The true cost of the Olympics

By Nia Harris It is almost time for the biggest sporting event in the world: the Summer Olympic Games. Every four years, the world watches in amazement as their favorite athletes come together for the ultimate competitions. Countries that have been given the honor to host the Olympic Games spend years building arenas, hotels, and housing…

The miseducation of Black Lives Matter

By Isaiah Joseph   When I was a child, I remember my heart would begin to race with fear at the sight of a police officer. Cops simply intimidated me partly because of the enormous size difference between me and them yet, mainly because of the gun that sat right on their waist. My mom…

I’m here for you

By Alsherrae’ Ray You truly never know what’s going on in someone’s life. On July 5, 2016, I lost a friend to suicide. He had just graduated with us a month and a half beforehand. He was always smiling, laughing and joking. He was recognized by everyone. His polo hats, his kind demeanor, his wise eyes,…

The making of a maniac

By “Mind of a Maniac” I chose to write anonymously because I believe in a system where the why comes before the what. If you always know why, what won’t ever matter. I want to give you the raw mix of emotions, logic, situations, inspirations, and downfalls being witnessed and practiced in a place all…

Thank you, Jamari.

Founder, executive producer and now UGA alumnus. Jamari Jordan has already bid farewell to the University of Georgia, we have not bid farewell to him just yet. As he’s off to Charlotte, North Carolina to continue his career at the SEC Network, our current EP’s say goodbye and thank you. Sammy Smith:  Before I got to…

Dear UGA

Dear UGA,  The greatest thing I’ve ever done in my life is become a Georgia Bulldawg. Often, People question the validity of this statement, and I get it. UGA has its flaws. The campus could be more inclusive. Community showers should be illegal in every state. Tuition could be a lot lower. People could wear…

Exhausted.

By Kayla Hutchinson As a black woman, I am born with everything set against me. Whether the world realizes it or not, I will have to spend my entire life trying to break through barriers that are never meant to be broken by someone like me. I am only twenty one years old and I…

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,…

Another Year Wiser

By Jazmyn Matthews When is the cut off age for when you’re supposed to stop enjoying birthdays? Is it 30? 40? Even 50? When do people actually stop enjoying the fact that they’re getting older? I’ve been told that it’s 21 because that’s the last age that you have to look forward to. At this…

The Ugly Truth

by Cheyenne Brown Profiling is everywhere. Imagine going through life knowing that everywhere you go and everything you do will be judged in some shape or form. Imagine being judged for the type of clothes you wear, but others don’t know you can’t afford anything else. Imagine being profiled as a terrorist or a gang-banger…