Are We Just Cynics at Heart?

So I was recently referred to this fascinating column by David Brooks of The New York Times, where he tries to figure what exactly are the defining characteristics of the highest achievers of our generation.

Student Developer Jovonni Pharr Launches SayRoom

A few miles west of Georgia State in a street just off Howell Mill is a medium-sized office complex hung with big, brown and bold letters on the outside known as Strongbox West.

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.

Looper: A Refreshing Take on the Genre

At first glance, writer-director Rian Johnson’s new film about a hit man of the future seemingly destined to kill his older, time-traveling self – or loop – seems a bit outlandish.

FBS should come in due time

In a not-really-shocking-but-nonetheless-interesting turn of events, the AJC reported yesterday that Georgia State may be positioning itself to begin playing FBS football by as early as 2014-2015  – putting the university on the same competition level as Georgia Tech and UGA.

Making a Connection: Students Volunteer to Help the Homeless

Manning a homeless shelter may not be the most glamorous way to spend a night, but that has not stopped up to 25 Georgia State students from doing just that on a regular basis.

Kell Hall construction to be completed by end of the year

Construction work involving the renovation and re-roofing of Kell Hall should be completed on time by the end of October, according to university officials.

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