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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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10 songs for spooky season

It’s autumn here at VSU, and as the days grow shorter and the air gets colder, students and staff alike are anticipating the arrival of Halloween. But what is Halloween without the right environment? Sure, pumpkin patches are a great way to celebrate. Costumes are always fun, and everyone loves the candy. But what truly makes the atmosphere is the ...

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‘Squid Game’: Fun and games, but at what cost?

Squid Game has quickly rocketed to the top of the ratings, becoming the most successful launch of a television show in Netflix’s history, according to their Twitter. Following the story of a struggling gambling addict, Seong Gi-hun, who is enlisted to play a game of survival against others in dire constraints for an exceptional cash prize that could end his ...

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Pull a Kell(e)y and just go for it

Kevin Kelley, head coach of the Presbyterian College football team, is a man who goes for it—literally. For eighteen years, Kelley was the head coach at Pulaski Academy in Little Rock, Ark. During that time, Pulaski won nine state championships. His team made it to the quarterfinals every year of his 18-year career, the semifinals 15 times and they appeared ...

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Letter to the Editor: Team Names Offensive to Native Americans

Dear Editor, On 29 September 2021, an opinion piece was published in The Spectator that was entitled “Are You Offended by These Team Names or Just Bored.” The article manifested the same patronizing spirit that the title promised. The supposition was that the controversy regarding the use of Native American imagery and titles was much ado about nothing. This is ...

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Top five frightening flicks

With Halloween rolling around the corner, now is the perfect time to knock some movies off your watchlist. Whether you’re cuddling up with your boo, or facing your fears alone, these movies are classic for Halloween time! 5. “The Haunted Mansion” (2003) Starring Eddie Murphy, this Disney fantasy/comedy isn’t necessarily scary, but Murphy’s comedy with the spooky atmosphere of a ...

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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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People Poll: What do you like to do for Halloween?

Halloween is right around the corner, and we have asked some students about their favorite Halloween activities that help them get into a spooky mood. Ethan Williams, a graduate Family Therapy major “I like to binge drink apple cider while watching Halloween movies and when I’m not doing that, I like to carve pumpkins and eat candy with my friends.” ...

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VSU Counseling Center offers free services

One of the biggest struggles in college can be a student’s mental health––both the positive and negative. VSU offers several resources to help students who may be struggling with their mental health throughout the semester. The counseling center at VSU offers free and confidential counseling services to students who may need someone to talk to. Their website also lists services ...

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