The results of the referendum are entirely known by now, and (political opinion disclaimer: I think remaining in the EU was the better choice) unfortunately we lost. I stayed up all night to watch the results come in, and I am slightly jealous of my friends back in the states who were able to hear… more »
I’m back in the world of civilization, internet, cold drinks and warm showers and it feels so good. Having spent the last month in the middle of a tropical rainforest, it’s slightly strange to see hundreds of cars again, and to have electronic screens constantly bombarding my senses. This was my second time working… more »
As I indicated in my first port, the LibDem party is extremely pro-Europe, and so during the months leading up to the vote on June 23rd nearly all of their staff and any activists who were active have been asked to help work on the Remain campaign. I started right at the very peak of… more »
It’s always hard to come down off that mountain, it’s always hard to go back to the real world after having an experience that challenged you in new ways and that changed you on a fundamental level. It’s hard to go home. But in the case of the Baker experience I know I came home… more »
Picture this: it’s 12:45 a.m. and an alarm goes off in your ear letting you know that it’s time to get up and so you groggily get dressed, pack your backpack with lots of snacks and different clothing layers, and head outside onto the iced over snow. Imagine eating some cold granola cereal, grabbing your… 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 »
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 »
I’m Maya Kelkar, a sophomore nursing student from Norcross, Georgia. I know, I don’t look really look like the mountain climbing type of girl. But when President Becker and Carson Tortorige were choosing the team of ten students who will attempt to summit Mount Baker this summer, that was part of the goal: to take… more »
Georgia State’s Presidential Scholars are more than just incoming freshmen who got superior grades in high school. They’re students who exemplify the creativity, open-mindedness, and dedication to hard work and discovery upon which our university was founded. For their talent and initiative, the Presidential Scholarship rewards these students with full tuition and fees, stipends for… more »
The Georgia State Honors College is excited to announce our newest cohort of Presidential Scholars.
Alexander Claussen, Johns Creek, Ga. Stephanie Ekey, Reisterstown, Md. Jarrett Faber, Dallas, Ga. Mikaela “Karson” Mizell, Griffin, Ga. Melynda Pommells, Douglasville, Ga. Monica Shen, Alpharetta, Ga. Grace Signiski, Ringgold, Ga.
Georgia State’s Presidential Scholars arrive on campus as… more »