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“Crisis in the Humanities”: What’s going to Happen to the Philosophy and Religious Studies Department?

Effective on July 1, the philosophy and religious studies department will no longer be its own separate department and will instead be merged in with the history department. As a result of the upcoming retirement of Dr. Fred Downing, the Department Head of Philosophy and Religious Studies, it has been decided that at the end of the summer semester, students ...

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Spring graduates to take the stage

In one week VSU’s spring graduates will take the stage to celebrate their accomplishments from the past few years, finally receiving the degrees they have worked so hard for. Graduate commencement will take place on Friday, May 6, at 5 p.m. in the P.E. Complex. Undergraduate commencement will take place the following day at 7 p.m. on the Front Lawn. ...

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Depp v. Heard: the trial continues

Three years past since Amber Heard officially made a lawsuit against Johnny Depp and has gone underway in Fairfax Virginia on April 11. Heard and Depp met in 2009 and were married by 2015. In 2016, Heard publicly accused Depp of leaving a myriad of bruises on her face, accusing that Depp had attacked her with a phone by throwing ...

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VSU Displays Diversity with Parade of Flags

The Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion and the Sigma Lambda Beta fraternity hosted the Parade of Flags on April 19. The event celebrated student culture and identity by displaying the range of cultures, genders, sexualities and beliefs of VSU students who participated. It began with a meal with various dishes from different countries, where everyone was invited to share ...

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Photos: What Should You Have When Studying?

With finals right around the corner, VSU students may be stressed trying to find the right way to study. However, many students don’t have time to figure out the best way of studying, especially right before the end of the semester. So, here are a few things you should have on hand to take some of your pressure away. 1. ...

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“Fresh” New Movie Out for Horror Fans

On Jan. 22, Hulu released its original movie “Fresh,” a brand new horror film that currently has an 81% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.   The film features Sebastian Stan, known for his role as James Buchanan “Bucky” Barnes/The Winter Soldier in the Marvel franchise, and up-and-coming actress Daisy Edgar-Jones, who starred in “Normal People” as Marianne.  If you like gory but laid-back horror, this ...

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The Haven holds their annual Clothesline Project

On April 13, The Haven displayed the Clothesline Project, an installation presented with the purpose of raising awareness for sexual assault survivors on college campuses. The event lasted until April 15, and survivors were invited to paint a shirt with a message on it about their experiences. Some of these shirts directly called out their rapists. Others were messages of ...

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Mental Health Awareness Presentation

Wednesday night at 5:30 p.m. the Department of Social Work held a Mental Health Awareness Virtual Presentation on Zoom. The presentation was hosted by Master of Social Work students Alivia Thomas, Debra McCauley and Lashannon Turner. The presentation opened by discussing mental health and the stigma and effects surrounding it. Three special guests were present to speak about their careers ...

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Top casual games for college students

With finals week coming up, students are looking for ways to relax. Here are the best cozy and casual games for college students to de-stress with! Included are prices, platforms the game is available on, and genre!   1. Stardew Valley   Price: $14.99  Platforms: Computer, Switch, Xbox, PlayStation, Mobile   Genre: Farming, Simulation   Stardew Valley is the top ...

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Doja calls it quits

During the Asunción festival, singer and entertainer Doja Cat has announced on twitter that she is stepping back from the music industry. Following the Paraguay performance in the aftermath of a massive storm, Doja Cat took to the online social media platform to air her grievances to the public. Given that the storm flooded the festival grounds, this isn’t exactly ...

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