Owners of Latin Chicks advise Economics Club on starting a business

Economics club meets with Armstrong alum and owners of Latin Chicks.

Economics club meets with Armstrong alumni and owners of Latin Chicks.

By Arielle Powell, Staff Writer

Armstrong graduates and owners of Latin Chicks restaurant, Mary Githens and Martin Ruiz, had a sit down discussion with Armstrong’s Economics Club on Nov. 13. Club members gained advice on starting a business and were given the opportunity to ask questions. Continue reading

Student Spotlight: Julian Avila

Julian Avila

Julian Avila

By Katherine Waldner, Staff Writer

Thousands of students attend Armstrong, each with their own unique personality and character traits. We are a melting pot of people from all walks of life, coming together to study the things that interest us.

Julian Avila is just one of those thousands, your typical sophomore on the outside. However, under the surface, there is much more to his story. Continue reading

Pirate Volleyball dominates PBC Tournament

Pirates Volleyball team

The Pirates Volleyball team, 2014

By Berry Aldridge, Sports Writer

The Armstrong State University women’s volleyball team hit its way to two impressive wins over Montevallo and Flagler last week to win the Peach Belt Conference Tournament title. Although they had already won the PBC regular season championship, the tournament title ensured an automatic bid and outright bragging rights for the Pirates. Continue reading

Shearhouse Plaza renovations to be completed soon

Learning Commons construction

Learning Commons construction


By Randee May, Staff Writer

In 1990, Jesse Stuart Shearhouse, a former student of Armstrong passed away after becoming ill due to an inoperable brain tumor.

Mr. Shearhouse had never married, thus he had no one to leave his estate to. He chose to give back to Armstrong, the school he attended for two years before graduating from Emory University in Atlanta.  Continue reading