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VSU Displays Diversity with Parade of Flags

The Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion and the Sigma Lambda Beta fraternity hosted the Parade of Flags on April 19. The event celebrated student culture and identity by displaying the range of cultures, genders, sexualities and beliefs of VSU students who participated. It began with a meal with various dishes from different countries, where everyone was invited to share ...

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VSU debate team finishes first tournament of the year

On Saturday, Jan. 21, VSU’s Speech and Debate team competed in the first debate tournament of the year, advancing to the quarterfinals of a nationwide competition. During this tournament, the debaters went up against opponents from different states to debate some of the most diverse topics of today. These schools included Spelman College, Florida State University, Park University, University of ...

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VSU Students Rank Tops in Global Virtual Sales Competitions

On Monday, Nov. 21, six VSU students in the Professional Selling (MKTG 4130) class taught by Associate Professor Dr. Gary Futrell were recognized during a virtual ceremony. “These students showed amazing dedication and a desire to excel,” Dr. Futrell said. “This is the first time we’ve participated in the competition, and they performed even better than I could have imagined. ...

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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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Georgia undergrads present at research conference

On Nov. 11 and 12, VSU hosted the Georgia Undergraduate Research Conference. The Georgia Undergraduate Research Conference is a cross-state event where undergraduates share their research. A program originally from the University of North Georgia, it “strives to serve students and faculty in the Southeastern United States as the region’s premiere undergraduate research and creative endeavors conference,” according to the ...

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Column: More food services needed on campus

On Friday Nov. 11, VSU Auxiliary sent an email to the student body that included a survey regarding dining on campus. The survey asked a series of questions regarding campus dining, including how many times a week campus food services are used, what students pay attention to when deciding where to eat, what restaurants on campus would students replace and ...

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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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ACTION takes actions for women’s rights

“Many empowering women fought for their right to vote, to hold public office and to get a seat at the table. To have equal rights, family laws, fair wages, equal pay, education, all the way down to our reproductive rights. It took several years for these women to accomplish most of these things, yet here we are in 2022 fighting ...

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PEOPLE POLL: What are VSU students doing for Halloween?

Hailey Ackerman, a freshman criminal justice major, said, “I’m going to be a firefighter.” (She added that she was going to a party in her DIY costume.) Christina Rutherford, a sophomore psychology major, said, “I’m going to be a slutty Ghostface. I’m using what I have in my closet.” Ralph Avery, a sophomore astronomy major, said, “I’m probably going to ...

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