SGA Lays Out Plans For New Year

Aug 28th, 2014 | By

Written By: LaShawn Oglesby The Student Government Association (SGA) swore in all of the sophomores, upperclassmen and graduate senators before going over their strategic plan for the academic year at their first meeting of the semester. Last Monday at 8 p.m. in the University Center, the president of SGA, Tyler Barker, read and explained SGA’s
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West Hall Gets Needed Makeover

Aug 28th, 2014 | By

 Written By: Jessica Cooke After being under construction since spring 2014, West Hall is showing signs of further progression due to the efforts of architects to meet the scheduled completion date. Construction began as a result of issues with the air conditioning equipment. According to Raymond Sable, director of Physical Plant and Facilities Planning, West
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VSU Cracks Down On Former Professor Protesting Against Confederate Memorials In Georgia

Aug 22nd, 2014 | By

Written By: John Stephen Political controversy is brewing between the highest officials at VSU and a former VSU professor over the use of the professor’s email to promote an effort to remove Confederate monuments and celebrations in Georgia. In June, sociology professor Mark P. George joined forces with Reverend Floyd Rose, president of the Southern
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Facebook and Google goes Global

Jul 15th, 2014 | By

Written By: Will Lewis VSU students soon may be able to literally look up at their internet service provider as the connect to wifi seamlessly both at home and abroad. The revelation comes as two tech giants, Facebook and Google, battle it out to create a universally connected globe.   Currently, according to Mark Zuckerberg,
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Seniors display artwork in Fine Arts gallery

May 1st, 2014 | By


McKinney to give the state of VSU

May 1st, 2014 | By

By: Joe Adgie For the first time, President McKinney will give the State of the University in a speech on Friday. McKinney will discuss what VSU has done in the past year and plans for the university in the future. “Because Valdosta State University’s accomplishments, your accomplishments at our university, are deserving of recognition and
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ATM relocation to start

May 1st, 2014 | By

By: Neil Frawley The long awaited move of the ATM from the University Center to the Student Union has been in talks again, with the latest goal to have it ready by the start of classes in August. “The ATM is going to move to the Union,” President William McKinney said. “My hope is that
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Fall break in, dead day out

May 1st, 2014 | By

By: LaShawn Oglesby After months of deliberation, the issue of VSU’s academic calendar for the year 2015-2016 has been resolved. The final decision was made by VSU President William McKinney last week. The calendar will include a four-day finals week for fall and spring semester, a three-day Thanksgiving break and a two-day fall break. There
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A new order for SGA

May 1st, 2014 | By

By: Joe Adgie The Jimerson administration passed the torch to the Barker administration on Monday night. SGA President Tyler Barker was sworn in at a ceremony in the Student Union, which also served as the final SGA meeting until August. Before he was sworn in, however, outgoing SGA President Will Jimerson had some final thoughts
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Sanfoka celebrates graduates

May 1st, 2014 | By

By: LaMarcus Wilkerson The African American Studies department will be hosting their thirteenth annual multicultural graduation ceremony on May 9 in the Student Union Theater at 7 p.m. The celebration has been ongoing since 2000 and will continue to honor this year’s graduates. However, the AFAM department extends its invitations to all students. Calvin Walker,
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