Staffed exclusively by students, WRAS is the most powerful student-run station in the United States. It plays commercial-free music and community news, and also functions as a learning laboratory for students, providing them experience in announcing and news reporting.
WRAS operates 24/7.
The Georgia State Student Media Department is currently comprised of four groups: GSTV, New South, The Signal, and WRAS-Atlanta. These groups provide students with opportunities in radio, video, print journalism, and literature.
<The Georgia State Student Media Department is currently comprised of four groups: GSTV, New South, The Signal, and WRAS-Atlanta. These groups provide students with opportunities in radio, video, print journalism, and literature.
New South is Georgia State University’s student-edited literary journal. It adheres to the standards of peer-reviewed literature journals across the United States. The organization also stages a number of readings throughout the school year both on and off campus. More information on workshops can be found at the New South website (see Directory under Contact Us). In 2011, the organization launched Underground, featuring content exclusively from the GSU student body.
The Signal is the student-run newspaper of Georgia State University. It features newswriting from Georgia State students with letters from the campus and city community as well as occasional contributions from campus writers across the country. The Signal received the Georgia College Press Association General Excellence award in its division for 2012.
WRAS-Atlanta is Georgia State’s student-run radio station, broadcasting online 24/7 and from 7p-5a at 100,000 watts on 88.5 FM. WRAS has been selected by Creative Loafing staff and readers as the best overall radio station in Atlanta on multiple occasions. All WRAS DJs are Georgia State students, and Georgia State sports are covered by Georgia State Alumni employee Dave Cohen.
GSTV is the student-run television station of Georgia State University, which broadcasts to university housing on Channel 91 & online. GSTV presents student-produced news and variety programming as well as coverage of on-campus events.