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Bandits take country, add pinch of hip-hop

Written by: Jessica Ingram The Moonshine Bandits are a combination of hip-hop, rock and country. An odd combination of genres would be a first thought, but somehow they make it work in their new album “Calicountry.” The band is a duo consisting of members that go by the nicknames “Tex” and “Bird.” The album is produced by a well-known country ...

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Valdosta recognizes Georgia Cities Week

Written by Jessica Ingram   This week, cities across the state of Georgia are celebrating Georgia Municipal Association’s Georgia Cities Week from April 20-27.   GCW is an opportunity for cities to share with their communities about services offered and how the city has an impact on citizens’ lives.   Each year there is a theme for the GCW. This ...

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Students stand up to cancer

Written by Jessica Ingram   VSU students will soon have an opportunity to fight for a cause.   VSU’s annual Relay for Life will take place on the front lawn from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. on Friday.   Opening ceremonies will begin at 7 p.m., and will recognize both cancer survivors and the teams that will participate.   Relay ...

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City recycles electronics

Written by Jessica Ingram   In an attempt to bring recycling awareness to Valdosta, the City of Valdosta Public Works Department will hold an Electronics Recycling Event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday in the parking lot of the City of Valdosta Customer Service Center.   The Public Works Department has partnered with Keep Lowndes/Valdosta Beautiful, KLVB and ...

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FamilyWorks helps heal assault victims

Written by Jessica Ingram   The VSU FamilyWorks therapy clinic is now holding a Sexual Assault Survivors Support Group at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday nights.   The therapy clinic is operated by the Marriage and Family Therapy Program and is open every day of the week.   The group started on March 6, and is open to men and women ...

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VSU hosts Georgia Academy of Science

Written by Jessica Ingram   VSU has been given the honor of hosting the 90th annual meeting of the Georgia Academy of Science from March 29 to March 30.   Donald Thieme, assistant professor in the department of physics, astronomy and geosciences, said that the last time the Academy met in Valdosta was in 2000.   “The Academy is dedicated ...

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Counseling seminar discusses body image concerns

Written By Jessica Body   The VSU Counseling Center hosted an event Tuesday night to address body issues that affect many students on campus.   Dr. Marcie Wiseman, Ph.D., of the VSU Counseling Center hosted “Body Image and Eating Disorders: The Contribution of Cultural Factors and Media.”   The seminar focused primarily on the eating disorders known as bulimia and ...

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VSO hosts French festival

Written by Jessica Ingram   The Valdosta Symphony Orchestra, VSO, held a French festival family concert on Sunday afternoon at Whitehead Auditorium in the VSU Fine Arts building.   According to Howard Hsu, music director of the VSO, the French theme of the festival was to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the French composer, Claude Debussy’s birth.   The event ...

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VSU not hit by flu epidemic

By Jessica Ingram   The flu has reached epidemic status in the nation, however much of VSU’s campus community said they have not had the flu.   According to area experts—Lynette Lewis, assistant director and administrator at the Student Health Center, and Dr. Edwin Hiatt, M.D. Director at the Student Health Center—the flu season started abnormally early and is now ...

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Flu virus reaches epidemic in Ga.

Influenza, a virus better known as the flu, has reached epidemic status in Ga. and VSU is doing what it can to help keep students from getting infected with the virus.   VSU students are able to go to the Student Health Center to receive a flu vaccination by appointment. The cost of the vaccination is $10 for students and ...

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Current COVID-19 Stats for Valdosta State University

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