4 hrs ago
Silicon Alley Insider
This Outrageous Supreme Court Case Sent A Guy To Prison For Life For Forging A $88.30 Check
Human Rights Watch recently revealed that many federal drug defendants are bullied into pleading guilty , and it turns out the Supreme Court has specifically said it is acceptable for prosecutors to threaten defendants in order to avoid a trial.
4 hrs ago
Sandy Springs Neighbor
Bowler to become Henry County Schools superintendent in April
The Henry County school board voted at its December meeting to promote Assistant Superintendent for Administrative Services Rodney Bowler to superintendent of schools.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Self-taught Atlanta artist marks 20 years in business
Since long before it was trendy, Atlanta artist Kathleen Plate has been upcycling, or repurposing old stuff into something new.
Trent Miles and recruiting African-American student-athletes
Trent Miles needs to make a stronger effort to recruit talented African-American players to play football for him at Georgia State University.
Earth & Sky
New observations where stars end and brown dwarfs begin
Georgia State University astronomers say they have found observational evidence for the theoretically predicted break between very low-mass stars and brown dwarfs.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Biomarker linked to aggressive breast cancers, poor outcomes in African-Americans
Among African-American women with breast cancer, increased levels of the protein HSET were associated with worse breast cancer outcomes, according to results presented here at the Sixth AACR Conference on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved, held Dec. 6-9.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Creating Friendships Extension craft class helps senior ladies find...
Fairby Brooks, 76, is a member of the Happy Crocheters craft class offered two days a week by the Rockdale County Extension Office.
Creative Loafing Atlanta
Adios, Georgia State's Kell Hall - and a chunk of the Concrete Campus
Over the next five years, Georgia State University's embarking on an ambitious plan to, well, look and feel more like a traditional college campus, and bring more greenspace to Downtown.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Niche Video Media Wins Georgia State Business Plan Competition
The Herman J. Russell Sr. International Center for Entrepreneurship at Georgia State University recently announced that Niche Video Media, LLC won first place in its annual Business Plan competition.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Alpha Phi Alpha to Celebrate 107 Years at Greater Piney Grove Church
The Metro Atlanta Chapters of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. will gather at the Greater Piney Grove Baptist Church, 1879 Glenwood Drive on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, to culminate the celebration of the 107th year of the founding of their organization.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
The San Diego Union-Tribune
No. 22 Georgia defeats George Washington 80-60
Griffin came off the bench to shoot 50 percent from the field and behind the arc in the opening round of Georgia State University's Thanksgiving Invitational.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
The Macon Telegraph
Ga. high court reinstates many death sentences
That result pleases prosecutors, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. But defense attorneys and capital punishment opponents say it's troubling, particularly in cases where jurors aren't allowed to give a convicted killer's mental health history full consideration.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Fred and Alexis Kirijan, of Atlanta, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Stephanie Joy Kirijan, to Dane Pierce Cooper, son of Anne and the late Jonathan Cooper, of Athens.
The New Zealand Herald
Feel like a fraud? You might have imposter syndrome
To many people, Emma Watson, who plays Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter films, has it all.
Will Scruggs, SONG of SIMEON: A Christmas Journey
Saxophonist Will Scruggs was born in Atlanta , GA and began playing saxophone at the age of 8. Scruggs attended Emory University where he was named the top college jazz musician of 2001 in Alabama and Georgia by the Alabama Jazz and Blues Federation.
Ann Shafer Promoted to ReDoc's Clinical Product Owner and Design Specialist
Ann Shafer has been appointed by ReDoc Software as Clinical Product Owner and Design Specialist.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
LaGrange Daily News
Police Sgt. Robert Kirby lives out Music composition dreams
LaGrange residents may know Sgt. Robert Kirby for his protect and serve duties in the criminal investigation division at the LaGrange Police Department, but few may know that Kirby's first love was music composition and he is still composing music on the side.
Copyright Challenges Facing Higher Education
This podcast features session audio from the EDUAUSE 2013 Annual Conference. The speaker is Pam Samuelson, Faculty Director for the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology at the University of California, Berkeley.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Jobs Are Growing Faster In Georgia
Georgia's year-over-year job growth rate in August outperformed the nation's, according to a new economic report.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Grand Valley Lanthorn
Author to discuss underground press, alternative media
John McMillian, historian and author, will speak at Grand Valley State University on the importance of alternative media.