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Erin’s food corner

Slow Cooker BBQ Pulled Chicken Being a college student means you don’t have a lot of time to spare, especially when it comes to cooking. A slow cooker is a great investment for students who enjoy the taste of a home cooked meal without all the the hassle. Below is a recipe for mouth-watering slow cooker BBQ pulled chicken. Ingredients: ...

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Gloga will light up your yoga routine

VSU’s Student Recreational Center hosts an event called “Gloga,” a twist on normal yoga, but glow in the dark. From the upbeat music to the laughs between friends, instructor Devin Fuller provided the class with a fun time. Sophomore, psychology major, Angelynn Johnson could not have agreed more. “I would maybe take the class again if it wasn’t so crowded,” ...

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Party without regrets

In college, parties allow students to meet new people and take a breather from classes and work. While having fun is the primary goal, staying safe is also an important factor. Here are some tips to avoid waking up the next morning with regrets: Drink responsibly: We all want to cut loose and have a good time. When it comes ...

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People Poll: what is your favorite part about Homecoming week?

“My favorite part about homecoming is the after parties,” Kierra West, junior sociology major said. “My favorite part about homecoming is being able to interact with different people doing different activities,” Jacquelyn Walton, senior accounting major said. “well it’s my first year so I’m looking forward to see what VSU has to offer for homecoming,” Kameron Middleton, freshman psychology major said. ...

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Get into the Halloween spirit

If you are a lover of horror and scares, this holiday season is exactly for you. Halloween is just a couple weeks away, and it’s time to start getting into the spirit of screams and spooky-ness. Before Halloween creeps upon us, it’s imperative we get into the mood of the scary season. Scary movies are an excellent way to jump ...

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Have some fun off campus

The guy from your physics class that’s really cute just asked you on a date. Perhaps the girl you think is really smoking wanted to go out sometime. Maybe you and your friends just want to have fun, and you guys aren’t feeling the bar scene tonight. Well here are some alternatives for some spontaneous fun. Game nights can be ...

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De-stress after midterms

Stress is common for college students, especially around midterms. You’re probably worried about that big exam you have, or you’re worried about having to drop a class. After midterms end, you’re so wound up from stressing out that you don’t know how to calm yourself down. If you need help figuring out how to de-stress, whether it’s from midterms or ...

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Midterm grades can impact withdrawals

According to the VSU website, professors must report in progress grades for all 1000 and 2000 level courses in the banner application. This is typically required to be put in by faculty one week before midterms. In 3000 and 4000 upper level courses, professors are not required to report in-progress grades on banner. This can leave students in upper level ...

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Professor honored for excellent teaching award

Dr. Kenneth Rumstay, professor of physics and astronomy, received the VSU Presidential Excellence award for teaching on Aug. 7. This award recognizes faculty members who demonstrate strong commitment to their student’s success as well as utilize innovative teaching strategies. Rumstay has been teaching at VSU since Fall 1984, after graduating his Ph.D. from Ohio State. Rumstay earned his bachelor’s from ...

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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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