University is Possibly the Blame for Athens Rising Population

By Tyree Brown City Hall in downtown Athens Athens Clark County is becoming one of the nation’s fastest growing populations according to the latest census report. With each year, more and more students enter The University of Georgia campus, adding to an already thriving Athens community. Students on campus felt the effects of the growing…

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? By Jayla Johnshon  Within the most recent weeks on Twitter, there has been a heavy debate between black students that attend Historically Black Colleges and Universities…

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…

Pay for Play?

By William Jenkins IV The NCAA is a lot of things. It is an association that generates unprecedented amounts of revenue through Power 5 Division 1 schools, mainly through football and basketball, which are multimillion dollar industries. It is an association that generates unprecedented amounts of revenue for specific conferences through television deals and conference…

The Fight for Independence

by Alex Marchante Over 800 men and women have been left injured during a day that was scheduled to be historic in a different, less violent way.  Sunday, October 1 was scheduled to be the date of the Catalonia referendum for independence from Spain.  The wealthy northeastern region of Spain is mainly autonomous, with its…

My Pride…Our Pride

by Courtney Taylor Pride: a feeling or deep pleasure or satisfaction derived from one’s own achievements, the achievements of those with whom one is closely associated, or from qualities or possessions that are widely admired. History not hate. A phrase so commonly accompanied by red, white and, blue that billow in the past winds of…

Thank You, Kennington

With Co-Founder and chief executive producer, Kennington Smith, graduating tomorrow evening, our current EP’s and executive staff would like to commemorate him, thank him, and wish him a farewell. Brian Lucear:     You know, the crazy thing is it didn’t dawn on me that you were graduating until I sat down to write this….