Fraternity Hosts Public Presentation of Kendrick Johnson Case

Dec 8th, 2014 | By

Tuesday Oct. 28, Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity International held a public presentation by the lieutenant over the investigative division of the Lowndes County Sheriff’s office, supervisor Stride Jones. The presentation covered the case and evidence gathered within the case that started Jan. 11 2013 when the body of high school student Kendrick Johnson was
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SGA Recaps Homecoming Week and No More

Dec 8th, 2014 | By

SGA sported their new polo shirts Monday night where they reviewed the events of homecoming week and discussed opinions they heard from students for each event. The information will be used to better help SGA make the next homecoming better. Some reviews talked about were the lack of food at the carnival Monday and bad
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SGA Takes Rec Hours Survey

Dec 8th, 2014 | By

The Student Government Association received five new senators at its last meeting of the semester. After the oath of office swear in SGA introduced their guest speaker vice president of University of Advancement John Crawford and took a survey about the recreation center hours of operation. SGA took the survey not in representation of Valdosta
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SGA to Co-sponsor Scream Fest

Dec 8th, 2014 | By

SGA covered various topics during their weekly Monday night meeting. Homecoming week and events were reviewed. SGA will not be holding a meeting Monday Oct. 20 due to the week of homecoming. President Tyler Barker went over SGAs involvement and participation for each event. According to Barker, provost Rogers suggested a competition for the tailgate
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Students Protest Ben Carson Event

Dec 8th, 2014 | By

Outside the Fine Arts building last Thursday, students, faculty, staff and community members of Valdosta protested the arrival of Ben Carson and his speaking at VSU. The peaceful protest was put together by the sociology club. Both presidents, Ashlie Prain, junior, and Jarrett Wilson, senior, sociology majors were in attendance. In addition to protesting they
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SGA Discuss, Debate and Decide Homecoming King and Queen Qualifications

Dec 8th, 2014 | By

SGA Senators offered input for qualifications for next year’s homecoming king and queen in the last meeting. Senator Matthew Cowan presented a resolution for homecoming King. Following his presentation, the senators started a discussion over the qualifications for homecoming king and queen. SGA Senators were in agreement that the GPA should be raised for homecoming
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VSU community reacts to Ferguson

Dec 4th, 2014 | By

Written By: LaMarcus Wilkerson Like much of the nation, the VSU community reacted to the most recent events in Ferguson in a way that expressed its discomfort and frustration. Several demonstrations held by various organizations have occurred on campus since students returned from Thanksgiving break and more protests are expected to happen in the near
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Holiday events on campus

Dec 4th, 2014 | By

Written By:  Lia Armistead The holiday season is upon us and VSU is hosting many events in the next week to help students, faculty and staff get in the holiday spirit while finishing the semester. VSU community members have an opportunity to help a child in need this holiday season by becoming a Holiday Helper.
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Bush comes to VSU

Dec 4th, 2014 | By

Written By: Cole Edwards It’s slightly more rare than an agreement in Congress: A former U.S. president will be on campus today as part of a visit to a city he once called home. On Wednesday, former President George W. Bush arrived in Valdosta for a speaking engagement tonight at Georgia Christian School’s annual benefit
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Systematic shortcomings to blame for Michael Brown case, not race

Dec 4th, 2014 | By
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Written by: John Preer  The fragile faith minorities have in the justice system has been left out cold in the streets like Michael Brown’s uncovered, lifeless body. The nation is in a state of disarray and a lot of people seem to be confused, misinformed or just oblivious to the situation America has found itself
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