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‘Be there for the big things’: Bell looks to a philanthropic future

It’s a hard job juggling school, work and organizations, but regardless of the struggle, Jacob Bell hopes to leave a legacy that inspires others to the same drive to see room for change. Bell’s greatest concern has always been others and making sure they have an outlet to feel heard and valued; however, this concern has not always been given ...

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Preview: Congresswoman Titus comes to VSU

With only an hour until the event starts, Tifton native and Nevada Congresswoman Dina Titus is coming to Valdosta State University for her presentation: “How Women are Changing Legislatures: Politics, Policy and Process.” The Women and Gender Studies program is hosting the event, however, Dr. Catherine Oglesby, head of the program, is the reason for her coming. She said she ...

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Building better bridges: SGA hosts first ‘All Committees’ meeting

Divided into four chambers and several committees, SGA plans to tackle issues here at VSU head on this year. On Monday, Sept. 17, SGA had their first All Committees meeting, officially presenting the chair people for each committee and dividing senators amongst them. The chambers include Academic Affairs, Campus Affairs, Finance and Civic Service & Public relations. Sen. Bolanle Dahunsi, ...

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UPD arrests four females for alleged possession of marijuana

Four females are facing a possession of marijuana charge after a late night stop went awry. Officer Caleb Lee arrested Sierra Salem, 18, Destiny Crumpler, 18, Shania Kendrick, 19, and Tayler Castleberry ,18, late Sept. 12 at approximately 9:55 p.m. However, they were not originally stopped for the possession charge. According to Sgt. Mark Williams, the four were originally pulled ...

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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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