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Its Raining Cats, Dogs, Tears and Money

It’s Raining Cats, Dogs, Tears and Money

Peyton McClure April 25, 2024

When you see a dog in a dorm room, you probably have lower stress and lower blood pressure. Pets have lots of health benefits, according to the National Institutes of Health.  ESAs (Emotional Support...

Acting: Entertainment vs. Trauma

Acting: Entertainment vs. Trauma

Peyton McClure April 18, 2024

“A boomerang returns back to the person that throws it," says Vera Nazarian, fantasy and science fiction author. Alleged actions detailed in a new documentary series about what happened on Nickelodeon...

Photo by Jessica McClure

Your Voice is So Loud it Hurts My Ears

Peyton McClure April 17, 2024

As student voters prepare for Nov. 3, some UNG students share their hesitancies and hope for this year's election season. The 2020 election had the highest voter turnout since 1900, according to PewResearch.“The...

Airing the Dirty Laundry: $1.75 at a Time

Airing the Dirty Laundry: $1.75 at a Time

Peyton McClure March 28, 2024

Are laundromats making a comeback? Is UNG THAT broke?? You're telling me they're taxing washing machines? UNG told students that when they returned from spring break, every dorm on campus was...

Gas Station: Convenience and Cannabis

‘Gas’ Station: Convenience and Cannabis

Peyton McClure March 5, 2024

The convenience of convenience stores is only getting more convenient... especially when it comes to drugs. Actual cannabis is illegal in most parts of Georgia, but people can go to a gas station and...

Dashing to Financial Stability

Dashing to Financial Stability

Peyton McClure, Staff Writer February 23, 2024

  It’s as easy as taking candy from a baby... or delivering the candy. With tuition and dues to pay, a lot of students find themselves in a tight spot when it comes to money.  But...

UNG Block Party 2022

Crazy, Lit, UNG: A Look at Dahlonega’s Party Scene

Peyton McClure February 13, 2024

Less than four years ago, UNG had a national reputation as a school that partied in the face of a pandemic. The block party in August 2020 gained attention through social media and  news coverage....

photos by Carson Dingler

Grossest Gems in Dahlonega

Peyton McClure January 30, 2024

Some unique finds can be found at antique stores, thrift stores, and even... dumpsters. Carson Dingler, a junior graphic design major, goes dumpster diving more often than most. “It's actually very...

Native American History in Dahlonega: A story that needs to be told

December 7, 2023

Dahlonega has a strong connection to Native American history, and it's a story that goes beyond the historical markers and the name of the town. Native Americans were some of the first known settlers,...

Some of the sisters of Kappa Delta getting ready to open the competiton.

Shaking Down with Kappa Delta

Peyton McClure December 6, 2023

Memorial Hall Gym was buzzing during KD Shakedown, Kappa Delta Sorority's annual all-Greek philanthropy dance competition. Most of the Greek life organizations on campus showed up to dance to a mashup...

Dahlonegas Native American Past and Lack of Native American Present

Dahlonega’s Native American Past and Lack of Native American Present

Peyton McClure November 14, 2023

November marks a time for many memorable moments for students such as Thanksgiving, Veterans Day and Black Friday; it's also a time to recognize and honor the history of Native Americans and how it connects...

Fans of Fright Visit Netherworld

Fans of Fright Visit Netherworld

Peyton McClure November 1, 2023

As the fall weather sets in and Halloween nears, thrill-seekers travel to Stone Mountain for the yearly Netherworld Haunted House.  Netherworld is a walk-through haunted house with live actors and...

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