Month: March 2018

Grady Explains: The Environmental Impact of Dumped Tires

The “Keep Athens-Clarke County Beautiful Tire Amnesty Event” is going on now! Community members can bring up to six tires without rims to the ACC Landfill to be disposed free of cost. It’s important to keep tires out of streams and woods because there are many environmental and health problems that arise from dumping. Some…

UGA Student Government Association Voting Closing Soon

The Student Government Association passes bills and resolutions that directly impact the student body. Voting for Student Government Association offices is closing at 12 p.m. tomorrow. You can cast your vote through the UGA Involvement Network. Results will be announced shortly after at 5 p.m. Here’s a look at the executive ticket.   Believe President:…

ACC Commission Residential Parking Permit Program

On April 3rd, the Athens-Clarke County Commission will vote on the Residential Parking Permit Program, a policy that would restrict parking on certain streets to residents and their guests only by giving them parking permits. The residents will be charged a small amount for parking, and will be able to purchase the parking passes at…

Is Technology a Valuable Education Tool?

Technology has become an important tool for college education and learning. Students and professors alike are using laptops, cellphones, and online courses to engage with one another, process, and distribute information. Dr. Helene Halstead, the Innovation Initiative Coordinator at UGA’s College of Education, says that she has taught online and supports online teaching. “I’m frequently…

Transfit Athens Helps Women With Crisis Pregnancies

Transfit Athens is different than most gyms. It works to transform women not only physically but spiritually. The trainers incorporate Christian faith and worship into their personalized exercise programs. Transfit trainer, Shelley Tanner, started Hope 139 House to support pregnant women and new moms who need extra help. The organization is saving to purchase a…