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VSU Opera presents “Opera After Dark: Vibrant Voices”

On April 4, VSU’s Department of Music hosted its Opera After Dark show “Vibrant Voices,” the department’s spring show. It showcased student, alumni and faculty talent in an impressive display of artistry and skill. The show included selections from operas such as “Carmen”, “Don Giovanni”, “The Magic Flute” and “Queen of Spades”, among others. The show also included non-operatic performances ...

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VSUPD Crime Blotter: Collisions and Collapses

Collision in Hopper Circle On Monday, March 25, at 9:49 a.m., Officer Kenny McDonald with the Valdosta Police Department responded to a private property collision in Hopper Circle, where later both drivers decided to handle the incident themselves. A white Ford Fusion driven by Akasha Williams hit an orange Honda Pilot owned by Leslie J. Slaughter. Officer McDonald reported no ...

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Counseling Center helps students with final exam stress

Final exams are approaching, which means this is when most students put in the slightest effort to achieve good grades and turn in any missing assignments they may have. Final exams can also bring on a lot of stress and anxiety for students due to studying and the stress of trying to get a good grade. In an article posted ...

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Column: VSU’s history as a women’s college

Did you know that VSU used to be a women’s-only college? From VSU’s inception in 1906 until 1937, it was a university meant to train teachers under the name South Georgia State Normal College, or SGSNC. This would change to Georgia State Women’s College, or GSWC, in 1922. The book “Valdosta State University” by Deborah Skinner Davis depicts a long ...

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Column: What caused Miami to cancel spring break?

Spring break just passed for Valdosta State University, and many other college students are going on spring break this month.   Many students take trips to see their family, but most students are known to take trips to Florida; a state known for its sun-drenched beaches, warm climate, and popular spots such as Orlando and Miami.  However, despite Miami being a ...

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VSU Theatre and Dance Performs SHIFT

From Feb. 29 to Mar. 2, VSU’s Theatre and Dance program is performing SHIFT, a dance concert which features a collection of performances across different genres and mediums. The show features guest artist Keshia Wall’s choreography, a film by Dr. Melissa Pihos, and four selections from the musical “Moulin Rouge,” among other things. SHIFT is the 2024 spring performance hosted ...

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Part 2: Meet The Models

Note: this is the second half of a story on the Divinity Modeling troupe. For part, one, start here. Now that leadership of the Divinity Modeling troupe has been introduced, the models need to be introduced. Here are the models for the 2024 spring modeling season.  Elizabeth Williams, a junior business and management major, has been modeling for two years. ...

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New Looks, Same Goal: Meet Divinity Modeling Troupe

Divinity Modeling Troupe is one of the fastest-growing organizations on campus, with a recent rebrand and mission to show that beauty is not just in how you look, but in how you act and how you interact with your community.  Divinity is an on-campus modeling organization, focused on creating a community for those interested in what modeling has to offer. ...

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Red Alert! VSU free speech in danger

VSU has earned a “red light” rating from the Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression, the worst rating we have ever received. Here’s what it means for the university community.  The Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression, or FIRE, is a national organization dedicated to the preservation of free speech. They have helped college campuses in particular since their inception ...

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Grace Café: “It’s not cheap, it’s free!”

With so many things happening on campus it’s always a struggle to decide where your time would be best spent – especially if you are looking to be somewhere that offers meaningful connections and opportunities to make a positive impact while in college.   Fortunately, the Christ Episcopal Church’s College Ministry Grace Café, located at 1515 North Patterson St, is a ...

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