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Students and faculty adjust to active directory

Many students who use computers on campus may have noticed that VSU’s Information Technology Division has made quite a few changes over the summer, one of most notable—a new Active Directory system. For those who do not use computers on campus and are unfamiliar with Active Directory, it is a new service on campus which has replaced the Novelle Directory ...

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Front lawn draft policy retracted

Due to strong student feedback, the Space and Facilities Committee made the decision not to add regulations on Front Lawn usage. The proposed policy was drafted on Aug. 30 and would regulate use of the lawn. The draft was made because of complaints from the Valdosta community and the appearance of worn spots in the lawn, John Crawford, co-chair of ...

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Former VSU president found liable

The federal district court in North Georgia has found that former VSU President Dr. Ronald M. Zaccari violated the civil rights of former VSU student T. Hayden Barnes when Barnes was expelled in 2007. Barnes, who was expelled after a protest in 2007, won the three year trial against former VSU President Dr. Ronald M. Zaccari on Sept. 3. The ...

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VSU’s Kinsey dead at age 53

Sue Kinsey died at the age of 53 on Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2010 at her residence in Lake Park. Sue was a valuable member of the Valdosta State University Office of Financial Aid for over seven years. She cared deeply for all of the students she worked with, and received many “I Caught You Caring” certificates in honor of her ...

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People Poll: With Saturday’s big win are you more likely to attend the games?

Tanteneya Horne junior mass media major “Definitely, I love to support my school. It doesn’t really matter to me if they lose or win.” Alexandra Lodmell sophomore mass media major “Oh yeah, definitely! I’m not a fan of football, but I look forward to the next game.” Eric Carlson junior journalism major “I’ll definitely consider going to some more games. ...

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Oprah, Sir Paul to receive honor at Kennedy Center

This holiday season, a grand gift waits for a few select individuals. Tune in to CBS on December 28th to watch as five tremendously successful individuals are honored as the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts throws their 33rd Kennedy Center Honors gala. The honorees are talk show host extraordinaire Oprah Winfrey, country star Merle Haggard, Broadway composer ...

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2010: Year of Music Videos, Comebacks

When you listen to music on the iPod or radio, your ears are pleased with the sounds of your favorite artists; specifically artists you haven’t heard in years. 2010 has proved to be the year of The Comeback. But what actually defines a comeback? Is it when an artist has a powerful single? (We saw this with R&B legend Sade ...

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Faux trailer comes to life as comic thriller ‘Machete’

How does he do it? How does Robert Rodriguez present an audience with such absurd stories and cartoonish situations and make such fantastic films? I have no clue, but he continues his unblemished record with the release of “Machete.” Based on the popular fake trailer from the Rodriguez/Tarantino collaborative gore fest “Grindhouse,” “Machete” is the story of a Federale (played ...

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Lady Blazers hope to bounce back

BOCA RATON, Fla. – The Lady Blazers volleyball team dropped all three of their matches this weekend in the Lynn Invitational. Lynn, Colorado at Colorado Springs, and Lewis swept VSU, winning all three sets in each match respectively. Although they fell short in every encounter, VSU’s first two outings of the tournament were moderately close. Against Lynn, the Lady Blazers ...

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