Opinion

  • Development projects become a point of contention amongst Atlanta leaders and residents

    In the past decade, Atlanta has become all-too-familiar with the presence of large-scale urban development. The recent announcements of two significant development projects, a new pedestrian bridge and a MARTA extension have both urban planners [...]
  • 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 [...]
  • Featured Graphic: Reader’s Issue

    From The Signal’s last print issue of the spring 2018 semester.
  • Will Governor sign Campus Speech bill?

    Senate Bill 339 is on Governor Nathan Deal’s desk after receiving approval from the Georgia General Assembly. The new bill would make college policies less restrictive for groups and speakers to obtain permits to the [...]
  • Marijuana isn’t the healthy high we all wanted

    In one of my favorite episodes of The Boondocks, Grandpa is warned that he will die soon if he doesn’t address his dangerously high stress levels (same, Grandpa). Not wanting to grow dependent on legal [...]
  • 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 [...]
  • Georgia State to nominate sites to the World Heritage List

    Georgia State has been tasked with getting some of the city’s Civil Rights Movement sites on the World Heritage list, a list put together by the UNESCO World Heritage Center. The list includes famous landmarks [...]
  • Who is Furquan Stafford?

    Two months ago, GSTV released a Panther Report on an individual they claimed was a doctorate student and Georgia State’s No. 1 fan. That same person was set to receive Georgia State’s President’s Volunteer Service [...]
  • Furquan Stafford, photographed by The Signal

    Editorial: We fact check, so why can’t you?

    To be considered a student at Georgia State, one must first submit an intent to enroll. And while it may be a costly process, being enrolled at Georgia State brings many benefits to students, including [...]
  • 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 [...]
  • The final curtain call for Kell Hall

    THE PLAN Kell Hall is set to be torn down as a part of Georgia State’s master plan. Kell will soon become a green space called the “Greenway,” part of a redesigning effort of the [...]
  • From England to America, Chloe Howard is one good golfer

    Freshman golfer Chloe Howard came to Atlanta from Plymouth, England with the intention of being a good golfer and performing at a high level. Howard has done that and more during her freshman campaign. “My [...]
  • Furquan Stafford, photographed by The Signal

    Breaking: University withholds award after failed fact-check revealed

    Last week, Furquan Stafford received an email from Georgia State’s Office of Civic Engagement informing him he was the chosen recipient set to receive the President’s Volunteer Service Award, given to university students with volunteer [...]
  • Weekly News Briefs: Apr. 17

    Local: McIver still in courts, won’t testify on his own behalf https://www.ajc.com/news/icymi-mciver-murder-trial-facebook-fallout-city-hall-scandal-and-shake/FDqmvzKpahnj8eaGbgnobM/ The Tex McIver case continues as the former lawyer takes the stand. Two charges about for influencing a witness were dropped by Fulton [...]