Election activities heat up at VSU

Oct 23rd, 2014 | By

Written By: LaMarcus Wilkerson It’s election time again, and a few organizations on campus are aiming to encourage college students to vote in the 2014 midterm election.   Nationally, Rock the Vote, a large nonprofit and nonpartisan organization, launched a campaign strictly for that purpose.   The “Care Like Crazy” campaign uses numerous ads to
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Domestic abuse project hung out to dry

Oct 23rd, 2014 | By

Written By: Jordan Hill The Women’s and Gender Studies program and VSU administrators are airing a different type of dirty laundry this year. Because of a dispute between WGST and VSU’s top administrators, the program will not hang T-shirts on clotheslines to create awareness of sexual assault and domestic violence for the first time in
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VSU homecoming starts off with a bang, not a fizzle

Oct 23rd, 2014 | By

Written By: Tatyana Phelps Homecoming Week is in full swing, and the campus is ablaze with festivities as the VSU community engages in one of the biggest celebrations of the school year. “Homecoming is a highlight, one of the key highlights of a fall semester,” SGA President Tyler Barker said. “It’s simply a time to
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CCC discusses changes made to VSU’s homepage and more

Oct 23rd, 2014 | By

Written By: Mayah Cantave On Oct. 16, 2014 the Creative Content Coordinatiors met together to discuss the most effective way to get information to students at VSU.   According to the VSU website, the CCC is a network of VSU faculty, staff, and graduate assistants responsible for creating content via web, e-newsletters, printed publications, social
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VSU enhancing safety

Oct 23rd, 2014 | By

Written By: Lia Armistead Last semester, junior Lizzie Lohmar was using all the proper precautions to walk across Paterson Street, including crossing at the pedestrian cross walk, when she was suddenly struck by a pick-up truck turning left off of College Street. The accident was fatal, causing VSU students and faculty to raise concern about
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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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