• 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. 

  • First impressions on the GSU merger

    As a recent Georgia State alum, I was more than a little surprised to find out that Chancellor Hank Huckaby is soon expected to present a proposal to the Board of Regents recommending that Georgia State merge with Georgia Perimeter College.

  • The Day the Music Died

    Why the GPB “partnership” is a death sentence for WRAS and why we must take action to preserve the integrity of student media overall

  • Photo Album: Georgia State Sun Belt Tournament

    It’s been nearly two weeks since I saw Georgia State’s mens basketball team lose in crushing fashion during the final seconds of the Sun Belt Conference tournament. Franky, I’m still kind of disappointed.

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What It Means to be an ‘Independent’ Student Newspaper

In the wake of this month’s Red & Black student newspaper debacle, I imagine the issues of censorship, prior review and editorial control are on the minds of student editors across the country.

Building the Future: A Journalism Department at Georgia State

Just a few months shy of its 100th year anniversary, today Georgia State University welcomed more freshmen to its campus than ever before in its history. Now, stop to think about that for a moment.

Quit Feeding The “Monster”

Since Atlanta outsourced its parking enforcement services to PARKatlanta in 2009, living and working in the city has been nothing but a hassle.

Traditions Must Be Spontaneous

Think quick. Name five traditions exclusive to Georgia State. Can you?

5 Things Everyone That Eats Out Should Know

Today, I got my last ever check from my first ever job – and I couldn’t be happier.

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.

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