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. Read More

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. Read More

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). Read More

Give the Falcons Their Due

Coming off a spectacular blowout of last year’s Super Bowl winners last week and a convincing defeat of the Detroit Lions on Saturday to secure the No. 1 NFC seed and home field advantage throughout the playoffs, the Atlanta Falcons are arguably the team to beat this year. Read More

A GSU J-School Requires Money & Time

There’s an old saying in America that nothing is certain but death and taxes.

Put another way, everything revolves around time and money — and that’s true for Georgia State’s Journalism Program, too. Read More

Show Us Some Respect

Last week, I decided to do a little survey in one of my classes regarding student support of Georgia State athletics. Read More

Sending the Right Message

Last month, the Fulton County School System reported former Milton High School’s head boys basketball coach, David Boyd, to the state sports association for “undue influence” in persuading star athletes to transfer to the school, questionable behavior many see as unfairly helping the team advance to state championship titles. Read More

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