Category: Entertainment

New Meme Social Media Sensation

The Kermit the Frog meme has taken social media by storm once again. The new Kermit meme shows “good” Kermit facing his inner “evil” Kermit. The screenshot is from Muppets’ Most Wanted film which was released in 2014. Well he’s back and these are some of our favorites: This isn’t the first time Kermit has…

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…

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…

Student Spotlight on the Arts

  The Spotlight on the Arts Festival took place Thursday at Tate Student Center at UGA. Students from all different areas of campus including: Hugh Hodgson School of Arts, Lamar Dodd, School of Dance, and more are showcasing their talents at Tate Student Center. Today is the second of a twelve day festival celebration. “The…

Athens in Harmony

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fr3KUA0sXk8&w=560&h=315] The first annual Athens in Harmony event took place at the Foundry last night. It was a night of music aimed at bringing the community together, breaking racial barriers, and promoting community policing. The event was the brain-child of Pat Priest and hosted by Athens-Clark County Police Chief Scott Freeman and local activist…

Adoptable Pet of the Week – Can you Help?

You’ve seen all of our adoptable pets of the week. You might not be able to adopt but did you know how easy it is to volunteer at Athens-Clarke County Animal Control. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0QFfYlvC_xo&w=560&h=315] Update: Elvis has been adopted! But Bojack, Pepper, and Rocky are still available. By: Molly Swindall Follow Grady Newsource on Twitter,…

Oconee County Library Hosts Pumpkin Decorating Contest

The Oconee County Library’s Pumpkin Decorating Contest is happening this week. The contest is open to kids age 0 to 11. The children are encouraged to bring their favorite book characters to life through the pumpkins. According to the children’s librarian, Rebecca Ballard, this is a carve-free contest because the library doesn’t want “critters” running…

UGA Early Screening of “Before The Flood”

You may have heard about the Leonardo DiCaprio film, Before The Flood, already, but few have seen it yet. The Georgia Climate Change Coalition and the Climate Crusaders are hosting a free screening at UGA’s Miller Learning Center, room 250, at 7 p.m. The University of Georgia is screening the climate change documentary on the evening of…

A Selfie May Cost You A Vote Or Jail Time

Early Voting is in full swing at the Athens-Clarke County Board of Elections, but cell phone use, on the other hand, is not. Georgia Code 21-2-413, Section (e), says taking video or pictures is illegal in “the polling place”. In the 25 years Cora Wright, Assistant Director of Board of Elections in Athens-Clarke County, has…