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Blazers united against Union

Written by Jyrell Wynn, Staff Writer         As the season goes on, the Valdosta State volleyball team continues its run as they defeat West Alabama. With a score of 3-1, the Blazers are rallying for a spectacular season as they prepare for their upcoming matches. Union continues to struggle as the season goes on with another defeat to Shorter University losing ...

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Faculty senate to discuss Columbus Day Calendar complaint

Written by Jyrell Wynn, Staff Writer Today, the Faculty Senate congregates in the University Center Magnolia Room at 3:30 p.m. for the September meeting. One item on the agenda will be how VSU refers to Fall Break Fred Knowles, Chair of Native American Studies, wrote a letter to the Faculty Senate to express his displeasure with Fall Break being called ...

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Campus crime decreases, students don’t see the results

Writen by: Jyrell Wynn, Staff Writer Ann Farmer, the assistant director of the VSUPD, states that crime has not surged on campus. According to the crime statistics report, rape, robbery and aggravated assault are just some of the crime that decreased dramatically. From 2011 to 2013, documented robberies have declined from 111 to just 70, according to VSU police clergy ...

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Student symposium shows diverse research

Writen by: Jyrell Wynn, Staff Writer Graduate students congregated to share their in-depth research last week with interested members of the VSU campus and community. The seventh annual Graduate Student Research and Scholarship Symposium was held in the University Center from 4 to 6 p.m. on April 17th to celebrate the work of graduate students on a diverse range of ...

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Remembering VSU student Vicki Sanders

Writen by Jyrell Wynn, Staff Writer On April 10, VSU student Vicki Sanders passed away, nine days before her 47th birthday. In an email sent on April 16, VSU President William McKinney announced Sanders’ death to the VSU community. Sanders, a junior speech communications major, was a full-time student, activist and parent all at once during her time at VSU. Sanders ...

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Employees’ mental illness needs attention and solutions

Written by: Jyrell Wynn, Staff Writer Mental health is an issue that should not limit job opportunities, but more opportunities should be provided to help those struggling mentally. The airline and his Lufthansa flight training school knew Lubitz suffered from some depression according to CNN. Lufthansa, the parent company of Germanwings, knew Lubitz’s inner struggle, but still allowed him to ...

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Comedian uses ASL to get laughs

Written by Jyrell Wynn, Staff Writer On April 3, comedian Wink will present his comedy act from 7-9 p.m. in the Student Union Theatre. Windell Smith Jr. (aka Wink) travels across the United States to sponsor American Sign Language and Deaf rights through his comedy shows. Wink describes his experience of living in a deaf household and how his parents ...

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VSU grand slams to victory

By Jyrell Wynn VSU softball will play a double header against the Christian Brothers Lady Bucs this Saturday at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. The series will conclude on Sunday with a final game at 1 p.m. VSU softball continued their victory streak of 16 wins after defeating the West Alabama Tigers in the Gulf South Conference with a final ...

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Beloved mass media teacher dies

by Jyrell Wynn Dr. Laurence Etling, an associate professor of Mass Media at VSU since 1999, died this week. Dr. Etling taught a number of classes in the College of the Arts, including radio and television announcing and audio production. Late Wednesday night, many of Dr.Etling’s students expressed sadness as they remembered him fondly. “Dr. Etling was a humble, kind ...

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Pour some sugar on me

By Jyrell Wynn With financial responsibilities looming, many college students are choosing to become sugar babies in order to pay off debt. A sugar baby is a young male or female that is cared for by an older man or woman. The babies are paid with gifts, money and other luxuries to provide companionship to their clients. Sugar babies are ...

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