altercation in front of the Student Union between two males. According to the police report, officers were advised to be on the ...

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