VSU rolling anti tobacco measures

Oct 16th, 2014 | By

Written By: Kristin Whitman If you must smoke, take your “butts” off VSU campus.   The tobacco ban has been fully enforced for a little over two weeks now, and the ban depends on the VSU community to let people know tobacco use is not at all allowed on campus.   The University System of
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Ebola webinar to educate students

Oct 16th, 2014 | By

Written By: John Preer Perhaps the most infectious quality of Ebola is the fear that seems to spread just as indiscriminately as the virus itself.  In response to the epidemic, the Georgia Board of Regents will host a one hour webinar on the University System of Georgia’s website. The webinar is called, “Ebola: Guidance for
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Robbery hits campus again

Oct 16th, 2014 | By

Written By: Kenzie Kesselring A robbery was reported on VSU’s campus between the Student Union and Odum library on Monday night.   According to Cindy Cobb, VSUPD lieutenant, the department has no leads in the case and is unsure if this robbery and other recent ones in the area are related.   The victim was
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VSU Steps up in October

Oct 16th, 2014 | By

Written By: Lia Armistead Organizations across campus strive to ‘Save The Ta-Tas’ One in every eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime, making the disease the second leading cause of death among women in the U.S., According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation. VSU organizations do many things each year in
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Security force effective, VSU police chief says

Oct 9th, 2014 | By

Written By: Alex Tostado Since VSU has hired security guards last semester, there have not been many incidents for them to report. VSU brought on a team of security guards in the spring to alleviate the danger of recent crimes on campus. According to Scott Doner, director of the University Police Department, there are two
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Board of Regents comes to VSU, long haitus over

Oct 9th, 2014 | By

Written By: Jordan Barela Valdosta State University is set to host the next meeting for the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia on Oct. 14-15. “It is a great honor to be selected to host our esteemed board, and I am truly looking forward to having them visit our beautiful campus and
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VSU student body shrinks

Oct 9th, 2014 | By
enrollment

By: Kenzie Kesselring     The number of students enrolled at VSU has dropped for the fall 2014 semester, leading many to wonder how it will affect the university.   According to VSU’s Office of Institutional Research, in fall 2013 VSU had 11,885 students enrolled in classes and by spring 2014 that number fell to
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SGA outlines Homecoming events

Oct 9th, 2014 | By

By: Taymara Tait This week the SGA meeting focused on the events of Homecoming, the upcoming safety summit and the Kel Mitchell appearance. Homecoming week, which runs from Oct. 20 to Oct. 24 and continues throughout the weekend, was the focal point of the meeting.   Tyler Barker, SGA president, addressed the Homecoming plans in
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McKinney shifts student affairs

Oct 2nd, 2014 | By ,
Russell Mast x2

Written By: Elan Waite & John Stephen   One day he was in, and the next he was out. Russell Mast, a VSU staff member since 1989, no longer works for VSU in any capacity as of last Thursday, according to VSU President William McKinney.   On Sept. 25, Dr. McKinney sent an email to
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Historic house in danger

Oct 2nd, 2014 | By

Written By: LaMarcus Wilkerson VSU students, faculty and staff members assembled Wednesday night to listen to an architectural historian lecture about the Nichols House, a historic home near campus that has recently been threatened with demolition. Dr. Alfred Willis, a Valdosta native that now lives in Tennessee, gave a presentation titled “Valdosta’s Ultramodern Masterpiece: The
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