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The Gibraltar Eagle bulk carrier, Jan. 15, before being fired upon by Houthi terrorists.

The Problem With Trade In The Red Sea

Bruce Clark, Staff Editor January 30, 2024

On Jan. 17, the Biden administration renamed the Houthi rebels to the list of terror groups following their attempts to hold up the shipping process in the Suez Canal and Bab al-Mandab Strait. The terrorist...

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...

Sophiexeons Orbit

Fans of Sophie Xeon are Having a Very Immaterial Week

Colin McCollough January 25, 2024

Sophie Xeon, better known as SOPHIE, passed away on Jan. 30, 2021, three years after the release of her sole studio album Oil of Every Pearl's Un-Insides.  SOPHIE carved her place into the world of...

PCs with games on screen, gaming chairs.

Next Level Fun: Hoag Game Room is Open

Faith Forrester January 25, 2024

The game room on the third floor of Hoag has a marketing problem. It was previously a computer lab, and last semester, SGA refurbished it with gaming chairs, monitors, and a large TV. But at Monday's meeting...

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...

Rumors, Urban Legend and Fact: An Investigation into North Georgias Abandoned Nuclear Laboratory

Rumors, Urban Legend and Fact: An Investigation into North Georgia’s Abandoned Nuclear Laboratory

Ashlee Engel, Staff writer December 8, 2023

Concealed in Dawsonville, Georgia, surrounded by chain-link fence and rumors of secret nuclear experiments, subterranean tunnels and mutated animals is a relic of the nuclear era. The backstory In...

Coach David Misiaszek and his son Connor Misiaszek after a game. Photograph by Blaire Misiaszek

The Georgia Jackets Inspires Athletes

Lizzy Gordon, Staff Writer December 7, 2023

The Georgia Jackets is an organization that helps athletes in their baseball careers and everyday lives. Jeff Auterson played for the LA Dodgers and is helping kids achieve the same goals he once dreamed...

Santa with students. Photo by UNG Office of Alumni

Santa Claus is Coming to UNG

Braydi Burnett December 5, 2023

Santa Claus will be at the Alumni House on UNG's Dahlonega campus this Wednesday! The annual event, hosted by the Alumni Association, will take place from 1-5 p.m. on the front patio of the Alumni House.  There...

Andrea Chadwick hosted a Friendsgiving this year with her friends and family

Friendsgiving: A New Look for the Tradition of Gratitude

DeAnna Mayfield, Writer November 22, 2023

In recent years, a new tradition has emerged that is rapidly gaining popularity: Friendsgiving. This celebration, as the name suggests, is a blend of 'friends' and 'Thanksgiving', and it's a holiday that...

10th Anual Gainesville Pro Rodeo

10th Anual Gainesville Pro Rodeo

November 16, 2023

This past weekend, Sept. 15 and 16, was the Southern Rodeo Company's 10th annual “Gainesville Pro Rodeo” hosted by the Assembly of Praise Church in Lula, Georgia. The event took place at Chicopee Woods...

Show Off Your Strength at UNGs Ironhawk

Show Off Your Strength at UNG’s Ironhawk

Robert DiClemente, Staff Writer November 7, 2023

UNG’s annual weightlifting competition, Ironhawk, is back for students to take part in on Nov. 8 and Nov. 9 at the UNG Recreation Center in Dahlonega.  Students will compete in different exercises...

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