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Student Employment Awareness luncheon on campus

Written by Shambree Wartel   In 2008 former Mayor John Fretti proclaimed the second week in April as Student Employment Week in hopes of bringing recognition to student workers in the VSU community. Five years later the student employment team at VSU is continuing this grand tradition. The Student Employment Office will host a student employment luncheon today at noon ...

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SGA, not the VSU money machine

Written by Shambree Wartel   Money doesn’t grow on trees—we all know that. That’s why when the RAs from Centennial Hall requested $1,000 for food for an upcoming carnival, despite the fact that they had their own designated budget , SGA was right in denying the funding. The role of SGA is to serve as a liaison between the students ...

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Grad student shares rare antiques with Odum

VSU students can now travel back in time. Starting this fall, the Tatler-Burgess Collection offers nearly three dozen antique items on display on the second and fourth level in Odum Library. “If people were to go to Archives and Special Collections on the fourth level, there is various work on display there including some maps and modern lithographs—some by Matisse ...

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SGA, CMVSU kick off homecoming

It’s time to party. The SGA and CMVSU kicked off homecoming week celebration with a cookout Wednesday in Palms Quad in hopes of getting students hyped for the upcoming homecoming weekend. The event, hosted from 1-4 p.m., was designed with one purpose in mind: unity. “This event came right on time for homecoming,” Jodi Walker, a freshmen biology major, said. ...

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What happened to childhood?

What was your best pre-teen birthday present?  How about a car? Ridiculous– but that may be where we’re heading as parents provide younger and younger children with technology way beyond their years. Before, kids were concerned with Barbies and baseball, now it’s all about the latest social network and technology. The kids nowadays look and act–in a sense–more grown up ...

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VSU needs full finals week

If students were given a full week there would be less anxiety, more time to focus and ultimately better academic performance, as there would be less chance that they would have three finals packed in one day as many students have experienced this at least once.

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Hall flood shuffled students

Approximately 45 students were relocated to Hopper Hall late Saturday night after a rupture in a hot water pipe on the 5th floor C Wing caused them to be flooded out of their rooms in Langdale Hall. Dean of Student Affairs, Russell Mast, was there to quickly assess the situation. “The majority of the damage was done to the fifth ...

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Mamma mia, its finally here!: Olive Garden opens in Valdosta

Attention, Italian-food lovers: Olive Garden has come to Valdosta. About 200 people gathered in anticipation of the restaurant’s grand opening Monday afternoon. “We’re a family restaurant focusing on delighting everyone with a genuine Italian dining experience,” Eric Kosloff, Olive Garden director of operations, said. “A lot of people are excited because it will save them trips to Warner Robins, Tallahassee ...

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SGA discusses new Health Center policies and funding

The Student Government Association discussed the Student Health Center’s new policy of requiring insurance along with other issues during Monday night’s meeting in Powell Hall. Beginning this semester, the Student Health Center has implemented a new system that allows it to collect student insurance policy information. This is an attempt to minimize the cost of services not covered by the ...

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Current COVID-19 Stats for Valdosta State University

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