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‘The Wolves’: differences do not change sisterhood

On Feb. 24, VSU’s Theatre showcased Sarah DeLappe’s “The Wolves” where it followed a group of teenage girls as they prepare for their weekly Saturday soccer game, while also attempting to navigate through their adolescents from differing paths. “The Wolves” touches on arguments about whether a man of old age should still be imprisoned for life, if it Is okay ...

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Student Spotlight: Meet Thomas Evans

Thomas Evans is a senior applied mathematics major who loves math, foreign languages and philosophy. His hobbies include playing the guitar and keyboard, yoga, meditation and learning languages. His favorite song is “Jacaranda Tree” by Josh Garrels, and his favorite genres are folk, Americana, funk and blues. His favorite movie is “Transcendence” with Johnny Depp. Evans admires his sister, mother, ...

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Super Bowl LVI: The good, bad, and worst

The Super Bowl aired to an audience of 117 million viewers who took the time out of their day to watch the brawl between the Rams and the Bengals, which the Rams arose as champions with a final score of 23-20. But it’s already been known as it was a hot topic on campus the following day. What we’re here ...

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Self-Love at VSU

On Feb. 17, VSU hosted the Self-Love and Compassion Festival at the Palms Quad, which was ran by a number of clubs who set up crafts and activities designed to help students relax and remember to love themselves first. The event had activities such as self-care kits, meditation and mindfulness exercises, DIY journal decoration, manicures and treats. There were also ...

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Column: How to be a good roommate

Living away from home is hard, and having to share your space with a stranger on top of that may seem scary.  However, living with a roommate isn’t all that bad, especially if you play your part.  Here are just a few tips on how to live with a roommate.  Establish boundaries Putting boundaries in place when you first start ...

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Photos: Gas prices continue to rise

Gas prices have been steadily on the rise since the end of April 2020, and that isn’t expected to change anytime soon due to inflation, international tensions and COVID-19. According to GasBuddy, gas prices have continued to rise for the past seven weeks. A gallon currently costs an average of $3.47 nationwide, which is 4.6 cents more than last week ...

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Preview: CNN veteran anchor to bring light to Black history month at VSU

Black History Month is an annual period of reflection, remembrance and honor for black people around the globe. For Gwen Sommers Redwine, the first female, black or white, CNN Headline News anchor in the 1980’s, it means so much more. She will be coming to VSU Thursday, Feb. 17 to speak about her experiences and show faculty and students what ...

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Editorial: Are incentives the driving force for getting vaccinated?

On Feb. 16, the VSU Health Services sent an email to students to remind them to get their COVID-19 vaccines and boosters and how to make an appointment with a link provided.  Along with providing free vaccines for students, VSU is also offering incentives where students can enter a drawing that will take place on March 9.  These incentives include ...

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Creative forum event gives a voice to the voiceless

On Feb. 10, VSU’s Office of Student Diversity & Inclusion hosted their Creative Forum event, Being a Black Sheep in the Creative Community. The event dealt with issues such as the creative and educational identity of the African-American community in 2022, how the past and present have affected these identities and how the surrounding communities can help amplify these identities ...

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CAB hosts Paint and Sip

As a way to get everyone in the spirit of love for Valentine’s Day, CAB has been hosting activities on campus as a part of their month-long Sending You Love campaign. Events for this month ranged from movie nights in the Student Union to Blazer Ball speed dating. On Feb. 7, CAB held a Valentine’s Paint & Sip. The event ...

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