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Staton’s station: Former VSU president may leave ECU position

A former VSU president who served a very short tenure here may be up to his old travelling ways. Cecil Staton, who served less than a year as president of VSU in 2015 and 2016, is rumored to be leaving the post he left for, Chancellor of East Carolina University after less than three years. Staton denies these rumors. “My ...

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Preview: Faculty senate proposes student GPA change

The Faculty Senate will meet Thursday to discuss the possibility of introducing a new provision to the way student GPAs are calculated at VSU. The Senate will discuss that subject and other topics at its regular monthly meeting at the Magnolia Room in the University Center at 3:30 p.m. At the recent meeting, VSU Provost Robert Smith proposed calculating student ...

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‘Hallelujah’: VSU Mass Choir wins $1,000 Competition

VSU’s Mass Choir are singing all the way to the bank as they earned a $1000 prize in the Warren Jemarcus Williams Scholarship Fundraiser in Lilburn, GA. Performing “Hope” by Dexter Walker and Zion Movement, Mass Choir managed to beat out Georgia State University’s own team for the prize. According to Aria Dinkens, junior alto, it was the group’s positive ...

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Election Update: Georgia’s governor still undecided

More than a week after Election Day, Georgia voters still don’t know who their governor is. Stacey Abrams has declined to concede victory to Brian Kemp until all ballots cast are counted; Kemp’s campaign has claimed that it’s “mathematically impossible” for Abrams to tally enough votes to force a run-off. There’s also been disagreement regarding the number of votes left ...

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VSU changes interview process for new deans

Last December, there was news that VSU’s College of Science and Art would be splitting up into two separate entities, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the College of Science and Mathematics. Dr. James LaPlant, the dean of the college of science and art, transitioned into the role of College of Humanities and Social Sciences during the split, ...

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Stay vigilant: What you can do to prevent theft at VSU

On October 23rd, VSU lay witness to one of the most high-volume days of bike theft in the university’s history. At 11:30 a.m., a student reported that their bike had been stolen from Langdale Residence Hall. A little over an hour later, and only a few hundred feet away, another student reported their bike stolen from Reade Hall. For now, ...

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Crime Report 10/29-11/4: Theft, threats and indecent exposure plague VSU

Oct. 30,2018 At 2:22 p.m., a staff member reported a digital camera missing from the media center in Odum Library. At 7:14 p.m., a student reported the theft of a bicycle from a rack outside of Centennial East. Oct. 31, 2018 At 1:01 a.m., a VSU student was arrested for possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of tools ...

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SGA preps for Saturday’s game, discusses IT updates

With Election Day on Tuesday and the Battle of the Peach Basket on Saturday, students are in for an eventful week here on campus. SGA, along with The Fire Pit, is encouraging all students to attend VSU’s biggest game this season as the Blazers face off against rival West Georgia. The two undefeated squads are playing for the Gulf South ...

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That’s sew fashion: Get ready for fall fashion

Attention! Calling all Fashion junkies to the stage! Fashion has always been my pain reliever. You can tell how I’m feeling just by looking at my outfit. It usually takes me an hour to pick out an outfit for the day, two hours at the most. Now before we get into it, I just want to be clear. Everyone’s fashion ...

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Event Services unveils new reservation system

Valdosta State University hosts a number of clubs and organizations that, every day, plan new gatherings and host events that liven up the day to day grind of college life. Whether it be a movie night on the front lawn of VSU or a costume party in the halls of the university center, VSU opens the doors of its buildings ...

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