Recommendations for the Comm. Department

The following is the text of the letter I’m sending to the Communications Department Friday, Oct. 12.

Seeking Recommendations for a Better Journalism Program

As many of you know, I had a meeting with David Cheshier, the Communications Department chair, on Wednesday of this week.

GSU Athletics: Lose The Glasses

Georgia State Athletics has a serious problem. For all the millions in funds generated in student fees and private donations each year to pay for the university’s growing sports programs, attendance for games has been largely lackluster, at best.

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.

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.

Trayvon capitol protest live-blog

Protestors against Georgia’s “stand your ground” law rallied at the state capitol Monday night following Florida police’s decision last month not to charge the killer of Trayvon Martin based on a similar law.

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