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How to be an LGBT Ally

By Samantha Ward With the Supreme Court’s legalization of gay marriage on June 26, some may think the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) equal rights movement is complete, but that is far from the case. While the legality of marriage is no longer an issue, members of the University of Georgia’s LGBT community face… Continue reading How to be an LGBT Ally

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Top 7 Most Frequently Asked Questions about Veganism

By Samantha Ward With the amount of vegan food in the dining halls continually growing, especially with desserts like cupcakes and brownies, one can often overhear the conversations of students who are curious about what exactly veganism is and why some people follow this lifestyle. Strict vegans are those who abstain from eating or using… Continue reading Top 7 Most Frequently Asked Questions about Veganism

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Hardships, Faith, and Diversity with Jackie Cruz

By Samantha Ward Tuesday evening, an estimated 400 students filled the Tate Grand Hall to hear Jackie Cruz, known as Flaca Gonzales on the Netflix series Orange is the New Black, talk for the University of Georgia’s Latino Heritage Month about her life and the adversity she went through in order to become an actress… Continue reading Hardships, Faith, and Diversity with Jackie Cruz

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Year of the Goat Receives Artistic Welcome

BY MOLLIE SIMON View AASA's Lunar New Year Celebration 2015 For the clever and shy individuals out there, this year is for you. The Lunar New Year on February 19 will kick off the Year of the Goat according to the zodiac, which divides the calendar into 12-year cycles. “People born in the Year of the… Continue reading Year of the Goat Receives Artistic Welcome

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Guo Nian Hao! Happy New Year!

BY MONICA VEGA The Spring Festival is an annual tradition celebrated in China and worldwide. The festival marks the beginning of the Lunar Year, also known as the Chinese New Year and is marked by a presiding animal zodiac. This fifteen day celebration is marked with fireworks, special meals, and an abundance of the color… Continue reading Guo Nian Hao! Happy New Year!