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People Poll: What did you think when Kanye West took the mic?

William Knight Freshman Middle Grade Education major “I wouldn’t expect anything less from Kanye” Lauren Smith Sophomore Nursing major “I agree with Obama, Kanye’s a jackass!” Leonte Mims Senior Mass Communications major “He messed up that young girl’s moment. He was so out of place. Got to act your age Kanye, MTV let it air, they wanted ratings, they wanted ...

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People Poll: What’s the story behind your tattoo?

Professor Rick Carpenter English Professor “There isn’t any meaning behind it- I have it completely for aesthetics.” Rebecca Lynn Ross Senior English major “I wanted something that represented balance and duality.” Kalli Thorton Freshman Nursing major “It’s for the memory of a friend that passed away in a car accident.” Danielle Rae Henak Freshman Psychology major “For religious purposes- it ...

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The ‘Doctor’ is in

Dr. Louis Sullivan jams at Bayou Bills from VSU Spectator on Vimeo. Francesca Zagami Multimedia Editor frzagami@valdosta.edu “All y’alls’ eyes look crazy” called out Kyle Nichols, guitar player for Dr. Louis Sullivan, as the LED lights lit fan’s irises iridescent at Bayou Bills on Aug. 28. The 21-and-up bar welcomed Dr. Louis Sullivan, affectionately nicknamed Doc Lou, to their stage ...

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Swine flu reported on campus

Amy Johstono Staff Writer acjohstono@valdosta.edu Several cases of H1N1 influenza have been confirmed on the VSU campus since the beginning of the fall semester, according to Health Center officials. “We had nine confirmed cases of swine flu in August and a few more the first part of this month,” Dr. Edwin Hiatt said. “Regular seasonal flu is not yet circulating ...

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VSU gets new shuttle buses

Candice McGriff Staff Writer clmcgriff@valdosta.edu Due to enrollment increase, VSU added seven new shuttle buses to the university’s transportation service this past summer. From rainy days to summer days, several students wait at bus stops for the shuttle to arrive. Although some students decide to walk to class instead of riding the shuttle, others make use of the transportation service ...

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On-campus voting starts next week

Molly Deaton Staff Writer mmdeaton@valdosta.edu  VSU will have a new option for faculty and students to vote on campus this fall.  College Democrats and College Republicans worked together with Deb Cox, the supervisor of elections for Lowndes County, to make it easier for our students and faculty here at VSU to participate in local as well as national elections.  Not ...

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Tenth annual book fair ends Mon.

Arel Felton Staff Writer arfelton@valdosta.edu VSU will be hosting its 10th anniversary Scholastic Book Fair at the Dewar College of Education Sept. 8 through Sept. 14 with the hopes of instilling a love for reading in children.. The fair will be open on the first floor of the Education building from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and will close on ...

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Students concerned about campus safety

Desiree Thompson Staff Writer drthompson@valdosta.edu Campus Safety has become an important issue at VSU. Considering last year’s theft controversy to the Langdale Hall fires, the Valdosta State Univeristy Police Department plans to keep the crime down at VSU. Scott Doner, chief of VSUPD, urges students to be the eyes and ears on-campus. “If you see something, say something,” Doner said. ...

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Rant and Rave of the Week: September 10, 2009

Student Housing Rave Student Housing definitely works hard to make sure all our maintenance or any other personal problems inside our rooms are fixed promptly. If you put in a work order, either over the phone or on the Internet, you can be sure that they will be there to help you later that day, or if not definitely the ...

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Have you ever heard of the new Degree Works?

Kristin Shannon Staff Writer knshannon@valdosta.edu Starting this semester, VSU has created a new program called Degree Works. As my editor briefly explained to me the purpose of Degree Works, I felt uneasy about the program. I have known several students to have trouble following the track of their major with the help of their advisor. It seemed as though the ...

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Current COVID-19 Stats for Valdosta State University

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