Red & Black and Patronizing All Over?

Every year, writer and editors from virtually every major and minor college newspaper in the state of Georgia descend on Athens for a weekend full of sessions, workshops and probably more than a little bit of partying (let’s be honest).

Sending the Right Message

Last month, the Fulton County School System reported former Milton High School’s head boys basketball coach, David Boyd, to the state sports association for “undue influence” in persuading star athletes to transfer to the school, questionable behavior many see as unfairly helping the team advance to state championship titles.

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.

Obama Fast Tracks Savannah, Charleston Port Projects

Plans to dredge the harbors of Savannah and Charleston, S.C., are among seven nationally significant infrastructure plans to be fast tracked for final approval, the White House announced late July 18.

Airbus Plant Shows Fierce Competition Among States

With the announcement of aircraft-giant Airbus SAS’s decision to build a new $600 million facility in Alabama earlier this month, some in Georgia are likely wondering what’s next for the aerospace industry in the Peach State.

International Community: Immigration Reform a Necessity

Following the Supreme Court’s split June 25 ruling on Arizona’s tough immigration law, members of the international community in Atlanta are still sorting out legal ramifications of a similar Georgia law

Atlanta Key to Ireland’s Southeast Outreach

As an economic hub for the Southeast, Atlanta represents a key area for the Irish government’s efforts to boost trade and investment ties with the region, a legislative delegation told local business leaders June 25.

Study: Georgia Ports Drive Atlanta Jobs

Savannah Port

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.

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.

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.

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