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A College Student’s “Dear Santa…” Letter

November 27, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Writing by Tieanna Graphenreed   Dear Santa, Let’s be clear here – I gave up on believing in you a long time ago. Nevertheless, I figured why not give this whole “Dear Santa” letter thing another try? If this year has included nothing r...

CSU Narrows Down Provost Candidates

November 27, 2016

Filed under CSU Politics

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...

TOUR DE CHOW: GETTING ‘PLUCKED UP’

November 27, 2016

Filed under Food

Written by Scottie DeClue   When you live in Columbus, arguments are bound to happen when considering options for great southern food. That’s because the South has a special way of doing things. We take the best ingredients in any dish ...

Doctor Strange (Review)

November 27, 2016

Filed under Movies, Opinion

Written by Sam Sachs        Marvel’s Dr. Strange has been one of the most successful films in the franchise to date, grossing $744.7 million since its release on Nov. 4. As far as the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is concerned, Dr. Stran...

“Jan”mester Proposed But is another mini-mester a good idea?

November 27, 2016

Filed under Academics, Opinion

Written by Toni Stauffer      A three-week semester has been proposed to begin in January 2018. President Chris Markwood said that the goals will be to “allow another opportunity for students to earn credit, hopefully shortening the time to a deg...

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

November 27, 2016

Filed under Columbus Politics

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...

The Finals Zombies

November 27, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Wellness

Written by Jacquelyn DeLauder   The stress inducing two weeks of finals have arrived. From freshman to senior, all exhibit the telltale signs that a dastardly sickness has reared its ugly head once more. Hollowed cheeks and sunken ...

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

November 27, 2016

Filed under Georgia Politics

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...

Seven Years at CSU

November 27, 2016

Filed under Campus, Opinion

Written by Elaine Hoffmeister       I love telling people that CSU used to sell sushi and Popeye’s. That we used to have to change our Cougarnet passwords almost monthly. That at one point CSU actually considered getting two live couga...

Fantastic Beasts (and how to monetize them)

November 27, 2016

Filed under Movies, Opinion

Written by Elaine Hoffmeister        Will the average CSU student enjoy “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them?” Well that depends – how steeped in Harry Potter lore are you? It’s not a movie that lends itsel...

North Georgia Wildfires Still Burning

November 26, 2016

Filed under Georgia Politics

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...

More Details on the $3 Million Gift to the English Dept.

November 8, 2016

Filed under Campus

Written by Sam Sachs      On Sept. 26, the English department received a $3 million endowment to go towards the creation of an endowed chair for creative writing, a permanently funded position created by the funding generated by the endowme...

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