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People Poll: What is Greek Life to You?

Gabriel Soriano, a junior Psychology major “Greek Life is a means of finding new friends through a similar set of interests in college. I have not personally joined one, as I see no personal merit in Greek Life, as my goals don’t align with the kind of prospects set in their groups.”   Kate Jackson, a sophomore Voice major “I ...

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Consider the Tortoise…and the Hare…2

Tortoise vs. Hare 2: This Time It’s Personal is, at first glance, a charming 45 minute long children’s play put on by VSU Theatre and Dance, but keen observers will see it for what it is: a dark look into the deeply rooted, tribal conflicts of man. It is set in a dystopian future after the titular race between the ...

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VSU Discovers the Past, Present and Future of Black Nurses

Black History Month is a time of reflection and celebration of African American culture and achievement. It is not only a time to look back on great leaders of the past, but a time to look forward to trailblazers of the future. VSU is celebrating Black History month with four faculty lectures organized by Dr. Leslie Jones, associate professor of ...

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VSU students get career experience with Groundhog Shadow Day

Navigating the course load of your major is stressful enough, but then there is also the future job search to contend with. VSU’s Career Opportunities helps students alleviate these issues in several ways, including their annual Groundhog Shadow Day. Since 2015, this event has helped students gain successful career exploration by shadowing local professionals. “It’s a pun,” Phenix Culbertson, Career ...

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What are your Valentine’s Day plans?

“I’m going to stay home with my single friends and watch romance movies,” Brianna Todd, a junior health sciences major, said. “I also am taking the day to study.” “I will be participating in the Women’s Appreciation Dinner hosted by Collegiate Men,” Kevin Cambronne, a junior accounting major, said. “We are honoring women and treating them how they are supposed ...

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A Quiet Place: Discovering VSU’s ASL Club

Maybe you’ve heard about an ASL Club around campus. Chances are, even if you have, you really haven’t. VSU’s ASL Club is where voices go down and hands go up. The mission of the ASL Club is to educate students on deaf culture, history and language and to allow them the opportunity to participate in community events with the purpose ...

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Fine Arts showcases Carmen at VSU

Last Saturday and Sunday, VSU’s opera students not only took the stage but also took their audience’s breath away when they performed the concert version of “Carmen.” “Carmen,” a tragic love story by Georges Bizet, premiered in 1875. The story takes place in Seville, Spain and follows a free-spirited gypsy woman who finds herself in a love triangle that results ...

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VSU hosts Valdosta National 2019

The Valdosta National competition returns to VSU for its 31st year with an eclectic selection of showcased art. The competition is one of eight annual exhibitions presented at the Dedo Maranville Fine Arts Gallery and is organized by Gallery Director Julie Bowland. It invites artists across the nation to submit artwork of different styles and media, ranging from classic, practical ...

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What to do when you have no clue: A guide for the undecided

College, for some, can seem like a confusing web of roads. Not sure where to go, and not sure how to get there. Choosing a major isn’t easy. Collecting all of your talents, interests, your passions, and selecting a field of study, an academic career path that they fit into perfectly. It’s a daunting task, and not one everyone is ...

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VSU Students, Faculty and Staff to Visit Legacy Museum

On Saturday, Nov. 17, The Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion, Office of Housing and Residence Life and the African American Studies program is sponsoring a trip to the Legacy Museum in Montgomery, Alabama. According to the Legacy Museum’s website, “The Legacy Museum: From Enslavement to Mass Incarceration is an engine for education about the legacy of racial inequality and ...

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