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2012-11-08

Reduce, reuse, recycle Remerton

“Reduce, reuse, recycle Remerton.”   This was the chant of the RRRR group that protested in front of Remerton City Hall with picket signs. From 4:30p.m to 5:30p.m., a small group of students gathered at the end of Poplar Street to speak out against Remerton’s lack of a recycling program.   “I’m not in charge of this, I just assigned ...

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PopAddict: Spears to release novel

Hello World—Anthony here to wrap up all the things in pop culture that had us all talking this week.   This week marked the return of the peach state’s version of the Real Housewives franchise, or as I like to call them’ The Really Broke Housewives of Atlanta’.   Not much has changed since we last saw the ladies of ...

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Civil rights activist visits VSU

“I am somebody.” This was the chant of Evelyn Thomas and 12 other veterans as they stood handcuffed to the gates of the White House on Nov. 15, 2010, protesting the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy. As Thomas was arrested and carried away by police, she kept chanting, “I am somebody.” Cpl. Evelyn Thomas joined the Army National Guard on ...

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Blazer volleyball team prepares for postseason

The Valdosta State volleyball team will pack their bags in a couple weeks to head to the beach but the trip will be far from a vacation. Pensacola, Fla,. again is the destination for this year’s Gulf South Conference tournament where the Blazers will try to make history by winning a conference title for the first time ever. The hosting ...

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When civility takes a back seat

Congratulations, Mr. President, on maintaining your seat. Now that the election is over, we can get back to normal. What is normal?  I ask this because normalcy as it pertains to the highest office in the land has taken a definite turn in the last decade.  Sure, when Nixon staged a burglary, the office took a bruise.  When Clinton “didn’t ...

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IFC gains new fraternity

Tailgating, studying and unity.   Greek life is one of the largest organizations at VSU and still continues to grow. Alpha Kappa Lambda fraternity hopes to join Greek life becoming the 10th chapter of InterFraternity Council (IFC).   If AKL joins IFC they will not only become the biggest council of Greek life, but one of the first interracial chapters ...

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Education Career Day to reveal job opportunities

Education majors will get the chance to meet with prospective employers from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday in the U.C Magnolia and Cypress rooms. “This is a time for education majors to come and meet with school systems’ representatives to find out about job opportunities,” James Taylor, associate director of Career Services, said. “Students that are doing student ...

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Sarah Whetsell named Miss VSU

The title of Miss VSU could only go to one young woman, and on Saturday Sarah Whetsell, a junior nursing major, began the reign of the newly crowned Miss VSU. Twelve contestants competed in front of a supportive and energetic crowd Saturday in the historic return of the Miss VSU pageant. A stage full of talented, smart and beautiful women ...

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CWVSU holds Men’s Appreciation dinner

Behind every successful man is a strong collegiate woman. On Wednesday night, the Collegiate Women of VSU hosted their first annual Men’s Appreciations Dinner. “Men do so much around campus, they deserve a home cooked meal,” India Green, president of CWVSU, said. “We appreciate them.” Men were seated by members of CWVSU. They were excited to see the menu. There ...

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Be Healthy: Fitness myths

Three Fitness Myths   There are tons of fitness and health myths floating around that mislead those who are trying to live a healthy lifestyle. It is important to be properly educated and not fall victim to false myths that can hinder your from your fitness goals. Here are three myths that are commonly believed, but are not true.   ...

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