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Is study abroad really worth it?

by Tatyana Phelps The cost of not studying abroad may be even more costly than the money that comes out of your pocket for a school trip to a foreign country. VSU offers several study abroad trips each year, with a wide variety of courses and programs. Although studying abroad can be a bit expensive, research shows that students who ...

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Early bird gets the ‘A’

by Tatyana Phelps Many students try to avoid taking early morning classes if they can help it, but after reading the results of two professors’ study, students may want consider taking earlier classes if they want better grades. Two professors at St. Lawrence University conducted a study that confirmed that the earlier the class time students take, the higher their ...

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The Age Debate: Does it change with status?

by Tatyana Phelps When an average 25-year-old man dates a minor, he’s a pedophile, but when a celebrity does it, why is it acceptable? If you follow the Kardashian/Jenner clan, then you probably have heard the rumors about Kylie Jenner and Tyga. It’s been rumored that the two have been dating, as they’re always seen out in public together and ...

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First generation students gather to share support

by Tatyana Phelps First-generation students at VSU no longer have to go through the struggles they face alone. The counseling center is forming a support group specifically for VSU students who are the first in their family to attend college. The tentative start date was Feb. 16, but the actual start date and time will be based on the participants’ ...

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Judge Hatchett is coming to town

by Tatyana Phelps VSU students will have the opportunity to meet a television judge as the lives of the first two African-American VSU students are honored at the Thomas-Pierce Scholarship Dinner. The scholarship dinner, hosted by the Office of Social Equity, the Black History Month Committee and SGA, will honor Drewnell Thomas and Robert Pierce, the first two African-American students ...

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Single’s Guide to Valentine’s Day

by Tatyana Phelps Just because you’re single doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy Valentine’s Day. And just because you’re lonely doesn’t mean you have to be completely alone. Cuddle up with that favorite teddy bear of yours from third grade and enjoy some of these great flicks on Netflix. Or, if you want to feel like Olivia Pope this Valentine’s ...

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Pro/Con: American Sniper is a Hero?

PRO by Tatyana Phelps According to some Americans, if you are in the military, shooting the enemy makes you a bad person, not just a person doing your job. The lead character in the box-office record-breaking movie “American Sniper,” Chris Kyle, has received a bit of backlash after the release of the film, despite many people believing he is a ...

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State of the Union: Obama talks to the students

by: Tatyana Phelps We’re getting degrees. We’re getting jobs. The way President Obama puts it, it’s a pretty great time to be a college student. Free college was one of the biggest topics of discussion during Obama’s State of the Union speech on Jan. 20. Obama’s proposal is to offer community college for no cost at all. Of course, this ...

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More Dining Options Arrive for On-Campus Living

by Tatyana Phelps   This semester, VSU is making it easier than ever for students to chow down through new options and deals offered by VSU Dining. One new feature available to students is the on-campus pizza delivery. This allows residents to order pizza seven days a week from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. This isn’t the only “take out” ...

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Father Daughter Dance in Prison

The thought of a father-daughter dance is adorable. The dads wear nice suits and ties, and the daughters wear their nicest Sunday dresses. However, this wasn’t just the typical father-daughter dance that children had in elementary school. In this case, the dads traded out their everyday inmate jumpsuits for finer suits. A prison in Miami hosted its first ever “Daddy-Daughter ...

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Current COVID-19 Stats for Valdosta State University

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