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Unveiling the Realism of Leave the World Behind

Unveiling the Realism of Leave the World Behind

Trinity Cromwell, Editor April 25, 2024

“Leave the World Behind” is a movie displaying how life would be if the internet were suddenly taken from us, with no explanation. This movie provokes those who are addicted to everything digital....

All About SpringFest 24!

All About SpringFest ’24!

Trinity Cromwell and Wesley F April 25, 2024

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) -- On April 20th, the University of North Georgia's Gainesville campus was buzzing with energy as students gathered on the quad for the highly anticipated Spring Fest organized...

The TikTok Ban and How It Affects Its Users

The TikTok Ban and How It Affects Its Users

Trinity Cromwell, Staff Editor April 25, 2024

TikTok, which provides entertainment to 170 million U.S. users, will have to be sold or face US ban due to the approved legislation by House lawmakers. This qualm began in 2020, when former US President...

Emergency Intercom

Emergency Intercom, Chronically Online 20-somethings and Mainstream Figures

Colin McCollough April 25, 2024

You're never too weird to be famous. And you're never too famous to sell stuff online. The podcast Emergency Intercom is a perfect example. It began on July 9, 2021. Emergency Intercom is hosted...

Jason Bean/The Reno Gazette-Journal via AP, Pool, File

O.J. Simpson Dies at Age 76

Trinity Cromwell, Editor April 23, 2024

The death of former football star, O.J. Simpson was announced via social media by his family. On April 10, he unfortunately succumbed to prostate cancer. In his final moments, he was said to be surrounded...

From the Island of Sodor to Television Screens: Celebrating 40 Years of Thomas the Tank Engine

From the Island of Sodor to Television Screens: Celebrating 40 Years of Thomas the Tank Engine

Stillman Blaylock, Staff Editor April 21, 2024

2024 marks the 40th anniversary of Thomas the Tank Engine, one of the most iconic children’s entertainment shows in history. The massive franchise dates back over 80 years ago to 1942. In the United...

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...

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...

Still from a scene in “Shazam!” (2019)

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...

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