Psychology Patients Suffer from Lack of Parking

By John Head  Athens, Ga– Patients who utilize the community clinic located in the University of Georgia Psychology Building are encountering a consistent problem when they arrive on campus for their appointments. They often don’t have anywhere to park. Parking spots for those attending the clinic are in short supply as there are only 13…

UGA Students Wrap Gifts to Build Homes for Low-Income Families in Athens

By Jennifer Williams  Athens, Ga — The University of Georgia’s chapter of Habitat for Humanity is currently holding its annual Gift Wrap Fundraiser, during which members of the organization wrap presents for donations at the local Barnes & Noble book store. Habitat for Humanity uses the donations to build homes for low-income families in the…

Ex-Chief of Staff Visits UGA

By Stanley Miller  An ex-Chief of Staff for former United States Senator Sam Nunn conducted a lecture at the University of Georgia’s Special Collections Library on Wednesday to promote his book. Roland McElroy discussed Nunn’s time in the Senate and their working relationship which he documented in his memoir titled, “The Best President The Nation…

Who is AteloMidas? Behind the Scenes with Anonymous Rapper

By Sammy Smith On the evening of Monday, November 13, in a dark art classroom on the second floor of the Lamar Dodd School of Art, a young man walks in the room for an interview, sits in a chair and asks me one question. “You sure they won’t be able to see my face?”…

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…

How I Survived My “First” Career Fair

 By Alexas​ ​Durr I​ ​attended​ ​my​ ​”first”​ ​career​ ​fair​ ​last​ ​last month ​and​ ​to​ ​say​ ​I​ ​was​ ​nervous​ ​is​ ​an​ ​understatement. I​ ​was​ ​scared​ ​out​ ​my​ ​mind. The things is ​I​ ​attended​ ​a​ ​career​ ​fair​ ​as​ ​a​ ​freshman,​ ​but​ ​it​ ​was​ ​so​ ​overwhelming​ ​that​ ​I​ ​had​ ​to​ ​leave.​ ​ But now,​ ​as​ ​a​ ​junior​ ​at​ ​UGA,​…

Q&A: Diversity with Dawn D. Bennett-Alexander

By RAKEL JOHNSON  Diversity has always been a hot topic on college campuses, especially at predominantly white institutions and in light of recent events. Why is there a lack of racial diversity in 2017 among faculty members and students? Are the colleges themselves to blame? In this interview, Dawn D. Bennett-Alexander, Associate Professor of Employment…

The Get Up: My Right Before Success Moment

By Jaylon Thompson “I know you been hurt by someone else….”– Take Care X Drake  In 2013, these lyrics painted an accurate depiction of what was my life. As the base hit and the beat dropped, the smooth voice of Rihanna seemed so therapeutic. We have all been there before and I was definitely IN…

The Johnelle Simpson Story

By Andrew Porter The date is September 30, 2015. The setting is MLC room 248. The occasion is a Black Affairs Council program in which Johnelle Simpson has been selected to be the moderator for a discussion on discrimination in downtown Athens. Simpson is seated on a long wooden table where he rocks his standard…

Making Athens Work for Your Age

By: Tyree Brown The University of Georgia is known for excellence across many fields including sports, good food and an admirable education system. During the day, students flock to class up the steep hills of Athens in hopes of becoming successful members of society, representing the Bulldog Nation. Later in the day, there are multiple…