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Construction ends soon

 Students may be forced to take detours to class.   Though there will be major repairs and remodeling in various areas, the most significant construction is being done to both Ashley Hall on the main campus and the Health Sciences Administration Building on north campus.  Ashley Hall is part of a historic renovation process.  Once completed, it will have faculty offices ...

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Spring 2012 commencement coming soon

Editor’s Note: The time of commencement for the Langdale College of Business Administration was listed incorrectly in the April 26 issue of the Spectator as 10 a.m. on May 5. The correct time is 1 p.m. on May 5.     ——————————————————————————————————————————————————- Congratulations, grads! All commencement ceremonies are held in the P.E. Complex on Baytree Road. Parking nearest to the ...

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Hungry students learn about ill-fed community

On Wednesday night the Hunger Awareness Dinner was held to shed light on the issue of hunger and food waste around the community.  Speakers from various organizations such as: LAMP, Student Action Council, Haven, Peanut Butter and Jesus, Blazer Pantry and Hungry at Home were present to speak against the negative issue of hunger.  The event began as tables were ...

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Gas prices hurt VSU wallets

 As world leaders struggle to understanding rising gas prices, the VSU student population is heavily impacted by costs.   The rollercoaster ride associated with gas prices began its ascendancy prior to April of 2009.  At the onset, the price per gallon was close to $2 per gallon.  However, a peak of $4 per gallon, on average nationally, hit the pumps two ...

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Slut Walk seeks to change norms

 VSU has chosen to participate with the Slut Walk Valdosta today on the Palms Quad beginning at 5 p.m. for Sexual Assault Awareness month  The Slut Walk will proceed around the campus, and end at the starting point where there will be tables set up with information.  There will be speakers present at the event from the police department and ...

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Odum Library lends books digitally to e-reader users

 Despite increased availability of electronic reading applications and devices, library circulation numbers are still on the rise at Odum Library. � When asked how many books have been checked out this year compared to previous years, Interim Librarian Dr. Alan Bernstein said, “As many as ever.”  “I know it bucks the system right now for most academic institutions but the ...

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VSU to host Take Back the Night and the Red Flag Campaign

VSU will host Take Back the Night and the Red Flag Campaign in conjunction with one another this evening at 7:30 p.m. on the front lawn in front of West Hall. Take Back the Night is an annual event that is held in recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness month whereas the Red Flag Campaign is new to VSU and is ...

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Grad school hosts event to educate undergraduates

 The graduate program hosted an event called “Is Graduate School for Me?” on Monday in the Student Union Ballroom aimed to help undergraduate students learn about the masters programs here at VSU as part of Graduate Student Week.  Dr. Alfred Fuciarelli, assistant vice-president of research and dean of the graduate school, and students from the graduate program were there to ...

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Ebilling made easier

 In addition to receiving excess financial aid electronically, students can now pay for services such as orientation and housing using VSU’s new online payment system. � The new system, known as Touchnet, is a real-time, third-party payment system that encompasses eBill and eRefund.  According to Sue Fuciarelli, vice president for finance and administration, the move to Touchnet was made in ...

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Celebrating Earth Day

 Students Against Violating the Environment (SAVE) will host Earth Day events in Drexel Park on Saturday from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.    “The purpose is celebrating the community, celebrating the earth,” Austin Sullivan, vice president of SAVE, said.  According to the Earth Day website, the events are designed to raise awareness of environmental issues.  This year’s SAVE event will ...

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