Students and Stress

By Kerbi Rucker In 2017, the average college graduate was expected to have $38,000 in debt post-graduation (Debt.org, 2018). That is a pretty large number and something to be significantly stressed about, but student loan debt is probably just an added item to the list of worries. College students have been the subject of many jokes…

Dealing With Death

By Arianna Marks Throughout my life, I have lost family members. Although it was sad simply because a life was lost, I did not mourn due to not personally knowing them. I always thought as funerals as depressing, so I told myself I would never attend one unless it was immediate family. Unfortunately, on June…

“The World’s Largest Cocktail Party”

By Andrew Frierson As the end of October nears and the warm summertime environment transitions to autumn, college football has eclipsed the halfway point in the season. For some teams, this means trying to clinch a spot in the College Football Playoffs while others settle with the reality of a bowl game. However, in Athens…

Rocky Horror Picture Show! A Recreation of a 70s Classic at UGA

By Jayla Johnson Let’s do the Time Warp agaiiin! The annual production of the Rocky Horror Picture Show from University of Georgia’s University Union was outstanding. It was a modern comedic production of a 70s classic film. With a dynamic student cast of amazing actors and actresses and interactive audience in the production, you can’t…

There’s Still Hope

By Sydney Gibbs Well, the Georgia Bulldogs were finally tested after going against the Louisiana Tigers down in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. However, the outcome wasn’t what the fans expected nor wanted. After a disappointing 36-16 loss in Death Valley, the Bulldogs dropped from No. 2 to No. 8 in the AP Top 25 Poll. They…

“I hate being black.”

By Kamaya Brantley It’s almost blasphemy to hear such a phrase. But surprisingly, I’ve heard it too many times for comfort. I remember the first time I heard someone tell me that they hated being black. I was in middle school, an all-girls academy located on the outskirts of Atlanta. Bankhead, for those that are…

Assimilation and Preference

By Chelsea Perry Gym class was an everlasting trail of waterfalls. Brown, red, strawberry blonde…  Flowing and swinging back and forth followed by cheerful laughter and shouts of “my hair got so long!”I was a bush. A bush among waterfalls. “Touch your toes!” The P.E teacher would yell, and a cascade of long fine hair…

Café Soul — What is it and why you should have bought your ticket?

By Tylar Norman WHAT EVEN IS CAFE SOUL? Each year with a fresh set of talent and a dazzling theme, the Black Affairs Council hosts their annual talent show. Lindsey Cohen, the co-cultural social programming chair, describes Café Soul as a talent showcase designed for all to express themselves and showcase their talents. You did…

TRU-LP Review: Lloyd is Back

By Alexas Durr HE’S BACK! Sporting a low-cut and becoming completely vegetarian, Lloyd dropped his new album “Tru” August 31st, 2018. Lloyd can now be considered a business vet. His first album through The Inc. Records was Southside, including entertainment favorites: Southside (feat. Ashanti) and its remix featuring Ashanti and Scarface. His second album Street…

“Put the N-Word In!”: Being a Black Student at a UGA Football Game

By Jasmine Monroe As a University of Georgia student, I am hyper aware of my privilege to experience many things. I understand the heated debate over Jittery Joes coffee vs. Starbucks coffee, I know how difficult it is to find an empty study room in the Miller Learning Center, and I know that O-House is the…