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…

At the End of a Trying Time

  by Bemsi Wallang She spins through the current with wide eyes and arms apart All she wants is to feel something to remind her that feeling has not left her and bitterness is not her with the space she has been given She will make something of herself and the grace within her soul…

Never in my life have I experienced such…

by Sheldon Moore I am a current sophomore at the University of Georgia and out of my two years on this campus I have never experienced someone being racially disrespectful until recently. It was a regular school day and I decided to study in MLC. An older white man came into my study room and…