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Post Election Stress

While some UGA students are joining other groups across the country in protest, there’s one thing they aren’t doing. They aren’t seeking university counseling like students at some other schools. Kristine Groft, a Public Relations Coordinator for the the University of Georgia Health Center, said Thursday that the Center has yet to have students request counseling after the election. Some students  on campus shared how they think UGA students are processing their feelings differently. Brittany Sears, a junior at UGA, says many of the people she knows don’t seek out…

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Veterans at UGA

The men and women who have served in our country will be recognized tomorrow for Veterans’ Day. More than 250 student veterans call the University of Georgia their home. Ian McNeill is an Army veteran. He’s gone from walking across Afhganistan to walking across the campus of the University of Georgia. The whole tranisition for him has been pretty interesting. McNeil said, “Kinda wild. Cause there’s thousands of people who I have very little common background with.” The Student Veteran’s Resource Center is an aid here to help ease the transition…

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Commit To Georgia Campaign Kickoff

The Commit to Georgia Campaign Kickoff Celebration is a special event that allows the campus and Athens community to learn more about private funding and the University’s top three priorities. “We don’t want students to be in a position of having to make a decision: do I go to the University of Georgia or not because I can or can not afford it.” Vice President of Development and Alumni Relations Kelly Kerner said. President Jere Morehead was enthusiastic about sharing the stage with a few UGA students, but he also made…

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UGA: Lowest Fundraiser

The University of Georgia kicked off a celebration for it’s largest fundraising campaign in history: Commit to Georgia. The gathering was to celebrate the success of the campaign since 2012, bringing in nearly $650 million dollars to date. This may sound like a lot of money but compared aspirational institutions, UGA is at the bottom of the list for fundraising. This money goes into something called an endowment. According to UGA’s official website, an endowment is an investment in the future of the University of Georgia. When you use your charitable gift to…

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What Makes A Viral Video?

The Mannequin Challenge is the newest viral video sensation since the running man challenge. Unlike the running man challenge, which involved dance moves, The mannequin challenge makes all participants stand completely still, like a mannequin. Student Emily Mugrove talks about why she thinks viral videos are popular with millennials. “It’s just something fun to do that you can ba a part of,” says Musgrove. What exactly is a viral video sensation though? “A viral sensation is when that video turns into something else and becomes a movement of sorts across the web,” says…

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Coach Lange to Lead Women’s Basketball Tomorrow Night

Head coach Joni Taylor gave birth to Jacie Elise Taylor on November 3 this year. A week after becoming a mother Taylor will not be coaching her team in the first game of the season. Interim coach Karen Lange will coach the team Friday night against South Carolina State. Coach Lange says Coach Taylor has given her the reigns to the team these past few weeks so the team is prepared. “She was present. But allowed me to coach it to just kinda be prepared for myself, our players to…

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