Pipeline a risk to Valdosta

May 1st, 2014 | By

“My first thought was it’s a nuclear bomb, we’re dead,” Kim Krajniak said in a 1994 New York Times article. “No words could ever tell you how frightening it was. My sliding glass door was like an oven. People were running out in their underwear. It was bedlam. People running and falling, kids naked. I
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Students need to be heard by senate

Apr 24th, 2014 | By
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Every so often an issue pops up that stirs the student population and causes them to voice their opinions, and if they’re lucky they are listened to. We appear to be short on luck. As of April 17, the scheduling issue that has been the topic of many discussions among both students and faculty was
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Night shuttle can’t go to sleep

Apr 17th, 2014 | By

When word got around that the night shuttle may be coming to an end, many students became concerned. The night shuttle is a must-have service offered by the university. It gives students a piece of mind knowing they don’t have to walk across campus in the middle of the night. Walking around at night can
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Grads want a fresh voice

Apr 10th, 2014 | By

For many students, graduation is the end of the long, arduous journey that is education. For others, it’s a major step toward the wonderful world of post-graduate education and maybe more. At many schools, graduation is highlighted by a motivational speech from someone brought in for the occasion. These speakers are normally big names. Steve
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Pushing for more diversity

Apr 3rd, 2014 | By

Take a look around campus, and you’ll see a plethora of identities. People of different genders, ethnicities and races come to VSU to get an education, and as a result there is an adequate amount of diversity. But take a look at members of the faculty and administration, and you’ll realize they are not a
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Schedule choice unclear

Mar 27th, 2014 | By
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This week, the faculty senate will be discussing yet another possible schedule change for the university. In response to the endless debate over the placement of break days between Thanksgiving and fall break, Dr. Aubrey Fowler has proposed to the faculty senate that the academic calendar be adjusted to add three days (two class days)
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Don’t skimp on our security

Mar 13th, 2014 | By

VSU students and faculty rest assured, the best security minimum wage can buy will be tasked with keeping you safe.  With the recent rash of criminal activity that VSU has seen over the past few semesters, campus safety has been at the center of discussion. The administration has been receiving a lot of flak for
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Distribution list serves up spam

Mar 6th, 2014 | By

Tired of your important emails being lost under a pile of spam messages? So are we. Every day, VSU students receive dozens of messages from various clubs, groups and organizations−burying essential emails from professors and classmates. High-priority emails, like Campus Alert, become lost within this disorienting system. Despite the haphazard appearance of email distribution, there
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Where is our new ATM?

Feb 27th, 2014 | By

Students at VSU may find themselves suffering from a lack of withdrawals−in this case, ATM withdrawals. VSU President,  Dr. William McKinney first announced his decision to install an ATM in the Student Union during a Student Faculty Senate meeting held on Oct. 17, 2013. What prompted this decision was a robbery incident that occurred at
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Prior review silences students

Feb 20th, 2014 | By

Help us fight the good fight. At colleges across the country, students can voice their beliefs, sentiments and musings through independent student newspapers that are free from censorship by the administration. But such liberty is not found everywhere. At Atlanta Metropolitan State College, an editor has reached out to her peers for assistance after experiencing
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