Georgia Activist to Host book Launch Party

Athens, Georgia—Artist and activist Mokah-Jasmine Johnson has spent the past few years of her life fighting for justice and building a movement in the college town of Athens, Georgia. Continue reading Georgia Activist to Host book Launch Party

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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 seen the unrestrained excitement on my face about Akbar taking … Continue reading The Georgia Review Hosts Kaveh Akbar Poetry Reading

A Blast from the Past: University Union Hosts Skate in Tate Event

By: Ana Gonzalez Online Section Writer Home game weekends are exciting on UGA’s campus. This past Friday, however, the festivities started a bit earlier. The University Union once again transformed Tate Grand Hall into a skating rink from the ‘80s for the annual Skate in Tate event. This was the fifth year that the student body was invited to strap on some wheels and relive … Continue reading A Blast from the Past: University Union Hosts Skate in Tate Event

BMLS Starts Conversation About Recent Hurricanes

By: Rachel Yuan Online Section Writer  In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey and the impact of Hurricane Irma, disaster relief has been on the mind of UGA students. One student group in particular, the Black Male Leadership Society, made this the topic of their most recent meeting. Vice President Nicholas Martin, a third year biology major, explained why this was an important issue to cover: … Continue reading BMLS Starts Conversation About Recent Hurricanes

Protestors Gather at the Arch Against President Trump’s Immigration Ban

Photos by Nick Hummel Across the country, people gathered in protest following President Donald Trump’s executive order on January 27th which denied entry into the United States for nationals from seven predominately Muslim countries: Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Sudan, Libya, Iran and Iraq. The ban revoked about 60,000 visas. In Athens, Protestors gathered in a show of solidarity with immigrants and refugees. The most notable was the … Continue reading Protestors Gather at the Arch Against President Trump’s Immigration Ban

Smoky Haze over Athens

By: Julia Sanders First year, Intended Journalism major Online section writer With a divisive presidential election happening last week and upcoming final exams looming just on the horizon, students at the University of Georgia are likely experiencing a mental fog. Meanwhile, UGA’s campus has been experiencing a very real fog. The smoky haze rolled onto campus, accompanied by the strong smell of a campfire on … Continue reading Smoky Haze over Athens

UGA Reacts to Veto of Religious Liberty Bill

By Samantha Ward News broke on Monday, March 28, that Governor Nathan Deal was prepared to veto a group of bills known as the “Religious Liberty Bills.” Already passed through legislature, in essence these bills would give individuals, nonprofits, and businesses the right to refuse service to certain individuals based on religious beliefs. Janet Frick, Associate Department Head for Psychology and member of the Oconee … Continue reading UGA Reacts to Veto of Religious Liberty Bill

UGA Plans to Upgrade Wi-Fi Network in Residence Halls

By Kalah Mingo Dameco Young, a first year Theatre and Communications major from West Point, GA, sat down in his Russell Hall dorm room to take his weekly psychology quiz. He completed the readings and felt prepared. He logged into E-Learning Commons (eLC) and used his one attempt to take the timed quiz. Once satisfied with his answers and with a few minutes to spare, … Continue reading UGA Plans to Upgrade Wi-Fi Network in Residence Halls

The Panama Papers

By Scotti Morris What are the Panama Papers? They are the more than 11.5 million doucuments that an anonymous leaker sent to the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) on April 3. These documents implicated several global leaders and personalities who obscured undisclosed amounts of cash in tax-free overseas “offshore accounts” provided by the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca. While many of the individuals involved … Continue reading The Panama Papers

Take Back the Night 2016

Photos by Jane Snyder. On Friday, April 8 UGA’s Women Studies Student Organization hosted their spring fundraiser, Take Back the Night, at Nuçi’s Space. The event featured a musical performance by Awkward Thrust and speakers from The Cottage and Project Safe. At the end of the night, everyone gathered for a march to the Arch and a candlelit vigil for survivors and victims of sexual … Continue reading Take Back the Night 2016