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.

SGA vice president retracts statement

Ben Williams, the Georgia State Student Government Association’s vice president of student life, said last week he misspoke regarding who previously trashed copies of The Signal newspaper.

SJB: Signal “theft” no code violation

The Georgia State Student Judicial Board said last Thursday students have the right to destroy as many Signal newspapers as they would like under the university code of conduct.

SGA to take on Signal disposal

The Georgia State Student Government Association has decided to consider an official response

Signal proceeds with “theft” case

The Signal has announced its resolve to pursue a case against those responsible for the theft of its newspapers, despite the Georgia State University Police Department’s reluctance to file a report for the “crime.”

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.

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.

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