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CSU NEWS: “Hurricane Harvey” Blood Drive

September 5, 2017

by Scottie DeClue, PhotoName Assistance from student organizations requested by SGA   The Columbus State University SGA Executive board is in the early planning stages of organizing a blood drive to aid victims of Hurricane Harvey that caused ...

Student Government Association Hold First Forum of Fall

September 1, 2017

Written by Phong Vo, Reporter President announces new constitution on its way   On August 24, 2017 at 12:30 p.m., the first SGA meeting of the semester was held in Davidson in the Columbus Room. SGA president Logan Ragan informed attendees th...

Financial Aid Experiences Delays

August 18, 2017

Written by Toni Stauffer, Illustration by Brittney Green       Classes have been in session for almost a week and there are still Columbus State University students who have not had their financial aid processed. According to ...

BREAKING: GOV. DEAL SIGNS INTO ACTION “CAMPUS CARRY” BILL

May 5, 2017

Scottie DeClue HB 280 Effective July 1, 2017, Mayor Tomlinson and CSU president Markwood respond     So ends an era this Thursday, May 4, after Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed into law the controversial House Bill 280, which approved th...

SGA President-Elect Talks About Plans

April 27, 2017

Written by Armando Fernandez   On Thursday, April 27, Columbus State University will inaugurate the newest Student Government Association (SGA) President, Logan Ragan. A third-year business student, Ragan is exited to bring his enthusiasm out a...

Campus Carry Returns from the Dead: What’s Next?

April 27, 2017

Written by Toni Stauffer     Raised from the dead, an updated version of the controversial “campus carry” bill—the legislation that would allow guns on college campuses—rose from the Golden Dome after a...

No Easy Answers: Investigating Sexual Assault on Campus

April 17, 2017

Sam Sachs   All student names have been changed to protect their privacy. Mark was out bar hopping when he got a message from his friend Taylor. He texted back and invited her to join him downtown, but she wasn’t in Columbus yet. Taylor asked if...

CSU To Charge Parking Fees Starting Summer 2017

April 10, 2017

Written by Toni Stauffer      CSU announced today in a university-wide email that students and faculty will be facing a new fee for parking on campus, starting July 1, 2017.      Students will be required to pay an an...

Safe Campus Program Deployed with “Piper”

April 6, 2017

Written by Armando Fernandez   Thursday, March 2, Columbus State University announced the launch of its Safe Campus program. This pilot program, operated by Piper Networks, consists of a series of over 100 wireless Bluetooth beacons scattered through...

Child Care Made Affordable for Students at CSU

March 10, 2017

Written by Zoe Audifferen          Columbus State University has broken down barriers preventing many students from completing college by teaming up with the University System of Georgia and a Georgia non-profit, Quality Ca...

How Does the EPA Affect CSU? An interview with Dr. Troy Keller

March 1, 2017

Written by Olivia Ivings       Troy Keller, Ph.D., is the recipient of the Great Lakes Restoration grant, an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) funded grant, and a professor of earth and space sciences at Columbus State Univ...

Federal Immigration Policies Offer Little Concern to CSU

March 1, 2017

Written by Armando Fernandez     The first weeks of our new federal administration have not been without controversy. One of the top issues is President Trump’s January 27th immigration policy executive order, also known as the “Travel...

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