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Tag Archives: 2010-04-08

Confrontation leads to arrests

A VSU student and a Tifton resident were arrested by VSU Police after a confrontation on Tuesday in front of Palms Dining. Shandon Greene, a Tifton resident, was arrested and charged with battery and obstruction of a police officer. Charles Chukwura, a VSU student, was arrested and charged with obstruction of a police officer. Both suspects were taken to Valdosta ...

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iPad ‘buzz’ not evident

The buzz about the Apple launch of the new iPad has swarmed the nation and the VSU campus since its launch this past Saturday. Though some VSU students consider the new iPad to be entertaining, many are concerned with it being overpriced and some say it may even be unnecessary. According to Tech Shop manager Jed Brogdon, the station where ...

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SGA still with over $25,000 in budget

SGA heard a proposal for a new community service bill, passed a dress code bill, heard updates on their budget, and discussed plans for the upcoming Outreach cookout during their most recent meeting on April 6. Comptroller Morgan Alexander presented the senate with the most recent budget report. Changes since the last budget report include money taken out for the ...

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Twitter popular with universities

For a social network that’s been around for fewer than four years, an extraordinary amount of college campus groups across the nation have embraced the social networking tool known as Twitter. According to universitiesandcolleges.org, every college or university in the top 100 has at least one Twitter account. At VSU, several campus groups have their own Twitter account. Among those ...

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Georgia General Assembly rewrites gun law legislation

The ability to carry guns on campus is a decision that will be left to each individual college and university if Senate Bill 308 is passed in the Georgia General Assembly. The gun law will also abolish the law preventing guns within 1,000 feet of a campus. The bill already passed in the Senate with a 41-12 majority in favor ...

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Barefoot for a cause

Today, people across the world will be going “One Day Without Shoes.” According to onedaywithoutshoes.com, “One Day Without Shoes is the day we spread awareness about the impact a simple pair of shoes can have on a child’s life. On April 8, we ask people to go the day, part of the day or even just a few minutes, barefoot, ...

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Guys and girls can be just friends

Is it really possible to be really good friends with someone of the opposite sex? Some people think it is completely impossible for a guy to be friends with a girl and not want to sleep with her. But some guys have tons of friends who happen to be girls and still have healthy relationships with their girlfriends. Other people ...

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We’re not heavy, we’re students

Last week, Mayor Fretti made a comment about taking steps to remove “kegs and couches” from the front lawns of Valdosta. My response to Mayor Fretti: You can take my couch, once you pry it from my cracked and sticky porch. The Valdosta City Council claims that they aren’t on a witch-hunt against college students. However, with Ordinance (2009-43), a ...

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People Poll: How do you get over senioritis?

Daniel Townsend senior English major “I think about what I’m going to do with my degree. ” Jonathan Klotz senior general studies major “Don’t fight it. It happanes. You’re going to be lazy. Plan for it.” Antony Ashby freshman communications major “Responisbility. Senioritis comes to not really doing anything.” Juan Guerrero senior computer science major “I never got hit with ...

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Don’t just complain, start a protest

Life isn’t fair. It’s true. And there are so many things we can’t control. Sometimes complaining feels like the only option. But what good does it do to complain to one another? We need to be voicing our concerns to the people who are making the rules that govern our lives and restrict our freedoms. Student activism has been advocated ...

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