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Asbestos: Danger tape may have sounded false alarm

Red tape and warning signs of an asbestos hazard kept students off of the sidewalk at the College of Education Wednesday afternoon. The tape labeled “DANGER ASBESTOS” stretched from the sidewalk running along the education building to the doors by Einstein’s Bros. Bagels. Construction workers who are replacing roofing and carpeting in the building said that asbestos was found inside, ...

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Georgia Hall revokes resident visitation rights

Visitation privileges for all Georgia Hall residents have been temporarily revoked for reasons that have yet to be clarified. According to Leighia Hammond, associate director of Housing, the suspension of visitation rights is in response to numerous reports of vandalism and damage that have happened within the past few weeks. Housing and Residence Life are working to ensure that students ...

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Internet privacy act proposed

While internet privacy is a huge concern, both here at VSU and elsewhere, the Obama Administration has released what they call a Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights, which intends to give people the right to control how personal data is collected and used. According to a press release put out by the Administration, the Bill of Rights, which is intended ...

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SGA: Building back on budget, cookout planned

Plans for the new Health Sciences building are back underway according to the SGA meeting on Feb. 27 in the UC Magnolia room. SGA Comptroller Drew McCall announced that thanks to letters written to legislature, the Health Sciences building for VSU medical field majors is now back on the budget. “The letters were necessary because four schools from Atlanta got ...

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“Students Offering Support” to hold first meeting

“Students Offering Support” will hold its first meeting Monday 5:30 p.m. on the second floor of Powell Hall East in the conference room. The meeting is open to any students who feels they need assistance with substance abuse problem and also to those who feel like they would be able to help others through their own personal motivation and success ...

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Home invaded near campus

The case of a home invasion near Williams and Moore Street is still under investigation. Director of Information Technology Joe Newton sent out a mass e-mail today at 4:47 p.m., to inform the VSU community of the incident. VPD contacted the VSUPD about the incident and asked for students to report any suspicious activity. “People are urged to be cautious ...

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Brass Quill Gallery’s “Grand Opening Shenanigan” promotes local businesses

  The Brass Quill Gallery’s Grand Opening Shenanigan on Sat., Feb. 11 saw the Gallery’s front parking lot transform into a local business extravaganza. Vendors set up booths in the lot from 2 to 6 p.m. selling everything from hot dogs and records to T-shirts and ladies’ underwear. Businesses that turned out include Divided By Zero, Red Door Records, The ...

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USG bill may ban illegal immigrant students

The House Higher Education Committee met on Jan. 31 to discuss the bill that would ban illegal immigrants from attending all public colleges in Georgia. House Bill 59, sponsored by Rep. Tom Rice, was proposed last year to prevent illegal immigrants from taking seats at Georgia colleges away from those students who are here legally, according to an article published ...

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Current COVID-19 Stats for Valdosta State University

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