Posts tagged with "Georgia State University"

WRAS alums form nonprofit to save station

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 27, 2014

The fight to over Georgia State University’s FM station isn’t over.¬† Georgia Public Broadcasting took over WRAS 88.5 FM on June 29, and GPB programming accounts for 14 hours of each week day, from 5 am to 7 pm, Monday through Friday. Prior to the announcement by GSU, the station consisted entirely of student programming. […]

MARTA officials identify man hit by train

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 1, 2014

MARTA released a statement this evening with additional information about a man who was hit and killed by a train at the Georgia State University station in the early hours of Wednesday morning. According to MARTA, at about 5:30 am a train with no passengers struck¬†Mahendra Kumar Ghelabhai Patel, 55. The statement from MARTA says […]

Toss this – Students stage graduation protest

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 9, 2014

The students behind WRAS 88.5 want Georgia State University grads to have their independent radio station on their minds as they graduate this weekend. Chris Shattuck, one of the organizers of a boycott against Georgia Public Broadcasting taking over the station, says WRAS will be visible at the commencement ceremonies on May 10. The group […]

Revolt – GSU students protest station takeover

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 7, 2014

UPDATED at 4:34 pm on May 7: Georgia State University officials on May 6 announced a “historic partnership” with Georgia Public Broadcasting that would bump programming on WRAS 88.5 off the air during the day. Students and management are protesting the decision to move their programming to broadcast between 7 pm and 5 am, saying […]

Death by digital – GSU theater phases out 35mm

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 11, 2014

Marvin Evangelista knows how to work a 35mm projector. He will soon be out of a job. Evangelista works at the Cinefest Film Theater on the campus of Georgia State University. It’s one of the few 35mm theaters left in Atlanta, and shows films daily for as little as $3 before 5 pm, and $5 […]

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