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  • Armed LGBT student Scout Schultz shot dead by Atlanta police

    09/17/2017 6:49:36 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 116 replies
    BBC News ^ | 18th September 2017 | BBC News
    Police in the US state of Georgia have shot and killed an LGBT student activist, leading to an independent investigation. Police encountered Scout Schultz at a campus in Atlanta after a call about "a person with a knife and a gun" late on Saturday, officials say. Footage has emerged apparently showing Schultz, 21, refusing to obey multiple police commands to drop a knife. Schultz's mother said police should not have used lethal force. In a video filmed by fellow students at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Schultz is heard saying "Shoot me!" while continuing to advance on the officers. One...
  • (Ga) Tech student robbed on campus

    04/20/2010 3:54:51 AM PDT · by from occupied ga · 7 replies · 531+ views
    AJC online ^ | 4/20/1020 | Mike Morris
    A Georgia Tech student was robbed on campus early Tuesday as she walked to her car, Tech police said. In a crime alert e-mailed to students and staff, campus police said the incident happened around midnight as the unidentified female student walked from the library to her car, which was parked near Ferst Drive and Cherry Street. The student was approached by a man, who demanded her belongings. The victim gave the man cash. The suspect was described as a light-skinned black male, 23 to 25 years old and 5 feet 8 inches tall with a medium build. He was...
  • Navy grounds pilots for low flyover at Tech football game

    03/22/2010 5:58:30 AM PDT · by rawhide · 46 replies · 1,487+ views
    ajc.com ^ | 3-22-10 | By Larry Hartstein
    Two Navy fighter pilots have been grounded for their low flyover at a Georgia Tech football game in downtown Atlanta in November, according to several media reports. The aviators, identified by the Virginian-Pilot newspaper as Lt. Cmdr. Marc Fryman and Lt. Cmdr. Christopher Condon, are both Tech graduates. They flew F/A-18 Super Hornets a few hundred feet above Bobby Dodd Stadium after the national anthem prior to the Tech-Wake Forest game on Nov. 7. Navy rules require flyovers to be done at 1,000 feet or higher, according to NavyTimes. The Navy assigned Fryman and Condon to non-flying jobs. Several videos...
  • Georgia Tech over Wake Forest in OT! 30-27 (Vanity)

    11/07/2009 4:27:32 PM PST · by HangnJudge · 21 replies · 589+ views
    A major heart thumper, GT now 9-1 (6-1 in ACC) Looks to win ACC, major bowl bid Unashamed Georgia Tech Vanity
  • Tech Area Arrests

    07/14/2009 4:32:12 AM PDT · by from occupied ga · 14 replies · 754+ views
    wsbradio.com ^ | 7/14/2009 | chris camp
    (WSB Radio) -- This could be the break terrified Tech-area residents have been looking for: the arrest of three young men police say tried to rob a pedestrian at gunpoint. The suspects are identified as Justin Johnson, and Xavier Mosteller, both 21; and 19-year old Dandre Barnwell. Atlanta Police Sergeant Reginald Moorman says the suspects were armed and very dangerous. "It looks like they were prepared for anything," says Atlanta Police Sgt. Reginald Moorman. The three suspects were arrested early Sunday near the Tech campus. When they were pulled over, Moorman says they had in their car, "a fully-loaded AK-47...
  • Another Robbery Near Georgia Tech (The police will protect you)

    06/24/2009 3:46:11 AM PDT · by from occupied ga · 63 replies · 1,679+ views
    wsbradio.com ^ | 6/24/09 | Jon Lewis
    (WSB Radio) Despite an increased police presence, armed robbers have struck again near the Georgia Tech campus.This time it was at the Centennial Place Apartments, at Honeycutt and Lovejoy.  And this time the victim lost his college bookbag containing his laptop.Eric Mills was walking home early Wednesday morning when he noticed an SUV that made him suspicious."I continued walking and i'm on my cellphone, talking," Mills says.  "All of a sudden, I felt a presence behind me."Mills says he turned around and saw two men approaching him in "an aggressive manner."Both were dressed in black.  One of the two...
  • String Of Robberies Continues Near Georgia Tech

    06/23/2009 4:30:23 AM PDT · by from occupied ga · 43 replies · 937+ views
    wsbtv.com ^ | 6/23/09 | wsbtv
    ATLANTA -- A robber held-up a Georgia Tech student at gunpoint early Tuesday morning, the latest in a string of armed robberies on or near the campus.The gunman confronted the Tech graduate student about 1:00 a.m. on Luckie Street in downtown Atlanta as the victim walked to his apartment.The robber demanded everything the student was carrying. A neighbor who saw the incident stepped out of her unit at the Centennial Street apartments and began screaming for help.The robber got away with a pack of cigarettes.One neighbor complained to Channel 2 Action News reporter Ryan Young that the string of robberies...
  • [Georgia] Tech's truth-free zone

    08/02/2008 5:28:03 PM PDT · by madprof98 · 18 replies · 240+ views
    Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | 7/31/08 | Jonathan D. Crumly
    Letting the facts do the talking seems to be a lost art among university bureaucrats today, at least at Georgia Tech. Honesty takes a back seat to misinformation, distortions of the truth and the assumption that those with opposing views are inherently wrong and deserving of retribution. It doesn't help when some members of the media leave this unchallenged. But now a federal judge has made note of Tech's apparent "lack of candor." In March 2006, the Alliance Defense Fund —- Christian attorneys and like-minded organizations defending the right of people to freely live out their faith —- filed a...
  • Ga. Tech Building Evacuated After Chemical Spill

    11/08/2007 12:10:26 PM PST · by RDTF · 22 replies · 126+ views
    wsbtv ^ | Nov , 2007 | not specified
    ATLANTA -- Emergency officials are on the scene of an incident/HazMat situation at the Science and Technology building at Georgia Tech. The incident took place on the second floor of the building. That building has been evacuated. Officials said there is one minor injury -- they are still determining if it's relation to the spill or the evacuation. HazMat crews are on the scene and entered the building just after 12:45 p.m. The type of chemical they are dealing with has not been determined. -snip-
  • Politically Correct Death Threats at Georgia Tech

    03/21/2007 11:05:15 AM PDT · by Tatze · 60 replies · 1,739+ views
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | March 21, 2007 | Peter Collier
    Politically Correct Death Threats at Georgia Tech By Peter Collier FrontPageMagazine.com | March 21, 2007 This past February, while other Georgia Tech students were exchanging flirtatious Valentine?s Day notes, Ruth Malhotra received an anonymous letter whose message was anything but amorous: This Valentine?s Day, you cannot attack gay marriage. It is about love and you are about hate. This Valentine?s Day, you cannot condemn a woman?s choice. It is about love and you are about hate. This Valentine? Day, you cannot protest the Vagina Monologues. It is about love and you are about hate. No, this Valentine?s Day, you will...
  • Georgia Tech's Censorship "Technique"

    03/16/2007 5:00:05 AM PDT · by SJackson · 12 replies · 588+ views
    FrontPageMagazine.com ^ | March 16, 2007 | Orit T. Sklar
    The student newspaper refuses an ad from the Terrorism Awareness Project, but gives glowing, free coverage to Islamic Awareness Week Last month, the editorial board of the Technique – the Georgia Tech student Newspaper – rejected an advertisement from the Terrorism Awareness Project entitled, “What Americans Need to Know about Jihad.” In the February 23rd edition, the Technique published a news article with the headline, “Islamic Awareness Week promotes understanding.” The Technique has clearly chosen to promote one particular viewpoint and censor those views not in line with its own unbalanced agenda. The Technique seems to doubt the intellectual ability...
  • Victory for freedom at GTech

    08/18/2006 8:14:36 AM PDT · by JSedreporter · 2 replies · 526+ views
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | August 18, 2006 | Julia A. Seymour
    The Alliance Defense Fund, students of Georgia Tech and free speech won a substantial victory in court this week. On Monday, August 14 a court order went into effect that requires Georgia Tech to repeal and replace a speech code which the ADF said is unconstitutional. The order also prohibits the school from changing the code again for a period of five years unless pre-approved by the court. “The First Amendment applies to all students on campus, including religious students and students who hold conservative political beliefs. We are glad that we reached a mutually agreeable settlement with the university...
  • Smaller Bowls and Spoons Key to Eating Less

    08/03/2006 12:53:18 PM PDT · by Teflonic · 59 replies · 991+ views
    Atlanta (August 2, 2006) — When it comes to choosing food bowls, you might want to follow Goldilocks’s lead and opt for the baby-bear serving, but not because of the temperature. What makes smaller bowls “just right” for most people is how they help control the urge to over-serve food, says Koert van Ittersum, assistant professor of marketing at Georgia Tech College of Management. Smaller spoons also help stop people from piling on too much food, according to a study conducted by van Ittersum with Brian Wansink of Cornell University and James Painter of Eastern Illinois University. Titled “Ice Cream...
  • Confronting Academic Liberalism

    06/20/2006 7:48:49 AM PDT · by JSedreporter · 6 replies · 790+ views
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | June 16, 2006 | Julia A. Seymour
    Confronting Academic Liberalism by: Julia A. Seymour, June 16, 2006 One sued her university, another was caricatured in her college newspaper, and the third stood up against school administration and would not back down. Conservative student activists are no longer anomalies, rare individuals who stand up to fight against liberalism on their campuses. The Eagle Forum Summit not only drew student activists, it featured several student speakers who have been waging battles for conservatism in Georgia, Virginia and Utah. Ruth Malhotra spoke first about her experiences at Georgia Tech which included being singled out in class and being threatened with...
  • Big Questions About the Big Easy (GA Tech Civil Eng Prof interview)

    05/21/2006 10:31:12 AM PDT · by FreedomPoster · 11 replies · 571+ views
    Big Questions About the Big Easy Hughes Joseph Hughes chairs the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Georgia Tech and serves on the EPA's environmental engineering advisory committee. He toured the hurricane-ravaged Gulf Coast with President Wayne Clough in November, spoke to former Alumni Association trustees in January and recently sat down with the ALUMNI MAGAZINE. Hughes now is helping coordinate a conference that will address the future of New Orleans.What is Georgia Tech's role in the rebuilding of New Orleans? We're at the stage right now in the discussion where there are real questions whether we should rebuild...
  • Season kicks off with Notre Dame at Georgia Tech (ABC College Football)

    05/16/2006 8:49:21 PM PDT · by buckeyesrule · 5 replies · 303+ views
    ESPN Web Page ^ | May 16, 2006 | N/A
    2006 ABC Saturday Night College Football schedule • Sept. 2, 8 p.m. ET: Notre Dame at Georgia Tech • Sept. 9, 8 p.m. ET: Ohio State at Texas • Sept. 16, 8 p.m. ET: Nebraska at USC • Sept. 23, 8 p.m. ET: Notre Dame at Michigan State; USC at Arizona • Sept. 30, 8 p.m. ET: Ohio State at Iowa or Michigan at Minnesota* • Oct. 7, 8 p.m. ET: Oregon at California; ACC, Big 12 or BIG EAST (12-day selection) • Oct. 14, 8 p.m. ET: Michigan at Penn State; Arizona State at USC • Nov. 4, 8...
  • Season kicks off with Notre Dame at Georgia Tech (ABC TV College Football Schedule)

    05/16/2006 1:59:42 PM PDT · by MikefromOhio · 42 replies · 527+ views
    ESPN.com ^ | 16 May 2006 | ESPN.com news services
    ABC will tackle prime-time college football next season. ABC Saturday Night College Football will feature showdowns between top football programs at 8 p.m. ET. Notre Dame kicks off the 12-week season Sept. 2 at Georgia Tech followed by Ohio State at defending national champion Texas the next week. Commentator Brent Musburger will be the play-by-play voice with Bob Davie as the analyst. They will be joined by ESPN College GameDay and ESPN College Football Thursday prime-time analyst Kirk Herbstreit on certain weeks. Lisa Salters, an NBA sideline reporter and general assignment correspondent for multiple ESPN news outlets, will report from...
  • Ga. Tech defends gay-inclusive policies

    05/13/2006 6:02:50 PM PDT · by SteveH · 28 replies · 2,581+ views
    Southern Voice ^ | 5/12/2006 | Dyana Bagby
    Ga. Tech defends gay-inclusive policies Lawsuit among rising tide of challenges to so-called ‘speech codes’ By DYANA BAGBY Friday, May 12, 2006 Responding this week to a federal lawsuit filed by two students against the Georgia Institute of Technology, state attorneys said the public university’s policies do not limit the free speech rights of those who oppose gay rights. Tech does not "prohibit or restrict expressive speech or activity by students or their organizations. Students, faculty and friends of Tech have the right to make statements as they please in the public areas without fear of reprisals," Assistant Attorney General...
  • Nature Meets Technology at Georgia Tech Conference (Looking to creation to solve problems)

    05/11/2006 7:23:46 PM PDT · by DaveLoneRanger · 50 replies · 654+ views
    Georgia Institute of Technology ^ | May 11, 2006 | Staff
    Atlanta (May 11, 2006) — Through the centuries, nature has inspired countless number of poets, artists and musicians – now engineers are looking to nature to help them solve some of the most complex problems of the day. For two days, May 11-12, researchers from 20 institutions will gather at the Georgia Institute of Technology for the first International Symposium for Biologically-inspired Design and Engineering. The premise underlying this evolving field is the belief that every animal must solve a particular problem to survive, so every animal embodies a design solution for a particular problem.
  • University Presidents Battle for Honors in Spinelessness

    04/30/2006 6:30:04 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 11 replies · 859+ views
    RealClearPolitics ^ | April 30, 2006 | John Leo
    It's time for this column to announce its Sheldon Award, given annually to the university president who does the most to look the other way when free speech is under assault on campus. As all Sheldon fans know, the prize is a statuette that looks something like the Oscar, except that the Oscar shows a man with no face looking straight ahead, whereas the Sheldon shows a man with no spine looking the other way. The award is named for Sheldon Hackney, former president of the University of Pennsylvania and a modern legend in looking the other way.College presidents who...