We Love Our People, Too

Dear Black Students of HBCUs, We love you! We did not forget about you. But why do we seem to feel hated by you for our college of choice?  Within the most recent weeks on Twitter, there has been a heavy debate between black students that attend Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) and black…

How I Survived My “First” Career Fair

 By Alexas​ ​Durr I​ ​attended​ ​my​ ​”first”​ ​career​ ​fair​ ​last​ ​last month ​and​ ​to​ ​say​ ​I​ ​was​ ​nervous​ ​is​ ​an​ ​understatement. I​ ​was​ ​scared​ ​out​ ​my​ ​mind. The things is ​I​ ​attended​ ​a​ ​career​ ​fair​ ​as​ ​a​ ​freshman,​ ​but​ ​it​ ​was​ ​so​ ​overwhelming​ ​that​ ​I​ ​had​ ​to​ ​leave.​ ​ But now,​ ​as​ ​a​ ​junior​ ​at​ ​UGA,​…

Q&A: Diversity with Dawn D. Bennett-Alexander

By RAKEL JOHNSON  Diversity has always been a hot topic on college campuses, especially at predominantly white institutions and in light of recent events. Why is there a lack of racial diversity in 2017 among faculty members and students? Are the colleges themselves to blame? In this interview, Dawn D. Bennett-Alexander, Associate Professor of Employment…

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,…