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VSU welcomes international artist Masayasu Iizuka

Written by LaShawn Oglesby, College Life Editor To those who aren’t sleep, ceramics is therapeutic and it has been shown to help calm the nerves. Ceramics is an ancient—yet still socially acceptable—and awesome way to get together with your friends and create some stress-relieving art. Recently, Masayasu Iizuka, who is a world renowned Japanese potter and ceramic artist, decided to ...

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New smart kegel pairs with phones to help women exercise ‘lady parts

Written by LaShawn Oglesby, College Life Editor There’s now a smart kegel women can use that pairs with their phones known as kGoal. The interactive training system exercises the pelvic floor in women. kGoal was designed to be used by various body types and anatomies. During testing, kGoal was found to be comfortable for use in 95 percent of the women ...

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My nipples aren’t for you

Written by LaShawn Oglesby, College Life Editor So, you know that being sexually attracted to feet or chubby and larger people are fetishes. Well, guess what? If you like boobs, join the club, because being sexually attracted to breasts is also a fetish. Breast fetishism (also known as mastofact, breast partialism, or mazophilia) is different from the first two fetishes ...

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Pro/Con: To pay or not to pay college athletes

Written by Terrance Johnson, Staff Writer It is a privilege for student athletes to be able to put on their school colors and represent their university. It is a privilege to have millions cheer for you while others cheer against you. It is a privilege to receive a free education while others have to take out loans. The problem occurs ...

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Chief Oz visits SGA to talk safety

Written by LaShawn Oglesby, Staff Writer The new VSUPD Chief Oz Armour and President William McKinney were guest speakers at SGA’s meeting this past Monday. Armour, who served 45 years in law enforcement, opened the discussion with his visions for the VSUPD by first going over the mission statement for the department. The mission statement, which can be found on ...

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$53 Million campaign said to bring major changes to VSU

by LaShawn Oglesby President William McKinney addressed SGA about the capital campaign which is part of the Valdosta State University’s Strategic Plan that started in 2013 and will continue on until 2019. A study was conducted last year which led to this campaign that launched in July 1. This is VSU’s “first ever” public comprehensive capital campaign. According to McKinney, ...

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SGA talks March Madness, Secret Shopper

by LaShawn Oglesby SGA approved a co-sponsorship with Distinguished Women of Excellence (DWE) for a March Madness event and conspired to secretly evaluate campus services at its Monday night meeting. Secret Shopper is an evaluation of various services on campus, in which SGA will be participating. According to the form that was handed out, VSU customer services will be rated ...

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No More Week: SGA tackles sexual assault

  by LaShawn Oglesby SGA Senator Quineshia Claiborne took the floor at Monday night’s SGA meeting to discuss the upcoming No More Week, which is a movement that has spread across the nation to promote awareness for sexual assault and domestic violence and to find a way to end it. The event is scheduled for March 8-14. Claiborne talked about ...

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SGA talks GPA, housing on campus

by LaShawn Oglesby On Mon. SGA’s committees and various senators were all ablaze with information pertaining to possible and upcoming events, such as an Easter egg hunt contest, changes in VSU housing on campus, and a possible proposal to raise the GPA requirement for incoming students. The student affairs committee wants to raise the GPA requirement for incoming students so ...

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SGA gives back to community

by LaShawn Oglesby SGA discussed everything from local philanthropy goals to ceremonial dinners and brunches at its Monday night meeting. The student philanthropy committee will be setting up a student philanthropy fund. “It’s basically what alumni relations does when they raise money…they get money from the alumni, but we will cater to the students,” SGA Comptroller Tamelia Hall said. In ...

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