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SGMC Post Da Vinci Robot daV

Written By: John Preer Humans are constantly innovating, evolving and improving upon previous models. The role robotics plays in the field of surgery has been a touchy subject for a while. Questions of ethics and human capability have been the fodder for scholarly debates about the feasibility of robot surgeons. The da Vinci surgical system seems to have found just the ...

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Foxs News Personality Coming To VSU

Written By: Cole Edwards Controversy is brewing over a scheduled Sept. 11 appearance by a Fox News commentator for which VSU is paying $43,000. Titled “An Evening with Dr. Ben Carson,” the event is billed as a non-partisan fundraiser. A pediatric neurosurgeon and New York Times bestselling author, Carson plans to deliver a keynote speech titled “America the Beautiful: Rediscovering ...

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Off to the Races: VSU’s 5k Blazer Dash

Written By: Kayla Stroud The 9th Annual Blazer Dash was quite the event. Over a hundred participants showed up in hopes of being the first to cross the finish line. VSU’s Campus Recreation and Campus Wellness hosted the event, promoting healthy living and community building. The race began in front of the Student Recreational Center on a sunny, humid morning; ...

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Celebrities Slip Up At Award Shows

Written By : Stella Henderson Not so fancy, Iggy Azalea during the MTV Video Music Award pre-show on Friday fell off stage while performing, but she was able to get back on stage and unhurt. The VMAs kicked off Sunday night with Ariana Grande, Jessie Jay and Nicki Minaj opening the show. Toward the end of her song, Nicki Minaj ...

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Distribution of Sexts Illegal

Written By: Will Lewis A new trend known as “revenge porn”is plaguing campuses across the world, but is also finding a specific home in the southeastern United States. A recent poll issued by the Electronic Journal of Human Sexuality surveyed college freshmen at an unspecified southeastern university.   The survey revealed that of 1,652 undergraduates who were polled, approximately 70 ...

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Semester comes to end Summer arrives as stress reliever

By: Jessica Cooke It’s finally here, the moment every VSU student has been waiting on—the end of the semester. This part of the year is best described as bittersweet; for there is the week of finals approaching, students graduating, going home for the summer, and transferring for the next school year. Although the end of spring semester in tales a ...

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Odum dances with books

Written by: John Preer This past Monday Valdosta State University made an addition to the growing art selection that can be found throughout Odum Library. The newest addition to Odum Library’s collection is courtesy of artist Amalia Amaki.  Amaki is a well-known artist who has had her work exhibited across the nation as well as in many international venues. The ...

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