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Andrea Chadwick hosted a Friendsgiving this year with her friends and family

Friendsgiving: A New Look for the Tradition of Gratitude

DeAnna Mayfield, Writer November 22, 2023

In recent years, a new tradition has emerged that is rapidly gaining popularity: Friendsgiving. This celebration, as the name suggests, is a blend of 'friends' and 'Thanksgiving', and it's a holiday that...

Healan-Head’s Mill was built in 1875, photo courtesy of Hall County Parks and Leisure

Healan-Head’s Mill

DeAnna Mayfield, Staff Writer November 16, 2023

Located in the heart of Gainesville, Georgia, Healan-Heads Mill stands as a testament to the region's rich history and a reminder of its agricultural roots. This historic mill, situated at...

Native American warrior poses for picture with Alanna Ellis in authentic tipi camp

Celebrating Native American Heritage Month

DeAnna Mayfield , Writer November 16, 2023

STONE MOUNTAIN, GA The largest Native American Festival and Pow Wow in Georgia draws the descendants of ancient tribes from all over the country during the first week of November. They gather for a competition...

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held to celebrate the Salvation Army in Gainesville’s reopening

The Salvation Army Reopens Doors in Time for the Holidays

DeAnna Mayfield , Writer November 9, 2023

After a mold infestation forced the Salvation Army in Gainesville to close for three months, a reopening ceremony was held on Friday, Nov. 3. Doors are officially set to open to the community this...

Hozier displays Pride flag during performance of “Take Me to Church”

Hozier Takes Fans to Church

DeAnna Mayfield , Staff Writer November 6, 2023

Hozier, the renowned Irish singer-songwriter, recently embarked on a highly anticipated tour to support his third album, Unreal Unearth that topped Rock, Folk, and Alternative charts. He...

House of Four Scythes photo booth crypt

Get Your Scream On

DeAnna Mayfield , Staff Writer October 20, 2023

The Trail of Terror on Friendship Road in Buford is a renowned haunted attraction that delivers spine-tingling scares and an immersive Halloween experience. The trail has become an infamous favorite...

Catherine Harper is a student worker in the UNG Gainesville Campus cafeteria

The Veggie Revolution

DeAnna Mayfield October 18, 2023

Vegan and plant-based diets have rapidly gained popularity in recent years with many Americans adopting the lifestyle. This dietary choice involves abstaining from the consumption of animal products and...

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Safety First

DeAnna Mayfield October 18, 2023

As students, our safety on campus is of utmost importance. Recent incidents from medical emergencies, and natural disasters to armed assailants have all highlighted the need for proactive measures to...

They’re Giving Us Butterflies

They’re Giving Us Butterflies

DeAnna Mayfield October 12, 2023

Fall is officially here and with it brings festivals like the 26th Annual Butterfly Release held at Longwood Park in Gainesville on Sunday, September 24th. The festival has become a well-loved family...

Hall County Moves to Connect Trail Networks

Hall County Moves to Connect Trail Networks

DeAnna Mayfield April 6, 2023

The Highlands to Islands Trail Expansion Project is a collaborative effort between Hall County and the Georgia Department of Transportation. The proposed multi-use trail will ultimately connect Rock Creek...

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