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Why I (You) Dont Go to Church

Coexisting on Campus

Colin McCollough February 27, 2024

On the days preceding Feb 19, Baptist Collegiate Ministries left chalk messages on the sidewalks inviting people to join the meeting happening on Monday. That night, messages advocating to make the...

The Sweet Auburn District in Atlanta served as a thriving center of African American culture, activism, and entrepreneurship.

Honoring Black Excellence

DeAnna Mayfield, Writer/Editor February 20, 2024

After Dr. Carter G. Woodson graduated from Harvard in 1912, he saw the lack of black history being taught and the black achievements that were not included. In 1915, he started the Association for...

On Wednesdays We Wear Camo - And every other day, too

On Wednesdays We Wear Camo – And every other day, too

Colin McCollough February 20, 2024

UNG is one of the six senior military colleges in the country, training the next generation of defense in the United States.  Cadets themselves are students just like anyone else, going to classes...

The Year of the Dragon

DeAnna Mayfield, Writer/Editor February 15, 2024

The Lunar New Year celebration at Stone Mountain Park is a vibrant and exciting event that brings the community together to celebrate the Year of the Dragon. This annual festival showcases the rich...

Maya Huff says her Stanley tumbler is magic.

What’s the Big Deal

DeAnna Mayfield, Writer/Editor February 13, 2024

The Stanley thermos cup craze has taken the world by storm, igniting a fervent passion for durable and reliable drink ware. Its roots trace back to the early 20th century when William Stanley Jr. revolutionized...

Timmy Cox after a big Miracle League win.

Miracle Leagues Mission

Lizzy Gordon, Staff Editor January 31, 2024

Miracle League started as an outlet for kids and adults with different learning abilities to get active and be a part of a team. The organization has helped build self-esteem and start new friendships...

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...

Does Social Media Play a Role in Making a Difference?

Does Social Media Play a Role in Making a Difference?

Braydi Burnett December 7, 2023

Platforms like Instagram, TikTok, Facebook and X, formerly known as Twitter, have become popular sites for people to advocate for social and political causes.  People from all backgrounds take to social...

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...

Caleb Pruitt adopted his kitten, Lucy from Hall County Animal Shelter.
Photo Courtesy of Caleb Pruitt

Adopt, Don’t Shop This Holiday Season

DeAnna Mayfield, Writer December 7, 2023

Every year, millions of companion animals end up in shelters across the country. Some are lost, some are abandoned and some are given up by families who simply can't care for them anymore. There's a solution...

Low workforce leads to earlier closing times

COVID-19 in the Workforce

Alex Adams, Staff Writer December 7, 2023

The common theme amongst people nowadays is that the coronavirus has impacted the working life of all Americans. But people cannot seem to agree on how COVID-19 has impacted the workforce.  Some of...

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