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Post student fee vote, GSU’s future uncertain


Lauren Gorla

October 2, 2012

Georgia Southern University administration and the Student Government Association are discussing plans to move forward now that all three student fees voted yes.“The next step would be to present the proposed fees to the Board of Regents.  Any student fee has to be approved by the Board of Regents be...

Herty Advanced Materials Development Center names new President and CEO

Thomas O'Donnell

October 1, 2012

Herty Advanced Materials Development Center named Alexander Koukoulas, Ph.D as its President and CEO Thursday.“We are excited to have Dr. Koukoulas join Herty as its President and CEO,” Georgia Southern University President Brooks Keel said in a news release. “Not only is Alex an outstanding busi...

GSU students vote in favor of proposed student fees

Lauren Gorla

September 28, 2012

Announced today at noon, Georgia Southern University students voted in favor of the Athletic Expansion fee, Athletic Operations fee and Sustainability fee.9,390 students, or 55 percent, voted this week on the three student fees.“I think the vote in general is a historic point in Georgia Southern Un...

Police beat Sept. 23-25

Taylor Cooper

September 27, 2012

Sunday, Sept. 23Officers discovered a male subject carrying a female subject on Knight Drive near Kennedy Hall.  The female subject was found to be intoxicated.  EMS was notified, responded and transported the female. The female was judicially referred.Officers discovered an intoxicated subject in C L...

PBS to create Camp Lawton documentary


Grace Huseth

September 27, 2012

On Oct. 1, the Public Broadcasting Service will come to the site of Camp Lawton to film a documentary on the nationally recognized Civil War camp with artifacts found by many Georgia Southern University students.Camp Lawton, a Civil War prisoner of war camp at nearby Magnolia Springs State Park, is ...

Health Services brings ‘Kiss Me I’m Vaccinated’ to GSU

Lauren Gorla

September 27, 2012

The flu season is approaching, and health professionals across campus are urging students to get vaccinated by announcing the “Kiss Me, I’m Vaccinated” campaign.Every Tuesday and Thursday from Oct. 2nd thru Nov. 7th, flu vaccinations will be given on campus in different locations for $5 for st...

New fraternity to begin recruting

Tayler Critchlow

September 27, 2012

Alpha Sigma Phi will be at Georgia Southern University recruiting young men at the Rotunda between Oct. 9 and Nov. 7 as it adds the  101st chapter on campus.Justin Ferriera, coordinator of Expansion and Growth, will be recruiting and informing young men of what it means to be a member of Alpha Sigma ...

Baby alligator taken from Wildlife Center

Taylor Cooper

September 27, 2012

An American alligator was stolen from the Georgia Southern University Center for Wildlife Education on Thursday, Sept. 20 and has yet to be located.According to an incident report that was released by the Office of Public Safety, an unidentified male, who attempted to sell a red boa constrictor to the museum, ap...

Vote for student fees nears conclusion

Lauren Gorla

September 27, 2012

Today is the last day that Georgia Southern University students can access WINGS to make their voice heard on the three proposed student fees for 2013.“I can see all three getting passed, and I personally hope all three pass,” Christina Belge, SGA executive vice president said.Students across campu...

Folio transitioning accordingly


Isaac Carrasco

September 25, 2012

As Folio becomes the new online course tool, Georgia Southern University students and faculty will be introduced to new software called the Respondus Lockdown Browser.The Lockdown Browser software was designed to stop cheating on exams and quizzes. It is integrated with Folio, which was developed by ...

Run for the Roses to Benefit Arthritis Research

Emma Collins

September 25, 2012

The Alpha Omicron Pi sorority will host its Fourth Annual Run for the Roses 5K on Saturday, Oct. 6 with proceeds from the event benefiting arthritis research.The race will begin at 10 a.m. at the AO? house on Olympic Boulevard and entry fee for the event is $20. Participants will receive a t-shirt and...

On-campus Chick-fil-a not affected by recent anti-gay issue

Kelsey Elam

September 25, 2012

Despite recent speculation whether Chick-fil-A will continue to donate to anti-gay organizations or not, the Georgia Southern University Chick-fil-A does not provide the company with any profits to fund organizationAny profits made at the Chick-fil-A on campus goes back to the university, not corporate ...

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