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…

Whitney Baker Howard Trial Timeline

Grady Newsource has complied major moments from the Whitney Baker Howard trial. This case begins on September 12 of 2016. That night 31-year-old Whitney Baker Howard was charged with two counts of vehicular homicide after reportedly swerving into a group of cyclists. 25-year-old graduate student Ashley Block died as a result of the accident. Howard…

Georgia Supreme Court DUI Ruling

The Georgia Supreme Court ruled Monday that the state constitution protects drivers right to refuse a breathilizer test. This is not a new law. It’s simply a new interpretation of the Georgia state constitution. This ruling means that when a driver is pulled over for a suspected D-U-I, the person can refuse to submit a…