Aspiring Olympic Hosts Take Cues From the ‘Atlanta Model’

Since the Olympic Torch last passed through Atlanta in 1996, bidding for the Games has become a much more complex process with reforms that force cities to think of their legacy from the outset, according to a World Affairs Council of Atlanta panel April 9. 

First impressions on the GSU merger

As a recent Georgia State alum, I was more than a little surprised to find out that Chancellor Hank Huckaby is soon expected to present a proposal to the Board of Regents recommending that Georgia State merge with Georgia Perimeter College.

Student Developer Jovonni Pharr Launches SayRoom

A few miles west of Georgia State in a street just off Howell Mill is a medium-sized office complex hung with big, brown and bold letters on the outside known as Strongbox West.

German Chamber Tours Novelis Research Center

Tucked away in a nondescript building in Kennesaw, it would be easy to mistake Novelis Inc.’s state-of-the-art Global Research & Technology Center for a humdrum corporate office. 

APD: Armed off-duty officer subdued school shooter

Authorities expect the 14-year-old victim of a middle school shooting in Southeast Atlanta to leave Grady Hospital tonight, and they credit an armed school resource officer for subduing and arresting the shooter.

Atlanta Photographer Focuses on Patagonia’s Ice Structures

Sometimes momentous, life-changing decisions can only be made in a single, radical moment – as Claude Wegscheider might tell you.

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.

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.

Photographer Captures Beauty of Ireland’s Seashore

For Irish photographer Daragh Muldowney, the inspiration for his latest collection of work, a close-up study of Ireland’s coastal rock pools, sand formations and shells, began as a child.

Signal Takes Home Top Honors at National College Media Convention

The Associated Collegiate Press awards paper with “Best of Show” award in its largest category

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