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    Photo Album: Georgia State Sun Belt Tournament

    It’s been nearly two weeks since I saw Georgia State’s mens basketball team lose in crushing fashion during the final seconds of the Sun Belt Conference tournament. Franky, I’m still kind of disappointed.

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    Photo Album: Georgia State vs. Alabama (Oct. 5)

    So I recently got the chance to attend the second matchup in Georgia State’s history against the University of Alabama, perhaps the most dominant team in all of college football.

  • JimmyCarterConvo

    Carter: U.S. Should Work Out Arms Deal With Syria

    Former President Jimmy Carter openly opposes a military strike on Syria and expressed hope in a Russian-brokered deal to allow the Middle Eastern country to declare and destroy its chemical weapons stockpiles under international supervision. 

  • Racists

    White Student Union Founder Defends Link to Supremacist Group

    Incoming student Patrick Sharp is denying claims that his new White Student Union supports neo-Nazi messages or racial bigotry, despite links to the controversial organization “Traditionalist Youth Network.”



Are We Just Cynics at Heart?

So I was recently referred to this fascinating column by David Brooks of The New York Times, where he tries to figure what exactly are the defining characteristics of the highest achievers of our generation.

Letter From the Editor: Welcome to Georgia State

Three years ago, I became a part of something that, at the time, I never imagined would become such an integral part of my life.

Clueless Pounce

GSU Redesign: Great Concept, Terrible Execution

The worst kept secret at Georgia State is finally out. The university has a new WordPress-backed website, and it’s here to stay – at least once the school works out a few major kinks, that is.

Four Reasons the Students Deserve a Special SGA Election

Based on what The Signal has learned about the circumstances involving the former SGA presidential candidate Christian Hill’s disqualification and the subsequently scandalous election results, I’ve decided to write up a few reasons why I think the elections should be appealed and their results substituted in a special election.

Bill Iffrig, the 78-year-old marathon runner no doubt to appear on newspapers across the country tomorrow, was one of several Boston Marathon runners helped by first responders.

Journalism and Tragedy: Telling the Stories in a Way That Matters

This afternoon I was on Twitter when I heard about the attacks in Boston.

Red & Black and Patronizing All Over?

Every year, writer and editors from virtually every major and minor college newspaper in the state of Georgia descend on Athens for a weekend full of sessions, workshops and probably more than a little bit of partying (let’s be honest).

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