By Madeline Jackson The landscape of downtown Athens has changed drastically over the past five years. Apartments such as The Mark, The Standard, Uncommon, 909 Broad and Georgia Heights have moved in with top-of-the-line amenities ranging from Bluetooth enabled shower speakers to infinity pools overlooking Sanford Stadium; all within walking distance from the University of… Continue reading Luxury Student Apartments Move Into Downtown Athens
By Raven Rice A University of Georgia undergraduate may be giving some of America’s next top models a platform by establishing a modeling agency on the campus of UGA. The new agency is called B.O.L.D., which stands for Black. Ostentatious. Lawless. Daedal. The agency is the first multicultural modeling agency at the University of Georgia, and… Continue reading New Modeling Agency at UGA Wants to Know: How B.O.L.D. Are You?
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
By Caitlyn Richtman The University of Georgia’s Young Democrats and College Republicans faced off for the annual Great Debate on October 6. This was the first year The Great Debate was held in Tate Grand Hall, and more than 300 students showed up for the pizza and politics put on by the Georgia Political Review… Continue reading UGA’s Great Debate
Secular Student Alliance member Mars Hallman, being pelted with a water balloon - photo by Katherine Miller By Rebecca Mackelprang Too often does the far reach of religious violence go undiscussed. On Tuesday, September 13, the UGA Secular Student Alliance held a unique fundraiser outside the Tate Center to highlight the issue. At the event,… Continue reading Secular Student Alliance Fundraises to End Religious Violence
By Samantha Ward Is your schedule too crowded to squeeze in those women’s studies classes you are interested in? Fear not: There’s another way to get your weekly dose of feminism! Now through November 4, the Institute for Women’s Studies (IWS) is hosting their weekly Friday speaker series at 12:20 p.m. in room 214 at… Continue reading The Institute for Women’s Studies Presents Fall Friday Speaker Series
By Samantha Ward Thursday, April 14, the Resident Hall Association hosted this year’s Rezaroo, a music and arts festival featuring local musicians. Throughout the evening, UGA residents came together to chill out on the quad and enjoy the musical stylings of those who call Athens home. From the sweet, acoustic vibe of the Jaclyn Steel… Continue reading Rezaroo Festival
By Morgan Brown Pamoja Dance Company, UGA’s multicultural student dance organization, has begun selling tickets for their Spring show. Tickets are being sold via the Tate Student Center ticket office. They will be performing the show, Untamed: Unleash the Beast, in Morton Theatre the weekend of April 29. In total, there will be two shows:… Continue reading Pajoma Dance Company’s Spring Show
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
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
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
By Conner Bryan Spring has sprung in Georgia, and UGA’s student body is experiencing the renewing benefits of warm weather and sunshine. For Persians, however, the year is literally new. The vernal equinox - an occasion more commonly known as the first day of spring - signals not only the beginning of blooming flowers but… Continue reading Persian New Year, Familiar Old Bonds
By Monica Vega When Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz first announced their presidential aspirations, many predicted that their campaigns would result in a higher number of the Latino vote going to the GOP. Both candidates seemed to reflect the image of the American Latino. Marco Rubio is the son of Cuban immigrants and fluent in… Continue reading Cruz, Rubio Not Latino Enough?
University of Georgia Students marched to the arch in downtown on Wednesday to protest the recent "Campus Carry" legislation that would allow people to bring guns to campus with them. Photos by Jane Snyder
By Katy Sunderland When real estate mogul and reality television star Donald Trump announced he was running for president, many people thought it was a joke. However, as he gained more and more followers, those same people started sweating bullets. From making jokes about women on their periods to suggesting a wall between the US… Continue reading A Politically Polarized America