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Senior Spotlight: Amari Evans

Graduation came and went. With it the VSU community says farewell to the bright minds that have learned in the hallowed halls of the university’s campus. One such bright mind is Amari Evans, senior biology major and chemistry minor, who graduated Dec 8. Starting out with the Biology major, Evans stuck to it throughout her four years here at VSU. ...

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Examining the Existence of Cancel Culture

During the past five years, the phenomenon of cancel culture has become increasingly common in the public and on social media.  The definition of cancel culture according to Merriam-Webster.com is the practice or tendency of engaging in mass canceling as a way of expressing disapproval and exerting social pressure. Some individuals may argue that cancel culture is necessary for holding ...

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VSU Theatre and Dance Performs SHIFT

From Feb. 29 to Mar. 2, VSU’s Theatre and Dance program is performing SHIFT, a dance concert which features a collection of performances across different genres and mediums. The show features guest artist Keshia Wall’s choreography, a film by Dr. Melissa Pihos, and four selections from the musical “Moulin Rouge,” among other things. SHIFT is the 2024 spring performance hosted ...

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Part 2: Meet The Models

Note: this is the second half of a story on the Divinity Modeling troupe. For part, one, start here. Now that leadership of the Divinity Modeling troupe has been introduced, the models need to be introduced. Here are the models for the 2024 spring modeling season.  Elizabeth Williams, a junior business and management major, has been modeling for two years. ...

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New Looks, Same Goal: Meet Divinity Modeling Troupe

Divinity Modeling Troupe is one of the fastest-growing organizations on campus, with a recent rebrand and mission to show that beauty is not just in how you look, but in how you act and how you interact with your community.  Divinity is an on-campus modeling organization, focused on creating a community for those interested in what modeling has to offer. ...

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Anticipated Albums to Eagerly Await in 2024

The music scene for 2024 is already starting with a bang as Beyoncé, Taylor Swift, and Normani announced their new upcoming albums.  Taylor Swift was the first to shock everyone with her announcement of her album after she won album of the year at the 66 Grammy awards on Feb. 6. Her album will be called “The Tortured Poets Department.” ...

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Red Alert! VSU free speech in danger

VSU has earned a “red light” rating from the Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression, the worst rating we have ever received. Here’s what it means for the university community.  The Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression, or FIRE, is a national organization dedicated to the preservation of free speech. They have helped college campuses in particular since their inception ...

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Tennis looks to stay atop of polls in young season

The VSU’s men’s tennis team has recently emerged as a dominant force in collegiate tennis, securing the top spot in the preseason Intercollegiate Tennis Association College Tennis Rankings sponsored by Tennis-Point. This remarkable achievement has sparked a wave of excitement and anticipation among players, coaches, and fans. As the team gears up for the upcoming season, they are preparing for ...

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Grace Café: “It’s not cheap, it’s free!”

With so many things happening on campus it’s always a struggle to decide where your time would be best spent – especially if you are looking to be somewhere that offers meaningful connections and opportunities to make a positive impact while in college.   Fortunately, the Christ Episcopal Church’s College Ministry Grace Café, located at 1515 North Patterson St, is a ...

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