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    The Dyson Conspiracy: Why hand dryers are working against you

    Envision sitting in your favorite local coffee shop, drinking cold brew with your friends, when one of them gets up to use the restroom and returns with damp hands. “They don’t offer paper towels, and [...]
  • Will 13 Reasons Why Get It Right In Season 2?

    Last year Netflix held viewers captive with 13 Reasons Why. They watched in heart-wrenching suspense for Hannah Baker, the show’s lead character who has retraced the steps leading up to her suicide, letting her classmates [...]
  • Dorm-friendly Gardening

    A dorm room, pallid and as personal as a rental car. The college apartment, a frenetic, messy crash. Many students are so overwhelmed with classes, they don’t put thoughtful effort into their environment. But a [...]
  • Can drinking too much coffee lead to cancer?

    With California Superior Court Judge Elihu Berle’s ruling this past March that coffee should be sold with a cancer warning, many coffee lovers are reconsidering their relationship with the popular beverage. The ruling stems from [...]
  • Festival preparations: what to expect at summer festivals

    Festival season is approaching us. Glitter flying in the crowd, the rumble of the bass shaking the ground–it is basically calling your name and taking your savings out of your pocket. However, if you’ve never [...]
  • Wag-a-Saga: See something but say nothing?

    These days, there’s an app for everything. With just the click of a button, dog care becomes a walk in the park. Under the new Wag! app, registered users can sign on to a daily [...]
  • Underrepresentation in U.S. Newsrooms

    Newsrooms across America have long struggled to meet the representation standards their audiences want. In 1978, The American Society of News Editors (ASNE) pledged to match newsroom diversity percentages with the country’s diversity percentages. The [...]
  • Tackling body image: Cultural beauty standards, social media and history shape the way women think of their bodies

    Wearing the cutest bikinis and laying out on the beach is something most girls do in the summer, but Chelsea Holmes-Robinson, a Georgia State student, hid her body in one-piece swimsuits and T-shirts until she [...]
  • Checking Out New Bar Spots In Atlanta

    For some, if not most young adults, all bars are the same sticky place to pay $8 after tip for a Guinness draught and avoid the aggressive Mr.Hyde-esque drunk who keeps picking fights. It is [...]
  • Attend house shows and save your scene!

    The most crucial thing needed for a thriving scene of any kind is content and a community. The content does not have to be good for it to pulse, but it always helps when it [...]
  • Microaggressions are the racist remarks of the 21st century

    “Where are you from?” is a question people often ask each other, especially those with facial features that aren’t traditionally Aryan or with different color palettes. You might reply with, “Warner Robins, a small city [...]
  • Students talk cultural appropriation on campus

    Home to a large student population representing many religions, cultures and backgrounds, Georgia State students are proud to show where they come from and often do so with what they chose to wear. But some [...]
  • Ways to make some fast cash around town

    If you’re in college at a public university in the South, you can probably empathize with being chronically broke. There have definitely been too many nights I’ve eaten celery with ketchup for dinner, especially as [...]
  • The Coffee Shops You Need to Visit

    Students really are a simple market. After cramming for exams, papers and presentations, all we really want is a hot drink and a soft seat. Coffee shops know this universal human truth, so it’s no [...]
  • Pros and Cons of Social Media with Randi Zuckerberg

    Social media has evolved into one of the most effective tools for business, and it’s up to you to use it to either make you or break you. The Signal sat down with technology and [...]