You neglected to mention the very large security presence at the GHSU meeting, stationed at every corner of the auditorium and across the back. I have never seen that before. Nothing even close.
I wonder what they were expecting the Medical College of Georgia would be in Athens, there was silence and murmuring before his shocked expression and urgent back-pedalling started some people laughing. It wasn't "funny" laughter.
And he relentlessly said that he/they knew that SOME people would be disappointed with the name.
Same poo, different day. He has a whole lot of fences to mend before Augusta will forgive his diffidence to slap at our city, no matter how he justifies the regents' decision.
Georgia Regents University was never on anybody's radar until the famous and annonymous "BRANDING TEAM" (trumpet fanfare) stuck it in the final three at the last minute. That's the bunch who should be tarred and feathered, because at least some part of the "BRANDING TEAM" is actually from Augusta.
It was quite clear that people are angry at MCG just like at ASU and in the community at large. Azziz said he didn't have anything to do with it. Right.
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