News 2016

Students Top Best of the South Awards

Posted On March 27, 2017
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Georgia State students brought home the gold from the Southeast Journalism Conference’s (SEJC) Best of the South competition, winning Best College Newspaper, College Journalist of the Year and Best On-Site Competition Journalism Championship Team.

Senior Lauren Booker received the College Journalist of the Year award, which included a cash prize of $1,500. This is the… more »

Spring Into Action!

Posted On March 20, 2017
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Now that sunny days are starting to come back, it’s a good time to amplify up that exercise routine. The health benefits of regular exercise are endless, but recent studies show even higher benefits associated with increasing metabolic rate and reducing body fat. These two factors help reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, type 2… more »

Benefits of Volunteering for Mind and Body

Posted On March 20, 2017
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Volunteering offers vital help to people in need, worthwhile causes and the community, but the benefits can be even greater for the volunteer. Volunteering and helping others can help reduce stress, combat depression, keep people mentally stimulated and provide a sense of purpose. While it’s true that the more people volunteer, the more benefits they’ll… more »

Gender as Culture

Posted On March 13, 2017
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The Multicultural Center is the place for both traditional and non-traditional notions of multiculturalism. The Multicultural Center supports, discusses and celebrate the widely-varied ethnic cultures represented by the Georgia State University student body. However, the Multicultural Center doesn’t stop there. The Multicultural Center expands its programs and services into the realms gender, sexuality, ability and… more »

Leaders in Training Program Launch

Posted On March 13, 2017
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This semester, Leadership Development launched a brand new leadership series called the Leaders in Training Program (LIT). LIT is a 10-week leadership experience where students explore leadership through individual, group and societal experiences and discuss how those things lead to positive social change in their communities. The students started the experience by learning about their… more »

How to Stay Safe this Spring Break

Posted On February 27, 2017
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Spring break is right around the corner. While making plans for spring break, keep in mind how important it is to stay safe while on vacation. Here are some tips to make sure the spring break experience is pleasant.

Stay Safe While Drinking Play it safe! Be mindful of drink containers that have been left… more »

Students Rate Stress Number One Health Problem

Posted On February 27, 2017
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Georgia State University recently received survey data from the American College Health Association-National College Health Assessment (ACHA-NCHA), where students answered over 300 questions covering various health topics. The comprehensive health survey covers questions on the following topics: health status, health problems, risky and protective health behaviors, drug use, perceived norms in areas relating to injury… more »

Love Your Body Month

Posted On February 20, 2017
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On a daily basis, we see advertisements on television, in magazines and on social media displaying society’s definition of perfection. February is Love Your Body month. Love Your Body is a national movement encouraging people of all shapes, sizes and skin tones to acknowledge their uniqueness and beauty on an individual basis. The message promoted… more »