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Folklore meets psychology

Written by: Jessica Ingram Get psyched—and live to tell about it. VSU’s James L. and Dorothy H. Dewar College of Education and Human Services will be hosting a weekend lecture and workshop series titled “Our Stories, Our Selves” on Feb. 21-22. The series features Dr. Jonathan Young, a Jungian psychologist and founding curator of the Joseph Campbell Archives and Library. ...

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VSU axes class again

  Written by: John Preer For the second consecutive day VSU will close its doors as winter weather storm Leon continues to paralyze many southern states in the country.  However, Valdosta seems to be catching a break from the really severe weather.  Besides the occasional gust of flurries and freezing rain, the city hasn’t fully experienced the kinds of conditions ...

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Pharrell’s cap outshines Lamar’s rap

Written by: Isaiah Smart Oscars and Grammys and snubs, oh my! With the release of the awards nominations, the Oscar buzz has begun. This year, the Oscars will honor the 75th anniversary of “The Wizard of Oz,” which was nominated for Best Picture in 1939. There are nine nominations for the coveted Best Picture category: “American Hustle,” “Captain Phillips,” “Dallas ...

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Local band releases first full-length album

Written by: Hillary Straba From Valdosta, the New Natives are raising the bar for local music. The local band released their first full-length, self-titled album in December. The band was founded by Jeffrey Haineault, junior computer science major, who was the former drummer for the band Ninja Gun. In 2011, Haineault recruited Taylor Patterson, senior deaf education major, on drums, ...

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SGA welcomes back students with security updates

Written by: Joe Adgie New surveillance cameras are greeting VSU students as they come back for the semester, and $100,000 worth of lighting improvements and new emergency phones have been approved for the campus.   In addition, negotiations are still ongoing to place an ATM at the Student Union.   This was announced by SGA president Will Jimerson at Monday ...

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Beyonce speaks on gender inequality

Writtten by: Tyra Mills Beyoncé shocked the world on midnight Friday, Dec. 13th, when she dropped her newest, self-titled visual album. If you are a member of the “Beyhive,” like myself, you probably immediately pulled out your credit card and bought this album on Itunes. As for those who are not so crazed when it comes to Queen Bey, you ...

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White House participates in #BigBlockOfCheeseDay

Written by Will Lewis The Obama Administration borrowed a tactic from history and fiction Wednesday and implemented the first ever virtual Big Block of Cheese Day. The White House has employed dozens of staffers to answer questions online from people around the country. The program is associated with the Twitter signs #AsktheWH and #BigBlockOfCheeseDay, and will also span across Google+ ...

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Sam sex ban gets booted in Oaklahoma

Written by: Taylor Stone Injustice occurs when the federal government tries to take away a state’s constitutional right to determine legislation on certain issues, such as same-sex marriage.  Recently, Federal Judge Terece C. Kern ruled that the ban against same-sex marriage in Oklahoma is unconstitutional.  The 10th Amendment of our Constitution states that “the powers not delegated to the United ...

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State of the Union address Obama talks opportunities

Written by: Stephen Cavallaro President Obama had a lot to say in his annual State of the Union address Tuesday night. Obama’s speech has received considerable criticism since its delivery. This outcome isn’t much of a surprise considering the speech was riddled with fabrications, and while many Americans may like the President’s course of action, several of his plans will ...

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Smoking on Campus: Pro/Con

Written by: Jordan Hill College campuses across the country are banning smoking completely. While many believe this to be a lifesaver, is it really going to work as well as everyone thinks it will? At VSU, smoking is allowed on campus but not within the facilities, such as residence halls and offices, and not within 50 feet of the entrance ...

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Current COVID-19 Stats for Valdosta State University

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