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VSU to host Take Back the Night and the Red Flag Campaign

VSU will host Take Back the Night and the Red Flag Campaign in conjunction with one another this evening at 7:30 p.m. on the front lawn in front of West Hall. Take Back the Night is an annual event that is held in recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness month whereas the Red Flag Campaign is new to VSU and is ...

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Red Tail airmen visits VSU

One of only 43 surviving, black World War II pilots visited the VSU campus on Wednesday and will be on campus today to continue his tour of the school and the Valdosta community.  Retired Lt. Col. Leo R. Gray, who served as one of the famous Red Tail pilots and Tuskegee Airmen, met with the African- American program, Moody Air ...

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Rogers’s performance a crowd-pleaser

Cathy Rogers charmed the ears of listeners in Whitehead Auditorium with the divine sounds of her piano finesse and musical expertise on Thursday evening. As part of the requirement for achieving her Master of Music in Collaborative Piano Performance degree at VSU, Rogers and several other skilled musicians brandished an array of instruments and dosed the crowd of approximately 100 ...

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‘Red Tails’ lacks historical accuracy

The newly released film, “Red Tails,” produced by the great George Lucas and directed by Anthony Hemingway, lacks a few, certain elements that are important to the success of a great war movie, giving it somewhat of a lackluster vibe. Based on the true story of the famous Tuskegee Airmen, the movie’s big names are Cuba Gooding Jr. and Terrence ...

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Santiago’s strings strike satisfaction at concert

An enthusiastic crowd of spectators were graced by the beautiful and innovative sounds of Nephtali Santiago’s guitar last Friday night during his faculty recital in VSU Whitehead Auditorium. Santiago began the performance with three popular, classical selections including “Pavane” by Luis Milan, “Gran Sonata Eroica” by Maurio Giuliani and “Chaconne” by the easily recognized Johann Sebastian Bach. Following his first ...

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Hunt VSU’s new president goes into ‘planning’, ‘recruiting’ phase

The search for the ninth VSU president is still underway as the VSU Presidential Search and Screen Committee undergo the planning and recruiting stages of the process. The committee is now preparing the president’s job description, advertising the job on a national level, soliciting feedback for evaluation of candidates, soliciting requests for nominations and recommendations, reviewing candidate applications and selecting ...

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Enrollment rises for graduate program

VSU’s graduate student enrollment has reached an all-time high this year, boasting an enrollment of 2,361 students this fall, announced VSU’s interim president, Louis Levy, on Nov. 22. Increasing by 12 percent since the fall of 2010 and a 14 percent increase over the past 3 years, the graduate enrollment has seen such a dramatic spike, largely due to the ...

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Shorter bans gay employees

We live in a time in which one would like to think that we have rid ourselves of all prejudices, especially prejudices related to sexual orientation. The vast majority or our society has evolved with the times and almost everywhere a person looks, people live, work, and co-exist with each other, regardless of differences in sexuality Unfortunately, there are some ...

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Cover band gets little support

The vast majority of VSU’s student body missed out on one of the most epic performances to ever grace the campus last Monday in the university center. Tampa, Fla. natives ‘Higher Ground,’ a cover band of the largely popular ‘Red Hot Chillipeppers,’ absolutely rocked the north end of the university center for two solid hours in front of a crowd ...

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Valdosta remembers 9/11

The crowd sat in reverence through the City of Valdosta’s Tenth Anniversary of 9-11 Remembrance Ceremony at 8:30 a.m. on Sunday. No one made a sound as the VSU Mass Choir sang patriotic music. The crowd listened intently to the welcome remarks from Col. Scott Kindsvater, 93rd Air Ground Operations Wing Commander at Moody Air Force Base. The entire ceremony ...

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