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VSU Honors program hosts Haunted House

 The Honor’s Program will hold its annual haunted house today until Saturday from 8 p.m. to midnight.  The theme this year will be “Rolling Meadows, Bed and Breakfast.” The house will resemble a Bed and Breakfast hotel, run by Ma Poppins. Everyone who enters the house will be considered guests of the hotel.   The twist-Poppins is a wicked woman who ...

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Poissons de Chants on display

 An unusual art form is now on display at the VSU art gallery. The show’s title, “Poissons de Chant,” translates to “The Singing Fish.”  The exhibit, on display from Oct. 20 to Nov. 5, showcases Tom Lundquist’s series of images made entirely by digital technologies including Adobe Photoshop and computer-animated programs.  The series shows the journey of a school of ...

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Students bring awareness to bullying

 On Oct. 20, people across the nation wore purple to bring awareness to “homophobic bullying” and remember those who have been affected by it. Over the past month, the media has highlighted six young men who committed suicide due to their inability to cope with the ongoing pressures of being homosexual.  Students are showing their respects to the families and ...

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Greeks to host fall festival

  On Saturday, Oct. 24, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. and the Greek community will host the 2010 community fall festival on the front lawn of VSU from 1-4 p.m.  The event will be open to all community members and children.   Boys and Girls Clubs of Valdosta will be attending the festivities. All booths are sponsored by Greek sorority and ...

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Four candidates for Provost/VPAA chosen

 The Search and Screening Committee is currently looking for Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and have selected four candidates to appear on campus for interviews on Nov. 9-19.   More than 50 applications were received for the position.   Initially, the 18-member committee interviewed all of the candidates in Atlanta during the second weekend in October. From the 10 ...

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Blazers look to redeem`09 loss at UNA tonight

 Nobody likes to lose to a rival.  That is especially true when it is in the form of a 62-27 beatdown on national television.  That was the case last season, when the Valdosta State Blazers faced the then No. 1 ranked North Alabama Lions.  The 2009 loss, in which UNA racked up 518 yards of offense, was the sixth worst ...

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Time to vote is near

     With Midterm Elections less than three weeks away, many students at VSU aren’t aware of the candidates or the importance of voting in local elections.  “I don’t know who’s running,” Ashley Hamilton, psychology major said. “I don’t watch the news.”   According to the Georgia Secretary of State Voter Registration System, Valdosta’s highest voter turnout in the latest election was ...

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Peace corps to recruit at Valdosta

 VSU students who are interested in indulging in another culture, while helping a community flourish can attend a Peace Corps recruitment event on Nov. 18 in the Magnolia Room in the UC.  The Peace Corps is an independent government-funded agency that sends volunteers to live and work in one of 77 countries for 27 months.  The volunteers must commit to ...

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Chefs get fancy with Ramen Noodles

Thursday night, Blazer Dining held their Ramen Noodle Challenge: Battle of the Chefs in Palms Dining Center. The event was part of Blazer Dining’s monthly promotional “Game On” series.

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