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Steam near Palms just condensation

Written by Joe Adgie   The steam coming from the ground in front of Palms Dining is not steam at all, but rather “water runoff”, according to an anonymous employee with Plant Ops. The employee, who declined to be named, explained that this “water runoff” was the result of the rains that have hit Valdosta lately. “It was so wet ...

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McKinney gets birthday surprise

President Bill McKinney turned 50 on Tuesday, but was out of town for a conference in Athens that day and the day before. While he was away, his wife, Dr. Dacia Charlesworth, and other members of the VSU community planned a birthday celebration for his return to campus on Wednesday.

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eMajor: Earn your bachelor’s degree online

Written by Will Lewis & Jennifer Gleason    Wake up, log on to Facebook, maybe turn down Pandora and go to class—this could be the new morning routine for some students.   VSU is now offering eMajor as an alternative to the traditional university experience.   VSU’s eLearning service has offered eCore for students who wish to take their core ...

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Zombies attack at Sustella

Centennial Hall residents looking for a cool breeze typically crack open their windows, but on Saturday, they got a bit more than they bargained for. At 8 a.m., growls, snarls, and screams echoed through Sustella parking deck. Why? Zombie attack.

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Residential corner block approved for demolition

The final countdown has begun for the demolition of 11 houses located across the street from the Fine Arts Building to make room for a four-story apartment with retail space.   South Carolina developer McAlister proposed the plan last year for the residential and commercial facility that will be aimed at students.   The Valdosta City Council approved the immediate ...

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Jury reaches verdict on Zaccari trial

Both sides are touting victory following the trial between former VSU president Dr. Ronald Zaccari and former VSU student Hayden Barnes. A federal jury in Atlanta ruled that Dr. Zaccari violated Barnes’ rights to due process. The court decided that Dr. Zaccari must pay $50,000 with a 15-percent annual interest increase in addition to all court fees. “I am pleased ...

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WGST asks Valdosta to rise up, strike back

There are approximately three-billion women in the world. Approximately one-billion of those women will be assaulted, either sexually or physically, in their lifetime. VSU plans to join others around the world in one, large, revolution to end these atrocities. “This one-out-of-three translates to One Billion women worldwide, and being a woman and having many friends, coworkers, and relatives who are ...

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Blazeview to get a new look this May

Starting in May, there will be a major change in how VSU students take quizzes, learn about upcoming projects, and submit assignments. Blazeview has been an essential tool for VSU. VSU has been using the Learning Management System Blackboard which is designed to manage online classroom activities and communications between faculty and students. “The new platform that is scheduled to ...

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City, county honor champs

Despite the presence of strong winds and immense cloud cover, the highly-anticipated Parade of Champions took place Wednesday evening. VSU, Lowndes County and the city of Valdosta came together to honor the Division II National Championship teams from the past year.

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