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Mental health panel hosted at VSU

On Nov. 15, the Philosophy and Religious Club hosted a panel on the mental health crisis in America. They want to try and find ways to combat the problem. The panelists consisted of Lesley Plugge, the Mental Health Unit manager at Valdosta’s prison. Patty Cosey, licensed private counselor at the Therapy Center here in Valdosta. And Becca Smith, the associate ...

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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. ...

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Benefits of internships, how they shape your future

Internships are very crucial for students to engage in while studying in college. Students gain several benefits from internships. It allows them to acquire more knowledge in their field of study. It also helps them decide if it is something they are really interested in outside of class. Also, students gain many networking contacts from internships that will increase their ...

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The man behind the crown

Michael Sanders is VSU’s new homecoming king who wants to use his new status to give back to the students who supported him during his campaign. He plans to inspire his peers to be as involved and outgoing as possible to reach their goals. Originally from Atlanta, Georgia, Sanders is an active student at VSU. He is currently the vice ...

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Seniors present “After Hours” exhibit in the gallery

On Sunday, Nov. 12, art students from the class of 2017 held their fall exhibit “After Hours”. The students had many different media used to express their messages. The art show had pieces in drawing, painting, graphic design, photography, mixed media, ceramic, sculpture and jewelry metalworking. The artists in the showing are Ansley Vicknair, Jesse Suda, Bemis Smith, Hunter Pope, Aramis Phaire, Katherine Ogletree, ...

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Student Spotlight: Dustin Wall speaks all

Dustin Wall is a junior interdisciplinary studies major at VSU with a concentration in international studies, ESOL and fine arts. He has a unique set of skills that put him ahead in his major and future career. Originally from Winder, Georgia, Wall has attended VSU since 2013. He had to test the waters before deciding on his current major but ...

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Official guidelines for on-campus parking

Most students can agree there is nothing worse than coming back to a parking ticket after a long day of classes. At VSU, tickets are issued often because of the inadequate amount of spaces located on main campus. To avoid being fined, students need to know all of the rules and regulations of parking at VSU. Here is all you ...

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Get into the holiday spirit

It’s getting close to the end of the year, and we all know what that means. It’s holiday season. Thanksgiving and Christmas are two of the most extravagant holidays ever, and it’s easy to get caught up in the waves of cheerful madness. For some people though, such as stressed out college students, the end of the year means something ...

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People Poll: What do you do when class is cancelled?

“Sleep,” said Brianna Ferrelli, a freshmen biology major. “I go work out over at the VSU Rec Center,” said John Kramer, a junior psychology major. “Go back to sleep, that’s about it,” said David McMillian, a junior public relations major. “I usually take time to rest,” said Sylandi Brown, a sophmore speech communication major. “Sleep, nothing but sleep,” said Brandon ...

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VSU hosts annual pep rally to mixed reviews

On Nov. 2, VSU celebrated homecoming week with the annual Glow-in-the-Dark Pep Rally in the P.E. Complex at 7 p.m. Before entering the gym where the event was held, student volunteers handed out glow in the dark paraphernalia to go along with the theme of the event. The gym was dimly lit and packed with students sporting VSU t-shirts and other merchandise to ...

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