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Passion wanted, no experience necessary

It was brought to my attention a few days ago that I have been fairly disrespectful to the VSU athletic department in recent weeks. In fact, a member of the cross-country team approached me to explain his unrest to me while I was walking by Hopper Hall. It was a chance encounter but the conversation was not wasted.  To start ...

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Marketing, Business and Management jobs available

Attention all soon-to-be graduates and those who have already obtained a degree. There are a number of full-time jobs available this week that require degrees in a variety of majors.�  If you are preparing for that last stretch of test finals and papers before you walk across that stage in December, take a look as some of these jobs may ...

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SGA talks run two hours on Monday

 Quorum was met, Sgt. of Arms were voted in, money was allocated, t-shirts were approved, buying ads and a finally approved SGA constitution were discussed, and a few guest speakers showed up to Monday night’s SGA meeting, which lasted for almost two hours.  Dean of Students Russ Mast started off the meeting telling SGA how much he appreciated all of ...

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1 Card protection an issue at VSU

 Despite the recent arrest of three VSU students, it seems as though many students find themselves unconcerned with the rules associated with having a 1 Card.  The 1 Card is issued to every VSU student and is intended for the use of the cardholder only.  Whether it is swiping your card for your meal plan or using your Blazer Bucks ...

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People Poll: Are you concerned with debt after graduation?

Ashli Rastegar Senior english major “I don’t have a credit card, but I plan on paying off student loans with monthly payments until I die.”   Brittany Bell Sophomore philosophy major “My parents pay for everything and I have Hope.”   Levi Hibbard Freshman mathematics major “I only have a little debt from student loans. I only took out one ...

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Health Center receives 400 doses of HIN1 vaccine shots

 After receiving 400 doses of the H1N1 Influenza vaccine that was disbursed starting last week to high-risk persons, VSU Student Health Center is now proving shots to other students, faculty and staff as of Wednesday.  According to the VSU website, the Student Health Center received a limited supply from which the vaccine was first disbursed, to those who have asthma, ...

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VSU flasher caught

 Last Thursday, the VSU Police Department arrested a suspect in the recent indecent exposure cases throughout Valdosta, after he was reportedly seen engaging in a sexual act in a stairwell of the Education Center.  According to VSUPD, around 1 p.m at the Education Center, a student, whose identity is not being released, was using the copy machine located in the ...

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Rants and Raves: November 12, 2009

Rant Unfair Registration  Registering for classes last week based on classifications continues to be a problem on the VSU campus. The day students are allowed to register for classes is determined by how many hours the student has acquired in previous semesters. Student registration should be determined either by GPA or attendance. I have no sympathy for students who may ...

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Christmas in November

 The holiday season is the most wonderful time of the year; that is fully agreed. However, it seems that America has began decorating and planning for Christmas earlier and earlier, sometimes starting as early as the end of October. There have been Christmas decorations in almost every single store I have set foot in and Christmas music blaring over the ...

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Ignorance is not a victimless crime

 First things first: congratulations to the VSU Police Department for apprehending the guy who had been violating the sense of personal safety of the women of Valdosta. Also, kudos to the student who gave a timely report and accurate description that resulted in the flasher’s arrest.  As for the rest of the student body, I suggest that you carefully remove ...

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