The University of North Georgia's Student Newspaper




Warnings Issued for Vacationers This Summer

Warnings Issued for Vacationers This Summer

Trinity Cromwell, Editor April 25, 2024

As the summer break season approaches, the United States Department of State has raised concerns to those traveling to Jamaica and the Bahamas. The advisory comes in response to an alarming increase in...

Navigating the Nicaraguan Immigration Journey

Navigating the Nicaraguan Immigration Journey

Trinity Cromwell, Editor April 25, 2024

Nicaragua is one of the few countries  that still has a communist government present. Unfortunately, this leads the country’s citizens on the road to engaging in civil war often. In order to fight for...

The 160-year-old engine freshly painted in a sleek dark blue livery.

160-Year Old Steam Locomotive returns to service

Stillman Blaylock, Staff Editor April 25, 2024

It is an unforgettable time for railway enthusiasts and history buffs alike as the iconic steam locomotive "Talyllyn" is set to make a triumphant return to service after undergoing a comprehensive six-year...

Turning right on a red light on Atlanta roads could be prohibited soon.

Red Light Turn Ban Proposed For Atlanta Roads

Chaz Mullis, Staff Editor January 27, 2024

Atlanta drivers could soon get pulled over for turning right on a red light on the city’s busiest streets. Members of the Atlanta City Council proposed this new rule on Monday, Jan. 8, in an effort to...

A Coruña, Spain.

Adventuring in Spain

Payton McDaniel November 28, 2023

The University of North Georgia is not just educating students in the North Georgia region but teaching students across the world. Students can immerse themselves in other cultures, improve their language...

Helen, Georgia: Your Perfect Fall Getaway Destination

Helen, Georgia: Your Perfect Fall Getaway Destination

Stillman Blaylock, Staff Writer November 28, 2023

Nestled in the North Georgia mountains, Helen is a hidden gem that transforms into a fairytale town during the fall months. This quaint Bavarian-inspired village offers a unique cultural experience that...

Photo by J. Michael Rifenburg

Nighthawks Cross the Pond

Sydney Velchek October 12, 2023

Have you ever wanted to study abroad in London? Now you can! Next summer, Professor J. Michael Rifenberg is leading a study abroad trip to southwest London for three weeks. Students will attend a travel...

Photographed by: Alix McIntosh

Swamp-tacular Stay: Inside the Enchanting Shrek Airbnb Experience

Stillman Blaylock, Staff Writer October 10, 2023

In a recent announcement online, Airbnb has unveiled the Shrek Airbnb and it’s captured the hearts of travelers seeking a fairytale escape like no other.  Located far away from the hustle and bustle...

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...

Drunk Birds: Flying Under the Influence

Drunk Birds: Flying Under the Influence

Megan Nelson April 25, 2023

Georgia Department of Natural Resources issued a statement in early April that warned of a rather amusing problem- drunk birds. As funny as it may sound, it's no laughing matter when the intoxication proves...

Reptile Convention Attracts Thousands

Reptile Convention Attracts Thousands

Jamie Jordan April 18, 2023

Lizards, geckos and spiders, oh my! ReptiCon Reptile Shows tours year-round nationwide, including in several Georgia cities. ReptiCon was in Lawrenceville, at the Gwinnett County Fairgrounds, on April...

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