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Daily Strange: Polished Prevention

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 to ensure safety by simply ...

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Daily Strange: Is It Okay To Pee In The Sea?

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 that the components of urine ...

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Blazers cruise to blowout win over Albany State

This story was written by Chris Webb. Valdosta State looked sharp to start out the season defeating Albany State 38-10 in front of a crowd of 8,403 at Bazemore-Hyder stadium on Saturday night. Things didn’t start out so sharp for VSU though, going three and out on their first two possessions of the night. “The start was frustrating, we are ...

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Boyhood Shows Passage Of Time And Faces Of Actors

Written By: Cole Edwards “Boyhood” is an extraordinary film about the ordinariness of life. Director Richard Linklater, known for art house gems such as “Slacker” and “Before Sunrise,” took 12 years to shoot his remarkable cast, who would meet to film three to four days each summer. As a result, the film is both effortless and complicated, much like life, ...

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Netflix Expands Streaming Cash

Written By: LaMarcus Wilkerson Stock up on popcorn for this month because Netflix is streaming new shows and movies. Steaming options will range from new entertaining TV series to awe-inspiring movies.   Netflix intends on supplying more options for its subscribers, so that their evenings will not be saturated in boredom.   Netflix will add “Californication,” a series that presents the ...

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SGMC Post Da Vinci Robot daV

Written By: John Preer Humans are constantly innovating, evolving and improving upon previous models. The role robotics plays in the field of surgery has been a touchy subject for a while. Questions of ethics and human capability have been the fodder for scholarly debates about the feasibility of robot surgeons. The da Vinci surgical system seems to have found just the ...

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Transitioning From Summer To Fall Fashion Tips

Written By: Tyra Mills As we all enjoyed our time off from our jobs and classes for Labor Day, I’m sure a lot of us didn’t even realize we took our first step towards fall weather. Though Valdosta weather is very moody and bipolar, you don’t want to be the one caught in shorts and flip flops in the middle ...

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SGA Discusses Meal Plan Abuse, Homecoming

Written By: LaShawn Oglesby Dining services and Homecoming were two of many topics discussed during the SGA meeting Tuesday night. The SGA had several faculty guests who attended to become better acquainted with the SGA and discuss their plans for the semester. They encouraged SGA’s input and help for many projects and ideas. Senators and attendees were allowed to ask ...

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Bush To Come To Valdosta

Written By: John Stephen Everyone has seen George W. Bush on a screen or in a paper, but now Valdostans will have the chance to see him in the flesh. In December, Bush will be the keynote speaker at Georgia Christian School’s annual Benefit Dinner, which will be held at VSU. GCS is a small, private institution in Valdosta that ...

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Students Save With Open Textbooks

Written by: Kayla Stroud, Web Editor The University System of Georgia and college professors throughout the state working to provide cheaper textbooks for students. The new Affordable Learning Georgia initiative will give students the opportunity to save big by supplying them with affordable textbook alternatives. ALG helps students by supporting Open Educational Resource’s want for the adoption, adaptation, creation and ...

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Current COVID-19 Stats for Valdosta State University

Check the current number of cases on the VSU campus here!