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From red to pink; VSU celebrates disability awareness

With Breast Cancer Awareness Month coming to an end, the Department of Diversity and Inclusion decided to host a “Pink Out Party” on Oct. 28 to support not only victims of breast cancer, but to also spread awareness of Disability Employment Awareness Month.A lot of people don’t know about Disability Employment Awareness Month which occurs every October. Its purpose is ...

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National Council of Negro Women hosts ‘Would you date a suh?’

Even though Valentine’s day is three months away, a lot of dating events have occurred throughout the semester. One being a speed dating event hosted by The National Council of Negro Women on Nov. 7 titled “Would you date a suh?” Taahira Samuels, senior business management major and human resources minor said that her organization decided to host this event ...

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How to stay fit in college

Fitness is something that students are told to implement to have a healthy lifestyle. College students might find that more difficult to achieve. However, it’s important for to remember that there are truly great benefits to fitness especially when it comes to physical as well as mental well-being. Lindsey Freidhoff, Graduate Assistant of Fitness Programs of Campus Recreation, emphasizes the ...

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New game room introduces E-sports

  The Game Room becomes one of VSU’s main attractions with the enhancements of technology.   VSU’s game room had its grand re-opening on Tuesday Nov. 5 where new technology like PlayStation 4s, Xbox1s and gaming PCs were introduced to students.   The new renovations also include new upholstery to the air hockey, ping bong, and pool tables To add to the new look of the Game Room LED strobe lights and LED ...

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People Poll: Why are you registered to vote?

Andrew Miller, freshman computer science major “I am a registered voter and the reason that I’m a registered voter is because I actually do care about what goes on in the community. Eventually, everyone gets older, but at the same time if we don’t actually get out there and get registered then who else is actually going to make the ...

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Student Spotlight: Spivey leads with experience

“She is going to be one of those people who evokes change in the world,” said a peer when talking about Danielle Spivey, a junior Spanish major with dreams to do just that. Spivey is no stranger to taking control and leading others in the right direction. The first organization she was involved with on campus was Spanish Club. By ...

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VSU student makes transitions from student to student DJ

From Atlanta to Valdosta, Brian Bogues, Known professionally as DJ Slim B, has made a splash with not only Valdosta State students, but surrounding universities through his DJing career. Bogues’ journey with Valdosta State began in the fall of 2016. The Atlanta native decided on VSU because of the closer proximity to everything in the city of Valdosta. “Being from ...

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Financial Aid registration opens for VSU students

FAFSA just opened their application for the 2020-21 school year. Financial aid plays such an important role in many students’ reason for being able to pursue their education. Free Application for Student Aid or FAFSA is often the best place to begin when it comes to financial aid. FAFSA is a great baseline to know how much money the government ...

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VSU Police Department hosts self-defense seminar for students

The Valdosta State Police Department hosted a self-defense seminar on Oct. 16 at 6p.m. in the University Center North Cypress Room. Heidi Browning, Administrative Sergeant-State Certification Manager said that the reason the VSU police department decided to host this type of event is because of the high traffic events which usually occur around this time. “It’s homecoming week, a lot ...

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National Coming Out Day overlooked at VSU

Oct. 11 was National Coming Out Day and on that same weekend, Atlanta had their Pride Festival. VSU did nothing to celebrate the LGBTQ Community. It’s not for lack of LGBT+ related organizations. There is the Queer Book Club and the Genders and Sexualities Alliance (GSA). Although VSU has these programs, that does not necessarily mean that VSU itself is ...

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