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Campus ‘Thinks Pink’

 As Breast Cancer Awareness Month, October is dedicated to educating the public about the dangers of breast cancer and just how many people suffer from the disease each day.  Many student organizations on campus are in on the effort to raise awareness about Breast Cancer, but the most prominent one is Zeta Tau Alpha sorority.   The pink signs around campus ...

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VSU food services up for bid

The contract for the company that provides VSU’s food services is up for bid this year. Sodexo, the current food service provider, will be facing competing companies for the bid.

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SGA passes missed appointment fee bill

The VSU Student Government Association voted to pass a bill requiring students to pay a $15 fee when appointments are missed at the Student Health Center during the SGA meeting Monday. “I voted for the bill because it is going to help in the overall decrease in people not showing up because that was the major problem for the health ...

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Weight loss opportunities: something for everyone

For some, fitness is an opportunity, for many others, fitness is a way of life. At VSU, effective fitness opportunities are considered and offered in various areas of campus life. The Student Recreation Center offers free consulting as well as activities such as kickboxing, zumba, pilates classes, circuit training, and weight lifting. Students feel the benefits of working up a ...

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Alchemy in art

For students interested in the latest art at VSU, the Fine Arts Gallery is currently hosting “Alchemical Narratives,” an exhibition by painter, Virginia Derryberry, which began Sept. 20 and runs through Oct. 8. The artist will also be visiting the gallery today at 5:30 p.m. to discuss some of her work and answer questions. In keeping with one of Derryberry’s ...

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Downtown’s First Friday set for this week

From Staff Reports  First Friday happens on the First Friday of every month. Every month has different events and specials from the downtown Valdosta restaurants and shops.   Throughout the night, those in attendance have the opportunity to eat the food that is being offered by the businesses and enjoy the music, which is provided by a local band.  Certain restaurants ...

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Comedian dies, Star Wars revived

 Comedian and NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” judge, Greg Giraldo, died yesterday after accidentally overdosing on prescription drugs.  Giraldo was found unconscious in his hotel room this past Saturday.    He was hospitalized over the weekend, according to the A.V. Club Web site.  Giraldo overdosed after his performance at the New York Recovery Rally in Randall’s Island Park in New York ...

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Vegetarian meals available on campus

Vegetarians have always had to adapt at restaurants or eateries trying to find a dish that fits their appetite. Finding meals while being a vegetarian student at VSU is no different.

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Halo Reach: Rebirth of Halo series

Halo Reach landed in stores on Sept. 14, and it couldn’t have been a bigger hit. As an avid fan of the Halo franchise, I purchased Reach to see if it was worth the money and all the hype, and it was just one incredible head-rush after another.

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Best years of life come to big screen

 I remember high school as a time of uncomfortable encounters with women and embarrassing moments that are punctuated with clashes of the other cliques.  Mind you my clique wasn’t exactly swimming in the cool side of the proverbial pool, but then again I’m glad it didn’t.   “The Virginity Hit” is kind of a reminder of everything that made you ...

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