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Remembering Michael Gatto

Remembering Michael Gatto

This past Thursday, Georgia Southern University student Michael Gatto passed away after sustaining severe head injuries at Rude Rudy’s. The suspect, Grant Spencer, is in police custody and has officially been charged with aggravated battery. Gatto, an 18 year old freshman, was a native of Forsyth County and graduated this past May from South Forsyth […]

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What we know so far: Michael Gatto’s death

The information below is what we know at the moment regarding Michael Gatto’s death and is based off of official documents and sources from the Statesboro Police Department and Bulloch County coroner. More information will be added as it is made available. Who hit who? Michael Gatto, 18-year old Georgia Southern University student, was the […]

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GSU student passes away after sustaining head injuries at Rude Rudy’s

GSU student passes away after sustaining head injuries at Rude Rudy’s

UPDATE Aug. 29, 2:04 p.m.: GSU President Brooks Keel sent out a condolence statement to the GSU student body this afternoon regarding Gatto’s death.   “The entire Georgia Southern University family is deeply saddened by this tragic event and our thoughts and prayers are with Michael’s family and friends during this very difficult time. My […]

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Sports

Eagles are edged by the Wolfpack 23-24

The Georgia Southern Eagles entered the Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh ready to show they were ready for the first FBS schedule. Both teams stalled on the opening drives, going three and out. On the second drive for the Eagles sophomore running back Matt Brieda scampered for a 61 yard touchdown run. The Wolfpack worked their […]

August 30, 2014 | By | Reply More
The basics of NC State

The basics of NC State

Raleigh, North Carolina, home of the North Carolina State Wolfpack, is the site of another block of Georgia Southern University history. The first game ever played by the Eagles as a FBS program will take place deep in the Tar Heel State at Carter-Finley Stadium. While the Eagles are in the genesis of playing college […]

August 28, 2014 | By | Reply More
Women’s soccer travels once again

Women’s soccer travels once again

The Georgia Southern Women’s Soccer team (2-0-0) is back on the field after an upsetting 2013 season. However, the 2014 season is looking bright thus far. After winning their exhibition game against The Citadel, the Eagles hit the road, beating Francis Marion 2-1 and UNC Wilmington 2-0. Now, Ga. Southern travels to Auburn, Ala., to […]

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A & E

The Hangover Edition: From how to spend the night out to waking up the next morning

The Hangover Edition: From how to spend the night out to waking up the next morning

Staying in or going out? Time to drink. The party is at the house down the road. Actually, it’s not. The friends are going to a bar instead. Mister Generous in the group says first few rounds are on him. Wherever you guys end up, this night is going to be all about drinking. No […]

August 28, 2014 | By | Reply More

Rocking the RAC

What do an avid rock climber and an inexperienced student have in common? They both have the opportunity to get belay certified and improve their bouldering skills, all while having an amazing time doing it! The Belay Clinic On Tuesday, Southern Adventures will host a free belay clinic for students. This clinic will teach students […]

August 26, 2014 | By | Reply More
Buzz List: VMA Edition

Buzz List: VMA Edition

I shouldn’t have done it, I should have turned off the TV and gone to bed like I said I would, but I just couldn’t. I reluctantly turned my television to the channel it rarely sees: MTV. The VMA’s were just starting and I sat back to watch the carnage begin. I wouldn’t classify myself […]

August 26, 2014 | By | Reply More

Opinions

Take your ass to class

Take your ass to class

You’re lying in bed, relaxing, not a care in the world. The sun is shining and you wonder if you should even change out of your PJs. You slept until noon and were able to finally get the beauty sleep you truly needed. There is just one problem: it’s not Saturday. It’s not even the […]

August 28, 2014 | By | Reply More

Letter to the Editor: On Equality

Equality is great! Fairness for all is great! But what does that mean? In this day and age, a quick “I support equality for everyone” inserted in a heterosexual cis man’s twitter bio is all it takes to be considered a hero. I have news. It takes much more than that. We are moving more […]

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Take a lollipop, you never know where it might lead you

Take a lollipop, you never know where it might lead you

Hey you with the headphones on ignoring everything I’m saying to you, listen for just a second. Like you, I also avoided the mass of tables and their overly-enthusiastic members like the plague at the Organization Fair. Yeah, that crazy thing where you put in your ear buds, speed up your walking pace and avoid […]

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