When We Were Dawgs

by Corey Knapp Everybody loves the things you do From the way you talk To the way you move Growing up, I always heard good things about the University of Georgia. Some of my teachers, friends and their parents and siblings, and coaches had gone here. Every story I heard was a great one. But…

Who Won the SGA Debate?

by Sammy Smith Student Government Association (SGA) election season is among us. With the Ignite and the Rise campaigns trying to earn votes, both campaigns debated Wednesday night in the UGA Chapel. Breaking down section-by-section, we’ll take a look at who won Wednesday’s debate. On Healthcare Access Mental wellness was the focal point of this…

Roommate Woes

By Jessica Marie Clayton Roommates are one of the biggest challenges that we have to overcome in college because we are forced to coincide with complete strangers in tiny living spaces for eight or nine months. Sometimes, you are able to get lucky and get an old high school friend to be your roommate, but…

Going With the Flow

By Alsherrae’ Ray Help me. I’m currently up to my neck in college and hopefully I won’t drown. I was always told that college is a big transition that not many people are able to handle. After all, we’re away from our parents. We’re supposed to be responsible for our finances, our education, our nutrition,…

Trust the Process

By Jessica Marie Clayton While college seems to be the most exciting, inclusive, and invigorating time of our lives, many people fail to realize how lonely it actually is. On Saturday’s when there isn’t a football game, campus becomes a ghost town, and it sometimes seems as if literally everyone has gone home. There’s no…

Almost out of the house

By Alsherrae’ Ray   August 7, 2016 is moving day for all Fall 2016 students, and honestly, the day can’t come fast enough. I’m constantly reminded by my friends and family that I’m almost out of the house and on my way to college. Their reminders fuel my anticipation and looming anxiety. After all, I’M…

What I Wish I Would Have Known

By Chelsey Omoerah My experience at UGA so far has been a ride to say the least; trying to make the most of it while finding my place in the student body. It’s been daunting coming into such a large school with no real idea of what I want to do.  Being nervous is normal,…

The .5 Perspective

By Brandi Patterson The end of the summer is getting closer. You just graduated high school, and next week you’re starting your brand new life as a college student. You’ve packed and you’ve planned your outfits for “Saturday’s in Athens.” You moved into the cramped high-rises that you personalized as your own, and became close…

The Unsung Heroes

By Tyree Brown Being at the University of Georgia is probably one of the best decisions that any one of us could have made. This public research university provides not only an unmatched education but also a diverse campus that has organizations that can suit every need. As amazing as these luxuries are on the…

A Letter to the Class of 2020

By Jazmyn Matthews   Dear Class of 2020, It’s officially time. There are officially less than 50 days until graduation. Less than 50 days until real life sets in and we have to do things other than get up and go to class every day. It’s time for the new class to settle in. I…

Seats Taken

By Jamari Jordan Not everyone gets a seat at the dinner table, but what is unfortunate is the fact that many never receive an invitation. Black faculty members have never had a seat at the table at the University of Georgia, and it’s doubtful their invitation has been lost in the mail for 55 years….