Category: UGA

The Today Show’s weatherman Al Roker will be coming to Athens in February. He will be giving the annual Holmes-Hunter Lecture. The lecture honors the first African-American students to enroll at UGA: Charlayne Hunter-Gaut and the late Hamilton Holmes. The speech emphasizes on race relations, black history, and education. Roker is a 12-time Emmy winner…

Athens, Georgia – A couple of UGA students may have to live without their refund checks for a bit longer. For UGA student Cruz Bennett, issues with his student account are causing his refund to be delayed. Since he hadn’t accepted the financial award offered to him in the previous semester, Bennett’s personal account was…

First time voters at the University of Georgia were excited to participate in this years election. Last night, young voters got together on campus to celebrate another election season. Reporter Naomi Keitt sheds some light on the importance of the under 30 vote.

A pedestrian has been hit while crossing the street at Joe Frank Harris Commons on The University of Georgia’s East Campus. Bystanders told Grady NewSource that the pedestrian did not lose consciousness and that the driver of the car stopped to check on the pedestrian. There is no word on the condition of the pedestrian.…

Plays, concerts, dancing and more. UGA’s Spotlight On the Arts festival is underway. The purpose of the festival is to display the art programs and offerings here at UGA. These events include anything from art exhibits to dance performances. Blue Man Group is performing tomorrow and Wednesday and Bela Fleck and the Marcus Roberts Trio…

The UGA College Republicans are making sure they have a huge impact on this presidential election as they campaign for Mitt Romney. ¬†They are traveling to swing states where they have already knocked on 17,000 doors. The College Republicans say they are on track to knock on 60,000 in total before the election.  

Last night, the UGA Bulldog football team and head coach Mark Richt welcomed students out to “Tailgate with the Team”. The event was advertised as a pep rally for the UGA vs. Kentucky game this weekend. Students were surprised when a curtain onstage fell to reveal Jason Aldean and his band. Aldean performed a short…