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A four-star Georgia Tech football recruit was killed tragically only weeks after signing his letter of intent to attend the elite technical school in Atlanta, according to published reports. Deerfield Beach Senior high school wide receiver Bryce Gowdy was reportedly struck and killed by a freight train in Deerfield Beach, the Miami Herald reports. Gowdy’s…

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Atlanta names one of the Top 25 cities in the Technology Industry

What makes Atlanta a “tech” city? After all, technology is everywhere we look today. Any company can surf the internet, build an app or use cloud-based data service. So, how did Atlanta make it onto a national list of the Top 25 Best Tech Cities? Believe it or not, Atlanta stands out among its peers as technology industries…

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Founders Darren Sanders, Brandon Miller, Henderson Johnson II, and Milton Patton of Burdell’s School of Entrepreneurship created their brand because they all saw a distinct need to build an inclusive community of entrepreneurs of all ages, in all stages of their entrepreneurial journey, and involved in all aspects of entrepreneurship from social entrepreneurs to tech…

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Proudest & scariest moment as a yellow-jacket happened at the same time. Thank you @Kaepernick7 for inspiring to #TakeAKnee to take a stand pic.twitter.com/iJVqHEpWx0 — Issa Rai 🔺🐘 (@freeSPIRIT_5678) September 24, 2017 “I locked my keys in my house.” It’s a common mistake that most people make, but if anyone has a legitimate excuse for the…

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Four hundred entrepreneurs applied, 10 startup teams presented their pitches and five finalists were selected to compete in the third Atlanta Startup Battle on Sept. 28 in Atlanta. Atlanta Startup Battle is the freshest and most unique pitch competition in Atlanta. With over 100 ideas and 2 days of competition, the top participants develop their…

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Georgia Tech’s alumni, students, faculty and staff gathered for the farewell reception for Dean Gary S. May. After 30 years at Georgia Tech as a student, faculty member, and administrator, May is departing Tech to assume the position of vice-chancellor at the University of California- Davis. The event, held in the Bill Moore Student Success…

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When it comes to Atlanta’s roads and highways, we are reminded of the famous words of New York Yankee legend Yogi Berra: It’s déjà vu all over again. Metro Atlanta residents can’t be faulted if they suddenly feel their city is slowly crumbling beneath their feet as yet another major roadway has buckled, creating a large sinkhole…

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On Friday, Jan. 13, 2017, Dr. Joycelyn Wilson, known simply as Dr. Joyce, a Georgia Tech visiting professor is offering a hip-hop course on Atlanta’s civil rights history utilizing a unique and groundbreaking personalized learning tool, virtual reality, in addition to trap music and lyrics of OutKast. The students will examine relationships between culture, media, race,…

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The Georgia Tech Office of Institute Diversity, Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, the Georgia Tech African American Student Union, and the Xi Alpha Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.  present the 1st Annual Black History Month Distinguished Lecture will feature MSNBC’s Dr. Melissa Harris-Perry. Melissa V. Harris-Perry is host of MSNBC’s “Melissa Harris-Perry,”which airs on…

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Retired Super Bowl champion Dorsey Levens was interviewed by Isaiah Johnson, a current football player at Georgia Tech, about concussions suffered by amateur and professional football players. Levens is knowledgeable about concussive injuries because he has played the sport on all levels. Levens’ forthcoming documentary on the subject, “Bell-Rung,” details the devastating consequences of concussions.…

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