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Domestic Abuse in College Relationships: Another Pandemic That Needs to End

Domestic Abuse in College Relationships: Another Pandemic That Needs to End

Emma Keisler December 9, 2021

Domestic abuse is defined by the United Nations as “a pattern of behavior in any relationship that is used to gain or maintain power and control over an intimate partner.” This abuse comes in various...

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Rushing to Gold Rush

Emma Keisler October 21, 2021

Dahlonega's population grew by 200,000 for its Gold Rush Day Festival this past weekend. This October festival has been an ongoing tradition since 1954, celebrating the first findings of gold in Dahlonega...

Travel the World with UNG’s CGE Programs

Travel the World with UNG’s CGE Programs

Emma Keisler October 13, 2021

The University of North Georgia’s Center for Global Engagement held the “Decisions, decisions, decisions! Choosing a program” event on Oct.5 explaining the various study abroad programs available...

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UNG’s Men’s Soccer: Spirit Night Loss

Emma Keisler October 7, 2021

Men’s Soccer lost against the University of Montevallo at the University of North Georgia’s Spirit Night Sep. 29. UNG started the season out strong, winning their first three games, but some key players...

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The Impacts of COVID-19 on the Mental Health of College Students

Emma Keisler September 28, 2021

In between September and October is a great time to enjoy the fall weather, but is also a time to focus on your mental health. September is National Suicide Prevention Month and October is National Depression...

How to Make the Most of Your Fall

How to Make the Most of Your Fall

Emma Keisler September 21, 2021

Fall is all about crisp autumn air, changing colors and yummy foods. Kadie Goodwin, a junior accounting major on the Gainesville campus, says "Fall is my favorite season. The leaves changing colors, the...

Getting Your COVID-19 Vaccine Could Win You $1,000

Getting Your COVID-19 Vaccine Could Win You $1,000

Emma Keisler September 14, 2021

Receiving $1,000 for getting a shot in your arm might seem like a scam, but the University of North Georgia announced that vaccinated students and faculty members can enter to win one of 50, $1,000 awards.  That’s...

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Terror Reigns in Afghanistan: Student Perspectives of What Went Wrong

Emma Keisler September 7, 2021

According to the Associated Press, at least 6,294 American lives have been lost in the 20-year-long war in Afghanistan, and that number continues to rise as the United States tries to evacuate the now...

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Getting the Bang For Your Buck at UNG: Mandatory Fees

Emma Keisler April 29, 2021

Finances are something that almost every college student stresses about, with 60% of students worrying that they won't be able to pay for college, according to There are many...

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National Mishaps with the COVID-19 Vaccine

Emma Keisler April 27, 2021

94.8 million Americans have already been fully vaccinated for COVID-19, and about 140 million have received at least the first dose according to Google Statistics. While this number is constantly increasing...

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Pausing the Johnson and Johnson Vaccine

Emma Keisler April 22, 2021

As of April 13, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration have called for the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, also known as Janssen, to halt in its distribution...

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