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SUCCESS leads VSU student cleanup

Students Uniting Change with Commitment through Empowering Strong Service (SUCCESS) mentors, are teaming up with other VSU organizations to clean up Valdosta. According to SUCCESS president Chealsea Warren, the idea came from one of SUCCESS’s members, Daughtry Melton. Melton originally presented his suggestion to the members of the group, who reached out to other organizations. “Everyone was so willing to ...

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Smith named Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs

Written by Kelsey Dickerson, Editor-in-Chief VSU has announced its new Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs. Robert Smith, from Armstrong State University, will assume the position today. Dr. Robert Smith, photo courtesy of Armstrong State University. Dr. Smith, a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania native, first moved to the south in 1982 to assume a position as an assistant professor of mathematics ...

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VSU hosts Chief Legal Affairs Officer candidates

Written by Kelsey Dickerson, Editor-in-Chief VSU continued its search for the Chief Legal Affairs Officer on June 21 with the first of three open-campus sessions. Karla Walker, a local lawyer and partner at Copeland, Haugabrook and Walker, presented at the first session. Faculty, staff and students were welcome to the session and given a form to evaluate Walker’s credentials. Walker ...

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Editor Experience: Partner Yoga Review

Written by Kelsey Dickerson, Features Editor  Julia Rodriquez, the Spectator’s managing editor, and I arrived at a one-time partner yoga class at the Rec Center at VSU expecting to relax. What we got instead was a strenuous surprise: two-person stunting. Acroyoga is a new, popular practice in the U.S. involving two people. One person, the base, uses their hands and ...

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KSU struggles with registration, parking

Written by Kelsey Dickerson, College Life Editor After registration this semester, students at Kennesaw State University might graduate late, but it won’t be their fault. At the start of registration for the spring 2017 semester students at KSU began to realize that there were not enough sections of some classes to accommodate everyone, a fact that will delay graduation for ...

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Election 2016: VSU ponders at the polls

Written by Kelsey Dickerson, College Life Editor “Why don’t Millennials vote?” asked one Washington Post article after Sen. Bernie Sanders stepped out of the presidential race back in March. The article went on to analyze voter participation data gathered by the General Social Survey in 2014. In the end, the data showed that Millennials are no less politically involved than ...

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Covergirl introduces its first male spokesperson

Written by Kelsey Dickerson, College Life Editor On Oct. 11 CoverGirl tweeted out an announcement of their newest CoverGirl, who just so happened to be a boy. The newest face of CoverGirl, James Charles, known to his followers as jcharelsbeauty is a 17-year-old Instagram-famous beauty guru who, according to his Instagram account, has only been using makeup on himself for a ...

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Exercise on your own time

Written by Kelsey Dickerson, College Life Editor It can seem almost impossible to schedule a workout into a week full of classes and hours at a job, sometimes it can even seem like trying to work out or be on a sports team is more stressful than not. “Throughout the day it can be stressful because there is no ‘sit ...

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Wake up and make the most of your morning

Written by Kelsey Dickerson, College Life Editor Waking up in the morning can seem harder as the semester progresses, but there are a few ways you can make getting out of bed easier. Planning ahead of time may be what you’re missing if you have trouble waking up. The American Academy of Sleep Medicine suggests that having trouble waking up ...

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Holloway is ready to race

Written by Kelsey Dickerson, College Life Editor Valdosta State’s fastest 2015 cross-country athlete, Tyra Holloway is gearing up for another great season. While she hasn’t been sticking to a specific routine to beat last year’s times, she has been watching her habits. “[I] make sure I’m eating right, running, and taking advantage of practice time,” said Holloway, a junior exercise ...

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