Tomorrow is officially Halloween! #vsustayspooky pic.twitter.com/8Cs7sWduG6 — The Spectator (@vsuspectator) October 30, 2017Read More »
PEOPLE POLL: What are VSU students doing for Halloween?
Hailey Ackerman, a freshman criminal justice major, said, “I’m going to be a firefighter.” (She added that she was going to a party in her DIY costume.) Christina Rutherford, a sophomore psychology major, said, “I’m going to be a slutty Ghostface. I’m using what I have in my closet.” Ralph Avery, a sophomore astronomy major, said, “I’m probably going to ...Read More »
“Blaze the Ballot” turns into “coping with COVID”
On Nov. 5, the Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion held a Brave Space Dialogue program event for students to speak about the election, which turned into a conversation about COVID-19. According to Sara Jones, director of Student Diversity and Inclusion, the initial purpose of the event was to provide an outlet for students to express their feelings while waiting ...Read More »
An unprecedented distruption: What campus closure could mean for students
In the wake of the coronavirus being spread to what has been deemed to be pandemic levels, hundreds of schools across the country have closed down for the remainder of the academic semester. VSU is one of the latest victims of such closure, with the University System of Georgia deciding that all of their institutions will switch to online instruction. ...Read More »
People Poll: Should Cellphones be used for Education?
“Yes, we should use them because they give us access to social and learning tools.” – Zeek Menefee, freshman mass media major “No, we should not use them because when I was in summer camp, we weren’t allowed on our phones. Once they were away, we actually got to know each other and get stuff done. Same goes for school.” – Leirica ...Read More »
People Poll: Should we inflict the death penalty?
“I’m kind of indifferent. Because on one hand, I can see how some cases would be deserving of the death penalty. But at the same time, I feel like it’s a bit inhumane to decide whether or not another human being deserves to live or die.” – Sedarion Williams, sophomore nursing major “I honestly see both sides of it. I think ...Read More »
People Poll: What is it like working or not working in college?
“I honestly think it makes it easier to focus on your grades and school when you have a job. It gives you the opportunity to take a step away from everything and take your mind off school for a moment. It’s also a good way to start saving up for the future after college.” – Garrett Vanadore, employed senior mass ...Read More »
People Poll: Is Police Brutality an issue in America?
“Stereotypes are a large part of the issues we have with police brutality in America today, and I feel like a lot of it is due to a lack of cultural education on our parts. I also believe anyone in a position of power can become power hungry, so that could contribute to some of the issues in the police ...Read More »
Get Rid of Bullying for Good
When we think of a bully, our minds stray to the stereotypes we’ve learned from teen flicks and children’s shows. We may imagine the infamous “swirly” subjecting its victims to a face full of toilet water and hopelessly flailing limbs. We may even picture the typical geek in his thick-rimmed, black glasses looking on meekly as his abuser strolls away, ...Read More »
Voice of the Students– “How do you show Blazer pride?”
Show Blazer pride this weekend at the Homecoming game against West Alabama! #VStateHC #blazernation pic.twitter.com/BdM16htoFN — The Spectator (@vsuspectator) November 1, 2017 Video shot by Engagement editor Hunter TerrellRead More »
Voice of the Students– “How old is too old to trick-or-treat?”
Feeling Spooky VSU! pic.twitter.com/oS0ClIXrY8 — The Spectator (@vsuspectator) October 18, 2017Read More »