By: Anna Rayford On May 25, 2020, another unarmed Black man was killed at the hands of a group of people whose sole job is to protect the members of their community. Instead, George Floyd was murdered by a police officer after an employee at a grocery store assumed he had a counterfeit $20 bill. … Continue reading Why Your Silence Angers Us
Writer: Michelle Manganiello The holiday season is quickly arriving, which means weeks of family reunions, jolly music, perhaps new gifts, and—of course— wonderful food. This decadent food, the stuffing, the turkey dinner, the buttery rolls, the juicy ham and the delicious pies, may seem to be half the reason we enjoy the holidays. We feel… Continue reading Staying Healthy During the Holidays
By: Michelle Manganiello Writer When I mention that I study languages at college, I usually get one of two responses: “Wow! That’s so cool!” or “I don’t know how you do that, languages are so hard for me.” In fact, both answers ring true: languages can be very difficult to learn, but also doubly… Continue reading Learning More Languages Means Opening More Doors
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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
By: Michelle Manganiello Writer If you are from the Alpharetta or Roswell area, you would recognize the words “North Point Mall” anywhere. This is where you got your American Girl doll at the American Girl store, where you made your first bear at Build-A-Bear, or where you met your friends in the food court or… Continue reading Malls: The End of an Era
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.
Colors aren’t normally the first thing someone thinks about when it comes to professionalism, but when it comes to grooming in the workplace, colors hold a stronger weight.
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.
Kyanna “Kee-Kee” Simone Simpson, a third year entertainment and media studies major from Decatur, Ga. is living her dream. She is a full-time student at the University of Georgia, but she is also a successful actress.
The film and TV industry is great at putting out hits that focus on characters who are white, male and straight such as “Fifty Shades of Grey” or “Phantom Thread.” These are two drastically different movies, and yet they still have those three core principles.
I will often tell someone I am Jewish. Just as often, I decide against it.
It was 2010. B.o.B was still relevant. Drake was just rising in popularity, Eminem had just come out of retirement, Kid Cudi had become a household name and Kanye had just snatched the mic.
According to the Connection Homes website, in the United States there are up to 2 million young adults ages 18 to 24 who are homeless. More than 55,000 young adults become homeless each year and 27,000 become too old for foster care when they turn 18.
College can be a pretty scary place. In high school, hype and anticipation surrounds it. People will attack you with generic questions such as where you’re going to school, what you’re going to study, where you’re going to live, what your career plans are, among others.