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No, video games do not cause violence

Many of us have heard growing up, whether it be from parents or the media, that video games cause violence in children.   Ever since the 90s and the rise of shooter games, such as DOOM and Call of Duty, parents have been concerned with violence in their children due to exposure from games.    But is there any truth to these ...

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Tips and tricks for helping insomnia

If you notice that you are having trouble falling asleep or you feel restless and can’t fall asleep until 3 a.m., you may be dealing with insomnia. According to the Sleep Foundation, insomnia is a sleeping disorder characterized as problems falling and staying asleep, or as problems waking up and staying awake. Insomnia has many causes including: · Stress, anxiety ...

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Wild Adventures to bring new talents to Valdosta

Summertime means concert time at the Wild Adventures theme park. With that being said, Wild Adventures has plenty of different performers to offer for everyone to enjoy. The 2022 All-Star Concert Lineup includes performances by Gabby Barrett, Brothers Osborne and Jeff Foxworthy. Here are the dates for the performances: April 30 – Gabby Barrett May 7 – John Fogerty May ...

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Sigma Lambda Gamma Hosts Annual Women’s March

The VSU chapter of Sigma Lambda Gamma (SLG) commemorated International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month by hosting their sixth annual Women’s March on campus Tuesday afternoon, March 8. SLG, a multicultural sorority whose mission is to serve the community, provide a safe learning environment and uplift students, puts a special focus on women empowerment while cultivating and embracing diversity. ...

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Four must-watch games for the first week of the NCAA Tournament

Springtime is right around the corner, and you know what that means for fans of collegiate sports: It’s March Madness. It’s time for the NCAA tournament, brackets, upsets and Cinderella stories. The official bracket for the NCAA Division I men’s basketball tournament was released Sunday, and here are four must-watch potential matchups for the first two rounds of the tournament. ...

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Photos: What I wish I knew before coming to college

The transition from high school to college can be difficult and there are many things that prospective students should learn before going to college. College is even more expensive than I thought, even with financial aid. There are a lot of extra amenities that college students have to pay for aside from tuition. Tuition only takes up about half of ...

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Annual Azalea Festival Comes Back to Valdosta

The 22nd Annual Valdosta-Lowndes Azalea Festival will be making its comeback at Drexel Park this upcoming weekend from March 12-13 to share and celebrate the culture of South Georgia. The Annual Azalea Festival is a community event where people from all over are invited to support local businesses and enjoy the festivities that the region has to offer. The festival ...

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Freedom of Expression: A Brave Space Dialogue

The Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion held a YouTube live on Monday at 6 p.m. called Freedom of Expression: A Brave Space Dialogue. The dialogue discussed how the first amendment relates to students, faculty and staff and what to do when being targeted by someone’s right to free speech as a response to the protestors who have been coming ...

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Blazers fend off Falcons, win 2 of 3

The VSU baseball (12-5) team collected another series victory this weekend, besting the Montevallo Falcons (14-4) two games-to-one. We are now a month into the season, and the Blazers have yet to lose a series. With the two wins the Blazers move into the second spot in the Gulf South Conference with a 6-2 conference record. The Blazers entered the ...

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Where do students prefer to study?

Studying is important for students to become more knowledgeable in their field, but there are various ways one can accomplish it. One of many important factors to gain the most from studying is the location. The VSU campus provides many places to study, but where do students prefer to study the most? The Spectator Newsletter asked readers to choose from ...

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