Breaking News: ‘Rescue Humna’ — Local woman abducted by family, forced into marriage in Pakistan

RescueHumna

Humna Sheikh is a vibrant, spirited young Muslim woman who had been attending Georgia Perimeter College with the hopes of transferring to Kennesaw State University to study pre-medicine. She lived in Cumming, Ga. with her parents and two older brothers in the 4200 block of Idlewood Drive. According to her fiancee,¬†Richard Jones IV, on Aug.…

Chronicle of Higher Education names Kennesaw State University as Georgia’s only top college to work for

KSU Outside

Kennesaw State University might be one of Georgia’s smaller well-known colleges, but it is rapidly gaining favor with its employees. After a three year hiatus from the “Chronicle of Higher Education Great Colleges to Work For” survey, KSU made it into the 2013 list of 27 large 4-year degree-granting institutions in three categories: collaborative governance;…

Writing in the voice of your child on social media isn’t just disingenuous, it’s megalomaniacal

digital-baby

This week, New York magazine decided to explore a feature about a new and equally banal trend perpetrated by “media elites” against their own children — creating and writing social media accounts and posts in their name and voice. Everyone has heard of ghostwriting, but this is straight up identity theft. In keeping with their…

Escalator motor fire causes delays at Hartsfield-Jackson, firefighters injured

WXIA-TV Escalator Fire

Early Tuesday morning a fire broke out in the T concourse of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport when an escalator motor overheated and caught fire, local affiliate WXIA-TV reported. According to Airport spokesman Reese McCranie, the fire broke out around 5:20 a.m. in an escalator connecting the concourse to a lower level where passengers could board…