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Live Mic: Honors Students On Air 

Modern Political Debate. L - R: Dantrell Maeweather, Bryce Colvin, Jarvis Steele, and Matthew Taylor.
Finding informed and accurate perspective on politics has lately been difficult. From poorly-researched clickbait articles to television pundits pushing their networks’ agendas, the mass of misinformation sometimes feels nearly impossible to sort through. However, five honors students have found a way to contribute meaningfully to our country’s ongoing political conversation by creating and hosting their own radio show, Modern Political Debate (MPD), on the Georgia Southern radio station. 

Taking inspiration from his Honors First-Year Experience seminar of the same name, Jarvis Steele (political science and philosophy ’19) founded the show last year when he was only a freshman.

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 Honors in Action: Presenting at the National Collegiate Research Conference

Eva Blais, Chelsea Rodriguez, Lacey Dennis, and Kolyse Wagstaff stop to pose before their presentations
With original research topics and strong commitment to academics, Georgia Southern’s honors students are on par with students from some of the best institutions in the country. Lacey Dennis (athletic training ’17), Eva Blais (exercise science ’17), Chelsea Rodriguez (exercise science ’18), and Kolyse Wagstaff (exercise science ’17), proved this by presenting their research at Harvard University’s National Collegiate Research Conference, a symposium whose application process is highly competitive and attracts scholars from all over the world.

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A Glimpse of Graduate School

Charlotte McDonald poses alongside the University of Minnesota's mascot
For international studies majors, travel is important, even when it is limited to the United States’ borders. While Charlotte McDonald (international studies and German ’17) has been to Germany twice, she recently found herself exploring new territory in Minneapolis, Minnesota as one of fifteen students selected for the University of Minnesota’s Graduate School Experience for Advanced Undergraduates in German Studies.

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Heading Back to Camp

Once again the Honors Program is getting ready for its annual alternative spring break trip to Camp Twin Lakes to work with Camp Blue Skies. This is our 7th year volunteering with these great organizations! Read about previous trips in the 2015, 2014, and 2011 issues of Honors@Georgia Southern.
The Georgia Southern University Honors Program is designed to foster the development of a critical sense of inquiry, a spirit of creativity, a global perspective and an ethic of civic responsibility. With your investment, the University Honors Program will continue to enrich the lives of students at Georgia Southern University.  
To learn more about Honors at Georgia Southern, support honors activities or become involved in honors alumni events, contact Honors Director Steven Engel at sengel@georgiasouthern.edu
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