• 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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5 Reasons the SunBelt Switch is a Smart Move

Considering Georgia State’s likely announcement today that it will leave the CAA to join the FBS SunBelt Conference, here’s a list of the top five reasons why the move is good for Georgia State.

Quit Protesting for Protesting’s Sake

It seems a small but very vocal element of the Georgia State community continues to rear its head at the forefront of virtually each and every protest. Well, here’s my protest — enough is enough.

Updates and “Trayvon” live blogging Monday

Hey everyone, I know I haven’t posted lately, but I wanted to reassure that we’ve got some great stuff coming out next week in The Signal regarding the issue of the theft of our newspapers and the Student Government elections, in addition to usual assortment of genuinely great campus-related coverage.

Stolen newspapers

Censorship, newspaper theft and the First Amendment

Theft of newspapers, no matter the funding source, represents a fundamental threat to the viability of an engaged student press.

GSU Should Enforce Anti-Smoking Laws

Let me paint a picture for you. It’s 11:50 on a Tuesday, and you’ve just finished a class in GCB.

With win #20, Hunter hiring beyond doubt

If there were ever any doubters as to whether Coach Ron Hunter was the man to hire, they should be kicking themselves right now because, at 20 wins, Hunter has more than proved himself.

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