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Rail Redux


This summer, the city of Atlanta expects to wrap construction on its new streetcar line, an ambitious, and somewhat controversial, project that will bring transit down Edgewood and Auburn avenues. City officials expect that the almost three-mile streetcar loop will spawn a number of significant changes to a corridor that has long suffered from lack…

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War and Honors


Georgia State introduced its Honors College in January 2012. Founding Dean Larry Berman and other Georgia State planners dreamed into being an institution that would directly expose bright, talented undergrads to experiences that transform them into citizens who can make a difference. So far, the program brings ringing endorsements from student scholars. “It’s hard to…

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Leaving a Legacy


Abigail Tere-Apisah (B.S. ’14), Georgia State’s first two-time All-American tennis player and by far the most decorated female athlete in school history, hasn’t quite settled in to her new life as an aspiring professional tennis player. Abigail Tere-Apisah “I love competing with the team, and I will miss that,” she says. Forgive her for harkening…

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Battle of the Bands


It’s an age-old tale: two popular bands have a fight, the media covers both sides, and both groups get plenty of publicity. It certainly worked for the clean-cut Beatles and the wild Rolling Stones, two of the biggest rock bands in history. The rift between the groups was legendary, and is still debated among music…

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The Braves’ New World


Bruce Seaman, associate professor of economics and expert in the business of sports, weighs in on the Atlanta Braves’ controversial move out of downtown to the ‘burbs

The Super Sleuth


A Boston book dealer paid half a million dollars in 2005 for an original printer’s proof of the “Siderius Nuncius,” Galileo’s most important work. The buyer did his due diligence, having the book authenticated by professors at Harvard University, the University of Padua and the Institute for Advanced Studies in Berlin. But it was a fake. Nick Wilding, assistant professor of history…

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Robot Therapy


For physical therapists, children with cerebral palsy present a unique challenge. The children see and understand, but because they lack control over their movements, they can’t easily repeat modeled movements. Making an assessment can be difficult. The solution may look like a toy — a robot that can play with children with cerebral palsy and…

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Atlanta’s Champion


Does anyone love Atlanta more than Sam Massell? Does any other human being draw breath today who has worked harder, longer and more productively than Massell, ex-mayor and an icon of civic involvement, at transforming Atlanta into the ninth-largest U.S. metro area? Current Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed gives fulsome credit to the 86-year-old Georgia State…

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