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Dead Day gone

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Written by: Cole Edwards, Multimedia Editor Enjoy yourself Tuesday on “dead day” because there’s not another one coming along at least through 2020. Last year at this time, President William J. McKinney approved a schedule devised by the faculty-senate that will take effect this fall. The final schedule we have been accustomed to will be changed. The new calendar will ... Read More »

Still Wanted: Support group for wanted protestor plans to raise thousands of dollars

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Written by: Cole Edwards, Multimedia Editor Valdosta Police Chief Brian Childress expressed his annoyance Monday over a group of supporters claiming that his police department is treating Eric Sheppard wrongly, just as Sheppard’s family has hired a lawyer who is calling on the community to support what they are referring to as a “protestor’s activism.” Sheppard created a national media ... Read More »

Follow-up rally expected on Friday

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Sheppard shares his views with students at a protest on April 20, a few days after he was seen stepping on an American flag.

Written by: Cole Edwards, Multimedia Editor Michelle Manhart, the Air Force veteran who was briefly detained and then banned from VSU last week after attempting to take a flag from protestors who were stepping on it, has called for an amendment to the Constitution as well as a demonstration around campus. During the protest on Friday, Manhart initially wanted to ... Read More »

Chief of staff resigns after incident

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By Cole Edwards A member of VSU’s administration resigned March 23, three days after an encounter with campus police. Dr. Kimberly Luse, former VSU Chief of Staff, had a run-in with police around 11:45 p.m. on March 20 following the President’s Scholarship Gala at VSU, according to police. VSU Police said they noticed that Dr. Luse appeared to be under ... Read More »

Student charged with falsifying robbery

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by Cole Edwards The VSU student who was arrested on Tuesday for falsifying a robbery report has hired a lawyer and hopes to prevent any further action from being taken against him against him. Matthew Tito, 21, of Snellville, Georgia, was determined by the VSU Police Department to have called in a false report and is in Lowndes County Jail ... Read More »

New ATM in the works

Construction on a new campus ATM began Feb. 2 The ATM will be in front of the Student Union and should be ready by mid-March. (Credit: Stella Henderson)

by Cole Edwards Construction began on Monday for a new ATM to be located at the northwest corner of the Student Union. The ATM located at the University Center will remain open during the two-week construction of the new ATM, although the new location will not go live until mid-March. “Part of the construction for the new ATM is that ... Read More »

Bush comes to VSU

Written By: Cole Edwards It’s slightly more rare than an agreement in Congress: A former U.S. president will be on campus today as part of a visit to a city he once called home. On Wednesday, former President George W. Bush arrived in Valdosta for a speaking engagement tonight at Georgia Christian School’s annual benefit dinner, which will be held ... Read More »

Bush comes to Moody

Written by: Cole Edwards  It’s slightly more rare than an agreement in Congress: A former U.S. president will be on campus today as part of a visit to a city he once called home. On Wednesday, former President George W. Bush arrived in Valdosta for a speaking engagement tonight at Georgia Christian School’s annual benefit dinner, which will be held ... Read More »