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Sunshine week shines on journalists

Next week is an important one for every student on campus, but spring break is not the only major event scheduled. Next week is also “Sunshine Week,” a media created event aimed at raising the awareness of the free and open press across the country. The event was started by the Florida Society of Newspaper Editors and has spread in ...

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Take it from Stephen Foster: head down to the Swannee

Suwannee River State Park, just south of the Florida line and only an hour’s drive away, has activities for all types of people. Almost every kind of outdoor activity imaginable is at your fingertips. For the person who wants a weekend away from the stresses of classes and work, the cabins available do not come with telephones or television, so ...

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Additional halls planned

On Feb. 16, VSU students received an email from Kurt Keppler, VP of Student Affairs, with a survey asking if students felt the need for additional housing on campus. According to Tom Hardy, Director of Housing and Residential Life, the survey is the first step in determining the feasibility of adding another residence hall. “It is required by our bondholders ...

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Smokin’ Aces brings something new to Valdosta

When you think of hookahs, what do you imagine? Does the caterpillar from Alice in Wonderland come to mind? If that’s the case, then you may find such relaxed characters inside the Smokin’ Aces Hookah Lounge located at 115 N. Ashley St. Smokin’ Aces opened its doors on Feb. 12 to the general public for business. Customers can go there ...

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Another sheet sign destroyed

The string of sorority sheet sign arson allegedly continued as a sheet sign, ironically stating “Burn it down if you want to,” made by Delta Sigma Theta was allegedly burned down on early Thursday morning. Less than a week ago, a sheet sign made by the sisters of Sigma Gamma Rho was also burned down. “I think it’s stupid and ...

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No plans for stadium

Despite campus-wide interest in a new football stadium, evidence from university administration and SGA executives suggests that such a project will not be possible in the near future. The possibility of a new stadium was among topics discussed in the SGA’s Feb. 15 meeting, as reported in the Feb. 18 issue of the Spectator. “It has not been decided to ...

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SAE holds charity fundraiser

Throughout the month of March, Sigma Alpha Epsilon and the AJ Donohue Scholarship Fund, formerly known as the AJ Donohue Foundation, will join together to raise money for the Wolfson Children Hospital in Jacksonville, FL. The AJ Donohue Foundation started with a teenage boy who was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a type of bone cancer that later spread to his lung, ...

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Tiger comes out of hiding, Richie and Madden commit to binding

Tiger tucked his tail and hid after all of his scandalous behavior was plastered on America’s televisions, but now he’s decided to come out of hiding and speak for the first time in months. Friday, Tiger will address a small group of colleagues and friends as he discusses his career and apologizes for his actions. It is unknown if his ...

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Get your adrenaline fix with ‘The Wolfman’

Want to find a good way to come down off of the Valentine’s Day high? Are you looking for a good horror flick that takes you back to the golden age of film? If you are, then The Wolfman might be the movie that is just right for you. Released on February 12, The Wolfman is a modern remake of ...

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Clark carries baseball team

The VSU baseball team posted an impressive 4-0 record this past week with some key batting from center fielder Antonio Clark. Clark hit .688 (11-16) over the four-game stretch as he drove in four runs while scoring eight runs and stealing three bases.

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