Category: UGA

Addressing Climate Change after the Election

Local environmentalists are concerned that with the recent election of Donald Trump, important climate change issues may not be addressed. That’s the purpose of a panel discussion happening tonight in UGA’s Miller Learning Center Room 148. One panelist, Patricia Yager doesn’t see how anyone could deny the existence of climate change. She also recounts her memory…

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…

Hungry students get a helping hand

Studying for finals is difficult and any little distraction can throw you off. Studying is even harder if you have to worry about where your next meal will come from. This is the grim reality for many University of Georgia students. With ninety-four percent of students receiving financial aid, Let All the Big Dawgs Eat…

Post Election Stress

While some UGA students are joining other groups across the country in protest, there’s one thing they aren’t doing. They aren’t seeking university counseling like students at some other schools. Kristine Groft, a Public Relations Coordinator for the the University of Georgia Health Center, said Thursday that the Center has yet to have students request…

Commit To Georgia Campaign Kickoff

The Commit to Georgia Campaign Kickoff Celebration is a special event that allows the campus and Athens community to learn more about private funding and the University’s top three priorities. “We don’t want students to be in a position of having to make a decision: do I go to the University of Georgia or not…

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…

Police and political parties together for panel

ATHENS, Ga. — On Wednesday night, the police, the local NAACP and the Athens-Clarke County Police Department will discuss issues of police, race and deadly force. For Amber Webb, chairman of the UGA College Republicans, this is an important event. “Let’s try and find a solution for this because it’s a partisan issue and it…

Don’t Let Pinktober Fool You

You can easily see that it’s Pinktober from all of the businesses decked in pink during the month of October for breast cancer awareness. What’s hard to see is where exactly your dollars are going when you give to a cause. According to Breast Cancer Action, pinkwashing is a tool used by companies to promote…