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VSU Implements Mental Minutes

VSU has announced a student service program this semester called Mental Minutes. The VSU Counseling Center offers the Mental Minutes student service to faculty. Mental Minutes is a 10 minute presentation available upon faculty request during class time. According to VSU’s website, a member of the VSU Counseling Center staff will provide a brief presentation and give helpful handouts to ...

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Be Cautious Contact Wearers

Nearly 30 million Americans wear contact lenses, and it’s no wonder why. They allow you to see without the added distraction of wearing glasses and are ideal for athletes. However, contact lenses require upkeep and attention on a daily basis. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) organized Contact Lens Health Week as a strategy to increase public awareness and promote ...

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Choosing the right major

Choosing your major in college is a critical decision. However, it takes some students quite a long time to decide what they want to do with their life. In fact, according to a recent Penn State study, 20-50% of students come into college undecided, and 75% change majors while in college. There are several things to consider when choosing a ...

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VSU accommodates students with disabilities

Every student, with or without disabilities, should have the opportunity to succeed in life. The Access Office at VSU is dedicated to making those with disabilities have the same opportunities as everyone else on campus. The purpose of the Access Office is to create an accessible, inclusive and sustainable learning environment, where disability is recognized as an aspect of diversity ...

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Drink responsibly for Alcohol Awareness Month

  Founded and sponsored by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD), Alcohol Awareness month was created in 1987. It was created in order to reduce the disgrace associated with alcoholism. It does this by encouraging people to reach out to the American public each April with information about alcoholism and recovery. Alcoholism is a chronic progressive disease ...

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Preview: Night on Fire

The Division of Student Affairs will once again host Night on Fire, the official student awards and recognition celebration on April 24. This year, Housing and Residence Life will be recognizing: Resident Assistant of the year Front Desk Worker of the year Facility Assistant of the year Hall Director of the year The individual student awards include the Burning Bright ...

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The do’s and don’ts of a job interview

There’s a ton of advice out there for people seeking jobs, and if you’re in the position of interviewing for a job, it could be helpful to have all of it in one place. Here’s some “classic” interview advice that you can use to prepare for any job interview you may have. DO: Research the company and the position you’re ...

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Preview: Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

Each year an increasing number of men, women and their families are joining the Walk a Mile in Her Shoes: The International Men’s March to stop rape, sexual assault and gender violence. A Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event is a high-spirited opportunity for men to raise awareness in their community about the serious causes and effects of men’s ...

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Get to know LASA at VSU

VSU houses countless clubs and organizations. This is great because there is a place for everyone, but some just slip through the cracks. It can be a bit overwhelming at times to decide. Here at The Spectator want to highlight those that students may not be aware of. One group, in particular, is the Latin American Student Association (LASA). LASA ...

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Strategies to quit smoking

According to an article written by Dr. Edward Grimsley, titled “Use These Strategies in Your Quest to Quit Smoking,” cigarette smoking is the leading preventable cause of death in the United States, but nearly one in five deaths in the U.S. is caused by cigarette smoking. Smoking results in more deaths each year than AIDS, illegal drug use, alcohol abuse, ...

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