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Cameras on Campus: UNG Increases Security

Sean Williams, Editor October 3, 2023

The University of North Georgia Police Department will soon have eyes like a hawk thanks to new cameras being installed on the Gainesville campus. UNG Police Chief Greg Williams says there are cameras...

Hot Air Balloons Sitting in the Sandy Creek Park Field for the 3rd Annual Hot Air Balloon Festival

Athens Third Annual Hot Air Balloon Festival Takes Flight

Eli Hogan, Staff Editor/Writer October 3, 2023

  On Saturday, Sep. 3, Athens Clarke County held their third annual hot air balloon festival aptly named "Above Athens Balloon Festival". The festival was held at Sandy Creek Park on 400 Bob Holman...

Photo by Hannah Hutkowski

UNG Christian Community to Host “Day of Worship”

Bruce Clark, Staff Writer October 3, 2023

Starting tomorrow Oct.4, the Baptist Collegiate Ministries, one of the University of North Georgia faith-based student clubs, will use the GW Bailey amphitheater behind the Martha T. Nesbitt building on...

Photo by Robert DiClemente

North Georgia Women’s Soccer Ties with Flagler in Ranked Matchup

Robert DiClemente September 26, 2023

In a game that went back and forth for the full 90 minutes, No. 18 North Georgia Women’s Soccer ended its matchup with No. 11 Flagler College in a 2-2 tie on Saturday, Sept. 23.  This highly anticipated...

Highlands to Islands Trail

Highlands to Islands Trail

Megan Nelson, Editor September 26, 2023

The Highlands to Islands trail is an exciting project being constructed across Hall County. Like the Atlanta Beltline, this paved footpath will enable pedestrians and bikers to safely traverse over thirty...

Rylan Lawyer, BSN Major at UNG Oconee

The Right Foot: How UNG Freshmen Can Set Themselves Up For Success

Bruce Clark, Staff Writer September 15, 2023

For many college freshmen, the first semester of college is a daunting task. Rylan Lawyer, a freshman BSN major at the University of North Georgia’s Oconee campus, said she “plan[s] lots before school...

UNG Soccer Teams Split Matchup With Young Harris in Battle of Blood Mountain

UNG Soccer Teams Split Matchup With Young Harris in Battle of Blood Mountain

Robert DiClemente September 12, 2023

For the 11th straight season, the University of North Georgia Men’s and Women’s Soccer took on rival Division II school Young Harris College in one of the first matchups for the Battle of Blood Mountain.  The...

President Shannon poses with Nigel at the Fall 2023 Kickoff on the Dahlonega Campus. Photo by the University of North Georgia.

UNG’s New President: ‘We have an opportunity for impact.’

Braydi Burnett September 5, 2023

Impact is one of the University of North Georgia’s president, Michael Shannon’s biggest goals. While he says he wants more students to enroll at the university, it’s not his main priority. “If...

North Georgia Championship graphic being displayed at Haines and Carolyn Hill stadium at Lynn Cottrell Park after North Georgia won the Division Two National Championship. Photo by Devin Kupka

UNG Brings Home It’s Second Softball National Championship

Devin Kupka June 9, 2023

Frost Stadium in Chattanooga played host to the 2023 NCAA Division II Softball Championships and Women's College World Series. North Georgia beat out Central Oklahoma and UT Tyler to advance to their third...

Graduating Seniors: Are You Prepared for Your Careers?

Gracie Greenich April 27, 2023

Seniors, do you feel well prepared to start your career with the help of your college experience? Read from graduating seniors who give their pieces on the college experience at the University of North...

Stress Looms Over UNG: Students Prep for Finals

Stress Looms Over UNG: Students Prep for Finals

Olivia Prevette April 25, 2023

Students have their eyes set on summer break and are pushing hard to get through the stress of finals. UNG is offering various methods to help students relax, such as therapy dog visits, De-Stress Fest...

Whatre you doing in my swamp?

What’re you doing in my swamp?

Eli Hogan April 25, 2023

Every year, around 500,000 people come to visit Georgia’s Okefenokee Swamp and Wildlife Refuge. There, they can see thousands of species of both flora and fauna. Roughly, 600 plant species, around 200...

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