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Photos: Valdosta coronavirus panic-buying reaches fever pitch, stores run out of essentials

According to the Valdosta Daily Times, public health officials have confirmed a fifth case of COVID-19 in Lowndes County. This, along with Gov. Brian Kemp’s mandate of closing all K-12 and post secondary schools, has residents of Valdosta in a frenzy preparing for a seemingly inevitable quarantine. Grocery stores in the area are feeling the heat, as the demand for essentials ...

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New soap shop arrives to Valdosta

Buff City Soap opened on March 31, with the shop offering a wide variety of handmade and plant-based hygiene products. The new shop uses natural oils and scents that doesn’t contain harsh chemicals and is safe for anyone to use. “Being plant based, it really speaks to a lot of people because obviously you only have one temple and you ...

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Photos: Greek Week comes to a close with Field Day Games

Field day is something many college students haven’t thought about since middle school, but many student organizations continue to host them on college campuses. On March 25, Fraternity and Sorority Life held a field day to close out their Greek Week celebration. Six teams were formed by all active Greek letter organizations on campus. Each team battled head to head ...

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Photos: Pastors spark student protest at Palms Quad

Two members of PinPoint Evangelical sparked a protest at Palms Quad on Jan. 26 after some members of the student body felt they were spreading hateful messages. Pastor Kerrigan Skelly and a man called Brother Adam arrived on campus around 11 a.m. According to students, the men began shouting hateful comments in front of the Student Union and Nevins Hall ...

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Photos: Why should you attend VSU? A Spectator reporter’s virtual tour

This is West Hall. This building is home to trophies, the most beautiful ceiling display and the English Department. If you would like to enter the English program, you will be spending much of your time in this beautiful location. Inside West Hall, you will find students studying on the many cushioned benches and classrooms. It is directly behind the ...

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Photos: Student Union offers many services for campus

The Student Union is a place on campus with almost everything. Need to study? Need to eat? Need to game? Need to just hang out with friends? Need to shop? All of this can be done at the Student Union. Abby Breedlove, an elementary education major, said, “I come here between my classes to study or hang out with friends, ...

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Photos: Fall makes its way to VSU

Fallen leaves scatter the sidewalk behind Oak Street Parking deck. Outside of Jennett Lecture Hall, this tree highlights the area with its bright colors. Near Hopper Hall, leaves on the trees turn red and yellow for fall. Trees bare with bright yellow leaves outside of the Student Union. Leaves cover the bridge to the Education building creating a scenic walk. ...

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Photos: Campus Recreation Center

VSU’s Student Recreation Center provides a multitude of gym equipment, activities and areas that students can use to work out, build their aerobic skills and focus on their physical health. Students use the gym for multiple things. “There are a lot of things in life you cannot control,” Isaiah Shepard, a VSU student, said.  “I come to the gym because ...

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Student Spotlight: Meet Johnny Welch

Johnny Welch, a freshman elementary education major, has always been interested in teaching. As a child, he wanted to be a doctor or a teacher. Now, his dream is to be a superintendent of Worth County Schools district by 40. His favorite school subject is math, and he enjoys a wide variety of activities, literary and television genres. He enjoys ...

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Photos: Campus Wellness De-stress Fest

Campus Wellness held their annual De-Stress Fest on Wednesday, Nov. 17. The event hosted over eight events for students to enjoy. From ax throwing to personal messages, they had it all. “Everyone needs a chance for self-care, and an opportunity for good coping skills, especially during this time,” Becky Murphy, Health Promotions and Wellness employee, said.     Cameron Jackman, ...

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Fall Career Expo invites opportunities to VSU

On Oct. 27, the Fall Career Expo welcomed 70+ opportunities to the student union ballrooms. This event marked the first Fall Career Expo held in-person since March 2020.         Written by Payton Fletcher. Photography courtesy of Payton Fletcher .

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