Pride of VSU: Organization helps recruit football players

Dec 4th, 2014 | By
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Written by: Allison Thorpe Football. America’s most loved sport. But all the tailgating, touchdowns, and tears hinge on one of the most tedious and thought-out processes of the game: recruiting. What many fans aren’t aware of is how a player chooses a school. Not only do coaches hunt for the best of the best to
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Red Shoes for Blazer spirit

Dec 4th, 2014 | By
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Photo courtesy: Valdosta State University   Written by: Mayah Cantave  School spirit is not something that can be defined easily. It is a feeling of pride, a moment to foster relationships between students and to show support to your school. VSU is attempting to give all students and members of the community that feeling of
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Smoothies make great on-the-go meal

Dec 4th, 2014 | By
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Written: Hailey Nelson  During the week, I usually don’t have time to get out of bed, take a shower, get ready, pull together all of my school supplies, and make myself breakfast. I’m pretty sure all of us have experienced days like this. For me, on-the-go smoothies have been a lifesaver when comes to conserving
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Systematic shortcomings to blame for Michael Brown case, not race

Dec 4th, 2014 | By
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Written by: John Preer  The fragile faith minorities have in the justice system has been left out cold in the streets like Michael Brown’s uncovered, lifeless body. The nation is in a state of disarray and a lot of people seem to be confused, misinformed or just oblivious to the situation America has found itself
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Students deserve academic forgiveness

Dec 4th, 2014 | By
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Please forgive us. For many students, college is a big adjustment that comes with even bigger mistakes. Unfortunately, some of those mistakes include getting bad grades that will haunt us for the rest of our collegiate careers. The Academic Forgiveness Policy that SGA passed will allow student records to reflect only the highest grade that
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Bush comes to Moody

Dec 4th, 2014 | By

Written by: Cole Edwards  It’s slightly more rare than an agreement in Congress: A former U.S. president will be on campus today as part of a visit to a city he once called home. On Wednesday, former President George W. Bush arrived in Valdosta for a speaking engagement tonight at Georgia Christian School’s annual benefit
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Ferguson issue comes to VSU: Students unite and take action

Dec 4th, 2014 | By
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  Written by: LaMarcus Wilkerson Like much of the nation, the VSU community reacted to the most recent events in Ferguson in a way that expressed its discomfort and frustration. Several demonstrations held by various organizations have occurred on campus since students returned from Thanksgiving break and more protests are expected to happen in the
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VSU to host events to liven holiday spirits

Dec 4th, 2014 | By
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    Written by: Lia Armistead The holiday season is upon us and VSU is hosting many events in the next week to help students, faculty and staff get in the holiday spirit while finishing the semester. VSU community members have an opportunity to help a child in need this holiday season by becoming a
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Sociology club ‘bars’ racial discrimination

Nov 20th, 2014 | By ,

Written By: Tierra Francois and Jordan Barela The sociology club is raising the bar for its campaign against discrimination. The sociology club has an ongoing petition for three Remerton Bars to remove their dress code signs. Flip Flops, Mulligans and Milltown are the bars with the signs that display phrases such as “No Sagging,” “No
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SGA approves grade bill

Nov 13th, 2014 | By

Written By: LaShawn Oglesby On Monday, the SGA discussed many future events at VSU, including a new academic bill, new food programs on campus, and a fireside chat with President William McKinney,. The SGA voted unanimously in favor of the Academic Forgiveness Bill. If also approved by the faculty senate, this bill will allow students
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