Daily Strange: Why do your fingers wrinkle?

Sep 24th, 2014 | By

  Written By: Ivey Ingalls-Rubin  Have you ever been curious about why your fingers and toes shrivel up like dry old prunes when they’re exposed to water for too long? Well research has confirmed the theory that wrinkly fingers improve our ability to grasp wet or submerged objects. The grooves that are created work much
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Dr. Michael Meacham’s Ice Bucket Challenge

Sep 24th, 2014 | By

VSU’s Dr. Michael Meacham takes on the Ice Bucket Challenge! Click the link to watch! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vmfjWxM0CEM&list=UUURXHtMsK1BwU9_KdxHmOpw



This Week At VSU, 2014-09-18

Sep 18th, 2014 | By


Daily Strange: Consume, “live long and prosper.”

Sep 18th, 2014 | By

Written By: Ivey Ingalls-Rubin Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are held responsible for nearly 60% of all deaths worldwide. That number comes out to be approximately 36 million each year. Among the top few are deaths from obesity-driven hypertension, cancer, diabetes and heart disease from smoking. NCD deaths worldwide are becoming a serious epidemic. They are being
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Daily Strange: Polished Prevention

Sep 10th, 2014 | By
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Written By: Ivey Ingalls   Four undergraduate students, studying science and engineering at North Carolina State University are putting their degrees to work early by attempting to produce a nail polish that will expose the company of GHB, xanax or rohypnol by changing color in their presence. Any individual wearing this polish will be able
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Daily Strange: Is It Okay To Pee In The Sea?

Sep 8th, 2014 | By

Written By: Ivey Ingalls-Rubin Finally the stats are in! YES! It is A-Okay to urinate in the ocean! Have you ever been one of those individuals that quietly wades away from their swimming partner and has a wee? Well the pressure to feel guilt is over my friend; the American Chemical Society (ACS) has divulged
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Annual Blazer Dash 5k Is Here!

Aug 23rd, 2014 | By

Written By: Alex Tostado The 9th annual Blazer Dash 5K is happening Saturday in front of the Student Recreation Center. The race will begin at 7:30 a.m. VSU’s Campus Recreation and Campus Wellness host the event to encourage community building as well as promote healthy lifestyles. The Student Recreation Center encourages all ages and levels
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Blazers beat the heat: Five ways to stay cool during the heat wave

Aug 22nd, 2014 | By

Written by: Jordan Barela The heat wave is set to emblazon Valdosta with high temperatures in the hundreds. Below are a few tips to help beat the heat this upcoming week. One of the most important things to do is to stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water. Another good tactic, eat fruits and vegetables
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VSU Cracks Down On Former Professor Protesting Against Confederate Memorials In Georgia

Aug 22nd, 2014 | By

Written By: John Stephen Political controversy is brewing between the highest officials at VSU and a former VSU professor over the use of the professor’s email to promote an effort to remove Confederate monuments and celebrations in Georgia. In June, sociology professor Mark P. George joined forces with Reverend Floyd Rose, president of the Southern
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Distribution of Sexts Illegal

Jul 12th, 2014 | By

Written By: Will Lewis A new trend known as “revenge porn”is plaguing campuses across the world, but is also finding a specific home in the southeastern United States. A recent poll issued by the Electronic Journal of Human Sexuality surveyed college freshmen at an unspecified southeastern university.   The survey revealed that of 1,652 undergraduates
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