APD: Armed off-duty officer subdued school shooter

Authorities expect the 14-year-old victim of a middle school shooting in Southeast Atlanta to leave Grady Hospital tonight, and they credit an armed school resource officer for subduing and arresting the shooter.

A GSU J-School Requires Money & Time

There’s an old saying in America that nothing is certain but death and taxes. Put another way, everything revolves around time and money — and that’s true for Georgia State’s Journalism Program, too.

Show Us Some Respect

Last week, I decided to do a little survey in one of my classes regarding student support of Georgia State athletics.

Voters to Consider Controversial Amendment

Come November, voters will decide the fate of the expansion of state-funded charter schools, but the resolution has a contentious history and how the vote will play out remains to be seen.

Signal proceeds with “theft” case

The Signal has announced its resolve to pursue a case against those responsible for the theft of its newspapers, despite the Georgia State University Police Department’s reluctance to file a report for the “crime.”

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), […]

Making Our Mark on Atlanta

Amidst the towering skyscrapers and high-rise buildings that surround our campus, sometimes it can be easy to get overwhelmed in the “concrete jungle” that Georgia State calls home.

Students Protest at Capitol Over Education

Georgia State students rallied at the Capitol on Oct. 7 along with students from other metro Atlanta campuses for immigrant rights and to protest budget cuts and tuition hikes.

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