Home / Tag Archives: Valdosta State University (page 5)

Tag Archives: Valdosta State University

New on-campus restaurant The Drop offers revamped dining options

Students have likely noticed there’s a new dining option on campus to satisfy their everyday cravings. The Drop, a new eatery located in Hopper Hall that replaced The Blazer Grille, is an effort to offer the VSU community a restaurant/bar-like atmosphere. VSU hosted a grand opening for the newly renovated restaurant on Sept. 26. VSU President Richard Carvajal as well ...

Read More »

What to know about the New Changes to the FAFSA for 2023-2025

  Students who apply for the FAFSA will now be impacted by the recent changes made to the application starting this year and through 2024-2025.  One of the most principal factors of getting ready for college is understanding what financial aid is. Student financial aid is used to help pay for higher education, as of recently, student eligibility will be ...

Read More »

Unfinished apartment complex continues to push back move-in date

Magnolia Reserve, an unfinished apartment complex targeted towards VSU students, continues to leave many students without a permanent residence. The apartment complex has sent emails saying the move-in date would be soon, but there has been little progress in the last three months. An email was sent Wednesday evening, Oct. 11, stating that move-in would start this weekend. Similar move-in ...

Read More »

Professor investigated for writing racial slur

On Sept. 27, a professor wrote a racial slur on a whiteboard in front of his class, leading to an investigation. Dr. Fred Earls, a communication professor at VSU, wrote the n-word on a whiteboard during his lecture, which has caused controversy. The lecture was on how language changes depending on who uses it, using the n-word as the lead ...

Read More »

VSU Students Visit Trilith Studios Part 1: The Cinegear Expo

On Oct. 6 through Oct. 7 VSU’s South Georgia Film Festival student group visited Trilith Studios, taking part in the CineGear ATL Expo in Fayetteville, Georgia. Students were able to learn about the latest cinematic equipment, meet working crew members of Georgia’s film industry, experience and tour the studios where the most popular movies were shot, and have educational meet ...

Read More »

TigerCon comes to VSU

On Sept. 30 through Oct. 1, around 200 comic book and manga enthusiasts attended a popular event known as Tiger Con at the Student Union on VSU campus. Tiger Con offers its attendees an opportunity to network, learn and enjoy their favorite pastimes. The crowd was made up of VSU students, as well as con goers from Florida and surrounding ...

Read More »

Valdosta Symphony Orchestra performs with world-class violinist

On Saturday, Sept. 30, Valdosta Symphony Orchestra gave their first performance of the year, where they revisited one of their award-winning performances. VSO performed their concert, “Rush,” for a full house in the Whitehead Auditorium. The performance included pieces from both Tchaikovsky and Florence Price, and featured special guest Melissa White on violin for Price’s “Violin Concerto No. 1 in ...

Read More »

Remembering Dr. Steven Kohn

On July 24, VSU Presidents office released the unfortunate news of the passing of our beloved professor, Dr. Steven Kohn.  Dr. Kohn was a professor at VSU for 19 years after he joined the psychological department in 2004. He had a passion for the study abroad program in the Czech Republic, where he introduced students to multiple cities and enjoyed ...

Read More »

Student Government Association hosts its Committee Meeting

The Student Government Association hosted its first committee meeting of the year on Sept. 18. Each committee in the SGA got a chance to get together to express the changes that they would like to see for the future. The meeting was held for new members and freshman to get to know each other and talk about their goals for ...

Read More »

Editorial: Housing shortcomings are causing students stress

 The Spectator has recently received information of a molding issue in residential dorm buildings.  This has become a growing concern, and many students have begun to share their similar experiences on social media.  One student had an allergic reaction to the mold, yet housing made no change.  Another student shared her experience with housing and said that they were slow ...

Read More »