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VSU Theatre and Dance Performs SHIFT

From Feb. 29 to Mar. 2, VSU’s Theatre and Dance program is performing SHIFT, a dance concert which features a collection of performances across different genres and mediums. The show features guest artist Keshia Wall’s choreography, a film by Dr. Melissa Pihos, and four selections from the musical “Moulin Rouge,” among other things. SHIFT is the 2024 spring performance hosted ...

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Part 2: Meet The Models

Note: this is the second half of a story on the Divinity Modeling troupe. For part, one, start here. Now that leadership of the Divinity Modeling troupe has been introduced, the models need to be introduced. Here are the models for the 2024 spring modeling season.  Elizabeth Williams, a junior business and management major, has been modeling for two years. ...

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New Looks, Same Goal: Meet Divinity Modeling Troupe

Divinity Modeling Troupe is one of the fastest-growing organizations on campus, with a recent rebrand and mission to show that beauty is not just in how you look, but in how you act and how you interact with your community.  Divinity is an on-campus modeling organization, focused on creating a community for those interested in what modeling has to offer. ...

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Red Alert! VSU free speech in danger

VSU has earned a “red light” rating from the Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression, the worst rating we have ever received. Here’s what it means for the university community.  The Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression, or FIRE, is a national organization dedicated to the preservation of free speech. They have helped college campuses in particular since their inception ...

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Grace Café: “It’s not cheap, it’s free!”

With so many things happening on campus it’s always a struggle to decide where your time would be best spent – especially if you are looking to be somewhere that offers meaningful connections and opportunities to make a positive impact while in college.   Fortunately, the Christ Episcopal Church’s College Ministry Grace Café, located at 1515 North Patterson St, is a ...

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Professor Spotlight: Meet Mr. Golden

There is a former state congressman teaching currently at VSU. Timothy Golden is a professor who teaches the “Georgia Purple Politics” class, which is a perspectives course. He is very enthusiastic about getting his students to think about politics and he would rather his students learn and think on their own, rather than just teaching them to follow whatever he ...

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Feature: The Haven and the Battle Against Family Violence and Sexual Assault

This story discusses topics regarding sexual assault that some readers may find disturbing. For over three decades, The Haven has been a staple in educational resources and protective services. With its home in Valdosta, the women’s shelter and sexual assault center services women, children, families and individuals in nine South Georgia counties. Opened on July 18, 1988, The Haven has ...

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Photos: CAB Hosts Recoil Student Takeover

VSU’s Campus Activity Board hosted a takeover of the Recoil Trampoline Park on Jan. 17. The event featured a student-only environment, where participants were given free access to a trampoline park, arcade games, laser tag, and free pizza. The event had a large turnout, with students partaking in activities from 6:00 p.m. to closing time at 10:00 p.m.    “Events ...

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VSU STEAM center opens exhibit on weather

On November 16, VSU’s STEAM Center unveiled their new interactive exhibit, The Art and Science of Weather.   The exhibit featured several topics regarding weather and weather-adjacent phenomena. These include the water cycle, extreme weather, wind currents, and even rainbows and light refraction.  The entire event was interactive, meant to not only be seen, but touched and walked through. There were ...

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No Nightmares Here: Divine Modeling Troupe is a Dream Come True

The Divine Modeling Troupe left heads turning in their stunning show on November 16, titled “Dreams and Nightmares.” The runway show served not only as a display of talent, but as the finale to their sixth season of Next Top Model.  The final show of Next Top Model was used as a final challenge of three. Prior to this show, ...

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