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Virus attacks through jump drives

VSU Internet Technology has installed a patch on all university computers to block viruses from transferring to and from jump drives. In the end of October, there were reports that a virus was being transferred through jump drives among all university computers. The virus shows up as an unusual file on the jump drive and can transfer to any computer ...

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Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle visits VSU

VSU College Republicans presented Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle on Thursday from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Magnolia Room (A) of the University Center. Cagle is the incumbent candidate for the 2010 race. There will be Albany and Tallahassee news stations attending the event as well as the Valdosta Daily Times.  Also, invited guests include the Lowndes County GOP, ...

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‘Damn Yankees’ now playing

Valdosta State University Theatre and Dance Area presents “Damn, Yankees,” opened on Thursday night and can be seen at 7:30 p.m. in Sawyer Theatre, located on the first floor of the Fine Arts Building.  Damn, Yankees tells the story of baseball fan Joe Boyd (Jake Alley) as he sells his soul to a salesman named Applegate (Joel Moseley), who turns ...

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VSU Film Festival returns

The Valdosta Film Festival is coming back to VSU, with more films, prizes, laughs and suspense than last year. The Fifth Annual Valdosta Film Festival will take place on December 5 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Bailey Science Building. Changes from last year’s festival include the festival being open to the region, more films, and better prizes. ...

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Health Insurance Reform Now

Representatives and supporters for “Health Insurance Reform Now” posted flyers around VSU’s campus promoting people to write or call their member of Congress and voice their support on Obama’s health insurance reform. The purpose of “Health Insurance Reform Now” is to bring stability and security to those who currently have insurance, provide affordable coverage to those who don’t, and rein ...

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SGA talks run two hours on Monday

 Quorum was met, Sgt. of Arms were voted in, money was allocated, t-shirts were approved, buying ads and a finally approved SGA constitution were discussed, and a few guest speakers showed up to Monday night’s SGA meeting, which lasted for almost two hours.  Dean of Students Russ Mast started off the meeting telling SGA how much he appreciated all of ...

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1 Card protection an issue at VSU

 Despite the recent arrest of three VSU students, it seems as though many students find themselves unconcerned with the rules associated with having a 1 Card.  The 1 Card is issued to every VSU student and is intended for the use of the cardholder only.  Whether it is swiping your card for your meal plan or using your Blazer Bucks ...

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Health Center receives 400 doses of HIN1 vaccine shots

 After receiving 400 doses of the H1N1 Influenza vaccine that was disbursed starting last week to high-risk persons, VSU Student Health Center is now proving shots to other students, faculty and staff as of Wednesday.  According to the VSU website, the Student Health Center received a limited supply from which the vaccine was first disbursed, to those who have asthma, ...

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VSU flasher caught

 Last Thursday, the VSU Police Department arrested a suspect in the recent indecent exposure cases throughout Valdosta, after he was reportedly seen engaging in a sexual act in a stairwell of the Education Center.  According to VSUPD, around 1 p.m at the Education Center, a student, whose identity is not being released, was using the copy machine located in the ...

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Gunter named interim VPAA

 Dr. Phillip Gunter, Dean of the Dewar College of Education, has been selected by President Patrick Schloss to replace Dr. Louis Levy as the vice president of Academic Affairs (VPAA), serving as the interim provost until a permanent Vice President is chosen.  Starting Jan. 1, Dr. Gunter will leave his position as Dean of the Dewar College of Education to ...

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