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Tag Archives: 2010-03-25

End of the Road

SPRINGFIELD, MASS.—Just hours before the Valdosta State Blazers saw the best season in school history come to an end with an 80-64 loss to Indiana University (PA), two players were dismissed from the team. The call to dismiss the two players, All-American Tyrone Curnell and Marvin “BJ” Dibble, came from head coach Mike Helfer and VSU athletic director Herb Reinhard ...

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New policy may limit course shopping

The Faculty Senate meeting today will discuss the proposed policy to limit the number of classes from which a student may withdraw to five. According to the March 25 agenda, the Education Policy Committee believes this policy should address the problem of “course shopping.” Course shopping occurs when students overload themselves with hours, and in the beginning of the semester, ...

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Census important for state and city

The 2010 national census was mailed out by the National Census Bureau on March 15, the results of which will determine the amount of House of Representatives seats each state gets in the 2012 elections. Although April 1 is National Census Day, the census form encourages citizens to return the form the day it is received. “Students make up a ...

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Spend five weeks in Japan learning language and cinema

Foreign exchange opportunities in Japan are available through the Office of International Programs. For students who wish to take advantage of the summer to do study abroad, a program in the Osaka region of Japan is ripe for the picking. The duration of the trip is roughly 35 days, or five weeks, from mid-June until late July. Courses offered during ...

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Philosophy and Religious Studies Club: stimulating student minds

Former NASA employee Dr. Cherilynn Morrow is coming to VSU on March 26 to speak for the Philosophy and Religious Studies Club. Morrow, currently a professor of physics and astronomy at Georgia State University, has been speaking to people about the importance of art and religion in science. This is not the club’s first event, either; unique speakers and entertainers, ...

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VSU student and friend sing it for Simon

American Idol Lauren Sanders and Carmen Turner Audition Those of you who watch “American Idol” may have seen a familiar face on camera this season. Sophomore nursing major Lauren Sanders auditioned for Simon, Randy, Kara, and celebrity judge Mary J. Blige at the W Hotel in Atlanta to be the next American Idol. The 19-year-old Baxley, Ga., native and her ...

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VSU students involved in Haiti mission

Haiti This spring break, from March 13 to March 20, a mission team from Crosspointe Baptist Church went to Haiti to aid in disaster relief. Nineteen of the 24 team members were VSU students. According to Jason Van Nus, college pastor at Crosspointe, the group was comprised of three of teams: a medical team, a construction team and a childcare ...

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Boobapalooza II- concerts fund cancer treatment

It’s well known that breast cancer is the No. 2 cancer killer of women, with over 1.3 million cases worldwide in 2007 and 40,170 deaths last year in the U.S. However, the lesser known tragedy is the staggering number of breast cancer cases among men. There were 1,910 men diagnosed last year in the U.S., with 440 deaths. While breast ...

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Reality skankiness goes global

If the international community is running low on reasons to sustain their contempt for American culture, they are about to hit the jackpot—thank MTV and the guidos and guidettes of “Jersey Shore.” This week the New York Times informed us that MTV has begun airing the show in over 30 countries and promoting it with slogans like “muscles + gel ...

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The interview: your salvation conversation

According to the U.S. Bureau for Labor Statistics, the United States unemployment rate reached 10.4 percent in February. Not the ideal economic condition for our future alumni. Just a college degree might not be enough to score you a good job these days. Doing well in the interview, however, couldn’t hurt your chances. The interview is more important than most ...

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