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Month: October 2017

Amazon To Open New Facility In Macon, Georgia

Amazon announced today that it is opening a new fulfillment center in Macon,Georgia. The facility will hire around 500 full-time employees when operational. Gov. Nathan Deal commented about how Georgia is continuing its efforts to become the top national distribution hub. “Amazon’s continued investment in our state speaks to our dedication to improve, expand and…

Exiled Turkish Journalist Speaks at UGA

Sevgi Akarcesme came to UGA today to speak to student journalists about her experience as a Turkish journalist in exile. President Donald Trump’s comments on “fake news” have brought heavy scrutiny on mainstream media outlets in the United States. Akarcesme told Grady Newsource in an interview today that she believes the attack on the media that…

Pamela Whitten to Stay at UGA

University of Georgia’s Provost, Pamela Whitten, will stay at UGA. Whitten was elected as one of four finalists for the Iowa State University Presidency. The new Iowa State President will be Wendy Wintersteen, who was the dean of Iowa State’s agricultural college for over ten years. Whitten came to the University of Georgia in 2014. Her position…

University System of Georgia Statement on KSU

The University System of Georgia (USG) is looking into how Kennesaw State University responded to university cheerleaders kneeling at a football game. The USG released this one-sentence statement Wednesday afternoon: “The University System of Georgia is conducting a special review to look into recent allegations raised about athletic processes at Kennesaw State University.”  Five African-American…

Mental Health Resources – CAPS at UGA

Those feeling stressed, anxious or depressed have resources available on the University of Georgia’s campus. The Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS) at the University Health Center specializes in mental health and wellbeing. Some of the services provided by CAPS include: Individual counseling Group counseling Crisis intervention Psychiatric services, including medication Programs and workshops CAPS also…

AthHalf New Half Marathon Route

Runners participating in the AthHalf this Sunday will be following a new route. Because of construction at Sanford Stadium, runners will be going through downtown Athens, Five Points, and Cobbham Historic Neighborhood, to name a few of the highlights. The race starts at 7:30 AM and has a four-hour time limit. Additionally, AthHalf will host a…