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Put your whining in perspective

Out of all the things to complain about here at VSU, a big one is parking. “I have to park so far away.” “I get parking tickets all the time.” “I can’t sign up for my classes because of all of my unpaid parking tickets.” We’ve all made some sort of complaint like this, but our suggestion now would be ...

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A thanks for campus awareness

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is coming to an end in a few days and has clearly been present all over our campus this month. Flyers, Facebook invites and bake sales, as well as many other creative events, have all been planned and participated in by the VSU community in efforts to raise money and inform students.  In lieu of these ...

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VSU’s fine line

Over a week has passed since VSU quarterback Kellen Lewis was arrested for one count of misdemeanor battery. Charges are still pending. The Indiana transfer returned to practice last Thursday, just two days after the arrest, and made the start at Harding. Our question: should Lewis have played? The answer will depend on who you ask. Some will say he’s ...

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Let’s talk about sex…Baby?

Young and pregnant: a concept so “popular” that the topic itself became a show on MTV. So why is the “popularity” of young pregnancies and STDs such a shock factor for many people?  Maybe this shocks so many people because we live in south Georgia, a seemingly more conservative place where pregnancy is not related to popularity, but is supposed ...

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Apathy for Dummies: written by the Blazers

here’s the spirit? Have students lost their usual Title town fever in favor of the more real flu fever, or has the lack of financial prosperity lightened more than just wallet? Perhaps it is the fault of our usually high powered football team. The students of Valdosta State University need to get up and give back and the root of ...

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Freedom of speech should not be an issue

Being aware of the events that have taken place regarding the hanging of the Confederate flag, we must all take a closer look at the issue at hand.  First off, every person of all genders and from every background who is a citizen of the United States of America has a First Amendment right.  By law, it states that Congress ...

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BSL joins Tator’s ‘11.6 be part of the fix’ first

he Spectator knows this: BSL rocks!  Black Student League (BSL) for being the first in participating in our pledge to help VSU.  We addressed the student organizations last Tuesday in the student organization meeting, encouraging them to give back to our community.  Recently, the downturn in our economy has led to serious VSU  budget cuts. As a result, VSU has scheduled ...

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Student Health Center needs help helping us

The VSU Student Health Center has been as much a part of the problem as part of the solution. Students have complained about how they have been trying to schedule appointments throughout this semester only to be wait-listed. And their complaints are justified. After all, students paid $127 to receive a basic level of medical care on campus this semester. ...

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Don’t let the memory of 9/11 fade away

As we pass this Friday by finishing up our classes, doing that last test and thinking about what we are going to do for the weekend, it can be tempting to forget what this Friday should be about.  It’s been eight years since that day that changed America forever. It has been said that the 9/11 attack is the defining ...

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Enrollment increase brings school spirit

VSU is known for its championship football team after recently winning the NCAA Division II Championship in 2004 and 2007. But it seemed that VSU’s school spirit was lacking as compared to other football crazed schools. Saturday’s opener gave some a little more hope in the school spirit department.  This past weekend’s game versus Newberry proved to be the change ...

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