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Top 4 survival tips for finals week

Finals are just around the corner, and for the majority of students, this is one of the most stressful times of the year. Studying and preparing for finals can seriously affect your mental health. So, how do you go through finals week without burning out? Here are four tips to get through finals. 1. Remember your limits. Above all else, ...

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Professor’s love is helping young writers

Dr. Emma Kostopolus, assistant professor in digital rhetoric, received her Ph.D. from Kansas University at only 28 years old. She has been at VSU for almost two years now, teaching a variety of English classes, including Composition I and II, Digital Writing and Professional Writing. Dr. Kostopolus has had a passion for English for quite some time now. She started ...

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Top 5 things to do before graduating

People say your school years fly by in the blink of an eye. At the moment you are told that you may think they’re wrong. You might think your school years are taking forever. However, those 8 a.m. classes will end, and the assignments will be eventually graded. So, until your graduation date arrives, what should you do? Take a ...

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Guide: Top 3 ways to stay safe on Campus

No one likes walking in the dark, especially alone. Imagine you’re walking to your car after a long day of classes. You’re excited to get some food from your favorite fast-food place or even just to have a minute to listen to your music as loudly as you want. As you’re rounding the curb that’s covered by overhanging trees, you ...

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VSU hosts multiple study abroad programs

It’s that time of year for students to consider and apply for VSU’s study abroad programs. VSU offers a broad range of experiences for students to choose from, with programs in Alaska, the Czech Republic, Dubai, Spain, Italy, Germany, Ireland and England. Studying abroad programs are a great way to experience new cultures and get a new perspective on life ...

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SISTUHS Inc on a roll with 19 Chapters

While the number of joining members is still rapidly growing today, SISTUHS Inc. has done so many great things for women of color and the community. In 1992, Akiba Jackson and Germaine Smith-Baugh sought out a way to empower and unite the African American women of Florida State University’s campus. Little did they know that this organization would be thriving ...

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Anthropology Club highlights new Study Abroad

The Anthropology Club is a VSU club available for all students. Anthropology is all about embracing diversity and understanding cultural differences while appreciating and being sensitive to them, to be a global citizen. The goal is to help students envision themselves as global citizens and understand that the things they do, even in Valdosta, Georgia, have an impact globally. “Anthropology ...

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Guide: Finding ways to study for classes

Studying can be hard. Between absorbing new information and remembering old lessons, it can be difficult and boring to keep up with. As necessary as it is, it can be one of the worst parts about college. It can be bearable, though, and even fun. There are ways to make studying more engaging without sacrificing the information. If you’re struggling ...

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Odum Library reveals new Mural

After years of wanting, Odum Library and VSU’s Archives and Special Collections teams have finally achieved an ultimate goal: a mural that represents knowledge, growth and success at VSU. With combined funding from their separate foundations, the Odum Library Art Committee teamed up with the archives to host a nationwide art competition in search for the perfect mural. They sent ...

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Dedo Maraville Gallery concludes ‘Fresh Start’ exhibit

The Dedo Maranville Fine Arts Gallery recently concluded “Fresh Start,” an exhibit that highlighted faculty artwork, including the work of two professors who have joined the gallery’s leadership. This exhibit showcased unfinished work to highlight the stereotype of art teachers as they are put into a box and feel constant pressure from others. Just like this new idea of unfinished ...

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