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God And Country movie poster

“‘God and Country”: Christian Nationalism is Fascism

Wesley F., Staff Editor April 18, 2024

"God & Country", the latest documentary from director Dan Partland and producer Rob Reiner opened in U.S. theaters on Feb. 16. The film is a thought-provoking addition to discussions on Christian nationalism...

Path of visibility for solar eclipse.

A Total Solar Eclipse Viewable April 8

Wesley F., Staff Writer March 26, 2024

Anticipation mounts as the celestial gears align for a total solar eclipse on April 8, captivating astronomers, enthusiasts and the public alike. In preparation for this awe-inspiring event, the University...

Boxes of classified documents held in bathroom with a chandelier.

Legal Tangles: A Comprehensive Look at Donald Trump’s 91 Charges

Wesley F., Staff Writer March 19, 2024

Former President Donald Trump and candidate in the 2024 Republican primary is facing 91 charges across four jurisdictions including federal charges under the Espionage Act. Many Americans may not fully...

Opening Day at Six Flags Over Georgia Ends in Violence

Wesley F., Staff Writer March 5, 2024

Opening day at Six Flags Over Georgia took a dark turn on Saturday evening when amusement ended in chaos.  A police involved shooting left one teen hospitalized and local law enforcement on a manhunt...

Tyler Lahti

Legislative Attacks on Bail Funds

Wesley F., Staff Writer February 7, 2024

The American bail system has faced increasing criticism for its inequitable treatment of marginalized communities and penalizing poverty by incarcerating those unable to afford bail. This perpetuates a...

Cultural Competency Certificate Program

Promoting Equity: UNG’s Cultural Competency Certificate Program

Wesley F, Staff Writer February 1, 2024

Amidst debates surrounding Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI), many political influencers often portray DEI as a threat to established requirements in businesses standards while also giving them an...

Pro-LGBTQ+ Protesters in Murfreesboro, Tennessee

What Ordinance 23-O-22 Could Mean for LGBTQ+ Rights

Wesley F., Staff Writer December 15, 2023

Murfreesboro, Tennessee - a city just a four-hour drive from Gainesville, Georgia - finds itself in a struggle concerning LGBTQ+ rights. Last June, the city council passed Ordinance 23-O-22, a community...

David G. Michener, Director of Student Involvement

Unlocking The Office of Student Involvement

Wesley F., Staff Writer December 15, 2023

Across American universities, the journey of education transcends traditional classroom lectures and academic rigor. It delves into a realm where student involvement and grassroots organizing foster a...

The food pantry on Dahlonega Campus.

UNG Food Bank: Working to Combat Student Food Insecurity

Wesley F., Staff Writer December 14, 2023

Recent data from the National Center for Education Statistics uncovers a disturbing trend in higher education: About 4 million students are grappling with food insecurity, underscoring an urgent need for...
Barry Deutsch

America’s Unemployment System: Employers Over Workers Always

Wesley F., Staff Writer December 5, 2023

America's Unemployment System: A Model That Favors Employers Over Workers In the United States, the pursuit of the American Dream has been a driving force for generations. It promises equal opportunities...

Colorado Rep. Lauren Boebert, right, looks on as Rep. Mike Johnson, R-La., speaks after he was chosen as the Republicans latest nominee for House speaker at a Republican caucus meeting at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2023.

Kicking The Can: Stopgap Measures and Extremism in the House

Wesley F., Staff Writer November 16, 2023

In the halls of the United States Congress, a pattern defined by stopgap measures and a tenuous grasp on governance continues.  This approach, prevalent among an extremist faction of the House Republicans...

SEA Club President Mariam Rezai

Pumpkin Afterlife: Eco-Conscious Disposal With the SEA

Wesley F, Staff Writer November 9, 2023

Around 1.3 billion pounds of pumpkins end up in trashcans around the country every year where they rot and ferment in local landfills. To help bring awareness to this problem the Students for Environmental...

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