Dear Cheyenne,

You are one of the strongest, charismatic, independent, and beautiful people I know. The way you put your friends and family before yourself is astounding. You would give those you love your very last. If and when someone needs anything, you got it. But who has you? Who is willing to give you there very…

My Big Brother

by Sammy Smith My brother was no angel in his life, but he was my brother.  March 20, 2017. It’s been one year. 52 weeks. 365 days. 8760 hours. I’ll remember that day for an eternity. Your “Mama T” called me, her voice quivering. I knew something was wrong immediately. She asked me what I…

Sports protesting is not new, so why the buzz now?

By Rakel Johnson The world of sports is being rocked by the question of whether or not athletes should keep politics and social issues off of the field. In the midst of the #TakeAKnee protests sparked by football quarterback Colin Kaepernick, some argue that the two simply don’t mix. However, sports have a long history…

Stranger Things 2 Review

by Casey Williams WARNING: There will be mild spoilers. Things are still strange in the land of Hawkins, Indiana.  The second season picks up in October of 1984, a year after the previous season ended, but things are far from normal. Some things have changed for the better.  Joyce has a supportive boyfriend named Bob…

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…

To the Scared Me

by Alexas Durr To the scared me,   It’s okay. It’s okay to finally be selfish because you’ve done everything you can for others. It’s okay to step back and take time to focus on yourself, because what good are you if you are barely holding on? It’s okay to say “no” because no isn’t…

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…