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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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Malls: The End of an Era

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

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

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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… Continue reading BMLS Starts Conversation About Recent Hurricanes

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

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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… Continue reading Smoky Haze over Athens

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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,… Continue reading UGA Reacts to Veto of Religious Liberty Bill

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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… Continue reading UGA Plans to Upgrade Wi-Fi Network in Residence Halls

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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… Continue reading The Panama Papers

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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… Continue reading Take Back the Night 2016

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Think Before You Pink: The Specious Side of the Pink Ribbon

By Scotti Morris The movement to support breast cancer has, over the years, garnered a reputation as a capitalistic pursuit that caters to heterosexual women instead of focusing on eradicating the disease. “Save the Tatas” or “I Heart Boobies” t-shirts and bracelets initially gave off a vibe of a modern campaign to raise funds for breast… Continue reading Think Before You Pink: The Specious Side of the Pink Ribbon

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‘The Color Purple’ author visits UGA

On Wednesday, Oct. 14, The Delta Visiting Chair for Global Understanding hosted writer Alice Walker at the University of Georgia Chapel. Alice Walker is famous for her 1983 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, "The Color Purple." Walker, who UGA Professor Valerie Babb introduced as a "free spirit, humanist and womanist," is a Georgia native, social rights activist and… Continue reading ‘The Color Purple’ author visits UGA