The University of North Georgia's Student Newspaper




Screenshot of FAFSA webpage (By Sam Jones)

Students Struggle With FAFSA Income Requirements

April 7, 2022

By: Faith Vrieland College students are voicing their concerns about their inability to gain financial aid. These students claim they can not receive their Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or...

Deshaun Watson (Photo by KA Sports Photos)

The Deshaun Watson Situation

March 29, 2022

On March 18, the Houston Texans agreed to trade superstar quarterback Deshaun Watson to the Cleveland Browns in one of the most complex trades in NFL history. The Browns then handed Watson a fully guaranteed...

Garrett Apartments, which is owned by Dahlonega Rents (photo by Sam Jones)

The Dahlonega Rents Debacle

February 10, 2022

The University of North Georgia is nestled into the quaint town of Dahlonega, and with over 7,300 students enrolled on the UNG Dahlonega campus, finding off-campus housing can be tricky. There are several...

eCore classes are formatted very similarly to UNG online courses

Taking Advantage of Distance Learning with eCore

February 10, 2022

The University of North Georgia is back in the swing of things for the spring semester, and in-person classes are back on all five UNG campuses. However, the COVID-19 pandemic left a clear impact on the...

Cannon Beach, Oregon sits on the Cascadian Subduction Zone (photo by Diana Robinson)

Living on the Edge with Earthquakes

December 9, 2021

On Dec. 8, 50 earthquakes struck off the coast of Oregon within 24 hours. Earthquakes can strike anywhere, any time with various levels of destruction. The violence of an earthquake is centered around...

Many college students suffer from depression (photo by wanderinghome)

The Silent Struggle: Anxiety and Depression in College Students

December 9, 2021

Anxiety and depression are pains all too familiar to many college students. Often, without disclosing it to their peers, students push through the symptoms of these disorders all alone, hoping one day...

NLE Choppa (photo by WikiWikiSkylar)

Take Two: UNG Ready for NLE Choppa Concert

November 30, 2021

The University of North Georgia is hosting a concert featuring NLE Choppa and Hotel Fiction on Dec. 2. Entry is free to UNG students and the concert will be in the Convocation Center on the UNG Dahlonega...

Downtown Dahlonega during Christmas season (photo by UGArdener)

Dahlonega Gets Lit for Winter

November 18, 2021

Dahlonega, Georgia, is celebrating its annual “Old Fashioned Christmas” event. On Nov. 26, the Historic Downtown Dahlonega Square will illuminate with thousands of white lights and Christmas decorations. The...

Students often struggle with majors they are not passionate about (photo by Andrew Taylor)

Students Hate Their Majors, and Here’s Why

November 15, 2021

College students arrive on campus with big dreams and choices to make, with a plan of study being chief among their decisions. It may seem easy for students to follow their passions into their college...

The William J. Livsey Drill Field (photo by Sam Jones)

Dahlonega SGA: Going Through the Motions

October 26, 2021

The University of North Georgia Student Government Association on the Dahlonega campus spent Oct. 25 sifting through various reallocation and mini-grant requests. Clubs and associations such as the Black...

State Farm Arena before a game between the Boston Celtics and Atlanta Hawks (photo by Sam Jones)

Atlanta Hawks Season Tips Off with High Expectations

October 21, 2021

A wildly successful Atlanta Hawks 2020-2021 season left fans wanting more. With the 2021-2022 NBA season tipping off on Oct. 19, excitement has reached a boiling point for many fans, including students...

Autzen Stadium, home of the Oregon Ducks (photo by Nicholas Hegdahl)

Collegiate Chaos: College Football Saturday Roundup

October 5, 2021

The first weekend of October was a wild one for the college football landscape. A whopping nine AP Top 25 teams lost in week five, including five programs in the top 12 of the rankings. The chaos started...

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