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Why Do People Take Politics So Seriously?

Alex Henry April 28, 2021

Tensions between people with different political views are high and oftentimes, people feel animosity towards those with different opinions and beliefs than them. The Pew Research Center describes the...

Krystal Cox with her wife

Georgia Megachurch Faces Criticism After Threatening to Expel Gay Member

Alex Henry April 27, 2021

Recently, Woodstock Church, which is a member of the Southern Baptist Convention, has garnered large amounts of controversy and criticism after threatening to expel one of its members for being lesbian.  Openly...

Dispelling Rumors and Conspiracies About New COVID-19 Microchip

Dispelling Rumors and Conspiracies About New COVID-19 Microchip

Alex Henry April 20, 2021

On April 12, a team of U.S. scientists working as part of the U.S. Department of Defense revealed the creation of a microchip for military personnel that can detect COVID-19 when inserted under the skin. After...

UNG Students Voice Their Opinions On The School Beginning To Reopen

UNG Students Voice Their Opinions On The School Beginning To Reopen

Alex Henry April 13, 2021

As more and more COVID-19 vaccines are being distributed, the University of North Georgia has begun to reopen since the fall 2020 semester, hosting more in-person activities and events on campus. This...

Photo capturing the Stop Asian Hate movement designed to spread awareness
of the racism and discrimination that Asian Americans face.

Discrimination against Asian Americans vastly increases during the pandemic

Alex Henry March 23, 2021

During the Covid-19 pandemic, there has been an increase in harrassment, discrimination, and violence directed towards Asian Americans due to the origin of the virus being traced to Wuhan, China. Since...

Poster advertising the antisemitism lecture, featuring guest speaker Deborah
Lipstadt. Photo by Alex Henry

UNG Hoag Lecture Series Discusses Antisemitism With Prominent Scholar

Alex Henry March 5, 2021

One of the main purposes of the Hoag Lecture Series at the University of North Georgia is to spread awareness and begin discussions about modern social issues among students.  Dr. Deborah Lipstadt, globally...

What Students Miss Most About Pre-Covid Times

Alex Henry February 25, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic and its fundamental changes in everyday life has many students feeling nostalgic about pre-Covid times.    People say that what they tend to miss most are safe social gatherings,...

Students are preparing for the shortened spring break, only the first
two days of April. Photo by Alex Henry

Students Already Have Plans For The Two-Day Spring Break

Alex Henry February 16, 2021

Due to safety concerns regarding Covid-19, the University of North Georgia has decided to change its normal schedule for spring break. Instead of having a full week off as the school does during normal...

Maskless students congregate in student center

Students have a wide variety of opinions on how UNG is handling Covid-19

Alex Henry February 11, 2021

Despite the fact that Covid-19 is the worst it has ever been in America right now, the University of North Georgia is trying to open up and return to as normal as possible. Students at UNG have been giving...

Adam Herring, junior business major, tries to stay ahead and keep up with his schoolwork. Photo by
Alex Henry

How have students who have gotten Covid-19 kept their grades up?

Alex Henry February 11, 2021

Throughout the duration of the Covid-19 pandemic, the virus has affected schools more than almost any other facility. Since returning to campus, many students have already contracted the virus and have...

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