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Editorial: College campuses are not immune to the threat of mass shootings

Odessa and Midland. Dayton. El Paso. Gilroy. Virginia Beach. Aurora. Each city hundreds of miles apart—some thousands—from the next, with one thing in common: mass shootings within the last nine months. One hundred sixty-one casualties. Sixty-three fatalities. These incidents prove that Americans can’t travel, have a night out, grocery shop, attend a festival, pay bills or work at their jobs ...

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Editorial: An advocation for diversification

Dear VSU Administration, You have a representation problem, and the numbers don’t lie. In a recent study by the University of South California’s Race and Equity Center VSU received an equity report card. In most categories VSU did well but when it came to black student to faculty ratio we received an “F.” Students and faculty alike offered their opinions ...

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Cooperative Internships

By Reverend Sharleece E. Bellagosi Want to incorporate practical experience with education? Consider a Cooperative Internship. Sophomores and graduate students with at least 30 semester hours and a GPA of 2.0 or higher are eligible for a cooperative internship experience. Cooperative Internships are available with community employers throughout the state of Georgia and the northern Florida area. According to Carter, ...

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Counseling center helps with anxiety on campus

A college student can deal with many types of stresses including classes, work and relationship problems. The VSU Counseling Center offers a wide range of services, not only individual counseling, but group counseling, outreach programs, testing, training consultation, crises intervention, evaluation of services and accountability research. “Our role is to help and support the students so that they can be ...

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No access for VSU

Monday August 15, around 10 a.m. VSU faculty and students experienced problems trying to access the VSU web page due to the heavy amount of traffic the site was receiving. The VSU homepage was unavailable to both faculty and students because of the inefficient code comprising the main page. The Information Technology department already had a solution in place to ...

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Zaxby’s new location

Students who remember the fire that burnt down Zaxby’s in March of last year, will be happy to hear that Zaxby’s is being rebuilt in a new location and is scheduled to open its doors in 2012. A fire that started in the early morning March 1 2011 damaged the Zaxby’s building on Baytree Road beyond repair. The kitchen area ...

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