Atlanta United off to a record-breaking start

by Jeffrey Farek In front of a sell-out crowd for their inaugural match in Bobby Dodd Stadium at Historic Grant Field, the newly created Atlanta United FC lost to New York Red Bulls 2-1, blowing a 1-0 lead in the last 15 min of the contest. Red Bulls, the winner of the Eastern Conference last season, had stolen a win on opening night. There was … Continue reading Atlanta United off to a record-breaking start

Wide spectrum of ideas shared at fifth annual TEDxUGA

by Kemani Miles In the past, the University of Georgia has had four previous TEDxUGA events with many more to come. The talks span from different perspectives to talk about issues that need to come to light and could help push society forward. This year, TEDxUGA decided to look at their fifth event from a different angle. TEDxUGA took their talk in a whole new … Continue reading Wide spectrum of ideas shared at fifth annual TEDxUGA

The Ongoing Struggles Facing Devon Gales

by Jeffrey Farek On September 26, 2015, like many other Bulldog fans and students, I left at halftime. I only heard about it later. Georgia was up 20-6 to start the second half. A player got hurt on the opening kickoff. They said he was hurt. They said it was really bad. Now virtually everyone on campus knows the story. Georgia Southern walk-on Devon Gales … Continue reading The Ongoing Struggles Facing Devon Gales

Frazier, Bulldogs Need Miracle Run After Bad Day

by Jeffrey Farek Sitting at a 13-11 record, the Georgia men’s basketball team had dropped 5 of their last 6 games and looked all but out of the NCAA tournament. The selection committee for the tournament not only looks at overall record, but for wins against tough opponents, especially on the road. They also look for consistency, which is determined by noting any bad losses, … Continue reading Frazier, Bulldogs Need Miracle Run After Bad Day

Women of Color Take Their Place in the Business World

by Kalah Mingo The world of business and entrepreneurship has experienced a shift in the past few years. According to the 2016 State of Women-Owned Businesses Report, women-owned businesses have grown 45 percent over the past nine years, making the rate of growth five times the national average. Georgia is the second fastest growing state for women-owned firms with a 64 percent increase, only falling … Continue reading Women of Color Take Their Place in the Business World

Immigration Nation Come to Athens

by Samantha Ward Immigration has been at the forefront of political debate for decades now but saw a surge in conversations once President Trump began campaigning. With such widespread debate opens up the possibility of misunderstandings and straight-up lies about immigration spreading like wildfire across the internet. Many nonprofits are working to clear up these misunderstandings as well as help affected undocumented immigrants in the … Continue reading Immigration Nation Come to Athens

You can thank Twitter for the diversity at the Oscars

By: Alexandra Travis Social media always covers awards season extensively. People wait on the edge of their seats to see if their favorite actor or singer has been nominated for their latest project. They then take to Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat to express their support or disdain over who received nominations. This time last year, social media was in an uproar over the release of … Continue reading You can thank Twitter for the diversity at the Oscars