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Board of Regents Ignores Recommendations to Change Problematic VSU Building Names

Buildings on VSU's campus named after problematic historical figures

The USG Board of Regents decided against renaming more than 70 building across the university system last semester that are named after those who partook in slavery, oppression, anti-Semitism and supremacy. Five of these buildings are located on VSU’s campus, including residence halls. They are Ashley Cinema, Brown Hall, Langdale Hall, Lowndes Hall and Patterson Hall. The buildings are named ...

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Gas Prices Are Rising: Blame it on the Pandemic

Gas prices at Murphy Express on Inner Perimeter set at $4.19

Gas prices in Valdosta, Georgia have been increasing as a result of the fluctuating supply and demand for oil since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic with the addition of the effects of Russia’s War on Ukraine. Valdosta locals and VSU students have all been paying the price to drive. However, gas is not the only resource that has been ...

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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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Photos: Greek Week comes to a close with Field Day Games

Field day is something many college students haven’t thought about since middle school, but many student organizations continue to host them on college campuses. On March 25, Fraternity and Sorority Life held a field day to close out their Greek Week celebration. Six teams were formed by all active Greek letter organizations on campus. Each team battled head to head ...

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Spring Break Extravanganza

On March 2, Campus Wellness hosted their Safe Spring Break Extravaganza for students on campus. The event handled issues such as drinking, drugs, sexual assault and other topics that may come up during spring break. There were also activities and games all meant to help provide resources, education and guidance to students. Students were encouraged to join the event with ...

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No, video games do not cause violence

Many of us have heard growing up, whether it be from parents or the media, that video games cause violence in children.   Ever since the 90s and the rise of shooter games, such as DOOM and Call of Duty, parents have been concerned with violence in their children due to exposure from games.    But is there any truth to these ...

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Tips and tricks for helping insomnia

If you notice that you are having trouble falling asleep or you feel restless and can’t fall asleep until 3 a.m., you may be dealing with insomnia. According to the Sleep Foundation, insomnia is a sleeping disorder characterized as problems falling and staying asleep, or as problems waking up and staying awake. Insomnia has many causes including: · Stress, anxiety ...

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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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Sigma Lambda Gamma Hosts Annual Women’s March

The VSU chapter of Sigma Lambda Gamma (SLG) commemorated International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month by hosting their sixth annual Women’s March on campus Tuesday afternoon, March 8. SLG, a multicultural sorority whose mission is to serve the community, provide a safe learning environment and uplift students, puts a special focus on women empowerment while cultivating and embracing diversity. ...

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Four must-watch games for the first week of the NCAA Tournament

Springtime is right around the corner, and you know what that means for fans of collegiate sports: It’s March Madness. It’s time for the NCAA tournament, brackets, upsets and Cinderella stories. The official bracket for the NCAA Division I men’s basketball tournament was released Sunday, and here are four must-watch potential matchups for the first two rounds of the tournament. ...

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