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Odum throws novel party: Librarians kick off National Novel Writing Month

Written by Olivia Studdard, Staff Writer One thing many people aren’t aware of is that November is National Novel Writing Month, often abbreviated as NaNoWriMo. On Nov. 1, writers who participate will begin working towards the goal of completing a 50,000-word novel by 11:59 p.m. on Nov. 30. There have been over 250 published novels that were spawned during NaNoWriMo, ...

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Editorial: Be an educated voter this election

Social media can be a great place to get the latest updates on what goes on if individuals follow or ‘friend’ the right pages. However, most of what people see on their news feeds are memes, rants, propaganda or highly biased opinions without facts to back them up. To be a properly educated voter on the presidential campaign, individuals need ...

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Remerton shooting leaves questions unanswered

Written by Gabe Burns, Editor-in-Chief A man was injured by gunfire and the perpetrator remains at-large after an incident near campus Wednesday. The Valdosta Police Department responded to a shooting at Jackson Square Apartments on Melody Lane early in the afternoon. Investigator Derrick Sinclair confirmed a male victim was shot in the leg by an unidentified male aggressor. The wound ...

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Study abroad: Programs for everyone

Written by Tiana Foster, Staff Writer If you’re planning to study abroad, whether as an undergrad or graduate student the VSU Center for International Programs, located on Georgia Ave. next to the health center, offers inexpensive opportunities for students to travel and gain a knowledgeable experience while fulfilling credit hours. The program allows students to spend a summer, semester or ...

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“Moana” the new black face: Disney thankfully recalls costume

Written by Mayah Cantave, Managing Editor In light of Disney’s upcoming release of the movie “Moana,” Disney has halted its sales of a costume inspired by one of its characters. The costume is based on the depiction of Maui, a main character whose attire is in the custom Polynesian culture. The costume featured pants and a long sleeve shirt covered ...

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Covergirl introduces its first male spokesperson

Written by Kelsey Dickerson, College Life Editor On Oct. 11 CoverGirl tweeted out an announcement of their newest CoverGirl, who just so happened to be a boy. The newest face of CoverGirl, James Charles, known to his followers as jcharelsbeauty is a 17-year-old Instagram-famous beauty guru who, according to his Instagram account, has only been using makeup on himself for a ...

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SGA proposes impeachment

Written by Juston Lewis, Stadd Writer A rarity occurred at the weekly SGA meeting when Senator Dillon Rountree was proposed for impeachment by Senator Aisha Johnson. SGA held its weekly public meeting on Monday night even with the absence of SGA president Maya Mapp who was in Atlanta working on the Presidential Search Committee. The meeting was conducted by SGA ...

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Mediacom out, VSU contracts with Philo

Written by Jada Dukes, Staff Writer VSU has ended its contract with Mediacom; Philo is now the only on-campus television provider for the next three years. Philo was introduced to the student body at the beginning of the 2016 spring semester. The DVR feature and unlimited online access provided by Philo were among highlighted features. According to their website, Philo.com, ...

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A scary good time for Wild Adventures Night

  Written by Evelyn Dunn, Staff Writer Wild Adventures was open to all VSU students for free on Oct. 18 from 5-10 p.m. Since the Homecoming event took place in October, there were multiple Halloween-like attractions added for better entertainment for students. Throughout the park, there were haunted trails that offered tons of scary aspects—like a grotesque clown popping out ...

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