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2012-09-20

SGA goes on safety walkthrough

VSU officials, Student Government Association representatives and the VSU police chief all partook in a walk through campus Wednesday night in order to address concerns about campus lighting. The walk started at West Hall and ended in front of the Education Building where new lights where new LED lights have been installed. The LED lights provide clearer resolution in darker ...

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Bynes ignores Lohan’s shady tweets

Hello World—Anthony here.  As usual it’s time to wrap up everything that had us talking in celebrity news. In “ the pot calling the kettle black news”, Twitter was abuzz on Sunday when former (insert big question mark) hard partying actress Lindsay Lohan threw some serious shade at troubled actress Amanda Bynes. Referring to Bynes recent run ins with the ...

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Ten ways to treat your parents this weekend

Get ready students! Friday marks the first day of the 2012 Parents Weekend so be prepared to make this weekend one that your parents will enjoy. To avoid watching TV this weekend, show your parents the perks of Valdosta with this list of 10 things to do: Give your stomach a break from campus dining and take your parents to ...

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Mixed media exhibit inspires students

The Fine Arts Gallery at VSU is going wild.  “Truth in Animals,” a mixed-media art exhibit by Linda Mitchell, opened this week to positive reception. The exhibition will run until Oct. 5 in the Fine Arts Gallery. Artists are voted on by a committee of faculty members from the art department. “[The] Faculty felt that students and [the] community could ...

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‘Art After Dark’ displays variety of local artists

Downtown Valdosta is hosting its monthly “Art After Dark” event Friday, September 21 in hopes to bring awareness to local artists. The event is held every third Friday of the month from 6-9 p.m. Everyone is welcome to experience the transformation of downtown Valdosta into a collection of amazing indoor and outdoor galleries. Local artists will be selling their work ...

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School yourself on candidates

As we move towards the presidential election, the constant display of the ‘issues’ by the leading political candidates can cause more confusion than clarity.   Topics are thrown at us from all directions: on television, the Internet and even on campus. To fully understand the candidates we need to ask ourselves a rather simple question: how do the issues pertain ...

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VSU soccer prepared to host top ranked UNA

A 5-0 undefeated Lady Blazer squad faces off against Gulf South Conference defending champion North Alabama Friday at 5 p.m. This will be one of the Lady Blazers toughest games of the season as North Alabama was voted to repeat as Conference Champions and are ranked 22nd in the country. The Lions will enter Friday’s game coming off a loss ...

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Blazer football host Tigers Saturday

Rivalry week is here. The Blazers are fired up to take on GSC top ranked West Alabama under the lights Saturday night at 7 p.m. in Bazemore-Hyder stadium. “This is the best team in the Gulf South Conference and we’re going to have to play them that way,” Coach Dean, the Blazer’s head coach, said. Saturday will be the Blazers ...

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LASA features Mayan calendar for Hispanic Heritage Month

Christmas will come early for conspiracy buffs–or maybe not at all, according to the Mayan Calendar. This October, students will be able to explore the apocalypse theory of the Mayan calendar for Hispanic Heritage Month through various aspects– ranging from mathematics to astronomy. This month-long exploration of the Mayan calendar will be kicked off on Sept. 27 by the Latin ...

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People Poll: Should there be more lighting on campus?

“I think they should put more lights in Oak Street. There are only a few there and they are all burned out.” Ashley White senior criminal justice major “It’s not that much light by the strip behind the education building.” Destiny Aighobahi junior biology major “I haven’t felt unsafe yet.” Joe Pyles junior nursing major “I feel like the area ...

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