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Wesley Foundation reaches out to campus and beyond

Ariel Felton Staff Writer arfelton@valdosta.edu The Wesley Foundation, a United Methodist Student Ministry on campus, has a busy year ahead of them, including weekly Bible studies, mission trips, and even a retreat to Panama City. Valdosta State University’s Wesley Foundation began in 1960, when a judge and his family decided to donate their house to the church organization. That same ...

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Student Health Center needs help helping us

The VSU Student Health Center has been as much a part of the problem as part of the solution. Students have complained about how they have been trying to schedule appointments throughout this semester only to be wait-listed. And their complaints are justified. After all, students paid $127 to receive a basic level of medical care on campus this semester. ...

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Kanye’s big fudge and Ellen’s made a judge

Pop Addict By Kristal Jones Yes! My request for Hollywood to go mad has been granted! Over the last week we had two celebrities to lose their marbles at the MTV VMA’s (Video Music Awards), a sassy and very funny DeGeneres take over Idol, and a quirky country blonde win a half a million dollars. Before we get to all ...

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Director and tutor jobs available for students

Danie On The Clock By: Danielle Everson  Attention ladies and gentlemen, this week jobs are open to all majors. Listen up and take note because one of these jobs may interest you.  If you love teaching and are interested in making $20 to $60 an hour, consider applying as a tutor. The tutoring program is looking for college-level tutors to ...

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Rant and Rave of the Week: September 17, 2009

Rant A Cry for a Blazer’s Stadium I don’t like the fact that our Valdosta State Blazers, twice National Champions over the last 5 years, and reoccurring top 10 team in the Nation, don’t have their own stadium. How excited am I expected to get when I see Cedric Jones returning an interception for a touchdown when he’s running into ...

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Blazers on the road for first time in `09

Ed Hooper Sports Writer ephooper@valdosta.edu The Valdosta State Blazers are back to work this week after their commanding 32-7 win over Southern Arkansas on Saturday night.  The win on Saturday night was one of the most impressive defensive games in school history; the Blazers held Southern Arkansas to only 39 yards of total offense. However, the Blazers face a much ...

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Apple disappoints at the iPod conference

Thomas Dale Staff Writer tadale@valdosta.edu Last week’s iPod-centric conference was certainly exciting for the millions of manic Apple fans; the company has become just as good at building hype as it is at selling expensive MP3 players. Prior to the conference, internet forums and blogs were filled with speculation and rumor mongering. The event was expected to be especially important ...

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Warning to the wise: This article will kill you

By Kenny Bush According to the gossip and hand sanitizers I have noticed on campus, students seem to be pretty concerned about the H1N1 virus and its appearance on campus. It’s amazing that this one virus has done more for cleanliness and hygiene than STDs and pregnancy have done for protected sex. Then again, swine flu isn’t picky with who ...

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Blazers have bad case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Michael Wilson Sports Editor mhwilson@valdosta.edu The Valdosta football Blazers have developed an early season case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. They started the season with an ugly loss at home to Newberry and then put together one of the more complete games of total domination when Southern Arkansas University rode into Titletown.  The proof is in how they found ...

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Dr. Schloss to perform with music department

On Sept. 27 at 3 p.m. the VSU Music Department will present a humorous program featuring the works of PDQ Bach. PDQ Bach, the creation of Juilliar professor Dr. Peter Schickele, is the fictional lost son of Johann Sebastian Bach. The recital will include faculty and student performers from across the music department, including the Presidential Brass Quintet and the ...

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Current COVID-19 Stats for Valdosta State University

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