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Christian singer slated to perform free concert

Rising Christian singer/songwriter, Dave Barnes, is scheduled to play a free concert for all ages on campus in the Student Union Ballroom at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 7. According to a recent press release issued by Razor & Tie, Barnes’s record label and media publicist, the artist is currently touring for his new album, What We Want, What We ...

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Matthews gives time to community and football

­­­ The Blazers football team has contributed countless hours of volunteer work, and helped boost the morale of Valdosta State through their continued dedication, and loyalty to the red and black. Junior Middle Linebacker, Chas Matthews has contributed many hours to community involvement, where he volunteered for the Red Cross Blood Drive, Habitat for Humanity, and was a celebrity reader ...

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Intramural Sports off and running in 2010

The intramural season officially kicked off Aug. 29 with flag football. A week after flag football’s initial game, two-pitch softball and cricket – which makes its debut as a VSU intramural – start their respective seasons. Also new to VSU intramurals is the use of completely online sign-ups and scheduling. Students and faculty can sign up at www.imleagues.com. After registering ...

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Campus construction continues

VSU continues to re-construct its campus, this time with the demolishing of the north wing of Converse Hall. A Psychology and Counseling Building is planned to take its place. Converse hall’s replacement will have all new classrooms, labs and administrative offices and will make its debut in July 2011. The building will be approximately 33,000 square feet and stand three ...

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Parking problems addressed by SGA

The Student Government Association discussed new transportation policies and elected new Judicial Board Executives during the first SGA meeting of the semester Aug. 23 in the Student Union. In this meeting, SGA President, DeMario Jones began by introducing himself as well as welcoming everyone back to school followed by SGA vice president, Adrian Gibson, discussing upcoming events occurring this fall, ...

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New health science building

A new health science building is in the planning stages after receiving an appropriation of $2.8 million as part of the 2011 state budget. The new health science building will be located on North Campus across from South Georgia Medical Center and will provide a more hands on approach for students in Valdosta State University’s nursing program. “Students would have ...

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How well do you know your mascot?

These questions were formed by the Spectator Staff with information provided by Student Life. Answer all five questions correctly and you will be submitted into a drawing for a gift basket from VSU goodies from the bookstore. The answers to the questions are at various locations around VSU. Clues as to the location of the answer are hidden inside the ...

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Two VSU members died

VSU Associate Professor of Art, Danielle B. Harmon, died the morning of August 17th. She had been battling with melanoma cancer. Since 2003, she was a part of the VSU faculty in the Department of Art. She taught classes, such as foundations design and drawing. She was survived by two sons: Gus, 11, and Hopper, 2, and her husband Jamie, ...

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