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Editorial: Bring back summer commencements

It’s the last day. Finals are finished. All the boxes are checked off on the graduation checklist. All that’s left is to wait around five months to walk across the stage at commencement. For students finishing their degree in the summer semester, this is a possibility. It’s either wait around five months or walk early, which many students do, but ...

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Editorial: VSU students need to represent unity

The VSU community was disturbed by the choice of an individual to scribble a hateful statement across the stall in a Lowndes Hall bathroom last Friday. Student reactions were mixed, though all seemed to disagree with the statement, some students were less shocked by the discovery than others. The office of the president and SGA both immediately condemned the graffiti, ...

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Editorial: Adel seeks support from VSU community

Last weekend Georgia was hit by an enormous storm system that produced dozens of tornadoes, leaving destruction in its path. The storm claimed 15 lives in Georgia and left more homeless, according to Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency. Though the storm has passed, the devastation remains. According to The Weather Channel, authorities hope that the current death toll ...

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From condoms to roses: Golden Key members encourage safe sex

From left: Vontessa Kendall, senior middle grades education major; Terri Harris, junior communication sciences and disorders major; and Molly Seal, Health center graduate assistant work to create condom roses in a effort to encourage safe sex. Photo by Jennifer Gleason, The Spectator.

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New staff on campus excited for fall

Tamara R. Dennis   “I am Tamara (Tami) Dennis and I’m a new instructor in the College of Nursing. I was a labor and delivery nurse for 23 years at Colquitt Regional Medical Center in Moultrie, Ga. I’ve taught Maternal-Newborn Nursing and Women’s Health at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. I am currently completing my dissertation on PTSD and childbirth. I can’t ...

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Panzau uses tragedy to educate

  Have you ever wondered what your life would be like after that one drink that gets you “over the edge?” Well Sarah Panzau, a two-time nationally recognized All-American, Olympic volleyball player, soon found out on Aug. 23, 2003.                 Sarah Panzau shared her story about her near fatal car collision in the P.E. Complex on April 4 at 7 ...

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Student Affairs host Putt-putt tournament

Student Affairs will host their 4th annual putt-putt golf tournament tomorrow at 3 p.m. at Jungle Gyms. The tournament is an attempt to raise money for Relay for Life next Friday from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Amanda Voegel, risk assessment and aquatics manager at the recreation center, feels the event will be as successful as last year in which ...

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Blazer Volleyball

The VSU Blazers will travel to Pensacola, FL this weekend to take on four teams in the Gulf South/Sunshine State Crossover Tournament. VSU is going in to the tournament looking to continue the strong play they’ve shown as of late. The Blazers dropped three straight matches before the group responded by sweeping their next six sets, resulting in two big ...

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