Campus Wellness smoking ban follow up

Oct 23rd, 2014 | By

Written By: Marquez Slaughter Campus Wellness has followed up on the tobacco ban on VSU’s campus by providing a program for VSU faculty, staff and students who use tobacco products and are willing to quit. This program is called Freshstart, which is a free smoking cessation program of the American Cancer Society. The Freshstart program
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How To Stop Cravings

Oct 23rd, 2014 | By

Written By: Hailey Nelson Do you tend to start craving sweet, salty or sugary foods when stress creeps up or when you just want a quick pick-me-up? All of the sugar, carbs and caffeine that we consume on the go only give us a temporary boost of energy. It may take practice to form new
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TrekDesk to Make People Healthier at Work

Oct 23rd, 2014 | By

Written By: Cole Edwards A former social worker has invented a new approach that will allow millions of working adults to walk the walk and talk the talk.   Steve Bordley, founder and CEO of the Arizona-based TrekDesk, designed a desk small enough to fit around virtually any treadmill that allows for the user to walk
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New Anonymous App Made for Students

Oct 23rd, 2014 | By

Written By: Mayah Cantave A new anonymous photo-sharing app for college students, Unseen, was recently released at Valdosta State University, and students are taking notice.   “It’s hilarious and entertaining, but it’s bound to piss someone off” Camille Pollitt, senior mass media major, said. “(It will make) me question the next time I Snapchat something.”  
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Yoga poses may improve quality of sleep for students

Oct 16th, 2014 | By

Written By: Hailey Nelson During midterms we can’t help but feel pressured and stressed out with all the tests and lists of things we have to do. Developing the habit of doing certain relaxation poses before bed can help with better sleep and establish a clear mindset. Yoga allows us to bring our attention to our
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VSU Student experiments with mixed genres, gets signed to label

Oct 16th, 2014 | By

Written By: Cole Edwards Junior mass media major Taylor Ashworth is one half of $unday $ervice, an EDM duo who plan to release their first EP titled “The Beat Don’t Stop” in the coming month. The album is filled with trap and dubstep music. “Overall, I make EDM music, which naturally has a lot of
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Volunteers make strides for charity track meet

Oct 16th, 2014 | By

Written By: Marquez Slaughter The Sigma Iota chapter of Alpha Phi Omega partnered with the Delta Phi chapter of Iota Phi Theta to start Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a charity track meet at Valdosta Middle School Sunday. The charity track meet held events such as the 100, 200, 400, 4×1, 4×4, men’s and women’s sprint
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VSU welcomes Kel Mitchell last weekend

Oct 13th, 2014 | By

This story was written by Adrienne Fry. Acting, faith, family and orange soda—VSU students got a blast from the past Friday night when ‘90s Nickelodeon actor Kel Mitchell took the stage for a Q-and-A.  SGA, the African American Studies Department and the Office of Social Equity teamed up to sponsor this informative Q-and-A-style lecture featuring
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Professors personalize house calls to students

Oct 9th, 2014 | By

By:Kristin Whitman VSU Residence Life changed up the traditional meaning of a commonly known phrase with its “House Calls” program Sept. 29 and 30.   If you’re familiar with the term “house call,” you know it involves a doctor coming to check up on you if you’re sick. However, for this “House Calls” program, VSU
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Conventional wallets may be obsolete

Oct 9th, 2014 | By

By: Marquez Slaughter Apple Inc. will release a feature for iPhone 6 carriers this month that will save pocket space and provide financial security. “Gone are the days of searching for your wallet,” Apple.com said on its website advertising the Apple Pay, a new feature that will allow iPhone 6 users to pay directly from
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