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SGA discusses new plan for parking, Blazer Trail Color Rush

Moving into the fourth week of the spring 2018 semester, SGA is pushing the envelope to make campus life better. The meeting’s agenda started with the introduction of Executive Director of Advising Robert Friedhoff, who opened the floor for discussion. Majority of the students in attendance asked questions about how advising has been from a student’s perspective. They expressed how ...

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How to: throw a finals de-stress party

With finals coming up, stress levels are at an all-time high and everyone’s struggling to finish the semester strong. However, it is extremely important to take time to tend to yourself and mend the mental fences. It’s hard for some people to actually relax when they know they really need it so here’s a few tips on how you can ...

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SGA helps Georgia Hall residents with new legislation

Residents in Georgia Residence Hall receive a solution as SGA passes its first piece of legislation for the fall 2017 semester. At their final meeting of the semester, SGA made an official resolution to the Director of Housing in regards to unequal access to the sixth floor kitchen and multipurpose room in Georgia Hall. The legislation came about after Senator ...

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SGA connects to grad students with latest member

SGA hopes to connect with the graduate student population through the newest member of the senate. Second year graduate student, Obediah Hall wishes to give a voice to the graduate students by joining the senate. Hall said his interest in becoming a senator stems from his belief that individual effort is what shapes college experience. Because of this, he has ...

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Students consider if Thanksgiving should be celebrated

Thanksgiving holds a lot of different meanings for people all over America. To most college students, the holiday serves as a much-needed break from their studies and a time to clear their minds and fill their stomachs just before they go back to pulling all-nighters and cramming for finals. For sophomore mass media major, Denver Vaughn, it’s a time to ...

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SGA discusses new advising plans, Student Advisory Council

At this week’s SGA meeting, SGA President Maya Mapp discussed new executive Director of Advising Robert Friedhoff and his plans to make advising better for students. Friedhoff’s plan is to assign three advisors to each student. This includes a financial aid advisor, a professional career advisor and an academic advisor. Mapp also said that the new advisor system would be ...

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Hurricane Irma Aftermath

Hurricane Irma is long gone, but the mess she left in her wake seems here to stay. Students of VSU and residents of Valdosta are still recovering from the effects of the storm. While there have been efforts made to assist those who were hit harder than others, some might say these efforts just aren’t enough. The Mercer University School ...

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SGA discusses intramural sports code of conduct, ‘Battle of the Orgs’

SGA is going straight to the students. On Oct. 16 and 19, SGA plans to host an energizer booth on the pedestrian mall that will focus on students’ concerns. SGA is looking for new and innovative ways to interact with the student body in an effort to create a close relationship. A majority of the senate voted in favor of the booth. Later in the meeting, Vice President Aisha Johnson spoke to ...

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Students disapprove of graduation fees

With graduation right around the corner, seniors are making sure to dot the I’s and cross the T’s before it’s time to walk across the stage. A crucial part of this process is filling out the graduation application that includes a fee of $25 which does not cover the cost of a cap and a gown. While some seniors are ...

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Don’t ‘weight’ to try these fitness classes

Zumba Everyone’s initial assumption about Zumba is that it requires a minimal amount of energy. But it’s not easier than most workouts. Although Zumba was created to make working out more fun for participants, that doesn’t mean you won’t break a sweat. According to the Zumba website, the classes are set up to combine all elements of fitness such as cardio, ...

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Current COVID-19 Stats for Valdosta State University

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