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Volunteering: the cure for summer blues

Written by Alex Dunn, Campus Life Editor If you find yourself stuck in Valdosta over the summer and want to fill those long days with something productive, volunteering might be a good choice. Not only is it a great way to give back to others, but certain volunteer opportunities could benefit your area of study. On-campus opportunities are easy to ...

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Road trips: the good, the bad and the ugly

Written by Julia Rodriquez, Content Editor Road trips with friends cross country or to another state might sound like a good idea until the A/C breaks, you’re sweating next to your friend’s smelly dog and sleep is a thing of luxury. Unfortunately trips don’t always go as planned, especially when they’re hardly planned at all. Take the time to figure ...

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Summer classes are no joke

Written by Alex Dunn, Campus Life Editor For some, summer is the time when that long-needed break from school has finally come. For others, it’s an opportunity to get those extra credit hours and finish classes sooner. However, it is not as easy as one might think. Since the term is much shorter than a regular semester, there is a ...

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Summer semester is time to explore

Written by Kelsey Dickerson, Editor-in-Chief During summer semester, classes can seem like a race to the finish. If you’re taking multiple classes over Maymester or during June and July, you might be in class from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. You’ll study for and complete the same amount of work over four or eight weeks that you normally would over ...

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Enactus offers students networking opportunities

Written by Eboni Register, Staff Writer Enactus is a student organization on campus that focuses on community service and networking at VSU. Enactus has grown throughout the years in regards to what they’re doing and the amount of active members. According to campus connect, there are over 300 individuals dedicated to serve in the Valdosta community. Enactus holds members to ...

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Playboi Carti releases mixtape with ‘Rocky’ start

Written by Kevin Paul, Contributor Playboi Carti has 2017 in his sights with his first self-titled mixtape. Jordan Carter, otherwise known as Playboi Carti or Cash Carti, decided to release his first long-awaited mixtape. After emerging on the scene with hit singles, such as “Broke Boi,” “What,” and “Fetti,” the Atlanta native became one of the most anticipated artists in ...

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Erin’s Food Corner: Stew

Written by Erin Turner, Staff Writer Though it’s starting to get hot again in Valdosta, stew is a year round dish. The tender steak, beans, and hearty potatoes are amazing the first time you try it and again for leftovers. This recipe started out as chili, but potatoes make any dish better, so of course, I added it. This is ...

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Saturday morning cool-down

Written by Cynthia Papailler, Staff Writer On April 8, Campus Rec held its first Official Frontline Yoga event on the front lawn. Students gathered in a semi-circle under the 9 a.m. sun to start their day off on a positive note. Adrian Marsh and two other assistants—who demonstrated alternative positions for both advance and beginner yoga enthusiasts—led the session. “Official Frontline Yoga is something we came up with ...

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23rd Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium hosts Student Debate

Written by Darla Dunning, Asst. Features Editor Four students from the national championship Forensics Team held a debate in the Student Union Theater on April 11, arguing whether the House believes violent protests are a legitimate counter action to oppression. Dr. Michael Eaves, professor of communication arts, was the moderator of the debate. Two of the students, Kelsey Townsend and ...

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“Logan” leaves his mark in theaters

Written by Bryce Ethridge, Asst. Entertainment Editor Though it may be the end of the line for Logan, or Wolverine, the old hero leaves his trademarked three-clawed scar on our hearts. The movie begins slowly, much like an old western film, panning in on our hero but not quite how we know him. Logan is old, tired and broken, but ...

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