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Turner Grant Expands Gorilla Conservation Work

Two months after media-mogul Ted Turner donated $1 million to the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International, the group has already begun to expand conservation efforts in Eastern Congo amid growing regional instability.

Georgia State Releases Athletic Master Plan

Georgia State released its $80 million athletic master plan May 31 for the construction and renovation of its athletic facilities.

Atlanta: A Nexus for Public Health Initiatives

Local public health expertise plays an important role in food and water initiatives globally, which was readily apparent at a May 21 summit on global health issues. 

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Study: Georgia Ports Drive Atlanta Jobs

More than 156,000 jobs in the metro Atlanta region are tied to Georgia’s ports, according to a study released May 17 by the University of Georgia’s Selig Center for Economic Growth.

GSU President: Public Health Roles Must Be Clear Cut

Universities must develop collaborative partnerships with corporations and non-profits to address global public health issues, according to Georgia State University President Mark Becker at an Atlanta leadership summit on May 21.

Voters to Consider Controversial Amendment

Come November, voters will decide the fate of the expansion of state-funded charter schools, but the resolution has a contentious history and how the vote will play out remains to be seen.

SGA to Sponsor Finals Study Hall

Members of the Student Government Association announced last Thursday the finalized hours for their late-night study hall program during the week of finals and encouraged students to attend.

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.

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