Opinion

  • This company may be controlling your local news

    Have you heard of Sinclair Broadcast Group? If you have family in Albany and Macon, Georgia, there’s a good chance they have viewed some form of content from Sinclair in the past year. Sinclair is [...]
  • Opinion: What does an American look like?

    First, we were taught to call this country a melting pot. Then, we were taught there’s only so many kinds of ingredients we should want melted in there together. But that’s not how a melting [...]
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    Student Submission: The Multicultural Center is a place to call home

    Senior Elaine Combs found her second home, the Multicultural Center at Georgia State University, a place where she could be herself and gain knowledge from other perspectives. Combs finds herself intrigued to come to the [...]
  • What feminism is and isn’t

    In the last six years or so, a new wave of feminism has taken the nation by storm, known as the “fourth-wave.” Starting circa 2012 with the booming popularity of social media as a platform [...]
  • Editorial: No tech giant is going to change their business model now

    In the Internet Age, it’s often said that if you’re not the one paying for an online service, you’re the product being sold. This rings true for many digital platforms, including Facebook, Google, Twitter, YouTube [...]
  • Riots Ignite in Hermanus

    Hundreds of people blacked out the horizon on the hills over Hermanus, South Africa yesterday. A video from @The_Kaaplander on Twitter shows men charging into the quiet neighborhood, kicking up a cloud of dust like [...]
  • Editorial: Your personal info brings in the advertising money, and no one is going to give that up!

    In the Internet Age, it’s often said that if you’re not the one paying for an online service, you’re the product being sold. This rings true for many digital platforms, including Facebook, Google, Twitter, YouTube [...]
  • Editorial: Holding SGA accountable amidst terrible debate attendance

    On March 20 and 21, The Signal moderated the Student Government Association’s annual debates, putting potential Presidents, Executive Vice Presidents, Senators and Speakers to the test with hotly contested campus issues and concerns. When moderating [...]
  • Socialism Not the Solution

    Marxism is an ideology that is dangerous and oppressive, and its popularity within our generation is chilling. Whether it goes by the name Communism, Democratic-Socialism or more recently, Progressivism, it’s a system that is kept [...]
  • Editorial: Traveling is the way to go

    Hans Christian Andersen wrote, “To travel is to live,” and how right was he! Truly underestimated, the powers of traveling are immensely invaluable and can cure absolutely anything–most notably, ignorance. Spending time in other parts [...]
  • Enjoy NCAA bids while they’re here, but appreciate them

    We’re in a golden time Panther Nation. But, unfortunately our guys couldn’t take home the cake. In the first round of the NCAA Tournament, we lost 68-53 to a Cincinnati team who was ranked in [...]
  • The New Opium War

    Dead bodies are piling up in the streets of Atlanta because of a deadly, ultra-powerful opioid called Fentanyl. In recent weeks, President Donald Trump has called for an end to the fentanyl trade. Richard Baum, [...]
  • Editorial: This SGA Election season, #pickyourleaders

    The Student Government Association (SGA) is prepping for their annual series of debates, readying to challenge each other as The Signal throws rounds of questions on the latest and most contested issues on campus. But [...]
  • Mental Illness: Know the signs, seek help

    I’m sick of seeing people use mass shootings as an opportunity for a political debate. Every time there’s a mass shooting, everybody gets up on a soapbox and starts screaming about gun control. If you [...]
  • Turning it Off and Back On Again

    Recently, we’ve had more and more professors experimenting with asking the class to put all their tech devices away. Chances are, you’ve had this experience as well — an increasing number of professors (including those [...]