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VSU football players arrested for golf cart theft

Two VSU football players were arrested in connection with the theft of two IT golf carts on Oct. 5. Nineteen-year-old freshman Torey Jenkins was arrested on the scene by Officer Rebecca Leatherberry. The second offender ran from the scene. Eighteen-year-old freshman Jaalen Ford was later arrested under warrant in the lobby of Patterson Hall. Jenkins and Ford were seen traveling ...

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Pop Addict: Nene Leakes, Kodak Black and Terry Crews

Hello, all my guys, girls, and pop addicts on the VSU campus. This week I’m serving up Oolong tea, so let’s get into it. Coach Inc. the iconic and trendy luxury handbag and accessories company is changing its name to Tapestry. The name change is happening because of industry competition to create a new inclusive luxury fashion house, to rival ...

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Review: Blade Runner 2049

It’s been 35 years and Blade Runner fans are finally getting a sequel. Blade Runner: 2049, starring Ryan Gosling, is the newest installment to the Blade Runner franchise. Blade Runner: 2049 was officially released on Oct. 6, and personally it wasn’t worth the wait. The movie relied heavily on the use of computer generated imagery and focused less on the ...

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Jazz, caribbean rhythms flow through Pops in the Park

Pops in the Park was hosted by the Music Scholarship Alliance on Thursday, Oct. 5th at the Fine Arts Building Amphitheatre. This event featured performances by VSU’s very own: The Spotlighters, the Steel Drum Band and faculty and student jazz ensembles. Special guest Danté Flowers also entertained playing the piano. Flowers is the owner and chief executive officer of Enhanced ...

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Students upset with cancellation of VSU night at Wild Adventures

For the past nine years, VSU held an event during homecoming week at Wild Adventures theme park called “VSU Night.” The park admitted free entrance to students on VSU night. This year, there is no special night. However, the park is offering a $15 ticket price on Friday nights in October for students with a valid VSU ID. While this ...

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Students agree ASL should be a foreign language credit

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines language as, “a systematic means of communicating ideas or feelings by the use of conventionalized signs, sounds, gestures or marks having understood meanings.” So why does VSU not offer American Sign Language as a foreign language credit? Until earlier last week, I assumed ASL was a foreign language in a sense, so why not make it ...

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Debunking a college misconception

A myth has been circulating around college campuses that states if your college or university is burned down, all current students graduate with a bachelor’s degree. Dr. Vincent Miller, president of Student Affairs said this myth is simply not true. “The college experience is most certainly tied to the physical structure of the building, but as we know, changing education, ...

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Students disapprove of graduation fees

With graduation right around the corner, seniors are making sure to dot the I’s and cross the T’s before it’s time to walk across the stage. A crucial part of this process is filling out the graduation application that includes a fee of $25 which does not cover the cost of a cap and a gown. While some seniors are ...

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VSU copes with lost time after Irma

As VSU jumps back into gear after the damage of Hurricane Irma, students and professors are trying to find ways to cope with the loss of time. After returning to classes from the unintended break, teachers and students have to accommodate for missed classes, labs and other university related work. Provost and Vice President of academic affairs, Dr. Robert Smith, ...

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