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Bachelor’s degree: Is it the new high school diploma?

Written by Tatyana Phelps, Managing Editor The bachelor’s degree has become the new high school diploma. It is the new base line standard degree that someone has to obtain to qualify to enter the work force. This gives students the conception that they can’t just stop after obtaining their undergrad degree. This belief tends to belittle a bachelor’s degree and ...

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Kim Kardashian goes nude on the internet…again

Written by Tatyana Phelps, Managing Editor The Internet went into a frenzy over the weekend when Kim Kardashian West posted a full body nude picture of herself with black blocks covering her private areas. This isn’t the first time we’ve seen Kim’s naked body, and that’s not even a reference to her sex tape. Over the past couple years we’ve ...

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VSU Student Health Center now providing on call nurses

Written by Tatyana Phelps, Managing Editor Once doors are locked and “open” signs are flipped to “closed” when 5 p.m. hits, services at the Student Health Center will only be a call away. After SGA reached out to VSU’s Student Health Center, they are now providing an after-hours on call nurse service to students. “Offering the service was a great ...

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Staton promises an unforgettable commencement during press conference

Written by Tatyana Phelps, Managing Editor Staton promises an unforgettable commencement A press conference was held in Interim President Dr. Cecil Staton’s office Thursday morning regarding recent changes to the Spring 2016 graduation on May 7. After much speculation on campus after the new graduation ceremony schedule was posted nearly two weeks ago, Dr. Staton set the record straight. There ...

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Weekly Weird: Olive oil to cure HIV cancer?

Written by Tatyana Phelps, Managing Editor Olive oil is an essential household item. It’s used for cooking, hair, and is often used as an anti-aging skincare product. How shocked would you be if you found out that olive oil can even be used as a cure for HIV and cancer? If you’re having a difficult time believing this, it’s because ...

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VSU student slain in shooting, suspects arrested

Written by Tatyana Phelps, Managing Editor A VSU student and three other suspects were arrested Wednesday afternoon in connection with a shooting that resulted in the death of another VSU student on Monday. According to the Valdosta Daily Times, sophomore Lenton Swint was found with a bullet wound to the head on the front doorway of a duplex residence on ...

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Students who left college can still get a associate’s degree

Written by Tatyana Phelps, Managing Editor Each year, millions of Americans make the decision to go to college; however, not all of them actually graduate. The University System of Georgia is combining its efforts to make sure that those who earned some college credit can obtain an associate’s degree that they may have never known they had. Whether it is ...

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Student killed in I-75 wreck

Written by Tatyana Phelps, Managing Editor Friends on campus are mourning Geraldo Vargas, who they remember as a smart, hard-working, funny and straight-A student. The 22-year-old VSU criminal justice major was killed in a car accident early Sunday morning on I-75. According to the Valdosta Daily Times, Vargas was driving southbound when he struck an unoccupied disabled vehicle in the ...

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The Visit Review: The most comedic terror of the year

Written by Tatyana Phelps, Managing Editor Night Shyamalan, the same director who brought us “The Sixth Sense” brings us yet another psychological thriller with “The Visit”. It may not be the scariest movie of 2015, but it can’t be denied that it is definitely a good, entertaining movie that will have your cheeks hurting from laughing. You’ll constantly have to ...

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College-based music app offers free music to students

Written by Tatyana Phelps, Managing Editor We’re college students, so most of us aren’t rich. Yet, a lot of us love music and can’t always afford to pay for a monthly subscription. How can we have all the access to the music we want without breaking the bank? There’s a new free music app that’s combining easy access to unlimited ...

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Current COVID-19 Stats for Valdosta State University

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