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New way to search Netflix

Written by Meaghan Bitters, Asst. Advertising Editor The price to take a date to the movie theatre has nearly doubled in the past ten years. Because it’s now roughly $45 for two adult tickets, two large drinks and a large popcorn, Netflix is becoming a substitution to the traditional movie date. The Netflix movie date ideal has become extremely popular ...

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GMO foods should be labeled fr the benefit of consumers

Written by Meaghan Bitters, Asst. Advertising Manager After there has been so much talk about the connection between genetically modified organisms and cancer, several people have chosen to cut out GMOs from their diet. However, it can be pretty hard to do that if consumers are unsure of which food has been modified and which have not. A GMO is ...

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New House bill could help alleviate student loan debt

H.R. 4170 is a bill that, if passed, will forgive student loan debt for millions of hardworking Americans through a 10/10 program.  Representative Hansen Clarke of Michigan introduced H.R. 4170, the Student Loan Forgiveness Act of 2012, in the House of Representatives on March 8.  “This bill provides that if a student loan borrower makes payments equal to 10-percent of ...

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Project Clean Plate promotes hunger awareness

In a week, on average, 810 pounds of food is being wasted in Palms Dining Hall. This large amount of food could not only be salvaged, but could feed entire communities. VSU will soon provide that solution with its first annual Hunger Awareness Dinner and Forum on April 25 at 6 p.m. in Ballroom C of the Student Union. The ...

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Bandana Project raises sexual assault awareness

 Imagine working in a field all day in 100 degree weather, planting, harvesting and packing fruits and vegetables.  The work is hard and the pay is low. But worse is the constant fear of being sexually assaulted or raped by your boss or coworkers.  Immigrant women, working on farms or cleaning hotels, have been silently subjected to these worries for ...

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HB981: Proposed bill could change concealed weapons laws on Georgia campuses

 A bill that would allow concealed weapons on Georgia campuses is facing opposition within VSU and beyond. � Twenty-three states in America allow campuses to determine their own gun policies. Most states choose not to; however, Utah, Mississippi, Wisconsin and Oregon are the four states that allow guns on campus. Wisconsin prohibits guns from buildings only.   HB 981 is a ...

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Moving for Music! 5K Race and Fun Run held Saturday

Advertisements are buzzing about the Valdosta Symphony Orchestra’s (VSO) event “Moving for Music,” a 5K run and Fun Run, set for Saturday on the Front Lawn. The third annual “Moving for Music,” consists of a 5K race and a Fun Run, where participants who cannot run the 5K can still partake in a one-mile run. Registration for this event begins ...

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VSU faculty members treat crowd with musical performances

VSU students were given a great treat by the faculty recital on Feb. 20 Doug Farwell, Tamara Hardesty, Nina Lutz, Almisha Tobler, Steve Taylor, Valerie Holton, Jimmy Bickerstaff, Elizabeth Goode, Susan Eischeid, Peter Geldrich, Shannon Lowe and Bryan Garris were among the spectacular few in the recital. With five different performances, the crowd could not get enough, including Lacie Hall, ...

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Current COVID-19 Stats for Valdosta State University

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