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Delight holds annual kickoff with a twist

On Sept. 7, Delight hosted their 70’s themed kickoff to welcome new members to the Christian-centered organization. The fun theme helped introduce the new leadership theme to potential members. Delight is a women’s ministry at VSU. Their mission is to provide an invitational, Christ-centered community on college campuses that lead women to fall deeper in love with Jesus. VSU’s Delight ...

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Habitat for Humanity offers humbling experience

Giving back to the community is an opportunity students can be part of at least once during their college years. Nyiana Flournoy, a senior communication sciences and disorders major and President and Public Relations chair, gives to the community through Habitat for Humanity. “The organization on campus works with the Valdosta chapter in hosting fundraisers, [food] drives and sometimes we ...

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VSU Campus after COVID-19

A new school year brings new classes, friends, events and a new campus life. COVID-19 changed the way campus looked and felt last year but those restrictions have come and gone. Masks, social distancing and smaller class sizes became the new norm at VSU but that has slowly faded away. Class sizes have returned to full capacity, social distancing stickers ...

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A.C.T.I.O.N Speaks Louder than Words

A Chance to Initiate Opportunities Now (A.C.T.I.O.N) is a student-led organization here at VSU. Originating in 2018 by David Davis, it has been making significant strides in the VSU and Valdosta community. As a community-oriented organization, they dedicate themselves to the social issues in and around the campus. A.C.T.I.O.N is trying to make a stronger connection between the student population ...

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The Happening returns to normal Fall 2021

The Happening is an annual event that takes place at VSU every fall semester, which will take place on Aug 26 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the front lawn. The event helps freshmen and other students get information about clubs and organizations offered at VSU on the front lawn. Over 200 businesses, communities, organizations and department exhibitors are ...

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Forrest Street to be changed to Barack Obama Blvd

On July 22, the sociology club of VSU, A Chance To Initiate Opportunities Now [A.C.T.I.O.N.], will be in attendance at the Valdosta city council meeting where they will host a press conference detailing the results of the vote to change the name of Forrest St. to Barack Obama Blvd. The decision to vote on the changing of the the name ...

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VSU 2021 Graduates say goodbye to VSU

Yet another class of graduating seniors will be crossing the stage at Bazemore-Hyder Stadium to receive their degrees on May 7 and 8. Here are just a few out of the many graduates. “Planning to go to Veterinary school to become a veterinarian. I will miss all my friends that I have made in my sorority, Alpha Sigma Alpha, and ...

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Lenah Allen found her passion at the Spectator

The VSU Spectator has been my safe haven, open door, and home away from home ever since my freshman year of college. The publication didn’t just feel like a job to me, it felt like a place I belonged. The Spectator showed me that I had the confidence to take on new challenges and responsibilities. At the beginning of my ...

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Gracie says “Au revior” to VSYou

My time here at the Spectator has been a dream come true. The Spectator is not only my first campus job, but it is also where I finally found my people, my family and my niche. Two years ago, I had no direction or plan for my career, and I never would have considered being part of the newspaper team ...

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Sarahi Montero leaves VSU nest to fly

I am the Leading Graphics editor for the VSU Spectator, and while I am very fortunate to have worked in this office, I am going to be transferring to a different university, Kennesaw State University. The Spectator gave me a lot of opportunities to grow as an artist and develop a work ethic that I would use in a workplace ...

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