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Anthropology Club highlights new Study Abroad

The Anthropology Club is a VSU club available for all students. Anthropology is all about embracing diversity and understanding cultural differences while appreciating and being sensitive to them, to be a global citizen. The goal is to help students envision themselves as global citizens and understand that the things they do, even in Valdosta, Georgia, have an impact globally. “Anthropology ...

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Guide: Finding ways to study for classes

Studying can be hard. Between absorbing new information and remembering old lessons, it can be difficult and boring to keep up with. As necessary as it is, it can be one of the worst parts about college. It can be bearable, though, and even fun. There are ways to make studying more engaging without sacrificing the information. If you’re struggling ...

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Odum Library reveals new Mural

After years of wanting, Odum Library and VSU’s Archives and Special Collections teams have finally achieved an ultimate goal: a mural that represents knowledge, growth and success at VSU. With combined funding from their separate foundations, the Odum Library Art Committee teamed up with the archives to host a nationwide art competition in search for the perfect mural. They sent ...

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Dedo Maraville Gallery concludes ‘Fresh Start’ exhibit

The Dedo Maranville Fine Arts Gallery recently concluded “Fresh Start,” an exhibit that highlighted faculty artwork, including the work of two professors who have joined the gallery’s leadership. This exhibit showcased unfinished work to highlight the stereotype of art teachers as they are put into a box and feel constant pressure from others. Just like this new idea of unfinished ...

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People Poll: How do students feel about losing the game during family weekend?

Morgan Ledbetter, a sophomore ASL interpretation major, said, “Although I wasn’t there for the game, my mom called because she’s very invested in the games, and we were both shocked and upset. I think we all expected more after the last game.” Gracie Roberson, a senior biology major and chemistry and psychology minor, said, “I was a little surprised they ...

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Guide: Top 5 Apps for College Students

There comes a point in every college student’s life when they feel utterly frustrated about everything around them. That frustration can stem from many things, but the main factor affecting students’ moods is their class assignments. Instead of feeling completely stressed about school assignments and not having time for anything else, students can check out these five apps that will ...

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Editorial: There is more to life than what’s on Earth

Conspiracy theorists debate many topics, but one that seems to be more widely accepted is that aliens are real. At the Spectator, we believe that there is no feasible way that Earth is the only planet in the universe that has life. According to Britannica Dictionary, the word alien is a noun that means “a creature that comes from somewhere ...

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Counseling Center offers a support group for mothers

Munchkins and Mothers is a support group available for mothers that need a little extra help and feel alone. Moms are great. Apart from raising their kids from the time they are born, most moms are their children’s hype woman. Many put their lives on hold to give their children all the love and care that they need without any ...

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ADHD can affect student’s ability to learn in class

Lazy, disruptive, challenging. These are only some descriptive words that people labeled children with ADHD. However, ADHD is more than just a hyperactive disorder. Before I was diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder, I was labeled as those words along with being hyperactive. As I got older, I noticed that my symptoms presented as being bored or having focusing problems. ...

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ASC for a PAL at VSU’s Tutoring Center

If after spending a lot of time navigating through the confusing halls of Nevins you realize that you need even more time to figure out just what your professor was even talking about during class, the best place to turn to is the Academic Support Center. Located on the second floor of Odum Library, the Academic Support Center is an ...

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