VSU Tuition Increases

By Jordan Hill Opinions Editor, The Spectator VSU’s current tuition per semester is $1989.60, not including fees. With the 2.5 percent increase, semester tuition will rise to approximately $2,068.60. Student fees will then add another $955 to the tuition total. The USG’s Board of Regents chose to increase the university’s tuition due to the lack […]

Too late for late shows

By Jordan Hill Opinions Editor, The Spectator President Obama and First Lady Michelle have been surprising people lately: they’ve appeared on “The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon” and “Between Two Ferns” with Zach Galifianakis, two shows that are far from the serious, lackluster world of politics. This year the famous couple has appeared in various […]

College isn’t cheap–the government is

By Jordan Hill Assistant Opinions Editor, The Spectator College comes with a high price tag. Every year, students are forced to take out loans and financially struggle to afford their college education. Suzanne Mettler, a writer for The New York Times, believes that college treats students unequally. Statistics have shown that lower class families pay […]

West Hall closed summer semester

By Jordan Hill Assistant Opinions Editor, The Spectator After more than 25 years, West Hall’s heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system is being replaced which will cause the building to be closed down during summer semester. While the construction is being done during the summer, most of West Hall will be closed. Only the front section […]