About Zach Itzkovitz
I come from various suburbs north of Atlanta and have since found my way to the belly of the beast. My first taste of downtown Atlanta was in 1996, when the Olympic Games honored us with its presence. I was being carried around in a baby backpack. Now that I’m here AND cognizant, I intend to explore with the curiosity of my former self and the understanding of my experience.

Column: Scared in stagnation

March 27, 2015 Zach Itzkovitz

Dr. Lonnie C. King Jr. visited the Honors College at Georgia State March 11. For those who don’t know, King worked closely with Martin Luther King Jr. and co-authored “An Appeal for Human Rights,” a […]

SGA: From the outside, in

March 12, 2015 Zach Itzkovitz

To instill leadership experience into budding hopefuls, academic institutions nationwide create microcosms of the public sector. The Student Government Association (SGA) at Georgia State consists of an executive, legislative and judicial branch. Unlike our state […]

Self-interest and ethnocentrism

February 17, 2015 Zach Itzkovitz

The concept of self-interest is an all too familiar and quintessentially American belief. It guides not only public policy but also social values, both of which are connected in a somewhat frightening way. After World […]

Wait, what is ‘love’ again?

February 14, 2015 Zach Itzkovitz

Here’s a scenario: you’re a woman dating a man, and your relationship happens to coincide with Valentine’s Day. What is expected of you? I can’t speak as a woman because I’m not one, but there […]

Smoke and Mirrors

February 4, 2015 Zach Itzkovitz

    Happy Hookah wouldn’t be hard to miss on a brisk stroll to a class that started five minutes ago. Despite its neon veneer, the shop seems rather plain visually — as if it […]

Life under Miss Liberty

January 22, 2015 Zach Itzkovitz

If you travel south through Georgia State’s campus, you will see a dome under a pediment, both of which are supported by a structure that’s a bit odd, considering its surroundings. The authoritarian vibe can […]

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