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People Poll: What’s your favorite Halloween candy?

Andrea Hill – Political science, Sophomore “Snickers, because I have expensive taste.” Sierra Ruth – Mass Media, Sophomore “Reese’s pieces! You can’t just have one.” Samira Brooks – History, Junior “White chocolate Reese’s.  I like to eat the edges first, because the peanut butter is the best part.” Tyrell Tugwell – Communications, Senior “Swedish Fish, because I like the way ...

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Five must see horror flicks: movies to die for

 If there is one thing Halloween does well, besides getting women to willingly walk around half-naked, it’s taking us out of our mundane lives for a few weeks. A good scare gets all the right bodily juices flowing, especially if it involves a severed arm courtesy of an axe-wielding psychopath. With only a few more days left in the season, ...

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A thanks for campus awareness

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is coming to an end in a few days and has clearly been present all over our campus this month. Flyers, Facebook invites and bake sales, as well as many other creative events, have all been planned and participated in by the VSU community in efforts to raise money and inform students.  In lieu of these ...

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How old is too old for costumes?

 It is the social norm for children to get dressed up in their cute costumes and go from door to door with their moms and dads to the friendly, candy-giving neighbors, saying that infamous phrase, “Trick or Treat,” but who says older kids and adults can’t join in on the dressing-up fun?  Halloween is a time for witches, goblins and ...

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Mayor says “Go Green”

Some VSU students attended a tour and press conference with Mayor of Valdosta John Fretti this past Tuesday Oct. 27. Students in VSU’s 3510 News Writing class arrived for class downtown at City Hall around 11 a.m.   A tour of City Hall was given to students by Public Information Officer Sementha Mathews, during which she gave background information on ...

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Relay for Life sponsors ‘Spookin’ out Cancer’

Relay for Life hosted their annual kickoff event, “Spooking out Cancer.”  The events at the kickoff included a “Thriller” competition, “Pie-A-Professor,” a sack and spoon race, and a cake walk.    Their mission this year is to make VSU aware of Relay for Life and to get more students involved.  “We are going to have plenty of entertainment this year, awareness ...

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Mayor discusses Going Green Events

On Tuesday, Mayor John Fretti announced The Electronics Recycling Event, for the City of Valdosta’s attempts to go green.  The event, in association with the City of Valdosta Public Works Department, Keep Valdosta/Lowndes Beautiful and Atlanta Recycling Association, will host the event at Mathis City Auditorium on Nov. 7, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. People can bring here unwanted ...

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SGA fails to meet quorum on Monday

 The Student Government Association continues to have problems with inactive senators, and active members and executive officers are becoming frustrated with the inability to achieve their goals for the year.  The meeting was called to order at 8:05 p.m. on Monday night in the Odum Library Auditorium. The meeting began with a roll call. President Kelli Cody was disappointed to ...

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Alumni survey positive

Mac Banks graduated two years ago with a degree in mass media, broadcast journalism and is currently working and waiting to find a career.  Four months after graduating Banks received an unpaid internship doing video editing for seven months. Because it was unpaid Banks left and continued working with the job he had in college which is not in his ...

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BSL holds event for VSU community

 Black Student League indeed answered to the call for action as they held “Scream Fest” last Saturday, Oct. 24, collecting donations from students in efforts to contribute to VSU and the Valdosta community.  Students joined BSL’s cause by donating while enjoying free food, music and activities that lasted from 7 p.m. to midnight. Students were given the chance to exchange ...

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