You’ve Got Time

By Kerbi Rucker It seems like was just yesterday, we were in our senior year of high school applying for colleges. We had it all figured out. I don’t know about everyone else, but I knew exactly what I wanted to do with the rest of my life. No one could tell me that it…

Students and Stress

By Kerbi Rucker In 2017, the average college graduate was expected to have $38,000 in debt post-graduation (Debt.org, 2018). That is a pretty large number and something to be significantly stressed about, but student loan debt is probably just an added item to the list of worries. College students have been the subject of many jokes…

“I hate being black.”

By Kamaya Brantley It’s almost blasphemy to hear such a phrase. But surprisingly, I’ve heard it too many times for comfort. I remember the first time I heard someone tell me that they hated being black. I was in middle school, an all-girls academy located on the outskirts of Atlanta. Bankhead, for those that are…

Plant Now, Harvest Later

by Rachel Freeman Whenever someone finds out I am vegan, some of the all-star responses are “What?! I couldn’t do that!”  or “Good for you, but that’s not me” and the top charter “You can’t even eat cheese?! What do you eat?” It’s always so weird to me how so many people ask questions about…

I am Black

By Michael Boyd  I AM BLACK! I am a minority in today’s society I am someone that the system wants to fail I am characterized by the color of my skin I am seen as a threat I am looked down upon I am FEAR I AM BLACK I am a mother with no husband…

Psychology Patients Suffer from Lack of Parking

By John Head  Athens, Ga– Patients who utilize the community clinic located in the University of Georgia Psychology Building are encountering a consistent problem when they arrive on campus for their appointments. They often don’t have anywhere to park. Parking spots for those attending the clinic are in short supply as there are only 13…

UGA Students Wrap Gifts to Build Homes for Low-Income Families in Athens

By Jennifer Williams  Athens, Ga — The University of Georgia’s chapter of Habitat for Humanity is currently holding its annual Gift Wrap Fundraiser, during which members of the organization wrap presents for donations at the local Barnes & Noble book store. Habitat for Humanity uses the donations to build homes for low-income families in the…

Wildlife with Sheridan Alford

By Collin Shamley I wanted to use this platform to spotlight a black woman exceling in a field that they’re not commonly found in. I had the privilege of interviewing Sheridan Alford, a 4th year student at UGA majoring in Fisheries and Wildlife with an emphasis in Wildlife in the Warnell School of Forestry and…

Ex-Chief of Staff Visits UGA

By Stanley Miller  An ex-Chief of Staff for former United States Senator Sam Nunn conducted a lecture at the University of Georgia’s Special Collections Library on Wednesday to promote his book. Roland McElroy discussed Nunn’s time in the Senate and their working relationship which he documented in his memoir titled, “The Best President The Nation…

Black Roses

By Michael Boyd For everything in the world There is an equal opposite Similar in nature Similar in appearance Whether it comes by surprise Or it comes by mystery Nonetheless it is important Surprises are unexpected But give us life Fill our hearts with joy Give us love that we need God surprised humanity Gave…