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Financial Literacy and VSYou: Tips to help students’ financial literacy

Like a strange growth on their otherwise simple lives, finances are something all students are aware of but few truly understand. Navigating the complexities of budget-making and credit building can help younger students take that first step in accepting this new aspect of their lives and be all the better for it. Literacy is an all-time important factor for living, ...

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Crime Report 9/10-9/16: Multiple arrests occur

September 10, 2018 At 9:00 p.m., a student reported the theft of a bicycle from outside of Brown Residence Hall. At 10:20 p.m., two students were involved in a physical altercation at Langdale Residence Hall. The case is under investigation. September 11, 2018 At 1:04 p.m., a staff member reported the theft of tools from a golf cart at the ...

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Freshman SGA senators reveal their road to success

SGA announced its new 2018 freshmen senators last Thursday, Aug. 30, and they’re raring to get to work. Filled with hopes and dreams, the freshman senators are ready to make changes at VSU. Sen. Aminata Lewis is just one in a sea of 21 ready to make it happen. Lewis, a psychology major, said one of her primary goals is ...

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SGA reveals Campus Rec updates, teams up with RHA

Having the largest senate number VSU has seen in years, SGA is more than excited to move forward into the 2018-2019 school year. After their successful retreat this past weekend, President Jacob Bell officially welcomed the new senators into SGA. It’s here where their real work as student representatives begins. Starting with a combined town hall, SGA and Housing and ...

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Crime Report 9/3-9/9: Larceny continues to stalk VSU

Sept. 4, 2018 At 12:04 a.m., a VSU student reported receiving unwanted contact from an ex-boyfriend in Reade Residence Hall. At 11:09 a.m., a VSU staff member reported the theft of 26 lamps off a VSU truck at the University Center. Sept. 6, 2018 At 8:30 a.m., a VSU student reported the theft of their cell phone in between the ...

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Lights Out: Unknown perp steals 26 VSU lamps

Twenty-six, four-inch foot lamps were stolen off the back of a VSU truck and are still missing. The theft, occurring between 10:00 and 11:00 a.m. on Sept. 4, was reported by Plant Operations Employee, Matthew Barfield, after finding the truck bed containing them empty. In between the hours that the theft occurred, Barfield and his co-worker visited four different locations ...

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Four VSU students affected in multi-car accident

Bee Garrell was returning to her car from class in hopes of preparing for a trip back home to South Carolina, but now she can’t because her car is totaled and there’s no family around to help her. On Sept.6, she and three other Valdosta State University students came back to Oak parking lot only to find their cars either ...

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VSU parking officials reveals parking updates

News of a new parking model came out at SGA’s first meeting of the year, but students will have to wait a little longer for the finished product, according to VSU’s top parking official. Last year, the Parking and Transportation Department of VSU came up with a model to improve the parking system on campus. This model was ultimately rejected. ...

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West Hall to be first major renovation since 1986

Renovations to West Hall have caused class disruptions, but VSU administration worked with the contractors to minimize distractions to students and professors, according to officials. Students likely noticed a rather jarring change to West Hall’s appearance upon arriving back at VSU this August. Large wooden planks have blocked the bottom floor of the southern wing of the academic hall from ...

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Communication students receive new computer lab

Students in the Communication Arts program at Valdosta State were welcomed back in style with $293,000 worth of upgrades around the department. Dr. Mark Borzi, communication arts department head, said the upgrades were made with students as its most important priority. The upgrades included two major projects and a few minor ones throughout the entire department. The first major project ...

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