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Editorial: VSU’s parking model is even worse than before

The new parking model for the North Oak parking deck that forces commuters and residents to share a garage did nothing but prove that the VSU administration and SGA are tone deaf about “student satisfaction.” The current parking model has been a source of contention for years. Most students complain about the long walking distances to class in the hot ...

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‘Their voice is valued’: SGA cabinet makes students top priority for 2018

The students and staff of VSU work hard, but SGA is working even harder. Bringing in a new academic year, the SGA cabinet, consisting of President Jacob Bell, Vice President Amea Thompson, Secretary Rachel Tessin and Comptroller Krupesh Patel, have big plans for the students. According to them, the students are their reason for joining. “In the university committee, the ...

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SGA discusses student elections, tentative parking model

After a brief meeting last Monday to pass out Student Election packets, the Student Government Association is back to business for the 2018-2019 school term.  Their numbers are expected to double with at least fifty Senator applications out across campus this week and ten completed forms in the cabinet’s possession- a feat that President Jacob Bell and Vice President Amea Thompson are more than excited to announce.  Voting for ...

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Editorial: VSU’s new parking proposal broadens issues with parking

Over the past few weeks, SGA and the Department of Parking and Transportation have worked together to propose a new parking model for VSU. The Tiered Parking proposal divides VSU into three different color-coded zones: gold, blue and green. These zones come with paid parking passes whose price and priority vary by color. The Tiered Parking model has a first-come-first-serve ...

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SGA reviews new parking plan, energizer booths

On Monday, Feb. 12, SGA started its weekly meeting off with a review of the Tiered Parking Model Proposal for the upcoming year. VSU Parking and Transportation Director Jill Ferrell and Auxiliary Services Director Shannon McGee explained the proposal to the gallery. Over the past few months, SGA, as a whole, worked with auxiliary services on editing the proposal to ...

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SGA discusses new plan for parking, Blazer Trail Color Rush

Moving into the fourth week of the spring 2018 semester, SGA is pushing the envelope to make campus life better. The meeting’s agenda started with the introduction of Executive Director of Advising Robert Friedhoff, who opened the floor for discussion. Majority of the students in attendance asked questions about how advising has been from a student’s perspective. They expressed how ...

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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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VSU Parking and Transportation changes cause mixed feelings

On Aug. 14, VSU Parking and Transportation implemented a new program called Blazer Safe Ride and also moved the overnight parking area for students in Oak Street Surface Lot to sections D and E. Blazer Safe Ride is a new service at VSU, powered by SGA and monitored by university police, that has replaced the night shuttle system and runs ...

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