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A Look at the Historical Figures Behind Controversial Buildings on VSU’s Campus

Buildings on VSU's campus named after problematic historical figures

Ashley Cinemas Ashley Cinema, established in 1979, was named after the Ashley Street, also named after William Ashley, who was a physician and slaveholder. This was not the first to request this name change. Citizens of Valdosta have proposed changing the name because of Ashley’s position as an enslaver of at least 17 African Americans during his lifetime. There is ...

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Editor-in-Chief’s Pick: 2021 albums you should be listening to

While the year is not over, and we are waiting on albums from superpowers such as Adele, Bruno Mars and Taylor Swift, there are still plenty of amazing releases that deserve plenty of ears to check them out!   “LP!” By JPEGMAFIA- Many people don’t know about this experimental hip hop artist, but as one of the brightest up-and-coming rappers ...

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Pop Addict: Inauguration Edition

Welcome back, pop addicts of VSU, and thank you for tuning into a very special edition of our beloved pop culture column. Let’s cut to the chase and get right into it! Today is a very important day for Americans. President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were respectively sworn into office this morning. You may be asking: “What ...

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