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Committees start president search

The Presidential Search and Screen Committee, the Special Regents’ Search Committee and Myers-McRae Executive Search and Consulting firm are now on the pursuit for VSU’s next president, after holding their first meeting on Sept. 8 at 1 p.m., in the University Center’s Executive Dining Room. According to Robert Watts, an Office of the Chancellor official, the goal of the committees ...

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VSU NAACP attempt to save a death row prisoner

The VSU NAACP is contributing to world-wide efforts to have the death sentence of prisoner Troy Davis from Savannah lifted. Davis is scheduled to die by lethal injection for allegedly murdering a police officer. Although Davis is scheduled to die on Sept. 21, the VSU NAACP along with other people across the world, are arguing that there is not enough ...

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SGA covers new plans for senate

The Student Government Association discussed the freshmen election results, senate seat nominations, as well as a sergeant at arms nomination, and mentioned a senate retreat scheduled in October as well as homecoming committee activities planned for that week during Monday night’s meeting in the Student Union. SGA president Graham Davis was pleased with the meeting’s turnout of newly welcomed freshmen ...

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Blazers squeeze by Wingate in double OT

The Blazers fought hard through two overtime periods to silence the Bulldog fans at home in Wingate. Austen Roberts scored the game winning touchdown in double overtime to give No. 20 VSU a 34-28 victory over No.14 Wingate at Irwin Belk Stadium Saturday afternoon. The hard-fought game concluded when Roberts faked a hand off to running back Theseus Jackson and ...

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VSU rents used textbooks

Starting this fall semester, the VSU bookstore will offer a textbook rental program, giving students the option to rent instead of buy certain textbooks. Bethanie Brogdon, the director of University Stores, says that the announcement was made at the beginning of the school term. Like popular textbook rental sites, the Textbook Rental Program is designed to save students money. However, ...

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VSU nursing professor died Sept. 1

Nursing professor, Dr. Susan Wold passed away on Sept. 1. Wold was a dedicated instructor at VSU, having worked 13 years as a faculty member at the College of Nursing. Wold had devoted 42 years of her life in the pursuit of public health, working 42 years as a nurse and 35 years as an educator, according to the Valdosta ...

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VSU, Valdosta host 9/11 events

Valdosta may have been far from New York City and Washington, D.C. at the time of the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2011, but its citizens have not forgotten the wave of patriotism the country felt that day. Two memorials are scheduled to take place on Sunday to commemorate 9/11, one at the ...

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Tipsy Transit still riding, unlocks cars

Despite recent rumors, the Tipsy Transit is still open for business and no longer just provides a ride to those who are under the influence of alcohol. Felix Vayder, founder and owner of the Tipsy Transit, said he was relieved that the Valdosta area police have finally recognized the Tipsy Transit as an official business. “I have people call and ...

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Macadoo’s is no more; introducing Zacadoo’s

What’s in a name? A lot, Macadoo’s is learning. Macadoo’s is changing its name in order to avoid legal entanglement from a family restaurant with the same name. “Macado’s” is the original family resturant with locations throughout the south, including North Carolina, and Virginia. According to the Macado’s website, the family resturant is popular with the college crowd with their ...

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Current COVID-19 Stats for Valdosta State University

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