Period Poverty in Athens

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. Continue reading Period Poverty in Athens

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The Rise of Esports

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. Continue reading The Rise of Esports

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 and Jonathan). This imbalanced ratio is common in television, and … Continue reading Female Representation in “Stranger Things 2”

“For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide when the Rainbow is Enuf” Highlighting Black Women’s Experiences

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 black writers or about the African-American experience. This semester, they … Continue reading “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide when the Rainbow is Enuf” Highlighting Black Women’s Experiences

Remedies to Help You Survive Flu Season

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 will get you through the flu season. The most obvious … Continue reading Remedies to Help You Survive Flu Season