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Sigma Nu signs stir controversy

Written By: Jordan Barela Students holding inappropriate signs at Saturday’s VSU football game caused an uproar that led to the arrest of a student and the suspension of a VSU fraternity by its National Headquarters. The incident began during the first half of the game between VSU and Delta State at Bazemore-Hyder Stadium. Members of the Sigma Nu fraternity were ...

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Tobacco Use Gets The Backburner

Written By: Isaiah Smart The ability to enjoy tobacco products at free will is going up in smoke on Oct. 1.   After a decision from the USG Board of Regents was passed this spring to make all campuses in the system tobacco-free, the time has finally come to go into effect. The policy is a by-product of the Georgia ...

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Students still waiting on new ATM

Written By: Tatyana Phelps Last October, Dr. William McKinney revealed that VSU’s faculty senate made the decision to move the ATM from the University Center to the Student Union due to its secluded and unsafe location. It is now almost an entire year later, and the ATM has yet to be moved. The new chief of staff, Dr. Kimberly Luse, ...

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Study Abroad Brings New Destinations

Written By: Lia Armistead Studying abroad is one of those things that every student dreams about during their years in college. However, only a small amount of students actually do the research and takes the necessary steps to make this dream come true. VSU offers many ways for students to broaden their horizons and step out of their comfort zones ...

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Valdosta Becomes More Mellow

Written By: Adrienne Fry After nearly four months of construction, Valdosta’s new Mellow Mushroom will be officially open for business on Monday, exciting members of the Valdosta community.   This Mellow Mushroom franchise has been planned for over a year, according to general manager Wes Kennedy, and the theme of this Mellow Mushroom? Comic Books.   “Most Mellow Mushrooms are ...

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Health benefits may trump costs

Written By: Hailey Nelson Hello Spectator readers; my name is Hailey Nelson. I am a VSU junior and I am the new writer for The Health Corner. This column is all about ways to live a happy healthy college lifestyle. I am very passionate about nutrition and the benefits of feeding your body well. As a new certified yoga instructor ...

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Students use site to critique professors

Written By: Tatyana Phelps Ratemyprofessors.com is one of the most useful resources when it comes to students choosing their classes. For those unfamiliar with the website, it allows students to type in almost any teacher’s name to see how other students rated that professor. Each teacher’s overall rating (known as overall quality on the website) consists of helpfulness, clarity and ...

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Mills wins Player of the Week for fourth time

Writen By: Kristin Whitman   Gulf South Conference announces Olivia Mills, VSU’s women’s soccer goalkeeper, defensive player of the week on Tuesday, for the fourth time in her career.   Mills led the team to two GSC victories this past weekend with a 2-1 finish against Christian Brothers followed by a 2-0 shutout against Delta State.   Mills faced nine ...

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Rugby Club Takes Second in GSU Tournament

Written By: Lia Armistead The VSU Rugby Club started off their season this weekend and travelled to Statesboro, Georgia, to compete in a two-day tournament over the weekend against eight other teams around the state. VSU was pretty successful at the tournament, coming in second, with Georgia Southern in first place and Augusta in third place. The team only lost ...

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VSU Struggles in GSC Rivalry Game, Look To No. 5 UNA

Written By: Chris Webb The Blazers will have one thing on their mind this Saturday when they line up to play the University of North Alabama: revenge. No. 21 Valdosta State (2-1, 0-1) will pack their bags and head to Florence, Alabama and take on No. 5 North Alabama (2-0, 1-0) in a third straight top-25 matchup this season for ...

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