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HEROS host HIV/AIDS awareness week

Sunday kicked off HIV/AIDS awareness week, hosted by HEROS (Helping Everywhere Reaching Out). The goal of this event is to further inform the Georgia community of this growing global epidemic. “I think AIDS awareness week is good because it informs people about safety,” said Hannah Craig, a freshman mass media major. Monday the campus offered free HIV/AIDS testing in the ...

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Guest speaker travels for female empowerment

The Women’s and Gender Studies Program presented “Building Bridges and Swimming Upstream: Chronicles of a Feminist Peace and Justice Activist” Wednesday in Jennett Lecture Hall. Guest speaker, Dr. Kathryn L. Norsworthy, Ph.D., works as a Counseling Psychologist and Professor at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida. Dr. Norsworthy is an activist for the rights of the LGBT community. She is ...

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Dr. Levy holds open sessions

VSU President, Dr. Louis H. Levy, held the first open session of his tenure this past Tuesday in which students were able to speak to him about their concerns. This session was held in his office located in room 117 in West Hall. Between the hours of 2 p.m. and 4 p.m., students were allowed to privately speak face to ...

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Jobs available, for now

College graduates: great news. This year’s graduates are finding a better job market than last year’s graduates, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers. The survey says that employers intend to hire about 19.3 percent more graduates than the class of 2010. The survey consisted of information from 174 schools from February through April. While the top paying ...

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Perfect plan for loans impossible

 Starting next fall, Tidewater Community College in Virginia will require its students to go beyond the normal requirements for obtaining federal loans.  Federal loans will be based upon a realistic view of the students’ financial status before and after college. The amount of money a student has and will make post-graduation will determine the amount of money they are loaned. ...

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You decide your GPA

Contrary to popular belief, social networking sites such as Facebook are not the major cause of a sinking GPA. According to a survey conducted of about 13,900 incoming college freshmen, alcohol is in fact, the most significant factor involving the student GPA. According to Todd Wyatt, a doctoral candidate at George Mason University and director of research at Outside the ...

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Keep your stuff safe

Coming to college for the first time, you have to expect that some things will not go your way. You may have problems keeping up with all of your required work. You may have issues with your roommates and even certain professors, or you may choose that horrible class in which can’t seem to understand the material. Some problems are ...

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Flooding needs a fix

 The weather in Valdosta has a mind of its own and anyone who lives here can clearly see that.  One day you walk outside and the sun is shining overhead. You can wear a t-shirt and a pair of shorts and just enjoy a nice warm day. You go sit in your dorm room for a few hours, and when ...

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Registration should be efficient

The process of registering for classes should be more organized and not based on a first-come, first-served basis.    Each one of us has been through the hassle and frustration of registering for classes. You wait for what seems like forever until the hour registration opens up. You have to type in each individual course, search for the particular course ...

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Environment matters

 The Student Health Center is conveniently placed near campus so students get access any time they may need to. Many students make a trip to the Student Health Center every week for many different reasons. Some students go for checkups, and others go for minor concerns. Some students however, take a trip to the health center in order to receive ...

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Current COVID-19 Stats for Valdosta State University

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