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Nighthawks, You Can be a Movie Star!

Robert DiClemente, Staff Editor April 11, 2024

Students at the University of North Georgia have the opportunity to be in their favorite films or T.V. shows without having any acting experience. Background and extra roles have paved the way for anyone...

Beyonce’s new album “Cowboy Carter” has taken over the Country Realm of music. It’s debut Billboard’s Hot 100 Country chart makes her the first black woman in history to open so high on the list.

Beyoncé Dominates Country Charts

Jack Thurmond, Staff Editor April 10, 2024

American R&B and pop star Beyoncé recently waded into new waters with the release of her new album, "Cowboy Carter". The release has not only taken over radios across the U.S., but it has also made...

Professional Boxer and Internet Personality Jake Paul will fight Legendary Fist Fighter Mike Tyson on July 20, 2024.

The Biggest Fight of the 21st Century

Jack Thurmond, Staff Editor April 6, 2024

Social media superstar turned professional fist-fighter Jake Paul recently announced that he will square off against boxing legend Mike Tyson. The two will duke it out on July 20 at AT&T Stadium in...

A behind the scenes look at the set of “Puffs”

UNG Theatre Guild Gear Up for Spring Play

Robert DiClemente, Staff Editor April 4, 2024

The University of North Georgia’s Dahlonega Theatre Guild has been preparing all semester long for its spring show, “Puffs", which finally takes the stage in April.  “Puffs” is an original...

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...

March Music in Review

March Music in Review

Colin McCollough April 2, 2024

2024 is shaping up to be a big year in music with many powerhouse artists planning to release albums. Some big releases have hit the mainstream in March, starting with Underdressed at the Symphony by Faye...

“Poor Things”: Divisive or Brilliant?

“Poor Things”: Divisive or Brilliant?

Chaz Mullis, Staff Editor March 26, 2024

Backlash has recently surrounded Yorgos Lanthimos’ new film “Poor Things.” Many viewers have expressed negative thoughts on TikTok, saying that the film is sexist and exploitative. The film, based...

21-Year-Old Game Developers Lethal Company Tops All Charts

21-Year-Old Game Developer’s Lethal Company Tops All Charts

Stillman Blaylock, Staff Editor March 26, 2024

The rise of the indie survival horror game, "Lethal Company", has sent shockwaves through the gaming community, surpassing the sales of the widely criticized "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III" on the Steam...

One of Theo Vons shows.

Theo Von is Making his Return to Atlanta

Lizzy Gordon, Staff Editor March 21, 2024

Theo Von, popular American stand-up comedian, is making his return to the Fox Theatre in Atlanta on April 4-5. Von started the Return of the Rat tour in Sept. 2023 and is concluding his tour right here...

Brewing up Fun at the Suwanee Beer Fest

Brewing up Fun at the Suwanee Beer Fest

DeAnna Mayfield, Writer/Staff Editor March 21, 2024

Every year for over a decade, the city of Suwanee comes alive with the spirit of celebration as locals and visitors eagerly anticipate the annual Beer Festival held on St. Patrick's Day weekend in Town...

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The Rise of Misinformation in the Upcoming 2024 Election

Logan LeSueur, Staff Writer March 21, 2024

The 2024 election cycle is ramping up with political figures, issues and information being broadcasted seemingly on every platform.   These platforms include radio, television, podcasts and mobile...

Storefront of Retro Games in Lula, Ga.

The State of Gaming and the Resurgence of Retro

Austin Solesbee, Staff Writer March 19, 2024

In the quiet, rural town of Lula, Georgia, Retro Games stands as a testament to the enduring appeal of classic video games. With its shelves lined with cartridges and CDs from eras past, it's a haven for...

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