Day: November 15, 2016

Georgia Forestry Commission Responds to Fires Across the State

The smoky skies may not clear up anytime soon. The Georgia Forestry Commission is responding to a record number of fires across the state. They say that fire conditions are rough and they don’t see much relief on the horizon. State Forestor Robert Farris explains how severe droughts have caused more than a 200% increase…

Local Business Startups

Coffee wasn’t the only thing being spilled today at Rook and Pawn. Students and entrepreneurs came out today to hear advice from Four Athens, a local organization that supports start up businesses. Brad Glisson was in the crowd and is a former UGA student. He now calls himself an entrepreneur.  “I called just some…

Latest Internet Meme Sensations

Two hilarious memes are taking Twitter by storm — The #JoBama memes and the #UNameItChallenge. The #JoBama memes feature Joe Biden and President Barack Obama making plans to prank President Elect Trump. Biden is generally the “petty” character, and President Obama is usually laughing at Biden’s comments. It’s a source of comic relief after the…

Prince Avenue Seniors are Ready for the Playoffs

Nicholas Brown is 6’1″, 180 pounds and a senior at Prince Avenue Christian High School. He is a tight end for the football team and has made it to the playoffs his last three years. Three years of almost winning it all but not taking home the title. This year is his last chance.  “We’re going…

Where Should You Volunteer Based on Your Personality? Take this Quiz and See Your Results

Some people decide the holidays is the perfect time to help others. If that describes you….but you have no idea where you could volunteer…we can help! Take this short and fun quiz that will tell you what voluteer oppourtunity matches your personality. You’ll get your personality assessment immediately. Once you do….your results will tell you…

Two votes…changed Dan Matthews political life. Dan Matthews defeated Mark Melvin in the run off election for the Post five seat yesterday. This was Matthews’ fourth attempt to secure a seat on the Council. He says his goals for the city consist of simple improvements. “Simple things like recycling bins in Harris Shoals Parks, more…

The Mind of a Hacker: Ethical Hacking

You might use the same password for every account, however experts say that this is one easy way for your server to be hacked. The University of Georgia’s Special Collections Library is hosting lectures this week as a part of Ethical Culture Week. Today, experts explained “The Mind of a Hacker.” According to security analyst Laura…