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Students to experience life without any sound

Written by: Abbie Baggerly What’s your sign? VSU’s American Sign Language Club will host its annual Deaf, Deaf World event on April 25 in Student Union Ballrooms A, B and C.  For student convenience, Deaf, Deaf World will be split into two sessions: 10-11:30 a.m. and 12:30-2 p.m.   “Deaf, Deaf World is an event that brings the community together, ...

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The struggle for equality continues

Written by: Abbie Baggerly Pay among Americans differs widely, but women are known to have substantially lower wages. Historically, women’s rights have come far, but women are yet to be paid the same wages as men. Since 2010, women who worked full-time only made 77 percent of what men earned, According to the Center for American Progress. It is totally ...

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Hobby Lobby: Controlling contraceptives

Written by: Abbie Baggerly & Elan Waite Pro Hobby Lobby should be allowed to freely exercise its beliefs without fear of punishment.  Hobby Lobby is many people’s first choice when they want to purchase arts and crafts, and it is on Fortune’s list of largest private companies in the Unites States.   The employer adheres to religious ideals such as honoring ...

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Florida ‘Keys’ open doors for VSU student research

Written by: Abbie Baggerly Ah, the beach. Dr. Thomas Manning and his students will be there−but not to play. Dr. Manning, a professor of chemistry at VSU, will travel with a group of students to the Florida Keys March 14-22.  The main purpose of the project is to try to produce a biodegradable material that will create a new marine ...

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New event speaks out against violence

Written By: Abbie Baggerly   Women’s and Gender Studies will be presenting “A Memory, a Monologue, a Rant and a Prayer” March 6-8 at 7 p.m. in the Student Union Theater.   “A Memory, a Monologue, a Rant and a Prayer” is a groundbreaking collection of monologues by world-renowned authors and playwrights.  VSU students will perform the monologues to raise ...

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VSU students stack the competition with CORE

Written by: Abbie Baggerly VSU students will reach new heights with CORE.   CORE Outdoors will be hosting the second annual crate stacking competition March 6 at 7 p.m.   The event will be held in the Student Recreation center, and everyone is welcome to attend.   Equipped with a helmet, harness and a rope, competitors will stack milk crates ...

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Students ‘filled with love’

Written by: Abbie Baggerly February is about more than flowers and candy. Sponsored by the Sigma Iota chapter of Alpha Phi Omega (APO) at VSU, the third annual “Filled with Love” fundraiser helps provide clothing and food to various shelters and organizations around the Valdosta community. This year, APO has joined with the Collegiate Panhellenic Council (CPC) to expand their ...

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Ads take viewers back in time

Written by: Abbie Baggerly The Super Bowl is known not only for its football but also for its commercials.  Every year millions of people tune in to the Super Bowl for its funny, touching and heartfelt commercials.  Unfortunately, the 2014 Super Bowl was a let-down. Both the game and the commercials were a little lackluster. Few commercials made it to ...

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Odum ‘On Skua Island’ for debut of book club

Written by: Abbie Baggerly Mummies and pizza−who could ask for more? Odum Library is kicking off its spring semester book club with a discussion about the short story “On Skua Island” by John Langan. The story is available for free at tinyurl.com/on-skua-island. The book club will have two introductory meetings in Odum library, one at 1 p.m. Wednesday and one ...

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Odum houses piece of history

Written by: Abbie Baggerly VSU’s Odum Library has a rare collection of Babylonian tablets on display for faculty, staff and students.  The Babylonian tablets, located on the fourth floor of Odum Library in the archives and special collections, were obtained by Dr. Richard Holmes Powell. Powell was the first president of South Georgia State Normal College, which is now VSU.  ...

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