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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...

UNG Spirit Week banners hanging outside of the Hoag Student Center on the Dahlonega campus.

Spirit Week Swings Into UNG

Robert DiClemente, Staff Editor February 1, 2024

The University of North Georgia’s Spirit Week is back for the spring semester with plenty of ways to celebrate across all campuses during the week of Jan. 22.  UNG’s Spirit Week is designed to...

Georgias Democratic 7th District gets pushed north into right-leaning counties.

Redrawn Georgia Congressional Map Extends GOP Influence

Chaz Mullis, Staff Editor January 30, 2024

A federal judge on Thursday, Dec. 28 approved new Georgia congressional and legislative voting districts that protect Republican party advantages. U.S. District Judge Steve Jones claimed that the introduction...

UNG Gainesville SGA Approves Hammock Village, Contemplates a Rock Wall

UNG Gainesville SGA Approves Hammock Village, Contemplates a Rock Wall

Faith Forrester January 26, 2024

There's going to be a new hangout on the Gainesville campus. In Monday’s Student Government Association meeting, representatives announced the approval of a hammock village similar to the one on the...

The food pantry on Dahlonega Campus.

UNG Food Bank: Working to Combat Student Food Insecurity

Wesley F., Staff Writer December 14, 2023

Recent data from the National Center for Education Statistics uncovers a disturbing trend in higher education: About 4 million students are grappling with food insecurity, underscoring an urgent need for...

UNG Title IX Website

UNG Sexual Misconduct Policies Explained

Olivia Prevette, Staff Writer December 7, 2023

The University of North Georgia's Title IX office offers support and resources for students in instances of sexual misconduct. UNG Title IX Coordinator Misty McDonald said, "Title IX offers supportive...

Boat docks rest on the shore Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2023, across from Longwood Park in Gainesville due to low water levels on Lake Lanier.

Rainfall Not the Main Reason for Lower Lake Levels, Says Lake Lanier Association

Chaz Mullis, Staff Writer December 5, 2023

Lake Lanier has been experiencing a significant decrease in water levels, now measuring 5 feet lower than they were last October. As Tim Rainey, Lanier operations project manager for the U.S. Army Corps...

Neighbors Oppose Potential New Development in Gainesville

Neighbors Oppose Potential New Development in Gainesville

Meg Nelson, Staff writer and Editor December 5, 2023

In Gainesville, Georgia, about two miles north of the historic square, is an undeveloped piece of land along Thompson Bridge Rd. The 30-acre lot sits between two quiet residential streets and is adjacent...

A man on a golf cart drives along A Avenue Friday, Dec. 2, 2022, in Chicopee Village.

Golf Cart Ordinance Pending For Local Roads

Chaz Mullis, Staff Writer December 5, 2023

Golf carts may soon be permitted for use on Hall County roads. County administrators debated the proposition during Hall County’s fall retreat at Brasstown Valley Resort and Spa on Wednesday, Oct. 4. Assistant...

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