• Top news stories you’ve missed this week!

    In the hustle of daily life, it is often difficult to sit down and read or watch the news. It is often dark and negative, but it’s still a fundamental part of our everyday lives. Here are some important news stories from the past week that you might have missed. It’s homecoming week in the city: Come one come all, Georgia State will be holding its homecoming week this week. The University and Spotlight have [...]
  • SGA reaches “historic agreement” with Parking and Transportation

    On Oct. 14, The Student Government Association held its first meeting of October, and the fourth meeting of the semester. The start of the meeting was used to discuss Parking and Transportation at Georgia State. Top officials from the Atlanta Senate announced to The Signal on Oct. 11, that SGA and the Department of Parking and Transportation, reached a “historic agreement” regarding the current parking situations at Georgia State.  Vice President of Student Engagement, Michael [...]
  • Top news stories you’ve missed this week!

    In the hustle of daily life, it’s often difficult to sit down and read or watch the news. The news is often dark and negative, but it’s still a fundamental part of our everyday lives. Here are some important news stories from the past week that you might have missed. Georgia State Parking v Student Government update: After a tense week of back and forth, the University department and the Student Government on the Atlanta [...]
  • The top news stories you missed

    In the hustle of daily life, it is often difficult to sit down and read or watch the news. Here are some important news stories from the past week that you might have missed. Student Government forces updates in parking and transportation: Many students have not received their parking passes or budget cards in the mail as we enter October. In response to the growing frustration of students, the Student Government on the Downtown Campus [...]
  • Futurama is closer than we know it

    As the world becomes more tech-savvy and more people want to work at home, the rise of AI technology in the workforce is inevitable. AI, also known as Artificial Intelligence, simulates human intelligence processes by machines, especially computer systems.  Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, employers have faced a labor shortage that is affecting how companies are supposed to run. These employers have had to make many adjustments to employment and use AI more [...]
  • The Atlanta senate invites Chief Coleman to speak

    The Atlanta Senate held its second meeting on September 16, which further set forth Student Government’s commitment to getting things done. At this meeting, the central focus was safety as Interim GSUPD Chief Anthony Coleman and Major Nicolay Hammond were guests for the meeting.  They shared with SGA several new policies within the organization. These are just some of the things GSUPD is doing not just on the Downtown Campus but also on the Perimeter [...]
  • The Democrat Blowout

    After Tuesday’s recall election, California Governor Gavin Newsom will remain in office to finish his term. Newsom avoided a loss that would have made Democrats across the country antsy ahead of the 2022 midterm elections. Newsom began his term as governor in 2018. This marks the sixth time the public has recalled Governor Newsom and the first time reaching the number of signatures needed to trigger an election. The recall effort began after California conservatives [...]
  • SGA back in full swing after a year of Partial Operations

    Georgia State’s Student Government Association Atlanta Senate held a session on September 2. The meeting was full of legislation that impacted the university community significantly.  The SGA focused on resolutions that would bring students in the Georgia State community together safely. Here are some of the rulings that significantly impact the university community. Welcome Back to Campus: After a year of partial operations, SGA passed an opinion resolution to officially welcome students back to campus. [...]
  • Ida is now gone, but the end is nowhere near

    Hurricane Katrina is etched in the memories of many. 1,800 people lost their lives in one of the worst hurricanes ever to hit the U.S. mainland. Exactly 16 years later, Louisiana experienced another hurricane that was even more powerful than the first.  Hurricane Ida was a Category-4 hurricane and was the fifth-largest storm to hit the United States when she made landfall. The storm blasted the coast, causing widespread flooding, catastrophic damage and spawned tornadoes [...]
  • Hundreds of Americans left in Afghanistan

    As the United States military began to wrap up its historic departure from Afghanistan, they made many promises. They have not met those promises to this day, and the most important of those promises was that they would get everyone out. Meanwhile, nearly a week after the last fights took off from Kabul, several Americans and their allies remain stranded in the country. Unable to leave, unable to go home. When asked if there was [...]
  • Editorial: Vax up and Mask up

    It’s time to have the conversation we all have been dreading. How many of you have been fully vaccinated? As of September 5th, only 41% of Georgia citizens have chosen to be vaccinated.  Even the nearby COVID-19 hot spot, Flordia, has vaccinated over 50% of its population. As we quickly approach the two-year mark, many are rightfully questioning. “When will this ever end?”  If you drive around the country, almost every entry-level job location is [...]
  • Titanic II might sink before it sails

    After colliding with an iceberg, the “unsinkable Titanic” met its fate on April 14, 1912. It took over 1,500 lives with it to the ocean floor. After almost 110 years, it rests primarily undisturbed in its watery grave 12,600 feet beneath the North Atlantic Ocean.  Titanic II, a planned functional replica of the Titanic, has plans to follow the Titanic’s route, but hopefully not its fate. The project owes its existence to Clive Palmer, an [...]
  • Georgia could see 20,000 daily COVID-19 cases by September

    The Mayo Clinic predicts that the state of Georgia could see upwards of 20,000 daily new COVID-19 cases by early September. These predictions would make Georgia the number-one state for new COVID-19 cases in the nation.  The Mayo Clinic released its report just days before the FDA announced its full approval of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. Though it is unknown how this announcement will affect The Mayo Clinic’s prediction, students have been unimpressed by the [...]
  • Perimeter College Lab coordinator terminated

    As thousands of students return to classes in person, there is a serious concern over the ongoing pandemic and the increasingly troublesome delta variant. On July 27, the  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released guidelines for urgently increasing COVID-19 vaccination coverage and recommended that people in high transmission areas wear a mask in public indoor places, even if they are fully vaccinated. Even with the new guidance and the rapidly increasing number of [...]
  • Ira Livnat reflects on his time at Georgia State

    A former political science major and current Georgia State law Student, Ira Livnat has had a lengthy and impressive resume at Georgia State. As the former captain of Georgia State’s mock trial team, past CEO of the Panther Hacker’s and the current Speaker of the Atlanta Senate at Student Government Association at Georgia State, Livnat is more involved with student life than most.  As Speaker of the Senate, Livnant’s responsibilities are lengthy. Some of his [...]