News

GSU tobacco ban beginning Aug. 1

Editor’s note: The original article stated that the ban was beginning one month ahead of time. That has been corrected to two months.  Georgia Southern University is set to become a tobacco-free campus effective August 1 and changes are already in place to transition campus into a tobacco-free zone, starting with the removal of ash […]

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Nutrition Managers take on childhood obesity

Nutrition Managers take on childhood obesity

Georgia Southern University hosted Nutrition Managers from K-12 schools all across the state this past week in an effort to promote healthy, creative recipes for school dining. Culinary Institute II is a 32-hour training course developed by the Georgia Department of Education’s School Nutrition Program. The program aims to promote the farm-to-table process in Georgia’s […]

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Professor leaves mark on University

Professor leaves mark on University

Kent Murray, a highly-praised Communication Arts professor at Georgia Southern University, died suddenly in his home on June 20, one day after teaching his final classes during A-term. Murray was born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1948. He served in the field of communications during the Vietnam conflict as a D.J. for The Armed Forces Radio […]

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Sports

Women’s golf has a coach

Women’s golf has a coach

Georgia Southern men’s golf coach Larry Mays announced Wednesday that a coach for the women’s golf program, which is set to begin in 2015-2016, has been selected. Emily Kuhfeld, who spent the last three seasons as an assistant at Texas Tech University, has been tabbed as the first women’s golf head coach in Georgia Southern […]

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Three former Eagles sign with MLB teams

With the college baseball season closing out this past week, many players will turn their attention to next season. For Georgia Southern University, the 2015 team will be far from similar to the team that made the NCAA Regionals this past season. The Eagles lost four seniors to graduation and now can add three more […]

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Ferguson arrested, removed from team

Ferguson arrested, removed from team

The Georgia Southern men’s basketball program took a huge hit for the upcoming season with the arrest of redshirt senior forward Eric Ferguson and recent graduate guard Brian Holmes. Holmes, who started 29 games this past year for the Eagles, was arrested after local investigators executed a search warrant of a 111 South Apartment that […]

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A & E

Songs of Summer

Songs of Summer

Summer isn’t over yet but chances are you have already heard Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy” so many times that you couldn’t forget her name if you tried. To help you liven up your summer playlist, check out these song suggestions for the perfect soundtrack to your summer, whether you are headed off on a exciting trip […]

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Clubhouse paving the way to fun with new go-karts

Clubhouse paving the way to fun with new go-karts

Statesboro, start your engines. This past week The Clubhouse premiered their latest attraction, the Coca-Cola 125 Raceway and the 28 eco-friendly, electronically controlled go-karts it features. “It is an incredible fun ride, part of what makes it fun is the adrenaline that comes with it,” Darin Van Tassell, owner of The Clubhouse and Georgia Southern […]

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A few international musicians you should check out

A few international musicians you should check out

Just about everyone you know listens to some genre or variety, but for the most part it’s all in English. With the exception of Gangnam Style and Waka Waka we’re rarely exposed to music sang in a different language. We live in a big world full of all sorts of great bands that we don’t […]

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Opinions

World Cup madness just a phase for Americans

World Cup madness just a phase for Americans

Think of all of your Facebook friends and Twitter pals who became soccer analysts and coaches the last few weeks. Imagine all of them as a huge, overweight, somewhat obnoxious cat. Now, imagine the biggest stage in all of sports, the World Cup, as a stranger with a laser pointer. This is, in my opinion, […]

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Study abroad. Just do it.

Study abroad. Just do it.

Your professors were right, studying abroad is one of the absolute best things you can do in your four years as an undergraduate. America is a fortunate country in that we can encounter a multitude of cultures from the west coast to the east, but nothing really compares to be immersed in a culture very […]

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Do-nothing summer = best summer

Do-nothing summer = best summer

This past year, my Google Calendar was so congested that sometimes the color-coded monster would bring me to tears. At the end of this past spring semester, I believed going home to Kennesaw for the summer would follow the same pattern. I thought I was going to be extremely busy with work and never have […]

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