Two years ago, I assumed the job as Editor in Chief of The Signal with the broad and somewhat prideful goals of improving a publication that had seen its reputation on campus suffer significantly over the last decade or so. With this issue, I leave with a sense of accomplishment. Having worked with The Signal… Read More Every season’s change
Maybe after two years of constantly having to edit articles and cringe when misspelled words make it onto the pages of The Signal, I’ve become overly sensitive. After two years, though, and an additional three as a student at Georgia State, I’ve noticed a disturbing trend – more and more of our student body simply… Read More Writing skills needed in, out of classrooms
This past weekend, the vast majority of schools across the Metro Atlanta area closed in response to the oncoming cold weather front that froze much of the area. While some campuses were closed in their entirety Friday, a few, such as Georgia Tech, chose to open at later hours of the day to help ensure… Read More Georgia State’s failure to close campus problematic
In an editorial piece I wrote recently, I suggested that Georgia State should reevaluate the placement of its free speech zones on campus, namely calling for the elimination of the Library Plaza and Unity Plaza areas. Since then, we’ve received a significant amount of responses both praising and condemning the idea. It is certainly a… Read More University needs to reevaluate free speech zones
Here we are again, at the start of another school year. I don’t know about you, but after doing the whole “back to school” routine for what will now be the 18th time in total in my life, and the fifth time at Georgia State, everything feels familiar, for better or for worse. As we… Read More Why your opinion matters to us
As the title of this piece states, welcome to Georgia State. For our regular readers wondering why I’m starting this particular piece with this particular introduction, I’ll explain – this issue of The Signal is our first-ever summer issue, specifically designed for our incoming student population via Incept: New Student Orientation. Here at The Signal,… Read More Welcome to Georgia State
A funny thing has happened over the past few months – America seems to magically have become much more tolerant, if not outright accepting, of homosexuality. From the most visible parts of pop culture to the halls of government throughout our nation, the visibility and acceptance of gays and lesbians is at an all-time high.… Read More Is America finally moving away from its homophobia?
Normally in this space, you’ll find content written to the editorial staff of this newspaper. For our first issue, however, I felt it was important that you, our reader, hear from me. For the past few years, the Signal has come under fire for a wide range of issues. These issues range from significant amounts… Read More Letter from the Editor