Articles by Makayla Richards

About Makayla Richards (4 Articles)
Makayla Richards is the Managing Editor for the Vanguard and a junior at the University of North Georgia. She was born and raised in Athens, Georgia. She is working towards a bachelors degree in journalism, with a minor in computer science. She hopes to be a political/social commentator for radio or television.

Don’t hide from your America now

August 31, 2017 // 0 Comments

This is the America I always knew: plow down the protesters, and protect its racist roots. We were never together, fighting as one because we hold our hierarchical system of [...]

Hookup culture: It just makes sense

April 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

“You know, having sex with someone just for sex isn’t good,” my mother said. My mother is chastising me for participating in the hookup culture: having sex with someone [...]

Take a seat for visibility

October 9, 2016 // 3 Comments

Colin Kaepernick made headlines on Aug. 26. The world stayed silent for ex-NFL player Darren Sharper, who raped at least nine women. We could hear a pin dropping after a [...]

Magician visits UNG Oconee: Lee Terbosic

February 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

Comedian and magician Lee Terbosic came to the University of North Georgia Jan. 13 and dazzled the audiences with his own comical approach to magic. Terbosic sees himself as [...]