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VSU attempts to swipe away hunger

VSU has decided to swipe out hunger. Why? Because some VSU students are struggling with hunger. According to the hunger relief organization, Second Harvest of South Georgia, Lowndes county is among the nation’s top 10 percent for food insecurity in the general population. In hopes of ending this problem, SGA has allowed VSU students to donate one meal swipe from ...

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C’s get degrees, but these apps will get an ‘A’

Smart devices are not only good for pictures and social media, but they can help you be successful this spring semester. Technology has advanced over the past two decades that there are now apps that will help keep you on track when it comes to your academic work. My Study Life is a free app that is compatible with both ...

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People Poll: Good advice to start the semester off strong

Ty James, sophomore, biology major “Don’t procrastinate.  It’s ok to party, but don’t’ do it all the time; your work must come first. You should prioritize and maybe even get a planner.” Daniel Sloan, sophomore, music education major “If you did poorly last semester, you should really buckle down for this semester and hit the books; you should get all ...

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eCore classes an option for students

While students are registering for classes, they may see that some courses are offered through eCore. eCore is short for electronic core-curriculum and it gives students the opportunity to complete their first two years of their collegiate careers online. These courses are offered to undergraduates, transient students from other institutions, juniors, seniors, graduate students and students who just need to ...

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VSU Counseling Center helps students identify ‘Pressure Points’

For some, it’s the most wonderful time of year. For others, it’s the most stressful. Finals week is almost here, and the VSU Counseling Center is stepping in to help students cope with stress. The Counseling Center is now hosting “Pressure Points.” The last event will be on December 3, from 1:30-3:30 p.m. in Odum Library, room 1604. It was ...

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VSU celebrates Ethics Week

To honor the ethical culture and celebrate the hard work of faculty, staff and students, VSU hosted their annual Ethics Week during the week of  Nov. 11. The week included presentations and a featured guest speaker. These events are intended to bring awareness to ethics, recognize hard work of all employees, and promote the values of integrity, excellence, accountability and ...

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Which courses should you enroll in?

Registration for spring semester is now open. It can be hard to decide what classes you should take; some students would like for the classes to be both interesting and beneficial and that is possible. Classes that you are required to take can end up being enjoyable for you. Janai Green, sophomore and nursing major, was required to take sociology ...

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Why is Homecoming a big deal?

Homecoming is many students’ favorite time of the school year, whether they are in high school or college. But why is homecoming such a big deal? Homecoming is an American tradition that originated from alumni football games held at colleges and universities in the 19th century. It was made for the social customs of both high schools and universities and ...

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Author Lila Quintero Weaver visits VSU, discusses memoir “Darkroom”

Hispanic Heritage month is here, and the Spanish department is hosting different events all month long to celebrate Hispanic culture and its people. Grazyna Walczak is director of the Department of Modern and Classical Languages and discussed the importance of the celebration. “It (Hispanic Heritage Month) has a good impact on the Hispanic community because it shows their contribution to ...

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People Poll: What’s your favorite Starbucks drink?

Angel Austin, junior international business major “I like the Strawberry Acai with apple juice instead of water and three cups of strawberries,” Austin said. “Apple juice makes the drink sweeter, also light ice so that they don’t rip you off from the drink.”   Randy Spires, sophomore mathematics major “I usually go and get their peppermint mocha frappe. It’s coffee ...

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