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Letters to the Editor

Spectator uneven in news coverage To whom it may concern,  Valdosta State University’s independent student newspaper, The Spectator, has been a valuable means of information concerning issues and the interest of the students on this campus since its establishment. I first want to acknowledge that.  I am writing this letter as a student and as the President of Valdosta State ...

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Letters to the Editor

People need to stop complaining about parking VSU Campus Parking. No one’s going to be completely happy with it until each hall has its own parking deck, every student has their own space, and every level of the deck has an attendant on hand to powder your face after the oh-so-arduous ten second walk over to your vehicle. As a ...

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Fresh start program to help smokers

 From Staff Reports  The American Cancer Society is hosting a free program in conjunction with Campus Wellness for VSU faculty, staff, and students to offer group support for smoking cessation.  The Fresh Start program will consist of four classes, which meet once a week. The classes start on Sept. 27 and will be at 1 p.m. in the Student Union ...

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Group work can be beneficial

Letter to the editor: I’d like to add some additional points to James Silvernale’s article “Group projects are immature.” Group work can benefit students. Students having difficulty understanding content often comprehend when others demonstrate “how to do” an assignment in a group context. The type of group activity that has been researched the most is cooperative learning (CL). Often, faculty ...

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Front lawn policy

– Recurring events or activities on eight or more participants on the front lawn must be reserved through event services. – Front lawn events/activities must be sponsored by a registered student organization or university department. – Regulary scheduled repetitive outdoor activitiesmust be registered through event services. – The following is not allowed on the front lawn: cleats, vehicles whom do ...

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VSU police reports

August 22, 2010 College Street- A student in a blue Ford Explorer was pulled over and taken into custody for driving with no insurance and a suspended registration. August 25, 2010 Centennial Hall Parking Lot- A back tire was stolen off a bike that was locked onto a bike rack. August 26, 2010 Oak Street (next to guest house)- Student ...

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How well do you know your mascot?

These questions were formed by the Spectator Staff with information provided by Student Life. Answer all five questions correctly and you will be submitted into a drawing for a gift basket from VSU goodies from the bookstore. The answers to the questions are at various locations around VSU. Clues as to the location of the answer are hidden inside the ...

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Blaze’s 10th birthday bash

Sept. 1 Blaze will be celebrating his 10th birthday. VSU has many events planned for this special day commemorating Blaze’s decade of service.

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Goodbye to our graduating staff members

Danielle Everson – Hmmm, what can I say? Interviewing is truly where my heart is. I love to hear people tell their story and report on the latest news. Presenting news to my fellow VSU students has brought me joy and, I must admit, a little stress over the past few years. Overall, letting students know exactly what was happening ...

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News from the 70’s Spectator Style

1970- Students question the SGA: “Poor Leadership Causes Ineffectiveness of SGA” 1970- Students boycott the food in the College Cafeteria 1970- Patterson Hall is built 1970- The tennis courts next to the PE Complex are built 1970- VSC establishes a “no-curfew” system in two doors 1970- Langdale Hall is considered the finest on-campus residence; off campus there is “The Crazy ...

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