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Mental Health Awareness Presentation

Wednesday night at 5:30 p.m. the Department of Social Work held a Mental Health Awareness Virtual Presentation on Zoom. The presentation was hosted by Master of Social Work students Alivia Thomas, Debra McCauley and Lashannon Turner. The presentation opened by discussing mental health and the stigma and effects surrounding it. Three special guests were present to speak about their careers ...

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Blazer week stormed through campus last week

Blazer Week Kickoff started their events on Monday, and from 5-8 p.m., CAB held festivities on the front lawn that included axe throwing, food trucks and games. Because of the storm that blew through Valdosta last week, Tuesday’s Amazing Race event was cancelled. Wednesday’s Screen on the Green was also cancelled, which was scheduled to air “Spiderman: No Way Home” ...

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SGA hosts Mockingjay Talent Show

The Spring 2022 Hunger Games: Mockingjay Talent Show was held Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the University Center’s Magnolia Room. Marcus Houston, an SGA senator, hosted the event. There were four judges for the talent show: Housing Supervisor Michelle Kinney SGA Student Body President Jalen Smith Student Conduct Coordinator Christina Kidd Patterson Resident Hall Director Harold Jones There were eight ...

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A Look at the Historical Figures Behind Controversial Buildings on VSU’s Campus

Buildings on VSU's campus named after problematic historical figures

Ashley Cinemas Ashley Cinema, established in 1979, was named after the Ashley Street, also named after William Ashley, who was a physician and slaveholder. This was not the first to request this name change. Citizens of Valdosta have proposed changing the name because of Ashley’s position as an enslaver of at least 17 African Americans during his lifetime. There is ...

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Dixie Cream Donut Shop is a fan favorite in Valdosta

A locally owned and operated donut shop is located only one mile away from campus. Have you been? Dixie Cream Donut Shop is located at 804 North Oak St and is open from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday thru Friday, 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday and closed on Sunday. Original glazed, cinnamon rolls, crème- filled, sprinkles and ...

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CAB – Hot Ones Event

The Campus Activity Board (CAB) held a “Hot Ones” trivia event in the Student Union Theater at 6 p.m. on Wednesday. This event was inspired by the YouTube channel “First We Feast” and their “Hot Ones” series where celebrities come and answers questions while trying hot wings with different sauces. Pairs were chosen to complete three rounds of questions that ...

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Photos: What I wish I knew before coming to college

The transition from high school to college can be difficult and there are many things that prospective students should learn before going to college. College is even more expensive than I thought, even with financial aid. There are a lot of extra amenities that college students have to pay for aside from tuition. Tuition only takes up about half of ...

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Freedom of Expression: A Brave Space Dialogue

The Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion held a YouTube live on Monday at 6 p.m. called Freedom of Expression: A Brave Space Dialogue. The dialogue discussed how the first amendment relates to students, faculty and staff and what to do when being targeted by someone’s right to free speech as a response to the protestors who have been coming ...

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Hopper Hall celebrates Black History Month with interactive museum

Hopper held a Black History Month interactive museum and tour that allowed students to learn more about Black history on Feb. 23. This event was started last year by Hopper staff when resident assistants wanted to do something to honor Black History Month and decided to do a museum. “We want it to stay as a tradition,” Sarrah Taouil, senior ...

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