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Solution: Choose sanity

A storm has been brewing around campus, and it has nothing to do with the weather. It’s about an issue between a student and professor that has escalated at an accelerated rate, thanks to the Internet and social media world we live in.

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Valdostans protest biomass

 Protestors wearing respirator masks held signs reading “Biomass? No!” in front of the Valdosta City Hall building on Thursday. Members of the Wiregrass Activists for Clean Energy, the VSU student organization Students Against Violating the Environment, and other concerned Valdosta citizens showed up to protest the construction of the Wiregrass Power: Biomass Electric Generating Plant.  “We already have solar power ...

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Locals in library should leave

 Walking in, you expect a kind of sanctuary in Odum. It’s a college library meant to foster the study of each one of the students in attendance at VSU. Instead, fights are occurring, computers are being taken up, and every once in a while a screaming kid runs in-between the book stacks.  Let’s be clear, it’s nothing against the Valdosta ...

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Students do not learn

 On college campuses around the country, day after day, week after week, and year after year students aren’t learning anything. According to a study done for the book “Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses,” after two years of study 45 percent of students did not learn anything new, and what’s even more disturbing is the statistic that 36 percent ...

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We shouldn’t let race cloud our vision

 Recently, it has been brought to our attention that some people have an issue with our coverage, and think we are unequal in our coverage of racial groups on campus.  As an example, we did not have coverage of Avraye Henry winning Homecoming Queen, and a comment suggested that we should have covered the crowning because she was the first ...

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Storm soaks students

Students had to pull out their rainboots, umbrellas, and rain coats to help keep dry on a rain-filled Wednesday. Parts of campus and several roads were flooded with the 1.2 inches of rain. Wednesday was the second time in the past three days that the city of Valdosta saw substantial amounts of rain.

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13.3 percent cut from 2010 budget

The 13.3 percent is near $7 million of the schools budget. According to Traycee Martin, interim vice president for Finance and Administration, the cuts will be permanent and will carry into the next fiscal year. “The Planning and Budget Committee has worked hard throughout the year to plan ahead and prepare for the reductions,” Martin said. “Operations were strategically re-engineered ...

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Students need to form opinions

Most college students have been in a situation when a friend focused on politics or current issues talks about those issues. They seem so knowledgeable that the student thinks “they must be right.” Then the listener has a personal choice. Accept their friend’s opinion, or research the topic and form their own opinion. Many students may not realize they have ...

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Georgia General Assembly rewrites gun law legislation

The ability to carry guns on campus is a decision that will be left to each individual college and university if Senate Bill 308 is passed in the Georgia General Assembly. The gun law will also abolish the law preventing guns within 1,000 feet of a campus. The bill already passed in the Senate with a 41-12 majority in favor ...

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VSU displays student art in Student Union

The new Student Union stands out among the other buildings around campus, not just because it’s still a little shiny, but because on just about every wall hangs a piece of original VSU student artwork. “Finally Valdosta State University is supporting Valdosta art, and that’s one thing I think is a huge milestone … in buying student art because that’s ...

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Current COVID-19 Stats for Valdosta State University

Check the current number of cases on the VSU campus here!