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Erica Malcolm: Meeting Story

Posted by colleenmcedwards On November - 6 - 2014 0 Comment
taxes

Sorting out the SPLOST DULUTH− Mayor Nancy Harris and city council members got together Monday night in hopes of devising a well categorized list of projected 2014 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax−commonly known as SPLOST−expenditures to be placed on the referendum. Since 2001, there has been a progressive increase in the division of SPLOST  [ Read More ]

Ismael Suarez: Meeting Story

Posted by colleenmcedwards On October - 1 - 2014 0 Comment
news writing

GSU Green Fee The  Georgia State Student Government Association called for the creation of a Green Mandatory Fee during their meeting Thursday night by unanimously approving for the 12.2 SGA Resolution to be sent to the university for consideration. The green fee was passed as a part of the Student Activities Fee at Georgia State  [ Read More ]

Raven Parks Feature Profile

Posted by colleenmcedwards On December - 27 - 2013 0 Comment
women

Paying it Forward: Courtney Wingo on Community Service and Softer Touch   ATLANTA—Anyone who knows Courtney Wingo knows that she has a great love for community service. Wingo, a third-year Biology major at Georgia State University, was a community leader during her childhood years and continues to serve her community as a student in college.  [ Read More ]

Cheryl Mills Feature Profile

Posted by colleenmcedwards On December - 27 - 2013 0 Comment
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Cheryl Mills/ Feature Profile   For Ashley Oakley, telling her wife that she wanted to become a woman turned out to be the easiest part of the whole process of transitioning. Oakley was born male, given the name of Sean, and slapped with the role of “boy” and then “man.” But this never felt quite  [ Read More ]

Katie Papesh: Feature Profile

Posted by colleenmcedwards On May - 1 - 2013 0 Comment
art-love

Tony Tran began to blush as he sat at a small table in the back of a quiet, local Mexican restaurant.  Although Tran has the typical life of a 21-year-old student, there is something about him that makes him stand out from most other college students: He is a virgin, and he is saving sex  [ Read More ]

Hayes White: Passion for Food

Posted by colleenmcedwards On May - 1 - 2013 0 Comment
food

Feature Profile Assignment: Jour3010 Walking into the Davidson household almost guarantees the visitor a trip to any given country by way of the aromas floating from the kitchen, as this is a household of culinary craftsmen driven by diverse backgrounds and creative minds at work. Dede Davidson, the youngest of her family of four, is  [ Read More ]

Ashley Lackey: Feature Profile

Posted by colleenmcedwards On May - 1 - 2013 0 Comment
keyboard hand

It was five minutes before 5 p.m. The training cones were set up, the weights were in place, and TJ Pitts stood next to the entrance of the studio, arms crossed, whistle in mouth, waiting. Two young men came running through the door throwing their bags down, slipping on their shoes as quickly as possible. At  [ Read More ]

Allison Person: Dark Victory

Posted by colleenmcedwards On May - 1 - 2013 0 Comment
women

Feature Profile, Jour3010 “Dark Victory” is playing silently on Evelyn Wynn-Dixon’s television and a better phrase couldn’t be used to describe her life. Mayor Wynn-Dixon experienced homelessness while she was a single mother of four and is now serving in her second term as mayor of Riverdale. “Mayor is just a title. It doesn’t make  [ Read More ]

Laura Benedetti: Crunching Numbers

Posted by colleenmcedwards On May - 1 - 2013 0 Comment
City Hall Building Entrance

Meeting Story Assignment By: Laura Benedetti All but one of the futureprojects at the Buckhead Community Improvement (CID) District were approved for the 2013 $2.55 million budget. The Buckhead CID creates a more walkable and livable urban environment for the neighborhood. Its funding comes from property taxes and is used for governmental services including street  [ Read More ]

Do the Numbers Really Matter?

Posted by colleenmcedwards On November - 30 - 2012 0 Comment
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By: Nekabari Ledum Goka, MS International Affairs I believe that an extensive understanding of human behavior is essential to the overall understanding of the factors that drive people’s uses of social media and other digital tools.  While computers and their programs are designed to “behave” in the ways that fall within well-defined parameters established by  [ Read More ]

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