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Biomass plant is harmful

 A biomass electric generating plant is projected to begin construction June 2011 across from the Mud Creek Waste Water Treatment Plant and will be fully functioning by 2013.  There has been much controversy regarding the plant and we, as a staff, feel that the construction of the biomass would be more destructive than beneficial. The plant is projected to create ...

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HOPE cuts not unexpected

Not all HOPE is lost. Even though, the HOPE Scholarship has gone through some major changes since last week, students will still get some lottery-funded help.

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Ready your brooms

Similar to the game played by wizards on broomsticks in the Harry Potter novels written by J.K. Rowling, Quidditch has now become a popular sport on many college campuses.

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Make the most of college

 For those students currently living on-campus, this article is not for you. To those students who are, at present, residing in a house or apartment off-campus, listen up.  Living off-campus may cause you to lose out on various college experiences. Some may use the excuse that the distance from campus to their homes keeps them from getting involved in campus ...

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Engineering majors may have new transfer option

 A new proposal is being planned by the University of Georgia (UGA) to duplicate the Regent’s Engineering Transfer Program (RETP) that VSU currently has with Georgia Tech (GT) and Mercer University, giving VSU engineering studies students an additional option of where they can finish their degree. Currently, VSU students are not able to receive a bachelor’s degree in engineering without ...

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VSU Honors program hosts Haunted House

 The Honor’s Program will hold its annual haunted house today until Saturday from 8 p.m. to midnight.  The theme this year will be “Rolling Meadows, Bed and Breakfast.” The house will resemble a Bed and Breakfast hotel, run by Ma Poppins. Everyone who enters the house will be considered guests of the hotel.   The twist-Poppins is a wicked woman who ...

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Four candidates for Provost/VPAA chosen

 The Search and Screening Committee is currently looking for Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and have selected four candidates to appear on campus for interviews on Nov. 9-19.   More than 50 applications were received for the position.   Initially, the 18-member committee interviewed all of the candidates in Atlanta during the second weekend in October. From the 10 ...

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Transportation for the tipsy

 Valdosta has a new late-night transit service, Tipsy Transit, which was created to provide students a safe alternate form of transportation.  “We started talking about ways to give students an affordable and safe ride back to their homes after a long night of drinking,” Felix Vayner, Tipsy Transit driver and business major, said. “That’s basically how the whole idea came ...

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Inconsiderate students: cough up dough

 Courtesy is a topic that needs to be addressed at VSU. An important issue that seems to be lacking courtesy is keeping appointments at the Student Health Center. We know almost everyone has made a doctor appointment at some point in their lives. And although sometimes people have a legitimate excuse to miss  an appointment, it’s not okay to simply ...

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Current COVID-19 Stats for Valdosta State University

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