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Graduate Goodbyes: Chad Stone

Hey there VSU, I just want to start off this letter by saying thank you. When I first transferred to this campus from Gainesville State College, I was hesitant to journey outside of my limited comfort zone. I had my friends that I had known for years from high school, but that was about it. That all changed when I ...

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You did it. Congratulations!

Congratulations to the graduating class of fall 2012! Whether you were on the four-year, five-year or even six-year plus plan– it doesn’t matter. You can finally say with pride that you have completed the college experience at VSU. So what now? Many of you may be prepping for a graduate program or have some sort of entry-level job lined up. ...

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Moving Four-ward

Barack Obama has reclaimed his seat as president of the United States of America after an election night full of drama. The race was close for a while at the start, but as the night went on Obama claimed swing state after swing state before CNN projected him to win at 11:18 p.m. Reactions have varied as citizens across the ...

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Lamar releases potential classic album

Rarely does a record come along that is so careful in its construction that it feels like an album and not just a collection of songs. Kendrick Lamar’s major label debut, “good kid, m.A.A.d city,” uses all the tools that make a compelling hip-hop record which create an interesting and emotional narrative as it flows through its 12 tracks. By ...

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Students get VIP treatment at WA

Terror filled the swamps of Lowndes County Wednesday night and crept into Wild Adventures to scare the pants off thousands of VSU students. It was the annual VSU student night at Wild Adventure’s Terror in the Wild event and many students braved the long lines to experience this year’s haunted attractions. “It’s my first time here, and it is a ...

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VSU bids Bailey farewell

 Dr. Hugh C. Bailey, who served as president of Valdosta State as long as most traditional college students have been alive, died on Oct. 5 at the age of 83.  Dr. Bailey began his presidency in 1978 when VSU was still called Valdosta State College and retired in 2001 from Valdosta State University. During his time here at VSU Bailey ...

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Parking on Mount Trashmore

It’s the mess that won’t clean itself. VSU prides itself on maintaining a clean and beautiful campus for its students to appreciate on a daily basis, and for the most part the school has succeeded.  But all bets are off once students enter the parking facilities at Oak and Sustella Street. Most students who commute start and end their day ...

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VSU professor hit by car

A VSU psychology professor will be unable to return to the classroom for the rest of semester after being struck by a car while on a morning bike ride Monday. Dr. Mark Whatley, associate professor of psychology, was riding south down Inner Perimeter road near Jaycee Shack Road at 6:30 a.m. when he was hit from behind by a Ford ...

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Georgia schools face more budget cuts for 2013-14

 It’s happening again.  VSU, along with all other campuses across Georgia, is under the threat of another 3 percent budget cut to its 2013-14 budget after Chancellor Henry Huckaby issued a directive Aug. 23.  This directive is in part a result of schools across the state failing to heed Gov. Nathan Deal’s request that state agencies “identify low-priority or under-performing ...

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Stonewalled: Cold as Ice

The National Hockey League playoffs started on April 11th, and the play so far has been highlighted not by amazing breakaways and power plays, but by nasty fights and dirty hits.   Hockey has always been known for its high intensity action and heated tempers that lead to fights on the ice, but a lot of the hits and scrums ...

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Current COVID-19 Stats for Valdosta State University

Check the current number of cases on the VSU campus here!