Candidate disqualifications plague SGA election

In an election dogged with few eligible executive candidates and several notable disqualifications, many executive incumbents within the Student Government Association sailed through either their re-election or appointment to other leadership positions.

Trayvon capitol protest live-blog

Protestors against Georgia’s “stand your ground” law rallied at the state capitol Monday night following Florida police’s decision last month not to charge the killer of Trayvon Martin based on a similar law.

Updates and “Trayvon” live blogging Monday

Hey everyone, I know I haven’t posted lately, but I wanted to reassure that we’ve got some great stuff coming out next week in The Signal regarding the issue of the theft of our newspapers and the Student Government elections, in addition to usual assortment of genuinely great campus-related coverage.

Censorship, newspaper theft and the First Amendment

Stolen newspapers

Theft of newspapers, no matter the funding source, represents a fundamental threat to the viability of an engaged student press.

Suntrust Tower to be Tested for Asbestos

The university may soon have to remove asbestos from the walls of the Suntrust Tower.

“Do away with all proof…”

Stolen newspapers

After seven hazing allegations in four years across the country, the national office of Sigma Sigma Rho, Inc. was concerned – not with how to eliminate hazing but with how to cover it up.

School board redistricting bill rouses heated response

A bill that would redistrict the Cherokee County Board of Education election posts and cut out its chair members has drawn fire by the system’s accrediting agency – prompting pressure on lawmakers to revise the plan. Although House Bill 978 passed through the Georgia General Assembly unanimously, the bill’s sponsor, state Rep. Mark Hamilton (R-Cumming), […]

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