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10 songs for spooky season

It’s autumn here at VSU, and as the days grow shorter and the air gets colder, students and staff alike are anticipating the arrival of Halloween. But what is Halloween without the right environment? Sure, pumpkin patches are a great way to celebrate. Costumes are always fun, and everyone loves the candy. But what truly makes the atmosphere is the ...

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‘Squid Game’: Fun and games, but at what cost?

Squid Game has quickly rocketed to the top of the ratings, becoming the most successful launch of a television show in Netflix’s history, according to their Twitter. Following the story of a struggling gambling addict, Seong Gi-hun, who is enlisted to play a game of survival against others in dire constraints for an exceptional cash prize that could end his ...

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Pull a Kell(e)y and just go for it

Kevin Kelley, head coach of the Presbyterian College football team, is a man who goes for it—literally. For eighteen years, Kelley was the head coach at Pulaski Academy in Little Rock, Ark. During that time, Pulaski won nine state championships. His team made it to the quarterfinals every year of his 18-year career, the semifinals 15 times and they appeared ...

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Top five frightening flicks

With Halloween rolling around the corner, now is the perfect time to knock some movies off your watchlist. Whether you’re cuddling up with your boo, or facing your fears alone, these movies are classic for Halloween time! 5. “The Haunted Mansion” (2003) Starring Eddie Murphy, this Disney fantasy/comedy isn’t necessarily scary, but Murphy’s comedy with the spooky atmosphere of a ...

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People Poll: What do you like to do for Halloween?

Halloween is right around the corner, and we have asked some students about their favorite Halloween activities that help them get into a spooky mood. Ethan Williams, a graduate Family Therapy major “I like to binge drink apple cider while watching Halloween movies and when I’m not doing that, I like to carve pumpkins and eat candy with my friends.” ...

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VSU Counseling Center offers free services

One of the biggest struggles in college can be a student’s mental health––both the positive and negative. VSU offers several resources to help students who may be struggling with their mental health throughout the semester. The counseling center at VSU offers free and confidential counseling services to students who may need someone to talk to. Their website also lists services ...

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Spooky Event: VSU Core sponsors Haunted Trail in the Woods

Campus Recreation and the Housing and Residence Life are sponsoring Haunted Trail beginning on Friday, Oct.15 and 16, running through each consecutive Friday and Saturday until Oct. 30. The Haunted Trail will be located behind the Rec, starting at the Red Cross Center. A food drive and raffle will be held each night of the event, and participants can win ...

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VSU psychology club holds suicide prevention event

On Sept. 27, the Psychology Club hosted a Suicide Awareness Prevention Forum to open a discussion about why mental health should not be ignored while in school. “Many students believe that they have to put their mental health on the backburner for academics,” Jade Hubbard, the Psychology Club President, said. “We wanted to prove that VSU still cares.” The forum ...

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VSU comes together to show awareness

October is Domestic Violence Awareness month nationwide, and VSU shows awareness through events on campus. Throughout the month of October, the campus community honors victims by wearing a purple ribbon. It symbolizes courage, survival, honor and dedication to ending domestic violence. There will be various locations set up around campus throughout the month to provide students and staff with purple ...

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