Posts Tagged ‘ Will Lewis ’

Students get vocal: protest wakes up West

Apr 24th, 2014 | By

Written by: Will Lewis The Students Against Violating the Environment brought divestment to President William McKinney’s attention in their most direct way yet. A protest Wednesday involving both students and faculty took place just outside of Dr. McKinney’s door in West Hall. “We need President McKinney’s support if we want them to take this issue
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Night shuttle good to go

Apr 17th, 2014 | By

Written by: Will Lewis Despite claims made by the Night Operations Team employees that change is coming to the night shuttle service, VSU officials are assuring students that the night shuttle will continue to operate. A N.O.T. employee alleged that a statement made at a recent meeting informed night shuttle drivers that, due to the
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Hopper Havoc

Apr 10th, 2014 | By

Written by:  Hopper Hall continues to face problems as the semester wears on, and 31 students have been slated to move from the troubled residence hall. In a letter dated April 3, Dr. William McKinney, VSU’s president, said that the students are being relocated to make “necessary improvements to the flooring above the dining facility.”
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Valdosta students say goodbye to local icon

Mar 6th, 2014 | By

Written By: Will Lewis   After nearly 30 years of business, students will have to say goodbye to a local icon. Ashley Cinemas, deemed the “Dollar Theater,” closed its doors March 2.   The theater closed due to a recent decision made by film distributors to cease production of movies in 35mm film, the kind
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McKinney: VSU plans to hire private security firm

Feb 20th, 2014 | By

written by: Will Lewis VSU is considering hiring a private security firm to assist University police, according to President William McKinney. “What we need are additional eyes and an additional presence,” Dr. McKinney said. “Not necessarily additional armed police but additional security guards that work with our police.” The security personnel are expected to be
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McKinney considers signing guidelines for student media

Feb 13th, 2014 | By

Written by: Will Lewis President William McKinney is reviewing a document that will cement the independent relationship between all student media and VSU. McKinney has been conferencing with his cabinet and counsel, and they are expected to reach a decision soon. The Student Press Law Center issued the Model Guidelines for College Student Media in
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White House participates in #BigBlockOfCheeseDay

Jan 30th, 2014 | By

Written by Will Lewis The Obama Administration borrowed a tactic from history and fiction Wednesday and implemented the first ever virtual Big Block of Cheese Day. The White House has employed dozens of staffers to answer questions online from people around the country. The program is associated with the Twitter signs #AsktheWH and #BigBlockOfCheeseDay, and
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The Behavioral Intervention Team

Jan 23rd, 2014 | By

Written by: Will Lewis VSU launched a new program Wednesday to increase campus security. The Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT) will provide an avenue for students to report threatening behavior. “In light of the recent shootings on college campuses nationwide, we agree this is a much needed service,” Dr. Thomas Hardy, director of Housing and Residence
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Suspect sought in sexual battery

Nov 21st, 2013 | By
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Written by Will Lewis / Illustration by VSUPD   Individuals on VSU’s campus should be on the lookout for the suspect in a sexual battery case that occurred last July. The VSUPD have released a sketch and description of the suspect on its website. The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, approximately 5’7” in
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Countdown to the Earth’s end

Nov 13th, 2013 | By

Written by: Will Lewis Florida is no longer in existence, and with it most of the Eastern Seaboard has also sank into the abyss. Great cities such as London and Venice have been reclaimed by the sea, and an area in China that is the current home of 600 million people is gone. The National
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