Atlanta: A Nexus for Public Health Initiatives

Local public health expertise plays an important role in food and water initiatives globally, which was readily apparent at a May 21 summit on global health issues. 

Voters to Consider Controversial Amendment

Come November, voters will decide the fate of the expansion of state-funded charter schools, but the resolution has a contentious history and how the vote will play out remains to be seen.

Quit Losing Your Stuff

Every week, the Georgia State crime blotter is littered with police reports of misplaced or stolen goods – many of which are omitted to make space for the more “serious” crimes.

5 Reasons the SunBelt Switch is a Smart Move

Courtesy University Sports Communications

Considering Georgia State’s likely announcement today that it will leave the CAA to join the FBS SunBelt Conference, here’s a list of the top five reasons why the move is good for Georgia State.

Quit Protesting for Protesting’s Sake

It seems a small but very vocal element of the Georgia State community continues to rear its head at the forefront of virtually each and every protest. Well, here’s my protest — enough is enough.

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.

Suntrust Tower to be Tested for Asbestos

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

Universities bring billions to local economies, study says

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

Students and Faculty Come Out Against HB 59 Amidst Fears of Funding Backlash

Although the bill to completely ban undocumented students from attending public universities was ultimately shelved last year, House Bill 59 has once again caused a stir from students and other opponents.

Making a Connection: Students Volunteer to Help the Homeless

Manning a homeless shelter may not be the most glamorous way to spend a night, but that has not stopped up to 25 Georgia State students from doing just that on a regular basis.

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