GSU Should Enforce Anti-Smoking Laws

Let me paint a picture for you. It’s 11:50 on a Tuesday, and you’ve just finished a class in GCB.

With win #20, Hunter hiring beyond doubt

If there were ever any doubters as to whether Coach Ron Hunter was the man to hire, they should be kicking themselves right now because, at 20 wins, Hunter has more than proved himself.

Universities bring billions to local economies, study says

Walters

Georgia State poured over $1.5 billion into the local economy in 2010, according to a study from last year.

USG Chancellor Enthusiastic About Budget Requests

Chancellor Hank Huckaby of the University System of Georgia expressed enthusiasm for Gov. Nathan Deal’s budget proposal that would restore funding for the system’s Board of Regents at a House subcommittee meeting Wednesday morning.

ZTA Under Investigation: Anonymous Letter Alleges Hazing and Illegal Activity

ZTA silly string hazing?

An anonymous letter sent to the Dean of Students last month has sparked an investigation into the Delta Lambda chapter of the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority for hazing and other illegal practices.

FBS should come in due time

In a not-really-shocking-but-nonetheless-interesting turn of events, the AJC reported yesterday that Georgia State may be positioning itself to begin playing FBS football by as early as 2014-2015  – putting the university on the same competition level as Georgia Tech and UGA.

On “superhero” journalism

Journalists nowadays need to be a bit like Clark Kent, Peter Parker and Batman rolled into one, it seems.

The News Writing “Ten Commandments”

I made this quick list of style tips to go over with some of my writers tomorrow during our weekly staff meeting. I wanted to do something unique that they would remember and follow, so I came up with these rules in the style of the King James translation of the Bible.

University Senate Round-up: Senate Changes Definition of “Student”

The University Senate voted to amend the definition of what constitutes a “student” last week to allow greater access to university services over the summer.

Give “sunshine” laws some teeth

When Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens first took office, he promised to push reforms to the state’s Open Meetings and Open Records laws so that they would have the teeth necessary to require compliance.

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