News

Where’s the snow? Aftermath of cancelled classes

Unpredictable weather is no stranger to the Georgia Southern University community, but the closing of the university due to expected freezing rain and snow came as a surprise to students and professors. On Jan. 27, the university issued the first of two winter storm warnings. Eagle alerts warned students, faculty and staff to stay indoors […]

April 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
Communication Arts Department has a new home

Communication Arts Department has a new home

The Communication Arts Department at Georgia Southern University will have a new place to call home. “From the looks of my office it’s time to move,” Pam Bourland-Davis, Ph.D., communication arts department chair, said. The first faculty members who are moving will move on April 30. They are going to be moving a few people […]

April 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
Police Beat: April 15 to 20

Police Beat: April 15 to 20

Tuesday, April 15 12:19 p.m.: Officers responded to the Wild Life Center in reference to a sick person. EMS responded but did not transport. 3 p.m.: Officers assisted the Statesboro Police Department with the service of an arrest warrant. 5:35 p.m.: Officers responded to Freedom’s Landing in reference to a drug complaint. No action was […]

April 21, 2014 | By | Reply More

Sports

Eagles head to Columbia for another SEC opponent

Eagles head to Columbia for another SEC opponent

Following the tension-filled loss against No. 1 University of Alabama, the Georgia Southern University softball team will get its chance for redemption against the University of South Carolina tonight. The Gamecocks have alternated between two pitchers almost equally all season. Junior pitcher Julie Sarratt has compiled a 2.93 ERA and four saves this season. Her […]

April 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
Freshman’s stock has risen to the top

Freshman’s stock has risen to the top

S ince beginning Southern Conference play, Georgia Southern University is playing mediocre baseball. Freshman third baseman and designated hitter Garrett Chapman is playing anything but. Chapman leads the Eagles (27-15, 9-9 SoCon) in hitting with a .377 batting average. He ranks third in the conference, trailing only Elon University’s Casey Jones and University of North […]

April 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
More than a game: GSU athletes manage school, fatherhood and sports

More than a game: GSU athletes manage school, fatherhood and sports

Being a student-athlete comes with many things, maintaining grades, going to practice, staying in shape and for some, raising their kids. For two of Georgia Southern University men’s basketball players, they must be accountable as a teammate and a parent. Junior guard Jelani Hewitt and senior forward Eric Ferguson know firsthand how difficult time management […]

April 22, 2014 | By | Reply More

A & E

Dancing with the Stars

Dancing with the Stars

GSU professors could have danced all night GSU stars dances for students in need By Erika RichardsThe George-Anne staff Last night, Georgia Southern University professors got down with their bad selves at the Dancing with the Stars event put on by GSU’s own Student Government Association. The well-known and popular television show inspired event had […]

April 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
Concert synthesizes music and tech at GSU

Concert synthesizes music and tech at GSU

Tomorrow, Georgia Southern University students will be able to witness an exciting synergy of technology and music at Channel Noise. Channel Noise is a unique electronic music concert that is hosted by the GSU music technology department. “Channel Noise explores electronic experimental music and combines that with traditional instruments like saxophones and percussion. It tries […]

April 22, 2014 | By | Reply More

Chef Kevin Case to talk local food

Those looking to sharpen up their skills in the kitchen should attend the Ask the Chef event this week. Thursday from 12-1 p.m., Chef Kevin Case of Georgia Southern University Catering will hold a lecture at the Botanical Garden on his tips and tricks in the kitchen and speak on the benefits of buying fresh […]

April 22, 2014 | By | Reply More

Opinions

Sports inspire and unite players and fans

Sports inspire and unite players and fans

To the uneducated viewer, sports as a whole appear to be just a group of people running around on a playing field in order to win a game. To those who bury themselves in the activity daily, it becomes a part of people’s everyday lives. Sports can do an important number of things for people. […]

April 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
Why is graduation so complicated?

Why is graduation so complicated?

Remember in high school when everything was taken care of for you? You were assigned your classes for the most part (minus you picking like three electives over the course of your high school career). You took those classes, hopefully passed, and then moved on to graduation. At my high school, they gave you everything […]

April 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
Life is a highway

Life is a highway

As I embarked toward the greater Atlanta area this weekend for 420 Fest, I inevitably reunited with a good and close friend: I-16. For many of us suburbanites from the greater Atlanta area, we’ve made this drive so many times we could literally do it in our sleep, and frankly we’ve grown weary of its […]

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