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Broke State University

Salary cuts, $1,000 fee per student, 35 percent tuition increase, and shorter semester hours are just some of the drastic measures on the table as part of the state’s latest budget cut efforts. University System of Georgia Chancellor Erroll B. Davis presented a proposal Wednesday morning to the Georgia General Assembly. It is part of the latest in the assembly’s ...

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SGA discusses budget cut at weekly meeting

At the SGA meeting on Monday, SGA adopted a formal resolution of disagreement in response to the House and Senate Higher Education Appropriations Subcommittee’s proposal that the budget for Georgia colleges and universities be reduced by a total of $300 million. On Feb. 25, Georgia’s 35 higher learning institutions were asked by the University System of Georgia (USG) to prepare a ...

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Football team set for spring game

The VSU football team is set for their annual spring football game this Saturday, Mar 6, at Bazemore-Hyder Stadium. “We’ve had a good spring,” David Dean, VSU head coach, said. “It has been very productive and we have answered a lot of questions, but we still have some to answer, like determining our depth. Our attitudes have been great, and ...

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Lady Blazers streak into tournament

Southaven, Miss-The Lady Blazers, who clinched the first-ever undefeated conference regular season in school history (10-0), will start the tournament off on Thursday afternoon when they play the fourth seed from the Western division, Christian Brothers University. “This would be one of the better teams that we’ve coached,” Kiley Hill, VSU head coach, said. “These kids have played together and ...

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Blazers eye championship

Southaven, Miss- The VSU Blazers will enter the GSC tournament as the second seed from the East Division, despite tying for the division title. The Blazers were given the second seed after losing a deciding coin toss to Alabama-Huntsville, who ended the Blazers 15-game winning streak on Feb. 20. As the second seed, the Blazers will play Arkansas-Monticello, the third ...

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Reaping the rewards

Sophomore shortstop Marti Littlefield has proven herself worthy of many honors in the game of softball. Following the VSU women’s softball team first-place victory at the Eckerd Triton Spring Invitational two weekends ago, the Gulf South Conference named Littlefield the GSC Player of the Week in the East Division. Littlefield was also the best freshman softball player of all time ...

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People Poll: What should VSU cut from spending?

Asya Greenwood junior journalism major “I think that VSU spends money effectively and cutting $9 million would negatively impact the progress of the campus.” Erica Whitaker sophomore education major “I think the movie theater in the UC should be cut off because there’s really no use for it.” J.J. Wortham junior journalism major “VSU should cut the expenses used to ...

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Trials of long distance love

Do you believe that a long-distance relationship can work? It depends, right? Does it depend on the distance? Does it depend on the person or does it depend on you? How and will a long distance relationship work with college-age people might be the question now, but the ultimate question is, do you have what it takes to indulge in ...

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Expectations for a generation

Now, I’ve always been quick to criticize our generation. Our Facebook-stalking, smartphone-carrying, Google-dependent lifestyle has made us a bunch of spoiled Tweeters with attention deficits and laziness. I often joked that we were nicknamed “Generation Y” because it was the protest that would burst from our mouths whenever we were asked to do something productive. So imagine my reaction when ...

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A productive alternative to complaining

Recently, major budget cuts have been proposed for the University System of Georgia. About $600 million will be taken away from the university system. This is putting major pressure on the schools in the system and VSU is no exception. Wednesday, VSU President Patrick Schloss held an open meeting to discuss the budget cuts, informing the school that enrollment will ...

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