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Nintendo 64 takes gamers on trip down memory lane

Written By: LaMarcus Wilkerson A short time ago, my friend and I rediscovered a hunk of plastic that brought us great joy during our childhood. Totally in awe of our discovery, we gently blew away the dust bunnies that covered the exterior of the device and plugged it into his TV so we could relive those blissful days.   The ...

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Netflix Expands Streaming Cash

Written By: LaMarcus Wilkerson Stock up on popcorn for this month because Netflix is streaming new shows and movies. Steaming options will range from new entertaining TV series to awe-inspiring movies.   Netflix intends on supplying more options for its subscribers, so that their evenings will not be saturated in boredom.   Netflix will add “Californication,” a series that presents the ...

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Underprivileged Youth In Georgia

Written By: LaMarcus Wilkerson Every thirty-two seconds an infant is born into poverty. These impoverished adolescents grow up without the proper necessities to further their development.   The unfortunate youth who live in poverty are hindered from basic needs for survival all because their parents are financial incapable of supporting them. Sometimes, these guardians realize that they are economically crippled ...

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Tobacco Products Banned On All Campuses

Powerpoint Presentation By: LaMarcus Wilkerson Check out LaMarcus Wilkerson’s Powerpoint Presentation on the tobacco products ban on all campuses here! No More Smoke Breaks from Tnmills

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Sanfoka celebrates graduates

By: LaMarcus Wilkerson The African American Studies department will be hosting their thirteenth annual multicultural graduation ceremony on May 9 in the Student Union Theater at 7 p.m. The celebration has been ongoing since 2000 and will continue to honor this year’s graduates. However, the AFAM department extends its invitations to all students. Calvin Walker, assistant professor of African American ...

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Students debate vaccinations

Pro By: LaShawn Oglesby & LaMarcus Wilkerson It is every parent’s right to decide whether or not to have their child vaccinated, but that choice can put other children who do get vaccinated in harm’s way. Schools require that their students be vaccinated before attending. However, guardians can opt out of getting their child vaccinated by filing for a vaccine exemption. ...

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Game of Thrones serves up more matrimonial carnage

Written by: LaMarcus Wilkerson Normally, it’s uncommon for people to cheer when someone dies. But on Sunday, eager fans of the medieval fantasy show “Game of Thrones” were overjoyed when one of the main characters unexpectedly checked-out of Westeros. The second episode of season four reminded GOT fans of the unforgettable “Red Wedding” at the end of season three. Similar ...

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Pipeline proves destructive

Written by: LaMarcus Wilkerson  Fracking, a technique used to extract natural gas from Earth by drilling at 10,000 ft. below the surface, is destroying our planet. Local investors have been considering the possibility of building a pipeline that’ll run from Alabama through Lowndes County and stretch into central Florida. Students Against Violating the Environment (S.A.V.E) is a VSU environmental organization ...

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S.A.V.E. waits for endorsement

Written by: LaMarcus Wilkerson Students Against Violating the Environment (S.A.V.E.) is waiting for VSU President William McKinney to approve a committee that would support the Fossil Free campaign. According to Danielle Jordan, the president of S.A.V.E., McKinney’s endorsement of the committee would move S.A.V.E. a step closer to their goal: to have VSU fully support the divestment efforts of the ...

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Tobacco: up for debate?

Written by: LaMarcus Wilkerson Four VSU students and faculty members took the stage Wednesday night in Jennett Lecture Hall to debate the new policy prohibiting the use of tobacco on campus, a policy that was approved by the University System of Georgia. On Wednesday, March 19, the USG’s Board of Regents voted in favor of banning tobacco use on all ...

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Current COVID-19 Stats for Valdosta State University

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