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A tribute to the founding Director of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies

  • Diane Fowlkes committed 20 years to the creation of the Women’s Institute, now known as the Institute of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies.
  • Fowlkes was an advocate for immigration, race and marriage equality within Georgia State and the larger community.
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    The Poll Workers Project recruits students for November

  • In 2018, volunteers ages 61 and older, to whom the coronavirus poses an acute threat, accounted for 58% of poll workers in the nation.
  • The Poll Workers Project is recruiting and encouraging students and young adults to work at the polls.

    Revolutionary Coalition hosts a vigil

    On Sept. 4, the Revolutionary Coalition of Survivors held a gathering to honor lives impacted by sexual assault.

    The Student Health Clinic is ready for COVID-19

    The Student Health Clinic is COVID-testing students under capacity.

    University Housing separates students with COVID-19

    Piedmont North A is the isolation residence for all students who tested positive for COVID-19.

    Georgia State University president Mark Becker announces his resignation

    Georgia State University President Mark Becker announces his resignment on Sept. 15

    Students protest reopening USG campuses by hosting a die-in

    The United Campus Workers of Georgia organized several die-ins as students protested against the reopening of universities.

    Georgia State experiences an overflow of requests

    As course settings shifted up until the beginning of classes, students had to adjust their schedules and submit overflow requests.

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    Georgia State defense lines up against Louisiana La-Fayette during the home opener at Center Parc Stadium. Photo by Matt Siciliano-Salazar | The Signal

    Georgia State Falls to Louisiana-Lafayette in Heartbreaking Overtime Finish

  • Destin Coates rushed for 150 yards and one score.
  • Cornelious Brown also impressed, throwing for one score and rushing for another.

    Lady Panthers soccer team opens the season 1-0

    Heavy preparation and a great goal set up the Panthers for a fun night as they knocked off the Bears for a win.

    What did we learn about Georgia State in week one?

    The Panthers may have found an heir to Dan Ellington at quarterback in Quad Brown.

    Bailey Hatchett’s great success beyond the sand

    Hatchett prides herself on her work both inside the classroom and on the field, a rarity for young Division 1 athletes.

    Meisheia Griffin is the prototype for a Panthers’ leader

    After making second-team All-Sun Belt last season, Griffin is coming back for her first-team all-conference recognition.

    Georgia State Falls to Louisiana-Lafayette in Heartbreaking Overtime Finish

    Destin Coates rushed for 150 yards and one score.

    Georgia State University president Mark Becker announces his resignation

    Georgia State University President Mark Becker announces his resignment on Sept. 15

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    It’s time for Georgia State to have its first Black president.

  • As Mark Becker departs from his role as president, GSU has the opportunity to do what has never been done before: to elect a Black president.
  • Georgia State, a university with a majority Black population, has always had white men as president. It’s time to represent the people you serve.

    Fight the patriarchy and embrace being #basic

    The concept of being basic is used to shame and divide women based solely on common interests.

    We need different Black stories in film, not just Black suffering

    Films centered around Black suffering are seen and incorrectly deduced by white people. Film must showcase more than the horrors of the Black plight.

    How COVID-19 changed the dating scene

    How dating sites like Bumble and Tinder responded to the pandemic and are changing dating culture.

    Is fast fashion worth the price?

    The fast fashion industry profits off of unethical labor at the detriment of our planet.

    Spare your life: please, don’t enlist in the military

    Sexual assaults are too common in the military, as well as retaliation towards service members after the assault, whether they report it or not.

    Cheating in our careers means accuracy

    Cheating in class is not something anyone should advocate for. However, using Google and other search engines is not something that should not be frowned upon by professionals: in fact, it should be embraced.
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    Traditions and music to get into the fall spirit

  • Enjoy fall activities like visiting Piedmont Park or cozying up at home with a scary movie.
  • Find the perfect song to match your favorite fall activity.

    Cinefest closes its doors for the fall semester

    Cinefest is Georgia State’s on-campus cinema, showing block-buster films, independent movies and cult classics.

    A tribute to the founding Director of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies

    Diane Fowlkes committed 20 years to the creation of the Women’s Institute, now known as the Institute of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies.

    Traditions and music to get into the fall spirit

    Enjoy fall activities like visiting Piedmont Park or cozying up at home with a scary movie.

    Campus reopens, local restaurants struggle to stay afloat

    Independent restaurants near Georgia State’s campus are not nearly as busy as they anticipated, with the Atlanta campus operating at 25% capacity.

    Georgia State student faces difficulties of parenting through COVID-19

    During this pandemic, student Jasmine Crawford has had to manage her health and her child's.

    Hulu or Netflix: Georgia State students debate which platform is best

    Compared to Hulu’s 35.5 million, Netflix is the world’s highest streaming service with 183 million paid subscribers.

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