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Academic Support Center opens new tutoring service

Valdosta State University’s Academic Support Center announced recently that, starting in the fall semester, they will provide free, around the clock, online tutoring for current students. While the ASC offers peer tutoring on campus for many subjects, they cannot meet all of the 24/7 needs of VSU students, which is why they have decided to hire an outside company to ...

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Crime Report 4/16-4/22: Financial fraud becomes prevalent

April 16, 2018 At 12:56 p.m., UPD responded to a call about financial card fraud. The victim was not a VSU student. At 2:13 p.m., UPD responded to theft of services at Palms Dining Hall. No charges were filed. April 19, 2018 At 1:52 p.m., UPD got a report of financial card fraud in Langdale Hall. The victim is a ...

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SGA announces new homecoming resolution, Mapp exits

On Monday, April 22, SGA began its meeting with Former President Maya Mapp’s state of the association address. The speech was about two minutes long, but she first thanked the entire SGA for their hard work on and off campus. “I have had the pleasure of serving at this position for two years, and to see SGA go from night ...

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Undergrad Research Symposium takes over VSU

From April 10-13, VSU students showcased the results of their undergraduate research that some have worked on for two years. The 24th annual VSU Undergraduate Research Council Program Symposium showcased various research projects through panel discussions, paper sessions, 3-minute research videos, and the poster session. Research topics varied from pop culture in the media to creating a portable air pollution ...

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SGA discusses 2018 senate, Karaoke Corral, Student Awards

After not having a general meeting last week due to debates, SGA resumed normal business. The meeting could not have gone underway without congratulating its newest senate and executive board. The student body voted Jacob Bell, speaker of the senate, as the president of SGA for the upcoming academic year last week. Sen. Amea Thompson will serve as vice president. ...

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Wiegand teaches VSU about Southern libraries in the 1960s

On April 12, Odum Library welcomed a well-known historian who shared stories on what southern libraries were like in the 1960s for black citizens. Wayne A. Wiegand, an American library historian and author of over 10 books, gave a presentation titled “The Desegregation of Public Libraries in the Jim Crow South.” It is also the title of his newest book. ...

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Get to know the SGA comptroller candidate

Sophomore and current SGA senator, Krupesh Patel, is running for SGA comptroller for the 2018-2019 school year, and he wants to use his financial skills to improve VSU. Patel emigrated from India to Georgia when he was 10 years old, but if you knew him now, you wouldn’t know that he couldn’t speak a bit of English. “When I came ...

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‘Narkomania’ speaker visits VSU, discusses drugs, politics

Tuesday afternoon, about 40 people attended a talk by VSU’s Dr. Jennifer Carroll, an anthropologist who works with the CDC and is an assistant professor of medicine at Brown University. Carroll held the intriguingly titled event, “Narkomania,” a seminar examining how drug use intertwines with large-scale conflicts and society in general. The event took place at the Cypress Room in ...

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Get to know the SGA vice presidential candidate: Amea Thompson

Initially running for secretary, the public relations major and VSU sophomore, Amea Thompson, is now running to be the next SGA vice president. “I wasn’t expecting to be running for vice president, but I’m really excited because this is something I’m really passionate about,” Thompson said. “I feel as if I’m prepared for it.” Thompson is a current senator in ...

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Crime Report 4/2-4/9: UPD arrests non-VSU student for marijuana

April 4, 2018 At 9:57p.m., UPD made a traffic stop due to a broken tail light. According to the police report, UPD detected the smell of weed while approaching the car. The driver allowed UPD to search the vehicle but found no illegal contraband. Afterwards, UPD searched the passenger’s bag where they found a gram of marijuana. UPD arrested the ...

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Current COVID-19 Stats for Valdosta State University

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