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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.

Suntrust Tower to be Tested for Asbestos

The university may soon have to remove asbestos from the walls of the Suntrust Tower.

Stolen newspapers

“Do away with all proof…”

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.

School board redistricting bill rouses heated response

A bill that would redistrict the Cherokee County Board of Education election posts and cut out its chair members has drawn fire by the system’s accrediting agency – prompting pressure on lawmakers to revise the plan. Although House Bill 978 passed through the Georgia General Assembly unanimously, the bill’s sponsor, state Rep. Mark Hamilton (R-Cumming), […]

Walters

Universities bring billions to local economies, study says

Georgia State poured over $1.5 billion into the local economy in 2010, according to a study from last year.

USG Chancellor Enthusiastic About Budget Requests

Chancellor Hank Huckaby of the University System of Georgia expressed enthusiasm for Gov. Nathan Deal’s budget proposal that would restore funding for the system’s Board of Regents at a House subcommittee meeting Wednesday morning.

ZTA silly string hazing?

ZTA Under Investigation: Anonymous Letter Alleges Hazing and Illegal Activity

An anonymous letter sent to the Dean of Students last month has sparked an investigation into the Delta Lambda chapter of the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority for hazing and other illegal practices.

University Senate Round-up: Senate Changes Definition of “Student”

The University Senate voted to amend the definition of what constitutes a “student” last week to allow greater access to university services over the summer.

Students and Faculty Come Out Against HB 59 Amidst Fears of Funding Backlash

Although the bill to completely ban undocumented students from attending public universities was ultimately shelved last year, House Bill 59 has once again caused a stir from students and other opponents.

Making a Connection: Students Volunteer to Help the Homeless

Manning a homeless shelter may not be the most glamorous way to spend a night, but that has not stopped up to 25 Georgia State students from doing just that on a regular basis.

Signal Staff Member Arrested with Occupy Protestors

Signal photography editor Judith Kim was arrested among 19 others late Saturday night, despite her objections that she was a member of the student media.

SGA Round-up: Organization to Recommend Changing Courtyard Concert Policy

The most continuous issue discussed at the Student Government Association meeting was its recommendation of moving the concert series held in the courtyard every Tuesday and Thursday.

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