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.

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.

Making a Difference, One Pair of Shoes at a Time

In an area of Africa where thousands are without shoes and foot disease runs rampant, Coach Ron Hunter of the Georgia State University men’s basketball team aims to provide a pair of shoes to everyone he can.

GSU Professor Teaching Thai School Old Tricks

What’s the true value of a university education?

Traditions Must Be Spontaneous

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

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. 

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.

5 Reasons the SunBelt Switch is a Smart Move

Courtesy University Sports Communications

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.

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