Georgia Southern under fire for diversity crisis

Georgia Southern under fire for diversity crisis

Book-burning controversy highlights racial split in student satisfaction, culture clash between Armstrong and Statesboro
ON OCT. 9, author Jennine Capó Crucet came to Georgia Southern’s Statesboro campus to read from her new book, "Make Your Home Among Strangers."  The award-winning novel, which Georgia Southern selected for its First Year Excellence reading, is a collection of essays about Crucet’s experience as a Hispanic woman in America.

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Editor's Note: Does anyone really want to be mayor?

This time four years ago, we were in the middle of an extraordinarily contentious Savannah City election, bitterly fought from the Mayor's office on down to all the Council seats. Four years later, other than in a couple of down-ballot alderman races, there seems to be significantly less interest in this City of Savannah election.

Editor's Note

Savannah’s LGBT community needs action, not words

This week our entire community is reminded of our place in this world. The Supreme Court has taken up three cases which all pose the same question: Can a person be fired for being gay or transgender?

Free Speech

Voting machines and the paper trail

THE GOOD AND EVIL of politics can be traced forensically through the money trail. If cash is used the path vaporizes before it can be found, but with written records the audit potential is obvious.   Sadly, when you have an electorate that refuses to diligently watch the political wheels that turn before them, honesty and virtue are left by the wayside.

Outside the Box

Get to know Savannah’s quirky side

The book takes readers through the Coastal Empire, sharing some little-known facts that even the most seasoned Savannahian might not know

City Notebook

Editor's Note: Keeping Savannah’s archaeology from biting the dust

"We're just laying the facts on the table," Rita Elliott says. "For so long, a series of myths have fueled a lack of interest in an ordinance. The myths aren't true at all, but policy leaders buy into them."

Editor's Note

Shake your peacock feathers

Annual fundraiser for Flannery O’Connor Childhood Home also marks third decade of the foundation
This Friday, they’ll host their annual Peacock Party and 30th anniversary celebration at the Beach Institute

City Notebook

Regina Thomas: ‘I intend to win’

Familiar face takes on outsider status in Savannah mayoral race
'I don’t have a clique. I don’t have anyone controlling me. I’m not a puppet. I’m not a prisoner to the party I’m in'

Politics

Moonlight Garden Ride: Evolving, entertaining, educating

Location moves to Mother Matilda Beasley Park this year
The most common response from those witnessing the festivities for the first time? 'We have to do this next year!'

News Cycle

Forums Galore

Opportunities abound to see candidates
Concerned Citizens of Savannah: Meet and Greet the Candidates Oct. 2, 6 p.m.

The Civics Issue

Living the Capitol Dream

SCAD alumna writes and illustrates children’s history and civics book
A little girl takes an imaginative tour of the unique statuary in the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington D.C.

The Civics Issue

Quiz: How much do you know about Municipal Elections?

Presented by the League of Women Voters of Coastal Georgia
Our friends at the League of Women Voters of Coastal Georgia prepared this quiz for you—no cheating!

The Civics Issue

Are you registered?

That and other key questions ahead of the upcoming election
Get in loser, we're going voting!

The Civics Issue

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