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48-Hour Film Competition Entertains

Written by: Elan Waite The world was created in seven days, but these films were created in two.  The 48-Hour Film Competition had its public viewing of the contestants’ short films in Jerry and Kay Jennett Lecture Hall Sunday, and no one in attendance seemed to have any regrets. Jennett was filled with an array of emotions as everyone watched ...

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VSU serves global snacks

Written by: Rikysha Williams The Society of International Students will be hosting the 38th Annual International Dinner March 29 at 6 p.m. This semi-formal event, entitled “Journey Around the World,” will be held in the Student Union Ballrooms. Faculty, staff and students as well as members of the community are invited to come out and celebrate the plethora of cultures ...

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Pressed for play-time

Written by: Hillary Straba One month, two plays, $400. That’s the challenge faced by students participating in the Immediate Theatre Project (ITP). The ITP is sponsored by Alpha Psi Omega, a national honorary dramatic fraternity, and is completely student-run. “We take student-written works−10-minute plays or so−and we produce them ourselves, direct them ourselves, cast them ourselves and we put them ...

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‘Blazer Buddies’ work to spread literacy

Written by: Jessica Ingram With the help of VSU student volunteers, the Sullivan Literacy Center is helping local children learn how to read. Dr. Gina Doepker, Sullivan Literacy Center director, said the goal of the center is to increase the confidence, motivation, and skills of children in regards to reading and writing. “Our mission is to be an integrated system ...

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VSU hosts first annual NEDA walk

Written by: Sydney Devine Take advantage of the sunny spring weather by taking a stroll through VSU’s beautiful campus while supporting a good cause. In partnership with The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA), VSU will host the first annual NEDA walk March 8 on the VSU Front Lawn. Tori Baldwin, SGA senator for student affairs, is the event coordinator who ...

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New event speaks out against violence

Written By: Abbie Baggerly   Women’s and Gender Studies will be presenting “A Memory, a Monologue, a Rant and a Prayer” March 6-8 at 7 p.m. in the Student Union Theater.   “A Memory, a Monologue, a Rant and a Prayer” is a groundbreaking collection of monologues by world-renowned authors and playwrights.  VSU students will perform the monologues to raise ...

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VSU students stack the competition with CORE

Written by: Abbie Baggerly VSU students will reach new heights with CORE.   CORE Outdoors will be hosting the second annual crate stacking competition March 6 at 7 p.m.   The event will be held in the Student Recreation center, and everyone is welcome to attend.   Equipped with a helmet, harness and a rope, competitors will stack milk crates ...

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Students ‘filled with love’

Written by: Abbie Baggerly February is about more than flowers and candy. Sponsored by the Sigma Iota chapter of Alpha Phi Omega (APO) at VSU, the third annual “Filled with Love” fundraiser helps provide clothing and food to various shelters and organizations around the Valdosta community. This year, APO has joined with the Collegiate Panhellenic Council (CPC) to expand their ...

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Nostalgia sparked by Visitation Day

Written by: Isaiah Smart A light breeze brushed across my graphic T-shirt, the sunrays tugging at my basketball shorts and the Spanish architecture welcoming me to the university I’d call home for the next four years. Welcome to Valdosta State University. My first time visiting the VSU campus was during orientation. I did not visit the school prior to coming ...

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Students say ‘game over’ to cancer

Written by: Jessica Ingram Watch out, cancer! Tuesday night in the University Center Rose Room, there was standing room only at the VSU Relay for Life interest meeting. Hosted by VSU Relay for Life committee members, the meeting was designed to get students and potential participants pumped up for this year’s event. You could feel the energy in the room ...

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