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Protect yourself by learning the right self-defense moves

College campuses can be dangerous and it is important for both women and men to know how to defend themselves. With Sexual Assault Awareness Month in full swing, students across campus should make it their mission to be informed not only on how to avoid sticky situations, but also how to protect themselves should dire circumstances arise. There a few ...

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Pros and cons of roommates

As college students, most of us have had a roommate either by choice or by necessity. With that being said, there’s a 50/50 chance that a roommate will either be a friend or foe. Although a lot of people will presume that living alone is much preferable to living with someone else, there are pros and cons to both. Pros for living with a roommate: One of ...

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The Student Success Center gets a name change

Interests were piqued when, seemingly overnight, signs outside of VSU’s Student Success Center changed to reflect a new name. The true story behind it lie in the new changes to propel student success forward. Dr. Chere Peguesse, the director of the, now, Academic Support Center, made the decision to change the name of the center simply to decrease confusion. After ...

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People Poll: What is your ideal professor?

“For me, an ideal professor is someone who enjoys what they’re teaching,” Chatari Humphrey, an educational leadership and student affairs graduate student, said. “I want someone who is flexible and personal with his or her class rather than just ‘there.’ You can tell when a teacher is not passionate about what they do because you can see it in their ...

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Bring the gym to your dorm room

Going to the gym can be hard whether it’s intimidating or because there doesn’t seem to be enough time in the day; however, there are plenty of quick and easy ways to workout without leaving the residence hall. Some people like the motivation and structure of work out videos. Not everyone is willing to buy a DVD, but there are ...

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Striving for excellence, Chris Thompson aims to motivate VSU

Born in Tallahassee, Florida and raised in Suwanee, Georgia, Christopher Thompson splits up his jam-packed days between work, school organizations and classes. However, his real passion is helping people better themselves, and he somehow finds ways to incorporate that desire into everything he does. “There’s a drive in me that always pushes me to be a little bit better,” SGA ...

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People poll: How do you stay healthy in college?

“I go to Crossfit classes everyday, sometimes twice a day,” Austin McCord, a sophomore exercise physiology major, said. “I drink a lot of water and a lot of green tea … it flushed your system.” “I think it’s not only important to stay healthy physically, but also to take care of your mental and emotional well-being being,” Samantha Mora, a ...

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Temperature drop leaves students freezing

VSU students were left shivering and shocked Wednesday night as temperatures dropped into the 20s, causing the National Weather Service to issue a hard freeze warning for Lowndes County. The VSU Athletic Department reacted by delaying upcoming basketball games which were scheduled for Thursday and Saturday due to dangerous driving conditions for traveling teams. All games were moved back one ...

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Morning routines to kick start the day

Mornings can be a drag for anyone, especially college students who stay up late and wake up early. Thankfully, there are plenty of quick and easy steps that can help jump start the day. Of course, there are the common choices like: drinking copious amounts of coffee before even opening your eyes fully or taking a shower first thing and ...

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Police Chief candidate talks with students

Written by Ladaezjah Warrens, Staff Writer  Jason Morton, one of the candidates for Director of Public Safety and Chief of Police, presents the characteristics or values he believes a police department should exhibit to a campus and some ways to implement them here at Valdosta State University. Starting first as a student employee, Morton has been with the Milton Tennessee ...

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Current COVID-19 Stats for Valdosta State University

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