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Mentor helps student reach goal through difficult path
MCHS 2014 graduate Amy Nguyen and her mentor, Laura Standard, used to sit together just talking about what Nguyen might do after high school - where she might go to college, what she might study, where she might live.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
On Common Ground News
DeKalb sheriff announces new leaders for administration
DeKalb County Sheriff Jeffrey L. Mann has named Major Reginald B. Scandrett as Chief Deputy Sheriff and Xernia Fortson, Esq.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Chimp Intelligence 'Runs In Families,' Environment Less Important
A chimpanzee's intelligence is largely determined by its genes, while environmental factors may be less important than scientists previously thought, according to a Georgia State University research study.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Wellness Center executive director lands in Miami
The first order of business for the Wellness Center's new director, Scott Levin, is to become familiar with the University of Miami's culture.
Special election to replace DeKalb ex-official
The DeKalb County Board of Registration and Elections is holding a special election to replace a member who resigned on Monday.
University Police Officer Stabbed Near Woodruff Park, Suspect Shot
UPDATE : The Atlanta Police Department has released the following statement regarding the officer-involved shooting in Woodruff Park on Wednesday afternoon: Shortly before 4 p.m. today , an Atlanta Police Officer attempted to question a man who appeared to be drinking alcohol in Woodruff Park in downtown Atlanta.
Report: Man Shot By Police In Downtown Atlanta
Authorities say a Georgia State University police officer in plain clothes was assaulted by a man with a knife outside the police station.
Creative Loafing Atlanta
#SaveWRAS rally and benefit takeover Hurt Park/Mammal Gallery this Thursday
On Thurs., Aug. 28, between 4 and 7 p.m., the #SaveWRAS campaign is hosting a rally at Hurt Park to keep public discourse going between students and community members regarding Georgia Public Broadcasting's daytime takeover of Georgia State University's student run radio station, 88.5 FM/WRAS.
Dhawan: Peach State job engine is indeed humming
Unease stemming from global and national factors will somewhat impede the state's forward momentum, according to Rajeev Dhawan of the Economic Forecasting Center at Georgia State University's J. Mack Robinson College of Business.
Georgia State Offers Common Application for Prospective Students
Georgia State University has introduced the Common Application for prospective undergraduate students, joining about 500 colleges and universities in a program aimed at simplifying the college admissions process.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
The Miami Herald
Man sentenced in death of GSU soccer player
Fulton County prosecutors say a man has been sentenced to 47 years in the shooting death of a former Georgia State University soccer player.
Will ISIS Activities Affect Oil Prices? Expert Weighs In
The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria may be now sitting on a territory with some oil resources -- but will it affect worldwide gas prices and ultimately, energy security? The concern, a Georgia State University expert says, is whether ISIS can disrupt or seize control of oil production further south.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Jones: Changing demographics turning Georgia into electoral battleground
In a scene that is repeating in the back rooms of restaurants all across the state, longtime political activists listen to party operatives explain what they need to do to thrive in the face of huge demographic changes sweeping Georgia.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Local man on front line of Ebola plague
Dustin Hillis, a Warren County product, helped nurse two aid works back to health after they fell ill to Ebola while working in Liberia.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Becker builds a vibrant, urban campus at GSU
Georgia State University's days as a "backup school" are long gone, and along with it went the image of a commuter school with no core or connectivity.
Journalist's Execution, and ISIS Propaganda and Media Push:...
Anthony F. Lemieux, associate professor of communication at Georgia State University, is available to discuss the ISIS beheading of an American journalist, in addition to the propaganda and media efforts used by such organizations.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Georgia: Home to Some Really Good Universities
Emory, UGA, Tech and Georgia State University all were ranked highly by the Academic Ranking of World Universities by the Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
New Book Exposes the Death of Campaign Finance Reform
Newswise - ATLANTA- The U.S. Supreme Court's many attacks on campaign finance reform have turned democracy into a system that favors the wealthy and marginalizes ordinary citizens, Georgia State University College of Law Associate Professor Tim Kuhner writes in his new book, "Capitalism v.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Georgia State University names new athletics director
Cobb will join the Panthers from Appalachian State University, where he's been for the past nine years.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
The boofheads at the Australia First Party have finally conceded that they got it wrogn - again .