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. 

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.”

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. 

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.

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.

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

Lichtenstein: More Than a Tax Haven

Although only 62 square miles large and landlocked with a population of 35,000, Liechtenstein in Central Europe maintains the highest gross domestic product per capita of any country in the world.

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