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Spinrilla

Mixtape mix-up: Why the RIAA is taking Spinrilla to court

The DIY nature of mixtapes is crucial to understanding the success of Spinrilla, a mixtape website and app founded in 2013 by Dylan Copeland after he left Georgia State University.
RitaWorld Pearl Kingdom

Meet RitaWorld, the lagoon-and-skyscraper vision for Turner Field that could have been

When developers started submitting their plans to redevelop Turner Field and the adjacent wasteland of parking lots, one name befuddled observers of the deal: Rita World Pearl Kingdom. Finally, we know what it was.

3-D printing is powering the next industrial revolution. Meet 5 of Atlanta’s innovators.

If you want to see Atlanta’s industrial future up close, come to an office park near Atlantic Station and examine a titanium plate, the size of a thumbnail, that was recently designed to correct foot deformities.
Atlanta Magazine Groundbreaker Awards

Dr. Chivon A. Mingo

Dr. Chivon A. Mingo, a gerontologist at Georgia State University, is leading a team of researchers to examine perceptions of the BeltLine among African Americans age 50-plus who live in the communities along the West and Southwest trails.
Turner Field

Will residents actually have a say in the future of Turner Field?

Residents will undoubtedly be heard, but whether they’re actually listened to will likely continue to be a concern.
Mark Becker

12. Mark Becker

Since Becker took over as president of Georgia State University in 2009, the graduation rate has risen by 10 percent and the school has set records for enrollment and total number of graduates.
Groundbreakers

Georgia State’s Planning Atlanta

At first glance, Georgia State University’s Planning Atlanta: A New City in the Making, 1930s–1990s may appear a purely academic project, but the website is a treasure trove for neighborhood activists.
Bell Building

Georgia State to raze historic Bell Building for surface parking lot

"We don't have that many old buildings left Downtown."
supersized

Study: Warehouse clubs are making us fatter

What makes Americans obese? We can point pudgy fingers at giant restaurant portions or weigh the effect of sedentary Netflix binges, but here’s another hefty culprit: supercenters and warehouse clubs like Costco, Sam’s Club, BJ’s Wholesale, and Walmart.

Andrea Young on her father’s legacy and Atlanta’s transformation

Three years ago, Andrea Young decided her father, Andrew Young, needed a documentary treatment of his own. In partnership with the Andrew J. Young Foundation and Georgia State University, she developed "The Making of Modern Atlanta," which explores the political strategy of her father and other Atlanta mayors.

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