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Dr. Chu tells his story

A man of science becomes a man of the people as he learns what it means to positively impact people’s lives. Dr. Zduy Chu is VSU’s new director of housing. Chu grew up in Arkansas and is a part of a large family that consists of four sisters, and one brother. His family moved around a lot trying to find a ...

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VSU o-fish-ally has a sushi bar

Long gone are the days of single line cafeteria dining with the limited option of a bagged lunch or meal of the day. VSU offers more than six dining options to students and staff in Palms Dining Hall. The new sushi bar addition is catching the eyes of many students. “Student feedback consistently indicated sushi as a desired food option ...

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Clubs to join this semester

Freshman year is all about finding your niche and making a mark. With over 200 plus campus organizations, campus life is definitely a good start to making your college career one to remember. Check out just a few of our campus organizations that just might spark your interest! Dance Club With a different style every week, this organization is open ...

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Students consider if food is worth the wait

Leaving campus to grab lunch brings obstacles such as losing a prime parking spot and rushing through a meal without tasting it. VSU though has several popular eateries on campus to save students from leaving campus for a quick meal. “On average the Student Union is serving 3,000 people per day at Moes, Chick-fil-A, Starbucks and Which Wich,” Lynn Darsey, ...

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‘Spook Bridge’ to premier in Valdosta

Valdosta’s urban legend will come alive with the premiere of ‘Spook Bridge’ produced by RKDS Entertainment and Media. The horror film will be screened in Mathis City Auditorium on Oct. 25-27 at 7 p.m. The film is based on Spook Bridge, which is an abandoned columned bridge located on the county line between Brooks County and Lowndes County, Georgia. For decades, ...

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Organizations weigh in on SGA allocating organization funds

SGA is now in charge of $30,000 that was given to them through the Student Activity Fee Allocation Committee (SAFAC) to allocate funding to student organizations. This year SGA wanted to make sure each organization received the same amount of money and that the VSU student bodies needs are heard. [Commentary] With these new changes in place, I’m hopeful for ...

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VSU gets courageous with students

The department of student diversity and inclusion hosted Courageous Conversations, a forum that allows representatives of the university to speak on the current issues that are troubling our country. The representatives were given topics and questions to answer such as how to balance freedom of speech and offensive actions on campus. “We have to provide and serve the needs of ...

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Students consider if VSU is environmentally friendly

VSU actively tries to provide students with an environmentally friendly campus. Meredith Lancaster, associate director of environmental & occupational safety, said, “The Health Sciences and Business building on North campus is certified by Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design.” Meaning the construction process of the building, met and continues to meet specific environmental performance standards of the United States Green ...

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VSU Parking and Transportation changes cause mixed feelings

On Aug. 14, VSU Parking and Transportation implemented a new program called Blazer Safe Ride and also moved the overnight parking area for students in Oak Street Surface Lot to sections D and E. Blazer Safe Ride is a new service at VSU, powered by SGA and monitored by university police, that has replaced the night shuttle system and runs ...

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VSU gives Pine Hall a face lift

Several divisions of the VSU Internet Technology (IT) department, including technical support, are relocating. They’ll move for a short period of time while VSU renovates their home, Pine Hall. Located south of the Student Union along Oak Street, Pine Hall’s first renovations began on June 12 of this year. VSU expects the renovations to last throughout the rest of the ...

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