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Glover and Kidwell elected in SGA runoffs

Student Government Association runoff elections ended tonight at midnight and Charles Glover and Kaitlin Kidwell have been elected to the 2014-2015 Executive Board. Glover was elected to serve as Executive Vice President of Auxiliary Affairs. Kidwell was elected Executive Vice President of Finance. Glover won over Cliff Padgett 61.7% to 38.3%. Kidwell won over Will McKinney 63.4% […]

April 18, 2014 | By | Reply More
Minor needs major space

Minor needs major space

In Fall 2013, Georgia Southern University’s Center for Africana Studies office downsized from the Forest Drive Building into a shared office in the Carroll building and students are now petitioning for more space. Room 2288 on the second floor of the Carroll Building is currently the office for three other class interdisciplinary programs: Women and […]

April 17, 2014 | By | Reply More

Community Leader reflects on time spent at GSU

Rashad Small is a fifth-year senior Studio Art/Photography major and he’s also the senior community leader at Watson Hall. As a community leader at a freshman hall, Small is usually one of the first older students that most Georgia Southern University freshmen meet. Because of all the different halls Small has worked in, he has […]

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Sports

Two players dismissed for partying, one quits

Two players dismissed for partying, one quits

Early this week, the Georgia Southern University baseball team lost three players: two starters and a senior leader. Head coach Rodney Hennon removed senior Will Middour and freshman Aaron Palmer from the team Sunday for violating team rules. Monday, senior Robbie Dodds notified Hennon that he was leaving the team for personal reasons. “There’s a […]

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Walker shares winning wisdom

Walker shares winning wisdom

That’s a lot of running, 67,200. That’s the distance in meters from Statesboro to Lakenheath, United Kingdom. That’s also the same distance junior Jasmin Walker, sprinter and jumper, had to travel to join the Eagle’s track & field program. After grabbing her second Southern Conference title in the indoor long jump, the five-foot-two nursing major […]

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Cheering for laundry

Cheering for laundry

Last week, hours before the NCAA basketball National Championship game which pitted the University of Connecticut against the University of Kentucky, an RA at UConn decided he did not want any of his residents causing a ruckus anywhere near his dorm. Derek sent out an email blast to all living under his thrown advising them […]

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A & E

Amy Taylor to serenade Statesboro

Amy Taylor to serenade Statesboro

Singer/songwriter Amy Taylor will be performing at the Statesboro restaurant Millhouse this Thursday at 9 p.m. A Georgia native, Amy Taylor is a singer, songwriter and musician who has performed in different locations such as Locos and Millhouse in Statesboro. Taylor, described as spicy meets sweet, came into the country music scene as a member […]

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GSU celebrates planet Earth

With Earth Day right around the corner, No Impact Week has been in full swing at Georgia Southern University. Events have been held every day to help students learn sustainable practices. Earth Day started in 1970 as an effort to bring awareness to the United States about the environment and how to preserve it. In […]

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GSU dancing for a cause

GSU dancing for a cause

Next Monday, students will be able to watch their fellow Eagles soar in Georgia Southern University’s very own Dancing with the Stars event, which will contain a variety of dances from ballroom to hip-hop. Dancing with the Stars is an upcoming fundraiser organized by the Eagles for Eagles team in cooperation with the Student Government […]

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Opinions

Cheering for laundry

Cheering for laundry

Last week, hours before the NCAA basketball National Championship game which pitted the University of Connecticut against the University of Kentucky, an RA at UConn decided he did not want any of his residents causing a ruckus anywhere near his dorm. Derek sent out an email blast to all living under his thrown advising them […]

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Being undeclared doesn’t make you an underachiever

Being undeclared doesn’t make you an underachiever

Students who enter into college without declaring a major are often believed to be less driven than their classmates or even disinterested in school altogether. However, many are simply not making a commitment to something without getting a real taste of it. Picking a major is a lot like dating, and those who come into […]

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You never know what you will find at the Rotunda

You never know what you will find at the Rotunda

We’ve all been there. That moment when you pick up some Starbucks before heading to your Biology lab and you decide to walk past the Rotunda on your way to class only to come across groups of students eagerly trying to get your attention with flyers and signup sheets for their various organizations or events. […]

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