The first article I ever wrote as a college journalist was about sexual assault for Sexual Assault Awareness Month in 2016. Since that article was written, the social landscape that we live in has changed.
It always starts with a class. Half will be paying attention to their social media feed, while the other half will be focusing on what the professor is saying. Some go as far as taking a different approach to “note taking,” scribbling their own ideas on the subject by marking up the side of their notebook with dashes, circles or turning their creative endeavors into a masterpiece.
According to the United States Census Bureau, 12.7 percent of people in the U.S. live in poverty. In Athens-Clarke County, that number almost triples with 35.5 percent of people living in poverty.
Since television took over the U.S., sports have dominated broadcasts. But in 2017, the Nielsen ratings for sports broadcasts were comparable to another event: the 2017 Intel Extreme Masters, an esports tournament that garnered 46 million unique viewers.
Have you ever noticed that when you are searching for hair and beauty products that will help with your hair’s curly texture, you have to go to a whole other aisle? I’m sure you’ve seen the aisle that people have dubbed the “ethnic aisle.”
Hair removal can be a constant struggle for women, and society has created immense pressure for women to remove all body hair except from their head. The list of places on a woman’s body that are expected to be hairless continues to grow: underarms, arms, legs, bikini area, pubic area and face.
A month before “Culture II” released, Kiari Kendrell Cephus, also known as Offset, was featured on a song where he said “I cannot vibe with queers.” His fiancé, Cardi B, attempted to defend him by asking why the LGBTQ+ community doesn’t educate others about what’s offensive.
How do you keep going when you lose? Even worse, how do you keep going when you feel like you’ve already won it all?
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”
By: Rachel Yuan Online Section Writer This weekend, the Black Theatrical Ensemble held their fall semester performance in the Fine Arts Theater. The Black Theatrical Ensemble allows students to participate in and learn all aspects of putting on a production, from acting to behind-the-scenes work. They strive to showcase Afro-centric theater, by performing works by… Continue reading “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide when the Rainbow is Enuf” Highlighting Black Women’s Experiences
By: Hayley Hasberger Online Section Writer It’s that time of year when everyone is getting sick around campus and you’re trying to avoid catching anything yourself. Whether you’re getting over a cold, battling a sinus infection or fighting off germs with hand sanitizer, here are a few helpful tips and tricks according to Healthline that… Continue reading Remedies to Help You Survive Flu Season
By: Nia Waller Online Section Writer On Sept. 19, 2017 at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare Hotel, an innocent gathering of friends turned to tragedy. Kenneka Jenkins arrived at the Crowne Plaza around 1 a.m., what happened after that point has been disputed. Around 4 a.m., Jenkin's friends called the police to report her missing.… Continue reading Social Media and the Kenneka Jenkins Case
Alexandra Travis Web Director On Oct. 19, 2017, members of the University of Georgia’s Young Democrats and College Republicans entered the South Psychology-Journalism Auditorium dressed in their respective blue and red to face off for the annual Great Debate. The Georgia Political Review and the Georgia Debate Union worked together to coordinate this event to… Continue reading UGA’s Great Debate 2017
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
By: Hayley Hasberger Online Section Writer It’s that time of year again where summer blends into fall, the leaves begin to change color and there is a hint of autumn floating in the breeze. Whether you’re hiding out in the MLC hitting the books or baking up a frenzy of pumpkin pastries, it is always… Continue reading 5 Hiking Spots in Georgia to Visit This Fall