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Collegiate Men of VSU strike down cancer

Last Tuesday night, the Collegiate Men of VSU (CM) hosted a bowling fundraiser at Jac’s Bowling Lanes. With them were other heavy hitter organizations joining in on the fun. Students from organizations such as the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), Black Student League, Success Mentors and Collegiate Women of VSU (CW) were all in attendance at ...

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Student Success Center offers helpful workshops

The Student Success Center has released several different workshops for students to attend during fall semester. These workshops are designed to serve as a compass to help students navigate their course work and get a clear bearing on success. These workshops include: “Academic Goal Setting and Role Management” on Oct. 26, “Critical and Creative Thinking” on Nov. 2, “Active Listening, ...

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Midterm study tips

  Midterms can make or break a class for some students. Therefore it’s an important time during the semester. How does one student for their midterms? How does one not cave under the immense pressure of midterms? Here are some study tips that could possibly help win the battle with midterm: Tip #1: Read. Yes, what may seem trivial, boring ...

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Wild Adventures’ VSU night cancelled

VSU and Wild Adventures will not be hosting the annual Homecoming VSU Night this semester according to Robin Vickery, director of student life. VSU Night has been a homecoming staple for several years, appearing in the VSU News homecoming calendar for the first time in 2012, though the event may go back further. According to Vickery, complications with Wild Adventures ...

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People Poll: Do you prefer an early or late class?

A lot of students have different opinions whether morning classes or late classes are better. A poll was taken of a few students to see what they prefer, early classes or late classes?   “I prefer late classes because I don’t like getting up early.” Jake Bartee, Sophomore, Nursing Major “I prefer early classes because football practice. We have meeting, ...

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Structuring your academic career for the job world

After graduating college, some may find themselves to be in the job-hunting rut. You have a degree, but have difficulty finding the place that is best suited for it. Regardless, students should be prepared for the job world, even if they do not find one right away. College years are the hallmark for finding yourself—to figure out what you’re passionate ...

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How to balance school, work and life

Balancing school and a social life are already difficult tasks and throwing a job into the mix makes it almost impossible. If you’re currently stuck with this unfortunate task and you have no idea how to handle it, here are a few helpful tips on keeping everything balanced. You have to prioritize, know what’s most important to you and try ...

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How to survive a power outage

Your lights are out, the Wi-Fi is out and the silence is overwhelming, but you’re starving. What do you do? Or what should you have done? Hurricane Irma barreled by last week and showed the Southeastern region of the United States what the essentials are in a natural disaster. The local Walmart, Dollar General, Target and Dollar Trees were covered ...

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SUCCESS leads VSU student cleanup

Students Uniting Change with Commitment through Empowering Strong Service (SUCCESS) mentors, are teaming up with other VSU organizations to clean up Valdosta. According to SUCCESS president Chealsea Warren, the idea came from one of SUCCESS’s members, Daughtry Melton. Melton originally presented his suggestion to the members of the group, who reached out to other organizations. “Everyone was so willing to ...

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Crisis management: how to stay calm

Hurricane Irma is still fresh in the minds of Floridians and Georgians alike. Natural disasters can rip through communities and destroy people’s livelihoods. When basic resources become limited, people begin to panic. Here are a few ways to keep a cool head when the unfortunate aspects of life hit us head on. Have patience Whether it’s waiting in line for ...

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