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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 products that in return are connected to the disease. This is done as a marketing tactic to promote products within certain businesses. The best ways to avoid being a victim of pinkwashing: Give directly Instead…

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Eat Mor Chikin… For a Cause

UPDATE: UGA Relay for Life won the competition! Second place went to the Guide Dog Foundation and third place was UGA Relay For Life. ATHENS, Ga. — Eight different charities are going to get a check to help their philanthropies by the end of this week. Chances are that if you went to the Chick-Fil-A on Barnett Schoals Road sometime this week, you saw  these eight charities competing in the events going on for this years Chick-Fil-Anthropy. The charities involved include: Camp Kesem UGA, UGA Relay for Life, UGA Miracle,…

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Sigma Delta Tau’s Annual Greek Grind

Sigma Delta Tau is hosting their annual event “SDT Greek Grind” tomorrow night at 8pm at the Classic Center. “Its just a really fun event each year that gets all of greek life excited and together over one event for such a good cause,” Maddie Weiss the Director of Public Relations for Sigma Delta Tau’s Greek Grind says. She makes sure everyone knows about the dance competition that rasies money for both local and national charities each year. Sigma Delta Tau donates money to the top three sororities of the event…

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UGA Students Share Water And Love In Downtown Athens

Athens- A group of UGA students calling themselves Hydrolove goes downtown every Thursday night to hand out water bottles to anyone and everyone that wants them. The group is called UGA Hydrolove, and they say they want to serve the people around them by hydrating them and showing them love.

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Gurley Appeal Fails

Athens, GA- The NCAA announced Thursday evening that the Division-1 Student-Athlete Reinstatement Committee upheld their previous ruling of suspending Georgia running back Todd Gurley for four games. Georgia filed an appeal Wednesday to try and reduce the NCAA’s disciplinary measures for their star running back, but to no avail. Gurley will be eligible to play again November 15, when the Bulldogs host No. 3 Auburn. The University of Georgia released a response soon after the NCAA’s decision, saying: “We are very disappointed in tonight’s decision by the Division I Student-Athlete Reinstatement Committee regarding…

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