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Dashing to Financial Stability

Dashing to Financial Stability

February 23, 2024

  It’s as easy as taking candy from a baby... or delivering the candy. With tuition and dues to pay, a lot of students find themselves in a tight spot when it comes to money.  But...

I’m My Own Class President

I’m My Own Class President

Faith Forrester February 20, 2024

“...for me home-schooling encouraged some unhealthy patterns, while also building up strong healthy ones at the same time. It’s a double-edged sword in that sense for those who are not very extroverted...

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...

Sports betting will potentially become legalized in Georgia in the coming months.

Local Legislators Debate Sports Betting Legalization

Chaz Mullis, Staff Editor February 20, 2024

A state legislator from Hall County recently co-sponsored an online sports betting legalization bill that is making progress in the Georgia legislature. State Sen. Bo Hatchett, R-Cornelia, stated that...

UNG Block Party 2022

Crazy, Lit, UNG: A Look at Dahlonega’s Party Scene

Peyton McClure February 13, 2024

Less than four years ago, UNG had a national reputation as a school that partied in the face of a pandemic. The block party in August 2020 gained attention through social media and  news coverage....

Copycat or Commonality?

Copycat or Commonality?

Faith Forrester February 8, 2024

Palworld made a huge splash on social media when it debuted last month, selling 8 million copies in less than a week. Immediately, fans noticed similarities to Pokémon. And they weren't the only ones. Palworld...

Los Angeles Gears Up for the 2024 NASCAR Busch Clash

Los Angeles Gears Up for the 2024 NASCAR Busch Clash

Robert Bradley, Staff Writer February 1, 2024

In a thrilling display of speed and strategy, the 2024 NASCAR Busch Clash is poised to take center stage at the iconic Los Angeles Coliseum for its third consecutive year. With the echoes of last year's...

The pool has been completely drained and entry has been boarded up.

UNG Pool Closed Permanently on Gainesville Campus

Gavin Beck, Staff Editor January 30, 2024

The swimming pool in the Hugh Mills Physical Education Complex on the University of North Georgia’s Gainesville campus permanently closed on Dec. 16, 2023 due to an abundance of maintenance issues. In...

Photo by UNG Athletics Photography / Facebook

UNG Softball Entering 2024 Season as No. 1 Ranked Team in the Nation

Gavin Beck, Staff Editor January 30, 2024

After reaching the mountain top and being crowned the 2023 NCAA Division II National Champions last season, the University of North Georgia’s softball program is ready to run it back in 2024. The...

photos by Carson Dingler

Grossest Gems in Dahlonega

Peyton McClure January 30, 2024

Some unique finds can be found at antique stores, thrift stores, and even... dumpsters. Carson Dingler, a junior graphic design major, goes dumpster diving more often than most. “It's actually very...

U.S. Gun Ownership Rises: How Students Can Stay Safe on Campus

U.S. Gun Ownership Rises: How Students Can Stay Safe on Campus

Faith Forrester January 29, 2024

It is statistically proven that when gun ownership rises, so does crime. Gun ownership has been on the rise in the last several years with many state-by-state reforms being passed. Georgia Gov. Brian...

North Georgia Women’s Basketball Takes Down Georgia College at the Buzzer

North Georgia Women’s Basketball Takes Down Georgia College at the Buzzer

Robert DiClemente, Staff Writer January 11, 2024

The University of North Georgia Women’s Basketball team defeated Georgia College and State University in dramatic fashion, as junior forward Emily Trushel hit a layup with less than a second left in...

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