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.

The Day the Music Died

Why the GPB “partnership” is a death sentence for WRAS and why we must take action to preserve the integrity of student media overall

Photo Album: Georgia State Sun Belt Tournament

It’s been nearly two weeks since I saw Georgia State’s mens basketball team lose in crushing fashion during the final seconds of the Sun Belt Conference tournament. Franky, I’m still kind of disappointed.

Photo Album: Georgia State vs. Alabama (Oct. 5)

So I recently got the chance to attend the second matchup in Georgia State’s history against the University of Alabama, perhaps the most dominant team in all of college football.

Carter: U.S. Should Work Out Arms Deal With Syria

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Former President Jimmy Carter openly opposes a military strike on Syria and expressed hope in a Russian-brokered deal to allow the Middle Eastern country to declare and destroy its chemical weapons stockpiles under international supervision. 

White Student Union Founder Defends Link to Supremacist Group

Incoming student Patrick Sharp is denying claims that his new White Student Union supports neo-Nazi messages or racial bigotry, despite links to the controversial organization “Traditionalist Youth Network.”

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.

Signal Wins Top Georgia College Press Awards

In a record showing, The Signal took home seven of the Georgia College Press Association’s top awards Feb. 2 and reclaimed the coveted “General Excellence” award for the second time in three years.

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.

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