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Counseling Center helps students with final exam stress

Final exams are approaching, which means this is when most students put in the slightest effort to achieve good grades and turn in any missing assignments they may have. Final exams can also bring on a lot of stress and anxiety for students due to studying and the stress of trying to get a good grade. In an article posted ...

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SGA and campus police team up for student event

VSU’s Student Government Association (SGA) held a combined event with the campus police department and offered free coffee to students to build a stronger unity between students and the police. The event took place at Converse Square on March 26 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event was open to all passing students and had a consistent flow of ...

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Attractive athletes: captivating charm on and off the field

In a world of sports, skill, and dedication there is no denying that some of our favorite athletes do not only possess great talent but also their captivating looks. As we dive into this year’s roster of attractive sports players from all over the world, it should be evident why their charms are beyond the field…or court.   Jude Bellingham   ...

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Column: VSU’s history as a women’s college

Did you know that VSU used to be a women’s-only college? From VSU’s inception in 1906 until 1937, it was a university meant to train teachers under the name South Georgia State Normal College, or SGSNC. This would change to Georgia State Women’s College, or GSWC, in 1922. The book “Valdosta State University” by Deborah Skinner Davis depicts a long ...

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Column: What caused Miami to cancel spring break?

Spring break just passed for Valdosta State University, and many other college students are going on spring break this month.   Many students take trips to see their family, but most students are known to take trips to Florida; a state known for its sun-drenched beaches, warm climate, and popular spots such as Orlando and Miami.  However, despite Miami being a ...

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Celebrating Young Artists: Youth Art Showcase at the Annette Howell Turner Center

On Sunday, Feb.25, The Annette Howell Turner Center held its opening reception for their newest exhibition: Youth Art Month.  Youth art month is widely known throughout the United States, it celebrates and emphasizes the art education for children. Schools, art museums and other programs typically host exhibitions and events to showcase the creativity of the youth and encourage the public ...

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The Spectator takes home gold once again at Georgia College Press Association awards conference

On Feb.23, The Spectator won seven awards applauding their hard work and performance during the Georgia College Press Association Awards.  Once again, The Spectator made their way down to Athens, Georgia, onto the University of Georgia’s campus to prepare for the big day.  Every year, multiple colleges in Georgia compete against one another for prestigious awards such as Best Review, ...

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VSU MLIS Program potentially saved with new substitute bill

Georgia Sen. Larry Walker proposed a substitute to Senate Bill 390 to protect VSU’s Master of Library Science program.   Walker first presented Senate Bill 390 to completely disaffiliate from the American Library Association (ALA) to the Georgia Senate Committee on Feb. 7. He showed concerns of what this could mean for VSU, which is the only university in Georgia ...

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Examining the Existence of Cancel Culture

During the past five years, the phenomenon of cancel culture has become increasingly common in the public and on social media.  The definition of cancel culture according to Merriam-Webster.com is the practice or tendency of engaging in mass canceling as a way of expressing disapproval and exerting social pressure. Some individuals may argue that cancel culture is necessary for holding ...

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VSU Theatre and Dance Performs SHIFT

From Feb. 29 to Mar. 2, VSU’s Theatre and Dance program is performing SHIFT, a dance concert which features a collection of performances across different genres and mediums. The show features guest artist Keshia Wall’s choreography, a film by Dr. Melissa Pihos, and four selections from the musical “Moulin Rouge,” among other things. SHIFT is the 2024 spring performance hosted ...

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