Opinion

  • African-American women in politics share the obstacles they face – and how they overcome them

    Since the 2016 election, women have been running for office in record-breaking numbers. Georgia State women share their experiences of what it is like being a woman studying political science. She Should Run, an organization [...]
  • Ink’d: A look into the meaning and stigma of tattoos

    There’s everything to be sceptical about when it comes to tattoos. It’s an external, visible modification to your body that is there forever. And if you grew up with parents anything like mine, it’s something [...]
  • The Atlanta HIV Epidemic That Remains

    HIV in Atlanta has steadily climbed to reach an epidemic level on par with developing countries and isn’t getting any better. Earlier this summer, Dr. Carlos del Rio, co-director of Emory University’s Center for AIDS [...]
  • Weekly News Briefs: Jan 15

    Local Flu season turns deadly in Georgia The Georgia Department of Public Health has confirmed there have already been five influenza-related deaths this flu season. The most dominant strain this flu season is H3N2, associated [...]
  • Weekly Crime Blotter: Jan. 15

    Jan 8 Attempted suicide At the university Lofts, a Georgia State student attempted suicide. If you see something… A call was made from Kell hall about suspicious behavior by a Georgia State student. The case [...]
  • How a long feud between Reed and AJC reached the mayor’s race

    In the final days of the mayoral runoff, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed criticized a piece by Atlanta Journal Constitution (AJC) columnist Bill Torpy for what he believes were attempts to discredit Reed’s endorsement in the [...]
  • Opinion: Keep vigilant about what you post on the internet; privacy can never be assumed.

    The fire of innovation and progress is roaring, fueled by technological and cultural changes that have twisted and turned the world as we know it. The most obvious component of this change is the ubiquitousness [...]
  • Weekly News Briefs: Jan. 8

    Local Atlanta Freeze nearly over Atlanta, and much of the south, endured temperatures far below freezing beginning Thursday. Temperatures reached down to as low as 10 degrees, with wind chill. According to their twitter, the [...]
  • Weekly Crime Blotter: Jan. 8

    Dec. 22 That’s inhumane! A Georgia State staff member reported having their things tampered with and damaged while inside the Arts and Humanities building. The case is still active. Jan. 2 Smells fishy… Members of [...]
  • Letter From The Editor: Bringing in the new year with the new website!

    Happy New Year Georgia State! As promised, new year, new Signal, so stop what you’re doing and check out our brand new website. We’ve (our wonderful, gloriously-talented online editor) taken the time to design a [...]
  • Woman found dead at Gwinnett Place Mall identified as Georgia State student

    A woman found dead at a mall in Gwinnett County on Dec. 21 was identified to be Georgia State student Silling Man. Man went missing in mid-October and had not been found until her death. [...]
  • President Mark Becker visits Israeli universities

    Early December, Georgia State University President Mark Becker visited Israel to gain insight on the practices of its universities and colleges and create a better relationship between them and Georgia State. The trip was sponsored [...]
  • New apartments aim for luxury and affordability

    The famous gas station-turned-landmark facing the University Commons that satisfied midnight craving runs for students has closed its doors, and will give way to a luxurious new – and greatly needed – off-campus housing facility. [...]
  • The Artistic Process

  • New Year, New Mayor

    The inauguration for incoming mayor Ms. Keisha Lance-Bottoms was held on Tuesday, Jan. 2, at the MLK Jr. International chapel of Morehouse College. The event began with musical performances followed by the singing of the [...]