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Students and Stress: How They Manage

Colin McCollough April 25, 2024

Finals season is descending on the University of North Georgia, and it's crunch time for students. And students are coping, but sometimes it's in ways you won't find on the Student Health website. Getting...

Kayla Jordan and Anna Lucia Sanchez, marketing majors, getting ready for graduation this spring.

Celebrating the Class of COVID-19

Lizzy Gordon, Staff Editor April 25, 2024

COVID-19 had an impact on the entire world. One of those groups affected was the class of 2020 high school graduates. Despite schools trying to provide a memorable graduation amongst the chaos and challenging...

The exoskeleton of a cicada.
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Cicadas are Coming

DeAnna Mayfield, Writer/Editor April 10, 2024

The cicadas' song, a high-pitched chorus that fills the air during their mating season, is a distinctive sound that marks their presence and adds to the unique charm of this region. Periodical cicadas...

Latin Short Films To Be Showcased At UNG

Latin Short Films To Be Showcased At UNG

Chaz Mullis, Staff Editor April 3, 2024

Bring your popcorn: the 9th installment of the ¡Cortos! Latin American Short Film Festival is coming to the University of North Georgia. This festival will offer UNG students and community members an...

An Update on Grammarly Girl

Faith Forrester April 2, 2024

Things are getting better for Marley Stevens, otherwise known as Grammarly Girl. She says that since she was accused of violating UNG's Student Conduct Code, she has been very stressed and has been...

The Case of Marley Stevens, AKA the Grammarly Girl

The Case of Marley Stevens, AKA the Grammarly Girl

Faith Forrester February 29, 2024

Run, don’t walk, away from using spellchecker extensions for proofreading your assignments, Marley Stevens, a junior human services delivery and administration major at the UNG Dahlonega Campus says. "I...

I’m My Own Class President

I’m My Own Class President

Faith Forrester February 20, 2024

“...for me home-schooling encouraged some unhealthy patterns, while also building up strong healthy ones at the same time. It’s a double-edged sword in that sense for those who are not very extroverted...

UNG will host its inaugural virtual Graduate Student Research Symposium from April 12-13.

Registration Opens for Graduate Student Research Symposium

Chaz Mullis, Staff Editor February 13, 2024

The University of North Georgia (UNG) will host its inaugural virtual Graduate Student Research Symposium (GSRS) from April 12-13. The symposium will mark yet another significant development in UNG's graduate...

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...

University of North Georgias D2L page link to proctored exams. Photograph by Lizzy Gordon

Sacrificing Privacy for Proctored Exams

Lizzy Gordon, Staff Writer December 7, 2023

Online proctored exams are a becoming a bigger part of universities, but not every student is in favor of being under the scope. Proctoring sources such as Examity and Respondus Monitor are becoming...

Finishing Strong: Seniors at UNG

Finishing Strong: Seniors at UNG

Bruce Clark, Staff Writer December 7, 2023

Many problems arise for University of North Georgia seniors that hinder their ability to dig into their coursework. Entering the workforce, applying for graduation, senioritis and more can affect students’...

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