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Tag Archives: 2010-11-18

Prayer policy under discussion

 The Faculty Senate will meet today in the Student Union Ballroom at 3:30 p.m. to discuss a proposed change by the Minority and Diversity Issues Committee to VSU’s policy on public prayer. On May 20, the committee proposed new language for the prayer policy. The prayer policy previously said “Minority and Diversity Issues Committee recommends the campus community be mindful ...

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Ready your brooms

Similar to the game played by wizards on broomsticks in the Harry Potter novels written by J.K. Rowling, Quidditch has now become a popular sport on many college campuses.

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Train death investigation still open

Investigators have ruled out foul play in the death of VSU student James “Jake” Elkins, who was killed by a train a week before the fall semester began in August, according to Remerton Police Chief Mike Terrell.  The investigation, which is still ongoing, of Elkins’ death began the night of Aug. 13, when the 19-year-old was hit by a train ...

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VSU, UNA meet in first round of playoffs.

This Saturday, the VSU Blazers begin their push for their third national championship since 2004, when they host Gulf South Conference rival North Alabama in the first round of the NCAA Division II playoffs.

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Rose-colored autobiographies

 Releasing an autobiography has become almost a prerequisite for a former, president. Why shouldn’t they tell their side of the story—it is the easiest forum for them to make their opinions clear and unadulterated with invasive mass media flourishes, right? But are all these autobiographies really giving the American public worthwhile accounts of history, or are they simply the efforts ...

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People Poll: What is your favorite Thanksgiving memory?

Nicole Gadson freshman pre-nursing mjor “My birthday being on Thanksgiving.” Latoia Blassingame freshman marketing major “When I was finally old enough to sit at the adult’s table.” Bridgitte Ivey junior English major “Going to my great-grandmother’s house and eating home cooked southern food.” Joey Lawson junior history major “When the turkey exploded.” Austin Johnson freshman communication major “Being with my ...

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Give thanks to break

 If the sight of textbooks and the rustling of paper are driving you mad, hold on; Thanksgiving break is charging to rescue you and vanquish all your anxieties. At least in a fairy tale world it would. The reality is we are still in the semester. As finals loom around the corner, it is impossible to go through a day ...

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Prayer should be allowed

 The debate over whether to allow prayer in schools is not a new issue, but after today it may affect VSU students more personally. On the agenda for today’s Faculty Senate meeting is a request to change the university’s policy on public prayer. Previously, the Minority and Diversity Issues Committee (MDIC) recommended the following to the Faculty Senate: “Valdosta State ...

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REHAB rocks out

Danny Boone, Mike Hartnett, Foz, Hano Leathers, Chris Hood, Chris Crisis, Demun Jones. These names might not ring any bells now, but in just a few years, the South Georgia rockers could become a household name.

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New Blazer Gilbert stands above the competition

  This season the VSU basketball team has an asset not many others can call their own.   A man that can stand eye to eye with Shaquille O’Neil.  Reginald Gilbert, a junior criminal justice major, stands at 7 feet and only an inch below Shaq’s listed height of 7 foot-1-inch.  Gilbert transferred to VSU from Daytona State College after playing ...

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