The VSU men’s basketball team will be traveling to Pensacola, Florida for the first conference game of the season against the University of West Florida Argonauts. Both teams have perfect records thus far, so one team will be getting their first loss of the season this weekend. “The game is going to be a dog fight,” senior forward Jimmy Kodet ...Read More »
People Poll: Do you think SOI’s are beneficial?
“Though I can see the benefits of the SOI’s, I don’t believe they correctly convey the quality of the professor since the people who made a bad grade and blame the teachers for it are more likely to respond to the SOI’s in a negative light,” said Malik Barnes, a freshman jazz performance major. “Personally I feel indifferent about SOI’s, ...Read More »
People Poll: what are you doing for the holidays?
“I’m going home to be with my family and Douglas, Ga,” said Chris Jordon, a junior mass media major. “I will also be traveling to see my family.” “Over the Thanksgiving break, I will be traveling to North Carolina and for Christmas break I will be here in Valdosta with family,” said Hannah Jones, a junior middle grades education major. ...Read More »
People Poll: What artist do you want for the VSU spring concert?
“I voted for Lucci for the spring concert because I like his music a lot,” Amari Jones, a sophomore early childhood education major, said. “I voted for Dolph because of the possibility of him bringing other well-known artist with him,” Raekwon Williams, a senior art major, said. “I voted for Waka Flocka because he was the only name I recognized,” Snowflake ...Read More »
Fire Pit burns bright at VSU
The Fire Pit is making sure the flame is on at VSU and it isn’t dwindling any time soon. Last year, co-founders Jackie Marrero and Colleen Kavanaugh both came together and created the organization the Fire Pit. As a recognized organization on campus, its purpose is to enhance school spirit on campus and in every activity, that involves VSU. “Jackie ...Read More »
Dr. Scott-McGee expresses love for student health
Over the course of this year, VSU has implemented many changes within the university, including opening the medical director position. After a rigorous process, Dr. Kim Scott-McGee was chosen for the position. “The hiring process for the medical director was led by the Assistant Director for Business Operations Lynette Lewis,” Dr. Vincent Miller, vice president of student affairs, said. “She ...Read More »
People Poll: What are you going to be for Halloween?
“Leopard,” said Tianna Vazquez, a sophomore computer science major. “Baseball Player,” said Brandon Ross, a sophomore biology major. “Flapper 20’s girl,” said Charity Drinkard, a junior psychology major. “Michael Jackson,” said Dashon Walton, a senior education major. “Superwoman,” said Sara Guilmette, a junior biology major. Quotes and photos by Briana Salem, Staff Writer. For more Campus Life stories, click here.Read More »
Transfer athletes find redemption at VSU
Redemption sometimes comes in the most unexpected forms. For these two transfer athletes, VSU has provided a second chance at their first love. VSU’s soccer program has been thriving this year under the new head coach Stephen Andrews. Andrews, who was able to do a little recruiting after arriving to VSU in the spring, brought on junior communication sciences and ...Read More »
VSU copes with lost time after Irma
As VSU jumps back into gear after the damage of Hurricane Irma, students and professors are trying to find ways to cope with the loss of time. After returning to classes from the unintended break, teachers and students have to accommodate for missed classes, labs and other university related work. Provost and Vice President of academic affairs, Dr. Robert Smith, ...Read More »
Blazer soccer making statements in the GSC
They aren’t perfect, but they’re about as close as you can get. VSU soccer continued their hot start over the weekend. The team traveled to Alabama on last week to participate in a double-header of conference games. The team played the University of Alabama-Huntsville on Friday night and the University of West Alabama on Sunday afternoon. Last season, the team ...Read More »