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Sigma Lambda Gamma Hosts Annual Women’s March

The VSU chapter of Sigma Lambda Gamma (SLG) commemorated International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month by hosting their sixth annual Women’s March on campus Tuesday afternoon, March 8. SLG, a multicultural sorority whose mission is to serve the community, provide a safe learning environment and uplift students, puts a special focus on women empowerment while cultivating and embracing diversity. ...

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Freedom of Expression: A Brave Space Dialogue

The Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion held a YouTube live on Monday at 6 p.m. called Freedom of Expression: A Brave Space Dialogue. The dialogue discussed how the first amendment relates to students, faculty and staff and what to do when being targeted by someone’s right to free speech as a response to the protestors who have been coming ...

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Hopper Hall celebrates Black History Month with interactive museum

Hopper held a Black History Month interactive museum and tour that allowed students to learn more about Black history on Feb. 23. This event was started last year by Hopper staff when resident assistants wanted to do something to honor Black History Month and decided to do a museum. “We want it to stay as a tradition,” Sarrah Taouil, senior ...

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Self-Love at VSU

On Feb. 17, VSU hosted the Self-Love and Compassion Festival at the Palms Quad, which was ran by a number of clubs who set up crafts and activities designed to help students relax and remember to love themselves first. The event had activities such as self-care kits, meditation and mindfulness exercises, DIY journal decoration, manicures and treats. There were also ...

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Column: How to be a good roommate

Living away from home is hard, and having to share your space with a stranger on top of that may seem scary.  However, living with a roommate isn’t all that bad, especially if you play your part.  Here are just a few tips on how to live with a roommate.  Establish boundaries Putting boundaries in place when you first start ...

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CAB hosts Paint and Sip

As a way to get everyone in the spirit of love for Valentine’s Day, CAB has been hosting activities on campus as a part of their month-long Sending You Love campaign. Events for this month ranged from movie nights in the Student Union to Blazer Ball speed dating. On Feb. 7, CAB held a Valentine’s Paint & Sip. The event ...

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Diversity and Inclusion discuss “Being a Black Sheep in the Creative Community”

On February 10, VSU’s Office of Student Diversity & Inclusion hosted their Creative Forum event. The title of the event was “Being a Black Sheep in the Creative Community,” and dealt with issues such as the creative and educational identity of the African-American community in 2022, how the past and present have affected these identities, and how the surrounding communities ...

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Top five dinner ideas for couples and singles this Valentine’s day

There are many ways to spend Valentine’s day whether alone, with your significant other or with friends, here are five fun dinner ideas to fulfill any needs for the holiday. Have a picnic This is my all-time favorite date idea for any day, but it’s easy to make a picnic extra romantic for Feb. 14. Dress up a little, grab ...

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Fraternity Has “The Sex Talk” That Every Student Needs to Hear

On Wednesday night, Jan 26, the Sigma Iota Chapter of the Alpha Phi Omega Fraternity hosts a panel discussion called Let’s Have the Sex Talk, which touched on various topics involving sexuality, gender identification and mental and sexual health About 30 students attended the event and participated in the discussion, sharing their own experiences about how they came into their ...

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Deep Release Poetry Society hosts first wednesday open mic

The Africana Studies Department and Deep Release Poetry Society held a poetry open mic at the University Center’s cypress room at 6 p.m. for the first Wednesday Wind Down on Jan. 26. Keshawn Everett, Vice President of Deep Release Poetry Society, ran the event and even performed his own piece that showcased self-reflection. The event showcased eight students who spoke ...

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