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New professor brings diverse clubs to VSU

A new professor stands in front of his American Literature class explaining the nuances of the Native American oratory that a white man translated many years ago. The professor paces the front of the classroom and speaks with his hands as he invites his students to dig a little deeper, asking critical question after critical question to explore how the ...

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Student Spotlight: Meet Heather Gay

Heather Gay is a senior early childhood education major who transferred to VSU this fall. Gay will be graduating at the end of this semester, and her current dream is to be a teacher. She has always had a gift with children and loves looking after them. Before she decided to go into teaching, Gay was a nurse at Colquitt ...

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Student Spotlight: Meet Kimberly Amy

Kimberly Amy is a sophomore history major here at VSU. Amy enjoys baking and working in the archives on the fourth floor of Odum Library. If she had to pick a favorite movie, it would be “The Age of Adaline.” “Outlander” is her favorite TV show. Amy’s favorite school subject is history. Her dream job is to become a museum ...

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Editorial: Students deserve a voice in future changes

On Tuesday, Sept. 20, President Richard Carvajal sent a video to faculty and staff addressing a strategic plan to focus on current and future VSU students. The video addressed declining enrollment of traditional students, or undergraduates attending in-person classes on campus, and how despite efforts to up recruitment, numbers have been steadily decreasing at schools around the nation for almost ...

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Photos: Things to do on campus

With midterms right around the corner, you may be searching for some ways to de-stress before your big exams. However, you may be struggling to find something to do. My suggestion: Take an opportunity to explore some of the things VSU has to offer right here on campus. VSU is the perfect place to interact with your fellow students, participate ...

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Student Spotlight: Meet Maria Hernandez

Maria is a junior business major here at VSU. She graduated high school in 2020; as a COVID-19 senior, she spent her graduation day in quarantine. Maria is an avid bookworm who has a hard time putting down her Kindle when she’s been introduced to a good book. At the moment, her favorite book is “Normal People” by Sally Rooney. ...

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CAB – Hot Ones Event

The Campus Activity Board (CAB) held a “Hot Ones” trivia event in the Student Union Theater at 6 p.m. on Wednesday. This event was inspired by the YouTube channel “First We Feast” and their “Hot Ones” series where celebrities come and answers questions while trying hot wings with different sauces. Pairs were chosen to complete three rounds of questions that ...

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Wild Adventures to bring new talents to Valdosta

Summertime means concert time at the Wild Adventures theme park. With that being said, Wild Adventures has plenty of different performers to offer for everyone to enjoy. The 2022 All-Star Concert Lineup includes performances by Gabby Barrett, Brothers Osborne and Jeff Foxworthy. Here are the dates for the performances: April 30 – Gabby Barrett May 7 – John Fogerty May ...

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Photos: The demolition of Converse Hall

Demolition began on the Converse Hall Annex this week to make way for more green space on campus. Check out photos of the demolition project below.     The demolition began on Feb. 5. An excavator was delivered to campus the morning of Feb. 6.      Construction team members oversee the demolition.      Water is sprayed on the building as ...

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VSU introduces Squid Game event for students

On Jan 18, VSU Student and Diversity and Campus Recreation hosted a Squid Game event for students, with five games increasing in difficulty. Students who entered the competition had the opportunity to play for cash prizes up to $300, or sit to the side to watch their friends compete. “I’m playing to win, it’s all about the money,” Izayah Weaver, ...

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