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SGA nominates judicial board

Ariel Felton Staff Writer arfelton@valdosta.edu  In the most recent meeting of the SGA, held this Monday at 8 p.m., the senators elected justices, nominated senators for empty seats and also attempted to review the newest suggested changes to the constitution, causing the meeting to run over two hours.  The first order of business was the judicial board nominees: Morgan Roberts, ...

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Comedy show a hit: Room reaches capacity during Wednesday night’s comedy show at the U.C.

Nina Wright Staff Writer nwright@valdosta.edu  CAB entertained VSU students with a comedy show on last night in the University Center.  Students of all classifications packed in the room, forcing the show to start late. Students were turned away at the door because the room reached capacity.  The crowd started to become anxious from the wait, but once the show started ...

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Clothesline project increases domestic violence awareness

Jasmine Hicks Staff Writer jshicks@valdosta.edu  In light of rising domestic violence in the Valdosta community, the Women and Gender studies program has made great attempts to increase awareness among the students.  Both assistant directors and activists for the WGST program agree that many types of domestic violence occur every day around our community and campus.  Now along with others they ...

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Faculty recieves new grants

Candice McGriff Staff Writer clmcgriff@valdosta.edu  President Patrick J. Schloss acknowledged that despite a $15 million budget reduction, VSU’s faculty and staff continues to provide opportunities, in such that VSU received $2,607,292 in new grants and contracts during the 2008-2009 academic year.�  In recognizing Ernest Duncan, one of VSU’s chefs in his 40 years of service, in a letter, Dr. Schloss ...

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The Spectator talks with President Schloss

 The Spectator has the monthly oppourtunity to sit down with VSU President Dr. Patrick J. Schloss. This month the main topics of disscussion were homecoming, the complaints of the health center turning away students and the forum held on Monday in regards to the Confederate flag. Students are urged to submit questions to The Spectator for next month. Send questions ...

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New Student Union to bring jobs for students

Brittany Briscoe Staff Writer blbriscoe@valdosta.edu  VSU Student Life is looking for approximately 40 new workers for the Student Union, which will be the largest student employed building on campus.  “We are looking for building managers, information desk assistants, set up technicians, game room attendants and audio visual technicians,” said John Wright, Associate Director of Student Life.  The Building Manager will ...

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SGA welcomes new senators to the senate

Danielle Everson Managing Editor dveverson@valdosta.edu   VSU students will soon have the chance to vote on changes in the Student Government Association constitution, as SGA President Kelli Cody presented the senate with tentative revisions at their meeting Monday night.   Other topics of discussion included welcoming of new senators, voter registration, a senate retreat, homecoming and Judicial Board voting.  SGA finally reached ...

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ZTA paints campus pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

Crissie Elrick Photo Editor  cmelrick@valdosta.edu  By wearing pink today, faculty, staff, and students can help the members of Zeta Tau Alpha paint the campus pink in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  ZTA will have a booth on the pedestrian mall between Nevins and West Halls. Information about breast cancer can be obtained at the booth, and with a $1 ...

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VSU student making national news

Francesca Zagami interviews Ashleigh Kenny from VSU Spectator on Vimeo. Francesca Zagami Staff Writer frzagami@valdosta.edu  Ashleigh Kenny, a VSU English major, has been at the center of a nationwide political controversy caused by a simple cotton shirt with a complex message:  “RIP the U.S. Constitution.” Kenny’s message has been debated and misinterpreted on national television and the internet.  Kenny’s T-shirt ...

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IT repairs campus wireless networks in residence halls

Amy Johstono Staff Writer acjohstono@valdosta.edu   On campus residents have apparently been having problems with Internet services on campus.  IT received the patches to fix the hardware Monday and put them on Tuesday, according to Joe Newton Director of Information Technology.  The patches were applied to the wireless network hardware  to help fix the technical issues students in residence halls have ...

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