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The Heartbeat Bill: a State of Change for Georgia

By: Michelle Manganiello  Writer A recent phenomenon has Georgians on edge: The Heartbeat Bill. This bill, passed by Governor Brian Kemp, allows abortions to be banned as early as six weeks into pregnancy. The punishment for those who perform an abortion is a minimum of 10 years in prison. The bill instructs doctors to prohibit… Continue reading The Heartbeat Bill: a State of Change for Georgia

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I Sound Like Death, I Sound Like Life: The Larry Fisherman Story

Popular hip-hop artist Mac Miller, (born Malcolm James McCormick) passed away on Sept. 7 due to a suspected overdose at the age of 26, leaving behind an incredibly varied career in hip-hop and a legacy characterized as much by his growth as an artist as what Ariana Grande described as “demons he never deserved” that ultimately took his life.

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But There’s Two Sides To Every Story…

Joyner’s music video displays two men opposite sides of a table in a relatively barren warehouse. The man speaking these words? White. The man receiving these words? Black. The voice delivering these confrontational and provocative words? Joyner Lucas, a rapper from Worcester, Massachusetts with a white mother and a black father, and two sides of a heavy coin.

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5 Books You Might Have Missed in 2017

by: Diana Richtman Entertainment Writer It’s no secret that 2017 was a crazy year. With classes, work and campus life, there might not have been a lot of time left for much else. It’s important for college students to set aside time in their busy schedules for relaxing. Speaking from my experience, fiction reading is… Continue reading 5 Books You Might Have Missed in 2017

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Female Representation in “Stranger Things 2”

By: Diana Richtman  Entertainment Section Writer  If you’re anything like me, then you were probably extremely excited to see more female representation in “Stranger Things 2.” Among the young people in the first season of “Stranger Things” the ratio of girls to boys was two (Eleven and Nancy) to six (Mike, Will, Lucas, Dustin, Steve… Continue reading Female Representation in “Stranger Things 2”

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The Georgia Review Hosts Kaveh Akbar Poetry Reading

by: Diana Richtman Entertainment Section Writer It was a Monday night in Athens, and inside the Foundry I clutched my copy of “Calling a Wolf a Wolf” by Kaveh Akbar. Before The Georgia Review Fall Issue Release with Kaveh Akbar began, my sister and I looked at each other. I knew that she must have… Continue reading The Georgia Review Hosts Kaveh Akbar Poetry Reading

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Responding to Native American Erasure in “Yellowstone”

By: Rachel Yuan Online Section Writer “Whitewashing,” the act of casting white actors in roles meant for people of color, has been a heated topic in recent months. Though this practice goes back to the early days of film, the issue has been given more visibility in the past year, especially in regards to Asian-Americans… Continue reading Responding to Native American Erasure in “Yellowstone”

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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,… Continue reading You can thank Twitter for the diversity at the Oscars

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Stereotypes on TV: Harmful in Real Life

By Kris Wright Second year, intended Journalism major Entertainment section writer From the grandparents who dislike a person because their national heritage “is not good people” to the students who automatically flock to the Asian in their class because they think they are the smartest, stereotypes range in their connotation and level of hurtfulness. The… Continue reading Stereotypes on TV: Harmful in Real Life

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Whitewashing: When Will Hollywood Learn?

By Scotti Morris The comics about sorcerer Steven Strange are heavily influenced by Asian themes, especially Chinese and Tibetan mythological elements. Thus, British actor Benedict Cumberbatch’s upcoming portrayal of the lead character in a new film adaptation earned Marvel heavy criticism on the grounds of inadequately casting an actor of color to take the role.… Continue reading Whitewashing: When Will Hollywood Learn?