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Upcoming projects for Students in Free Enterprise

Students in Free Enterprise, also known as SIFE is a nonprofit international student organization that uses marketing and other business tactics to volunteer in the community. SIFE began at VSU in 1994 with seven members and has grown to 200 members. The group is also active in 47 countries with 1500 college campuses nationwide. SIFE was originally made for business ...

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People Poll: Are you a Facebook stalker?

Paul Guzman Jr sophomore mass media major “I’m not simply because I am not on Facebook a lot.” Xio Serano-Arce junior psychology major “In a sense yes, because I have certain profiles I frequently visit. I like looking through pictures and checking statuses to see what they’ve been up to. But if people don’t want to be ‘stalked’ why have ...

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‘Freedom Wall’ erected

“Jew,” “redneck,” “homo,” “nigga,” “terrorist,” and “cracker” are just some of the words posted on the walls of the Georgia Hall lobby. The resident assistants of Georgia Hall decided to have a week full of programs and an exhibit in the lobby dedicated to the remembrance of civil rights and the discussion of respect and equality among residents. “We wanted ...

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Natural High offers alternatives

Some think that drinking and partying are an inevitable part of college life and should be accepted, but sometimes these activities aren’t just fun and games. Many things can occur while under the influence of alcohol or drugs that ar regrettable. That is why VSU sponsors a club that will guarantee a safe, substance-free environment. The Natural High Club is ...

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Braves’ spring training really makes for an affordable trip

Baseball fans, you have an amazing opportunity this month in Orlando, Fla. March 2 marks the beginning of the Atlanta Braves’ spring training, and through March 31, Braves fans will have a chance to see their favorite team during their pre-season games. For an inexpensive weekend full of baseball, peanuts, and crackerjacks, you will root, root, root, for the home ...

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Shutter Island, predictable but still entertaining

“Shutter Island” starring Leonardo DiCaprio is a thriller that will definitely keep you on the edge of your seat the entire time. Set in 1954 Boston, widower and war veteran, Federal Marshall Teddy Daniels, played by DiCaprio, is assigned to investigate the disappearance of a patient/murderer at Ashcliff Mental Hospital for the Criminally Insane. Mark Ruffalo plays the role of ...

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VSU wraps up at home

VALDOSTA-For the first time since Dec. 15, the VSU Blazers will head into a game following a loss, as the Blazers had their 15-game winning streak snapped last weekend by Alabama-Huntsville, 89-71. “It is one of those things where you’re disappointed to lose the game but I think it really refocuses you,” Nick Gast, VSU assistant head coach, said. “I ...

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Heinz on familiar ground

Starting in fall 2011, Valdosta State will be welcoming a women’s soccer team to the school. Leading the way will be head coach Melissa Heinz. Heinz comes over from Winthrop University, where she was named NCAA Division I Coach of the Year for first-year coaches. She received the honor after compiling a 7-12-1 record. Heinz has been a head coach ...

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Athlete joins the SGA

It’s not hard to notice Demario Jones, senior defensive tackle, in SGA meetings as the only athlete on the senate, but many don’t know Jones’ leadership thrives on and off the field. Jones’ imposing presence is noticed by visitors and his fellow senators alike. As of now, Jones is the only athlete in the SGA. Jones is a second semester ...

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Friendships worth more than a fight

Building and keeping friendships is not easy. They take the same type of effort as any other relationship you might come across in your life. Learning when to let someone go, and when to hold on and continue a relationship, might be some of the hardest decisions you make in your life, but they are decisions that will have to ...

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