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Remerton: A Walk Down Memory Lane

Written By : Sarah Turner If Remerton were anything like it used to be, students could take the trolley home after too many drinks. Every night, students crash the landlocked walls of Remerton, Ga. The city within a city became incorporated in 1951 and was a striving, vibrant, Beaver Cleaver-type community. While the community still strives economically, its reputation has taken ...

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Exercise physiology grows in popularity at VSU and across Georgia

Written By: Sarah Turner The number of students enrolled as exercise physiology majors at Valdosta State University has nearly tripled since 2007 making it the university’s sixth most common major. The growth in popularity of exercise physiology is similar at other universities throughout the state. Among the schools in the state that offer a bachelor’s degree in exercise physiology, including ...

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Campus markets aren’t cheap

Written by: Sarah Turner It is obvious that items such as produce, canned goods and other dinners and snacks in Sustella and Langdale markets are overpriced. No matter how much we complain about this, prices show no promise of dropping in the future. However, there is a way to save your money. One might assume that the markets raise their ...

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Bryan welcomes 15,000 to the farm


Farm tour slideshow from VSUspectator   Written by: Sarah Turner The Academy of Country Music Awards Entertainer of the Year, Luke Bryan, performed in Valdosta Saturday night to a sold-out show of 15,000 people. The show took place at the fields of the Valdosta Wake Compound. “This is a Titletown kind of thing,” Bryan sang to an anticipating audience as ...

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Tuggle is Queen!


Written by: Sarah Turner/Photo by: Ritsuki Miyazaki   In the same stadium that her father dominated, Jessica Tuggle was crowned by President William McKinney as the 2013 VSU Homecoming Queen. “It was crazy,” Tuggle, senior sociology major, said. “I was so grateful and so thankful; words really can’t describe the feeling.” Tuggle’s father, Jessie Tuggle, is a former VSU football ...

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Greek Life invites students to party on Palms Quad

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Photos and story by: Sarah Turner Greek Explosion attracted hundreds of students into the Palms Quad Wednesday evening from 7- 9 p.m. The event was hosted by Greek Life. Students were able to enjoy free food, play games, dance and learn about an array of Greek organizations. “I am overly ecstatic about the turn out, I wasn’t even expecting half ...

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Dinner to bring diversity to VSU

Written by Sarah Turner   Students tired of the same humdrum food can now dine in diversity. VSU’s Society for International Students will host its 37th Annual International Dinner at 6 p.m. on Saturday in the Student Union Ballrooms. The event, created to show off diverse cultures, will feature dishes from The Americas, Asia, Africa and Europe. Over 300 guests ...

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Local stars to shine in Union

Written by Sarah Turner   The VSU theatre and dance departments will have the Student Union shining with stars as they host their biggest fundraising event of the year on Saturday, “Dancing with the Valdosta Stars.” The event will be held in the Student Union grand ballroom from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Seats at the event cost $75 and ...

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Drivers should respect rights of cyclists

Written by Sarah Turner   Drivers should thank cyclists for saving gas and keeping the air clean, but in many cases cyclists are the targets of violent accidents. “It seems like a lot of drivers are uninformed about cyclists on the road which causes danger,” Edward Rollins, president of Blazer Cycling Club, said. Rollins has been cycling since 2008, but ...

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Student awarded trip to South Korea

Written by Sarah Turner   VSU biology major Matthew Rivera, has been awarded the Council on International Educational Exchange South Korea scholarship. The scholarship will pay for his biology major, religious studies minor and will include a spring break in South Korea. Rivera, 21, expects to graduate in spring of 2014. Rivera also currently works as a certified pharmacy technician ...

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