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Was the Nice Attacker Really An IS "Lone Wolf"?

The Conversation US | Posted 07.18.2016 | World
The Conversation US

With no clear connection to Jihadi groups (and merely a record as a petty criminal), French officials are trying to ascertain whether Bouhlel was a lone actor terrorist or a mentally ill person with whom IS is opportunistically associating.

Can outsiders help Venezuela in the midst of crisis, again?

The Conversation US | Posted 06.29.2016 | World
The Conversation US

Jennifer Lynn McCoy, Georgia State University Outsiders are once again attempting to alleviate political conflict in Venezuela. A decade and a half ...

Brexit And Trump Show The Rejection Of Liberalism

The Conversation US | Posted 06.28.2016 | World
The Conversation US

The current rejection of the liberal idea has come in disparate forms and is by no means universal. Last week's Brexit vote in the United Kingdom and Donald Trump's presidential ambitions in the United States are only the most obvious signs of this new illiberal wave.

One State Just Capped How Much Student Fees Can Subsidize College Sports

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.12.2016 | College

The Board of Regents for the University System of Georgia has adopted a new policy capping how much a school's athletics budget can rely on student fe...

The Search for the Value of Pi

The Conversation US | Posted 03.14.2016 | Science
The Conversation US

Xiaojing Ye, Georgia State University The number represented by pi (π) is used in calculations whenever something round (or nearly so) is involved, ...

Hospitals Rationing Drugs Behind Closed Doors Is A Civil Rights Issue

The Conversation US | Posted 02.23.2016 | Healthy Living
The Conversation US

Physicians and hospitals always have had to make rationing decisions in times of shortage. But these decisions usually are made behind the scenes. A recent New York Times article about the drug shortages shines a light on the rationing that is occurring.

The New Battleground for Same-Sex Couples Is Equal Rights for Their Kids

The Conversation US | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
The Conversation US

Children born into same-sex families frequently are biologically related to only one parent, and the law recognizes only that one parent. The legal status of the child's relationship with her nonbiological parent varies from state to state.

Plastic Pollution: A Social Justice Perspective

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 05.18.2016 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

We all have different tools in out tool boxes that we can use to fight the power of corporations that place short-term profit over the long-term health and well-being of people and the planet. The time is NOW to use all that we have to stop plastic pollution.

Bat Disease Epidemic Still Expanding Throughout North America

Michael Sainato | Posted 06.24.2015 | Green
Michael Sainato

For the past decade, an epidemic called White-Nose Syndrome has had severe impacts on bat populations throughout North America. The fungus, Pseudogymnoascus destructans, feeds on soft tissues of bats such as their wings and noses.

Save Georgia State University's Student-Run Radio Station

Adam Goldstein | Posted 07.12.2014 | College
Adam Goldstein

If you know anything about Album 88, you know why the Georgia State University administration waited until the morning of Tuesday, May 6, to announce that, like thieves in the dead of night, they had stolen more than half of one of the most important voices in radio and sold it for pennies.

Southern Poverty Law Center Investigates Founder Behind 'White Student Union' in Georgia

Jason Stanford | Posted 10.28.2013 | Black Voices
Jason Stanford

The news that a freshman has founded a White Student Union at Georgia State University has come across like a harmless college prank. But the Southern Poverty Law Center is keeping the White Student Union on its watch list because of its founder's ties to white supremacist groups.

Hunter Stuart

LOOK: White Student Union Forms At Georgia College

HuffingtonPost.com | Hunter Stuart | Posted 08.01.2013 | College

The creation of an unofficial white student union at a public university in Georgia has ignited a debate over whether the organization should be offic...

Tyler Kingkade

Despite Rapid Growth Of MOOCs, University Presidents Remain Skeptical

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.26.2012 | College

Millions of people signed up to take a free class from the top research universities and Ivy League schools in 2012, but some higher education leaders...

Georgia State University Stands Behind a Professor Who Discriminated Against An Arab and Muslim Woman

Yvonne R. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Yvonne R. Davis

It seemed okay in 2008 for a University Professor to harass a Muslim student and get away with it.