Opinions
  • The Lost City of Atlanta

    The Lost City of Atlanta

    January 24, 2020 Raquel Croston 0
    Atlanta’s gentrification has become an epidemic in recent years, with thousands of city dwellers citing it as the reason for their removal from city limits. With the influx of new, high-income residents, the waves of wealth and remodeling have successfully drowned Atlanta as it had been known. As a current freshman at Georgia State, I have come to realize that I will never know the Atlanta that our historical buildings and back alleys were built [...]

  • Are students ignoring high blood pressure?

    Hypertension is not a frequently used word among young adults. College students hear about high blood pressure and think it is no big deal, and they ignore the silent killer known as high blood pressure. [...]
  • No Picture

    Letter to the Editor: Created Equal VP responds to free speech at Georgia State

    Georgia State is a safe place for free speech — so long as you hold positions popular with campus administration. This was the message sent by Georgia State prior to, during and after the recent [...]
  • If college isn’t for you, that’s okay

    Every year, thousands of students enroll at Georgia State and numerous other higher education institutions across the globe. But why? Some people are in school to better themselves and further their education of their own [...]
  • Editorial: Mayor Bottoms, tear down this statue!

    Dear Mayor Bottoms,“I wouldn’t be here without Grady.” That phrase, a slogan for Grady Health System’s award-winning marketing campaign that launched in 2012, is seen plastered on billboards across the metro Atlanta area. Unfortunately, it’s [...]
  • Why spontaneity is a good thing

    It’s easy to get caught up in the stresses of life, especially college life. You’re joining different organizations, trying to find opportunities and jobs that will build your resume, and to top it all off, [...]
  • Vagina runs the world and the victory of sex

    I am never one to cape for conservatism, but there is a fine line between true empowerment and attention-seeking. We are currently in an era that is revolutionizing how we discuss the sexuality of marginalized [...]
  • No, you check your privilege

    In my political science class, it is practically guaranteed that our day will start with a passionate discussion on current events and political commentary. A typical conversation will start at international matters and then quickly [...]
  • The businesses that stole Christmas

    It’s that time of the year again. Halloween just ended, and Christmas trees are already up. The holiday season seems to grow longer and longer every year, and the natural joy of Christmas is gone. [...]
  • Blame capitalism for your caffeine addiction

    While many people brag that they don’t do drugs, they forget to mention their morning cup of coffee, a stimulant with effects much like nicotine, cocaine, and meth.  According to the journal Food and Chemical [...]
  • Nut or die: National Men’s Health Month is not a joke

    November is considered by many to be National Men’s Health Awareness Month. It’s the reason why men get together and don’t shave for 30 days: to raise awareness for men’s health issues such as prostate [...]
  • Netflix, Hulu, Disney and the battle for your views

    So far, November has been one of the biggest months for TV and film in 2019. The fourth season of “Rick and Morty” dropped on Nov. 10, and “Frozen 2” is set to release on [...]
  • Letter to the Editor: From soldier to civilian in one week

    Dear editor, Familiar slogans like “The Few, The Proud,” “Army Strong” and “Fight and Win” have been used to describe the greatness that is the U.S. military and its members. Yet many veterans are depicted [...]
  • From the Editor: Perimeter reaches for more power with baseless special order

  • Shuttles don’t go off campus, Lyft is a bill a week and Uber may sell us

    In college, there is a strong emphasis placed on students being multifaceted. In addition to being diligent in our studies, we are urged to partake in various extracurricular activities and secure a job. If a [...]
  • Black outrage is a marketing technique

    Before social media existed, most of everyone’s opinion wasn’t heard. We got the bulk of our information from the few news channels that were available. We simply listened to the reporters speak their peace and [...]