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2012-02-23

Freshman heroics in 2-0 win

VSU freshman centerfielder Courtney Albritton hit a walk-off two-run homerun shot to secure the Lady Blazers first victory of the doubleheader against Georgia Southwestern Wednesday afternoon 2-0.

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USG bill may ban illegal immigrant students

The House Higher Education Committee met on Jan. 31 to discuss the bill that would ban illegal immigrants from attending all public colleges in Georgia. House Bill 59, sponsored by Rep. Tom Rice, was proposed last year to prevent illegal immigrants from taking seats at Georgia colleges away from those students who are here legally, according to an article published ...

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VSU faculty members treat crowd with musical performances

VSU students were given a great treat by the faculty recital on Feb. 20 Doug Farwell, Tamara Hardesty, Nina Lutz, Almisha Tobler, Steve Taylor, Valerie Holton, Jimmy Bickerstaff, Elizabeth Goode, Susan Eischeid, Peter Geldrich, Shannon Lowe and Bryan Garris were among the spectacular few in the recital. With five different performances, the crowd could not get enough, including Lacie Hall, ...

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President search progresses after sessions with general campus

In the past 10 days, four candidates visited VSU with the hopes of moving one step closer to the highly coveted position of VSU president. If VSU’s Presidential Search and Screen Committee decides not to interview more candidates, the committee will choose three of the four candidates and submit an unranked list to the Regents’ Special Committee. Out of that ...

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Concert band, wind ensemble perform diverse pieces for VSU

The Wind Ensemble and Concert Band presented their spring semester concert in the Whitehead Auditorium on Feb. 21 at 7:30 p.m. People of all ages were there to give support as they anxiously awaited the start of the performance and Joseph Brashier’s cue to the Wind Ensemble. “There are about 80 performers in the Concert Band and 40 in the ...

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Few hail to the future chief

While people are interested in the GOP presidential nomination race, a search close to home has VSU looking at a different type of candidate. VSU has been putting the VSU presidential candidates through their paces with interviews, meetings, and public speeches. The student attendance was minimal at the speeches. At Dr. Bill McKinney’s speech event, the room was filled, but ...

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New flex deposit box installation possible

Student Government Association discussed the addition of a new Value Transfer Station machine, placed more stringent GPA requirements on SGA members, and elected three more senators Monday night. The VTS machine, which allows for cash deposits to Flex accounts, would be placed near the Student Union convenience store. Other ones are in the mail room at Hopper Hall and in ...

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