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SHC to offer STD testing

 The Student Health Center will provide free testing and information about Gonorrhea and Chlamydia from the hours of 3 through 5 p.m. on Oct. 21.  This event will inform students about the dangers of living with an undocumented and untreated Sexually Transmitted Disease.  All Students must attend a brief 10-15 minute meeting before they can be tested.   Chlamydia and Gonorrhea ...

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VSUPD stops solicitors

Solicitors were stopped by Valdosta State Police outside of the Student Union yesterday. Corporal Joshua Luke and other police officers caught members of an off-campus organization trying to promote their upcoming party by leaving flyers at various locations on campus. “Solicitation on campus is unauthorized unless it is sanctioned by the events services office,” Luke said. “When people have a ...

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VSU food services up for bid

The contract for the company that provides VSU’s food services is up for bid this year. Sodexo, the current food service provider, will be facing competing companies for the bid.

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The end of HOPE could be near

Students who currently enjoy the benefits of low-cost to free tuition thanks to the HOPE Scholarship could very well be turning their pockets inside out for extra money. The HOPE Scholarship may be out of funding by the year 2013, according to the Georgia Student Finance Commission. The loss of the HOPE Scholarship would be due to the fact that ...

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SGA passes missed appointment fee bill

The VSU Student Government Association voted to pass a bill requiring students to pay a $15 fee when appointments are missed at the Student Health Center during the SGA meeting Monday. “I voted for the bill because it is going to help in the overall decrease in people not showing up because that was the major problem for the health ...

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Low CIRP response for VSU

The Higher Education Research Institute at UCLA has administered a survey for first year college students. VSU allowed students to participate in this survey from August 3, 2009 to September 25, 2009. Of  the 2,148 surveys that were made available to VSU students, only 16 percent were completed. “That is sad and pathetic,” David Funk, junior Literature major said. “If ...

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Storm soaks students

Students had to pull out their rainboots, umbrellas, and rain coats to help keep dry on a rain-filled Wednesday. Parts of campus and several roads were flooded with the 1.2 inches of rain. Wednesday was the second time in the past three days that the city of Valdosta saw substantial amounts of rain.

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On campus burglaries reach 5 year high

 According to the Campus Crime Report produced by the VSUPD, on-campus burglaries have more than doubled in under a year.  Burglary is defined as the unlawful entry of a structure to commit a crime.  Some believe the influx in the student population plays a part in the number of burglaries, but the university law enforcement thinks otherwise.  “Since the dorms ...

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SGA to vote on Health Center fee

 On Monday, Valdosta State Student Government Association, will vote on a proposed policy to impose a $15 fee for missed appointments at the Student Health Center.   “Whenever I call the health center, they’re always backed up and it’s hard to get an appointment soon enough, so when I hear of people missing appointments, and I had to wait two weeks ...

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Langdale residents displaced

   As it did last spring with the occupants of Langdale’s C wing, VSU’s Housing and Residence Life Department is requiring the residents of the A wing to vacate the premises in order to continue its multi-year renovation process.  The move is generating confusion and controversy among some Langdale residents. Langdale is currently undergoing a three-year renovation which includes, but ...

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Current COVID-19 Stats for Valdosta State University

Check the current number of cases on the VSU campus here!