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.

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.

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.

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.

SGA to Sponsor Finals Study Hall

Members of the Student Government Association announced last Thursday the finalized hours for their late-night study hall program during the week of finals and encouraged students to attend.

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.

Suntrust Tower to be Tested for Asbestos

The university may soon have to remove asbestos from the walls of the Suntrust Tower.

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.

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