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VSO gives award-winning performance

Written By: Cole Edwards It was music to our ears – and theirs: The Valdosta Symphony Orchestra’s recent win of the 2014 American Prize in Orchestral Performance in the community orchestral division was a sweet sound of victory. The national prize was given in October in honor of the VSO’s live rendition of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony. Over the ...

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Comedians Nema and Double D visit VSU

Written by: Cole Edwards Students gathered in the Student Union Ballroom for some hearty laughs on Thursday evening (Nov. 13) courtesy of comedian Degario “Double D” Turner. Hailing from Atlanta, where he has been performing comedy professionally for 16 years, Turner offered VSU students a comedic style consisting mostly of real-life takes on family, college life and dating. During his ...

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Whistl phone case gives user added line of defense when in danger

Written By: Cole Edwards A new smartphone case created to help ease the number of sexual assault cases, particularly on college campuses, is soon to be available.   The Whistl is described as an iPhone case that aims to prevent sexual assault and violent crime by giving the user a case where one click of a button on the side of ...

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Poet C. G. Hanzlicek visits VSU

Written by Cole Edwards, Multimedia Editor “I use the world around me as my building blocks.” Poetry author C. G. Hanzlicek read from his works to students on Wednesday evening in the Student Union Theater as the first poetry circuit reading of the semester. Born in Minnesota, Hanzlicek received a B.A. from the University of Minnesota in 1964 and then an ...

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TrekDesk to Make People Healthier at Work

Written By: Cole Edwards A former social worker has invented a new approach that will allow millions of working adults to walk the walk and talk the talk.   Steve Bordley, founder and CEO of the Arizona-based TrekDesk, designed a desk small enough to fit around virtually any treadmill that allows for the user to walk while busy at work, thus ...

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History of the pink ribbon

Written By:  Cole Edwards Nearly everyone is aware that October is unofficially designated as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, staged as an annual international health campaign. It’s organized by the major breast cancer charities to increase both funds for disease prevention and consciousness of the early detection signs. This grassroots event has grown so much that even pro football players now ...

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VSU Student experiments with mixed genres, gets signed to label

Written By: Cole Edwards Junior mass media major Taylor Ashworth is one half of $unday $ervice, an EDM duo who plan to release their first EP titled “The Beat Don’t Stop” in the coming month. The album is filled with trap and dubstep music. “Overall, I make EDM music, which naturally has a lot of subgenres and different elements,” Ashworth ...

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Professor’s program saves students money on books

Written By: Cole Edwards Students fed up with high textbook prices now have an option to pay it forward to benefit themselves and students who follow.               In recent years, the national average cost of college textbooks has reached an all-time high, hovering around $1,100 per two semesters with the figures only continuing to rise with inflation, according to ...

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Supporters and protesters show up for Carson event

Written By: Cole Edwards Days after a controversial speaker came to VSU’s campus, people are still buzzing about the event.   A renowned John Hopkins neurosurgeon and potential 2016 presidential candidate, Dr. Ben Carson, spoke to a sold-out crowd last Thursday at VSU, including Gov. Nathan Deal.   In a speech entitled “America the Beautiful: Rediscovering What Made This Nation ...

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Current COVID-19 Stats for Valdosta State University

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