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First-time voters a key demographic in 2020 Presidential Election

First-time voters a key demographic in 2020 Presidential Election

Royce Mann

October 21, 2019

Next November, people around the country will head to the polls to cast their ballots for the next president, and for many current students, this importan...

Impeachment Inquiry: A conversation with Dr. Richard Barke, Georgia Tech public policy professor

Impeachment Inquiry: A conversation with Dr. Richard Barke, Georgia Tech public policy professor

Tyler Jones

September 26, 2019

Dr. Richard Barke is an Associate Professor in the School of Public Policy at Georgia Tech. The Southerner contacted Dr. Barke to ask about the impeach...

Students strike for Climate Action at the Capitol

Students strike for Climate Action at the Capitol

September 26, 2019

Chants of "this is what democracy looks like" and "climate action now" filled the humid, 80-plus degree air as capitol police and state troopers looked...

Scoot Over, Atlanta

Scoot Over, Atlanta

September 16, 2019

The first casualty was Eric Amis Jr., 20. On May 16, he was riding one of the 16,000 electric scooters in Atlanta when he was killed by a speed...

Gentrification: Atlanta’s Displacement Game

Gentrification: Atlanta’s Displacement Game

February 14, 2019

In 2008, the housing market in the United States plummeted. A build up in subprime real estate loans caused the worst economic period in the United States sin...

Federal shutdown causes local pain

Federal shutdown causes local pain

Charlotte Spears, Co-Editor-In-Chief

January 25, 2019

For 35 days, one fourth of the federal government has been shutdown due to a dispute between Congress and the President over a spending bill allocating...

Antisemitism remains prevalent in Atlanta

Antisemitism remains prevalent in Atlanta

December 9, 2018

Robert Bowers, a 46-year-old man, walked into the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, PA, and opened fire into the weekly service. By the time Bowers was...

Georgia Governor’s race undecided as Democrats gain in the U.S. House

November 6, 2018

                    The Nation Follow the Southerner's election coverage ...

Medical innovators ease life for patients with disabilities

October 20, 2018

NEW YORK Medical innovators presented their work on technological advances for people with physical disabilities at the No Barriers Summit in New Y...

FDA demands corporate crackdown on teen Juuling

September 30, 2018

The Food and Drug Administration last month issued an ultimatum for five major e-cigarette companies mandating they come up with a solution to rampa...

Grady weighs in on who has the right to know

Grady weighs in on who has the right to know

September 26, 2018

The New York Times published a controversial and anonymous op-ed on Sept. 5. Mixed reactions surfaced after hearing it was written by a senior officia...

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