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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...

Highlighting a Hometown Hero

Highlighting a Hometown Hero

DeAnna Mayfield, Writer/Editior April 23, 2024

Sam Couvillon is a prominent figure in Gainesville serving as the mayor since 2022. Originally from Watkinsville, he made the decision to move to his wife’s hometown of Gainesville in 2009. He is actively...

Casting of Bronze

Hands-On UNG Art Crawl

Wesley F., Staff Editor April 18, 2024

On March 29, the University of North Georgia came alive with color, creativity, and exploration during the Gainesville Campus Art Crawl. Attendees were treated to a diverse array of artistic expressions,...

Rendering by Georgia Ports Authority

Work Continues on Hall County’s Inland Port

Chaz Mullis, Staff Editor April 16, 2024

Work is bustling on the Blue Ridge Connector, heralded as one of Hall County's most significant economic ventures in recent memory. The Northeast Georgia Inland Port is slated to offer a direct 324-mile...

Capturing the Essence of Spring at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens

DeAnna Mayfield, Writer/Editor April 11, 2024

The Atlanta Botanical Gardens dazzles with bright blooms and beautiful landscapes as the essence of spring comes to life. The Atlanta Botanical Gardens in Gainesville is 185-acre outdoor museum of living...

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...

UNG Community Runs with a Purpose

UNG Community Runs with a Purpose

Gavin Beck, Staff Editor March 7, 2024

The University of North Georgia Relay for Life team hosted the Heroes Against Cancer 5k race and 1 mile Fun Run on March 2 at the Gainesville campus to raise money for the 2024 Relay for Life of Hall County...

UNGs Decade Night poster

Get Your Decade on

Alex Adams, Staff Editor February 15, 2024

Do you like '70s music? Do you love to dance and have fun while listening to music? If you attend University of North Georgia’s Decades Night, then you get the best of both worlds.  Hosted by...

Flyer for Campus Love Notes, Nighthawks Entertainments newest event. Photo from Nighthawks Entertainments UNG Connect page

Nighthawks Entertainment To Host ‘Campus Love Notes’ On Valentines Day

Bruce Clark, Staff Editor February 13, 2024

Nighthawks Entertainment gave students a first look at their upcoming Valentine’s Day event with a flyer advertising fun and romance. According to President Elias Quintero, “Campus Love Notes is...

Members of the Guild of Tabletop Gamers playing a game.

The Guild of Tabletop Gamers Welcomes Students Every Week

Lizzy Gordon, Staff Editor February 8, 2024

The University of North Georgia hosts Game Nights throughout the semester. They are held on the Gainesville campus in the Robinson Ballroom. The games start at 1:30 p.m. and go until 5:30 p.m. every Friday. The...

A variety of salsas.

UNG’s Annual Salsa Making Contest

Lizzy Gordon, Staff Editor February 5, 2024

The University of North Georgia Nighthawks Entertainment department and Latino Student Association is collaborating to host a salsa making contest Feb. 8 from 11a.m.-2p.m. The UNG Latino Student Association's...

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