WRAS “Partnership” Threatens Integrity of the Station, Creates Dangerous Precedent for GSU Student Media

(ATLANTA) Staff members of WRAS were shocked yesterday morning to find out that the student-run station is scheduled to shift in June to an all-new daytime news format managed by Georgia Public Broadcasting that will supplant original student programming.

All Good Things…

After four years at the paper, it’s somewhat difficult for me to imagine life beyond The Signal‘s newsroom.

Letter From the Editor: Welcome to Georgia State

Three years ago, I became a part of something that, at the time, I never imagined would become such an integral part of my life.

GSU Redesign: Great Concept, Terrible Execution

The worst kept secret at Georgia State is finally out. The university has a new WordPress-backed website, and it’s here to stay – at least once the school works out a few major kinks, that is.

Four Reasons the Students Deserve a Special SGA Election

Based on what The Signal has learned about the circumstances involving the former SGA presidential candidate Christian Hill’s disqualification and the subsequently scandalous election results, I’ve decided to write up a few reasons why I think the elections should be appealed and their results substituted in a special election.

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).

Signal Wins Top Georgia College Press Awards

In a record showing, The Signal took home seven of the Georgia College Press Association’s top awards Feb. 2 and reclaimed the coveted “General Excellence” award for the second time in three years.

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.

Signal Takes Home Top Honors at National College Media Convention

The Associated Collegiate Press awards paper with “Best of Show” award in its largest category

Recommendations for the Comm. Department

The following is the text of the letter I’m sending to the Communications Department Friday, Oct. 12.

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