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VSU still shuns fall break

Written by: Joe Adgie The Academic Scheduling Committee has approved a four-day exam schedule and kept Dead Day in place but voted down an SGA-suggested return of Fall Break. That was announced at Monday night’s SGA meeting by Sen. Nick Buford, who sat in on the Academic Scheduling Committee meeting with Comptroller Erica Adams. The decisions were met with disapproval ...

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SGA welcomes back students with security updates

Written by: Joe Adgie New surveillance cameras are greeting VSU students as they come back for the semester, and $100,000 worth of lighting improvements and new emergency phones have been approved for the campus.   In addition, negotiations are still ongoing to place an ATM at the Student Union.   This was announced by SGA president Will Jimerson at Monday ...

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Flasher seen on campus

Written by: Joe Adgie A campus alert was emailed to the student body last Wednesday alerting them of an individual who exposed himself to a fellow student while on campus. The crime took place near the Oak Street parking lot on the evening of Jan. 14. The suspect was described as a white, short-haired male in his early 20s, 5 ...

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SGA votes on fee increases

by Joe Adgie   The SGA lent their approval to a total of $65 of proposed fee increases during Monday night’s SGA meeting, the last of the semester. The fees that SGA supported were the athletic fee proposal, the technology fee proposal and the health operating and facilities proposals. The SGA voted against the field house and parking facilities fees, ...

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SGA debates student fee increase

Written by Joe Adgie   For the students of VSU, mandatory fees could increase for the first time in five years. The fee increase proposals were discussed at a packed SGA meeting in the University Center, a meeting that was attended by students, administrators, and faculty alike. The SGA is required to vote on these proposals before the administration of ...

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Fall break making a comeback

Written by Joe Adgie   The students of VSU want fall break back. The senators of the SGA determined that in the week leading up to Monday night’s meeting, and received over 3,000 responses from students. “The majority for fall semester came out to a two-day fall break, a full week of thanksgiving, and a full week of finals,” said ...

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SGA tables discussion on fee increases

by Joe Adgie   Fees could increase, and people are not happy about the changes to commencement ceremonies. Those were the two major topics discussed at Monday night’s SGA meeting, a meeting that, for the fee increases, served as a preview to next week’s meeting. The fee increases are a response to decreased enrollment at VSU from 2012 to 2013, ...

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SGA votes in new constitution

Written by: Joe Adgie The SGA gave its approval for a new constitution and bylaws during Monday night’s meeting. That new constitution has to be approved by the VSU student body before it is officially ratified, while the bylaws, or the “internal document” for “internal operational procedures,” do not, according to SGA president Will Jimerson. These bylaws feature significant adjustments ...

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Robbery prompts ATM relocation

Written by: Joe Adgie/Photo by: Ritsuki Miyazaki   The ATM at the University Center is moving to the Student Union. That was revealed by VSU President Dr. William McKinney at last Thursday’s Faculty Senate meeting during his question and answer session. Dr. McKinney explained the reasoning behind the move. “An ATM should be in the Student Union,” Dr. McKinney said. ...

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SGA dismisses SAVE proposal

by Joe Adgie   On Monday night, SAVE (Students Against Violating the Environment) went to the SGA for support of their divestment program and didn’t get it. The divestment program concerns requesting the VSU Foundation to “freeze any new investments in the fossil fuel industry and commit to a plan to divest all of its holdings in fossil fuels within ...

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