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Healing Division: A battle between change and tradition is expanding the gap of our generation

February 21, 2017

Written by Javere Johnson    In the millennial generation, there are two categories of people fighting for control. The first group is the social justice movement, which has garnered a lot of support over the last few years. This can be l...

Donald Trump’s attack on John Lewis was an attack on us, too

January 18, 2017

Written by EDITORIAL BOARD     Over the past many months, The Saber has made a pointed and quite deliberate decision to refrain from providing opinion commentary on Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, and many elements of the election ...

CSU Narrows Down Provost Candidates

November 27, 2016

Written by Rachael Mockalis      The Provost Search Committee here at CSU has narrowed down their prospects to the final three candidates. The position of provost is integral to university operations, as they...

Tax Freeze to Stay: Mayor “Disappointed”, Supporters Satisfied

November 27, 2016

Written by Scottie DeClue   The majority of voters chose to keep the long-standing property tax-assessment freeze when they cast their ballots on November 8, 2016.  The outcome was 62.25 percent to 37.75 percent according to official results from th...

Three out of four state amendments passed in the election: what are they?

November 27, 2016

Written by Sam Sachs Four amendments to the Constitution of the State of Georgia were on the ballot this year, with three out of the four passing. Here’s what that means. The first amendment, called Georgia Authorization of the State Gov...

North Georgia Wildfires Still Burning

November 26, 2016

Written by Toni Stauffer        Last week, on a brisk evening, I walked out of my house and my street looked like a scene out “The Fog,” except this fog consisted of smoke from drought-induced forest fires that have been ravag...

Freeze or Thaw? Breaking Down Columbus’s “Tax Freeze” Fight

October 5, 2016

Written by Scottie Declue   Columbus is divided. From the historic mansions in downtown Columbus to the red brick suburbs of Oakland Park, homeowners’ yards are sprouting signs asking you to either “Keep the Freeze” or “Thaw the Fre...

Celebrating Progress at the 18th Annual Columbus LGBT Pride Festival

September 13, 2016

Written by Toni Stauffer   The moment I got out of the car, I knew my friends and I were in the right place. Strung across the front of Friendship Hall at Flat Rock Park was a line of colorful flags, saved for years from previous Pride Festival...

Public Forum Held at Columbus Public Library to Discuss “Epidemic” of Police Violence in America

July 11, 2016

Written by Scott Berson     A standing-room only crowd packed a meeting room of the Columbus Public Library Monday night to discuss “the epidemic of black men and women being killed by police” and to propose solutions towards ending t...

RESTRICTED: A Majority of CSU Students Support Narrowing the First Amendment- Why We Need to Tread Carefully.

June 2, 2016

Written by Scott Berson and Lindsay Marchello   Controversy erupted at the University of Missouri last November when students protested what they saw as a culture of racism at the school and the inaction of an apathetic administra...

We Can Come Together: Your idea for a better Columbus could become real

June 2, 2016

Written by Scott Berson      I want you to do something before you read this column. I want you to think about Columbus. Think about what you hate about it, what you like about it, what you wish was different. What do we need here? What w...

We Solve It: How CSU’s Quality Enhancement Plan aims to revolutionize learning

May 27, 2016

Story by Scott Berson An environmental science student notices that there isn’t very much paper recycling on campus, so she works with her professor to organize a graded class project to come up with a real, implementable solution. A communications major...

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