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Possible skate park for Statesboro makes progress

Possible skate park for Statesboro makes progress

Tayler Critchlow

October 9, 2012

Phillip Stringer, former Georgia Southern University student, held a forum last night concerning his project to bring a commission free skate park to Statesboro and the progress he has made so far.The project, which began last November, will take three years to complete. The first year is planning, the se...

Police beat for Oct. 4-7

Taylor Cooper

October 9, 2012

Sunday, Oct. 7Officers issued four traffic warnings, assisted three motorists and investigated one accident.Officers and the fire department responded to a fire alarm at the Russell Union. A search of the facility revealed the alarm was caused by a faulty smoke detector.A Mercedes emblem was taken fro...

Renovated Lakeside may utilize eye scanners

Isaac Carrasco

October 9, 2012

Eagle Dining Services revealed that eye scanners might be a part of Lakeside Café’s new technology once renovations are complete next year.“It is being considered that Georgia Southern may use iris scanners so that if students forget their I.D’s, they can still enter,” Administrative Coordi...

Delta Phi Epsilon to host Color the Campus Run 5k

 

Kelsey Elam

October 9, 2012

The sisters of Delta Phi Epsilon will host their first Color the Campus Run 5k, a race unique to the sorority that involves splatter painting participants after each completed lap.The color run will benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and will take place on the outdoor track surrounding the fields at ...

Monarch301 Will Bring New Look to Statesboro

Alanna Navin

October 4, 2012

The Monarch301 Apartment complex has broken ground, poured its foundation and the plan for construction is right on schedule, planning to open by May 2013.The amenities included are hardwood floors throughout the apartments, the furniture in the apartment is specially designed by their design team, the...

Evin Hughes Recognized Nationally

Grace Huseth

October 4, 2012

Today Evin Hughes is attending a Benefit Gala in New York City, shaking hands with Muhammad Ali and receiving the Muhammad Ali Writing Award for Ethics for his essay Float Like a Plane, Sting Like a Bomb: The Ethics of US Drone Attacks.Hughes is majoring in Information Technology and Writing and Lingu...

Early voting approved for GSU

Photo by: Lindsay HartmannFreshman history major Greg Godfrey registers to vote in Statesboro for the presidential election in November. The last day to register is Oct. 9.

Taylor Cooper

October 4, 2012

Students registered to vote in Bulloch County will be able to cast their vote early, from Oct. 23 to Oct. 25, in the Russell Union ballroom because of a new early voting station.The Federal Department of Justice approved the voting station last month, allowing Georgia Southern University students to vote betwee...

Bishop Alumni Center without power for weekend

Taylor Cooper

October 4, 2012

Work on the electrical systems at the Bishop Alumni Center will require all electricity to the Center to be shut down at 2:00 p.m. this Friday, October 5, 2012.The Alumni Center will resume normal operating hours at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, October 8, 2012, according to a press release written by Wendell T...

Police beat Sept. 26-Oct. 2

Taylor Cooper

October 4, 2012

Wednesday, Sept. 26Officers responded to Eagle Village in reference to a drug complaint.  No evidence of illegal drugs was found.Officers responded to Southern Pines in reference to a drug complaint.  No evidence of illegal drugs was found.Friday, Sept. 28Officers responded to Lot 43 in reference...

Students loading Folio now at higher priority

Lauren Gorla

October 4, 2012

Desire2Learn initiated a prioritizing process for Georgia Southern University’s network Sept. 27 that now ensures students loading Folio are a higher priority than loading any other site.Many students had complaints about the slow performance of Folio until the change was made, Vice President of Acad...

Sport Clips offers triple haircut option

Photo by: Chad Kenney

Isaac Carrasco

October 4, 2012

 Sport Clips sets itself apart from other hair salons by catering specifically to sports fans, offering customers sports-themed haircuts and multiple TVs with a variety of games being played.Sport Clips, located off Brannen Street in the same shopping center as Your Pie and Nikko Express, calls its haircut...

Licensing Resource Group to represent GSU

Grace Huseth

October 3, 2012

On Oct. 3 Georgia Southern University signed an agreement to allow Licensing Resource Group to represent the university and its domestic licensing program.LRG currently represents more than 180 universities and provides trademark management services that include merchandising, brand development, and IT...

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