All Good Things…

After four years at the paper, it’s somewhat difficult for me to imagine life beyond The Signal‘s newsroom.

Are We Just Cynics at Heart?

So I was recently referred to this fascinating column by David Brooks of The New York Times, where he tries to figure what exactly are the defining characteristics of the highest achievers of our generation.

Letter From the Editor: Welcome to Georgia State

Three years ago, I became a part of something that, at the time, I never imagined would become such an integral part of my life.

GSU Redesign: Great Concept, Terrible Execution

The worst kept secret at Georgia State is finally out. The university has a new WordPress-backed website, and it’s here to stay – at least once the school works out a few major kinks, that is.

Four Reasons the Students Deserve a Special SGA Election

Based on what The Signal has learned about the circumstances involving the former SGA presidential candidate Christian Hill’s disqualification and the subsequently scandalous election results, I’ve decided to write up a few reasons why I think the elections should be appealed and their results substituted in a special election.

Journalism and Tragedy: Telling the Stories in a Way That Matters

This afternoon I was on Twitter when I heard about the attacks in Boston.

Red & Black and Patronizing All Over?

Every year, writer and editors from virtually every major and minor college newspaper in the state of Georgia descend on Athens for a weekend full of sessions, workshops and probably more than a little bit of partying (let’s be honest).

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.

Show Us Some Respect

Last week, I decided to do a little survey in one of my classes regarding student support of Georgia State athletics.

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