Adapting. A word that I’ve become very familiar with over the years. It has once again made its way into my life this summer. Adapting can be hard; especially when it influences and impacts other areas of your life. Before I came over to London, I had a certain idea in my head about what… more »
Beaches, bathing suits, palm trees and cheering crowds: Thanks to the Summer Olympics and the success of the Association of Volleyball Professionals (AVP) Tour, it doesn’t take long for the words “sand volleyball” to conjure up some very specific images in people’s minds.
At Georgia State, on the other hand, you can swap out the… more »
At 6:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 26, our Baker with Becker team met in the Atlanta airport; some of us clutching coffee, some of us still rubbing sleep out of our eyes, but all of us incredibly excited that the day of our departure had finally arrived! By the time we got to Seattle it was… more »
Ever since his father was a young boy in Colombia, Camilo Benitez says, he wanted to come to the United States so that he could give his family a shot at a better life. If his son’s experience is any indication, he succeeded.
Just weeks into his junior year at Georgia State, Camilo was interviewing… more »
Mallorie Jones has been on a hot streak lately. A recipient of the Women’s Philanthropy InitiativeScholarship, she became part of the first generation in her family to graduate from college when she earned her B.S. in psychology from Georgia State — with honors — on May 9. And less than a month… more »
Olamide Oladapo had the opportunity to follow in the footsteps of her older sisters, who both attended the same university in Georgia. Instead, she decided she’d rather follow her own path and do something different.
Because of her interest in politics, Oladapo knew she wanted to be somewhere close to the state Capitol, and no… more »
Putting Economic Might Behind Civil Rights: Honors College Students Document the Life and Legacy of Alonzo Herndon
Honors College students have Alonzo Herndon to thank for their home: He founded the Atlanta Life Insurance Company, whose former headquarters at 100 Auburn Ave. now house the Honors College as well as Georgia State’s administrative offices. But that, as a group of honors students learned last semester, is only one piece of the… more »
When I applied to go on the Baker with Becker trip, I knew that Mt. Baker was pretty far away, and that we would have to travel a long distance to get there but I didn’t really know or at least didn’t comprehend how far away I was from being ready for the adventure that… more »
Just weeks away from graduation, Ashton Brasher still isn’t sure what she wants to do with her life — and she doesn’t sound the least bit worried. If anything, she sounds thrilled.
“I kind of like that I don’t know,” she says. “There are times when it’s horrifyingly scary not knowing what August brings —… more »
Fernando Mattos loves a good story—be it an article, a film, or a research project. He has committed himself over his four years at Georgia State to bringing stories to life. At the close of his undergraduate story, Fernando is honored to be esteemed recipient of the 2015 USG Outstanding Scholar Award for Georgia State… more »