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….

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…

The Other Side

By Alex Marchante I’ve lived in Athens for about 10 years now. By the time I graduate, I’ll have spent more time living in Athens than what I consider to be my home, Massachusetts. Although I don’t consider Athens my “home”, it is my literal home. I know most of these streets, most of these…

When the Party Stops Being Fun

by Courtney Taylor There’s something about the sweetness of summer A hint of happiness A wistful exuberance of past smiles The sun feeling like love under brown skin The flowers like jewels scattered upon the fair grounds Stay unafraid Stay empty Stay still Nothing will hurt as much as when your heart stirs Shared songs…

I Live

by Bemsimbom Wallang I live   Like a wilting flower in its final hour Preparing to bloom no more My heavy heart weighs me down Breaking as my lament builds All of me degenerates And disappears into the past   I own the rivers now Before I was doomed to drown Now not only do…

Dear Christian

by Cheyenne Brown Dear Christian, Hey, are you there? I know you are probably enjoying your life and your other family-The Jenkins, but what about us Browns. You know after all you are one, you may not have the last name, but you sure do have the blood. I am just going to get straight…

It’s Cold in Poland

by Samuel Durham It’s cold in Poland. Every day in a heavy sigh, our teachers would give us this greeting – it’s cold in Poland. They herded us onto the bus, everyone buried in wool shirts and down jackets. We layered ourselves with coats and overcoats. They didn’t help because it’s cold in Poland. The…

Missing Home

By Jessica Marie Clayton When I was in high school, I remember sitting in my classes for eight hours every day, daydreaming about how great college was going to be. I always used to say how excited I was to leave my little Southwest Georgian town for the hustle and bustle of a college town….

Finding Faith

by Isaiah Joseph As the night grew colder Tuesday night, initially so did my hopes, moreover so did the reality of an ever so ominous situation grow. It was that kind of coldness more dismaying than a harsh frigid winter. It was the kind that can be felt internally. It was the kind that seeps…

The Locker Room Lowdown

By Nia Harris Just one month before the election, a video recording of Donald Trump and a Today Show correspondent leaked. The entire country braced themselves for what could possibly be on the tape, but it is safe to say that nobody was prepared for what he said. Trump made several comments about how he…

Count it all Joy

Bemsi Wallang   and God I know your love for me transcends every promise that’s ever been made to me I know that you can turn night into day Dark into light   when I struggle, when I fight when I fight for my dear life I will hold onto your Word with all of…