By Jolie Nguyen, Staff Writer We have gone through half of the fall term and it is almost time to celebrate the biggest event that marks the accomplishment of students in Georgia Southern University, the graduation ceremony. During this critical period of COVID-19, there were many questions about commencement and whether it could be held... Continue Reading →
Lila Miller, A&E Editor "Now I get to say I went to Armstrong.” - Jason Albritton After being confronted with overwhelmingly negative feedback over the new arrangement of the Armstrong and Statesboro campus commencement ceremonies last spring, GSU has announced a new initiative for the future. Graduating students will now be able to choose between attending the... Continue Reading →
Thuy-Linh Dang, Staff Writer As we handed out this week's paper, we asked students to give their thoughts on the recent news of having the choice of graduating at Savannah or Statesboro. Here's what we heard from our peers!
Madison Watkins, Editor-in-Chief This past January, Georgia Southern announced changes would be made for the spring commencement ceremonies. Students would walk at a ceremony where their college was based the Friday and Saturday of graduation weekend, and a campus-wide commencement ceremony would take place on Saturday at Paulson Stadium in Statesboro. This decision was met... Continue Reading →
Stanton Dobson, Copy Editor The fall 2019 State of the University at the Armstrong and Statesboro campuses saw many key figures in Georgia Southern governance speaking on critical topics like the university’s budget crisis, the overhaul of the university’s commencement ceremonies, the student enrollment decline and the strategic plan that was drafted to counter it. ... Continue Reading →