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National Sustainability Tour Comes to UGA

Patagonia clothing company employees traveled to American University in Washington D.C. on March 1st as well as to other college campuses around the country in their Spring 2017 Worn Wear College Tour. They have teamed up with the Post Landfill Action Network, a student led sustainability organization, in a pursuit towards a world with no…

7 Steps to take to reduce test anxiety

Exams… Finals… STRESS… the end of the semester is finally here. For many UGA students this is a time they feel anxious, worried and trapped… but what if we told you to stop studying an hour or so before the test. Cheryl R. Varnadoe, who is a state 4-H specialist with the UGA College of Agricultural…

Black, Educated and Single: Why Black Love Matters

Sixty percent of educated black women, ages 25-34 have never been married. That’s almost double the number of white women who are married in that age group. The reasons for these declining numbers are complex and deeply rooted in African-American history. In this 6-part series, reporter Kalyn Wilson investigates this trend by speaking with undergraduate…

Robots are taking over…. Our Electrical Wiring?

UGA College of Engineering could change the way power lines are inspected, in appropriate engineering fashion… ROBOTS. Javad Mohammadpour, an assistant professor of electrical engineering at UGA, has led a team of graduate students in creating a safer and cheaper way to repair electrical wiring. The team has designed, prototyped and tested a robot that can glide…

How Athens fared in the Southern College Towns bracket

A winner will be crowned later today involving bracketology, college towns in the South, and democracy at its purest form. Sounds good, doesn’t it? Garden & Gun Magazine is running a March Madness style bracket featuring 32 southern college towns ranging from the Midwest to cities along the eastern coast. Wins are determined by votes on Garden &…

Some Students Say No to Guns on Campus

Students at the University of Georgia will hold a protest against a bill in the Georgia Senate that could lead to allowing carry of concealed firearms on campus. A march for UGA students and Athens’ community members will start at 6:15 PM tonight at the UGA Arch on Broad Street. The march will continue through campus and end…

How much do college students really pay each semester?

ATHENS, GA — The Board of Regents announced yesterday that tuition will not increase in the 2016-2017 school year. Many parents and students believe this announcement is long overdue, as tuition rates increased last year between 2.5 and nine percent, per the University of System of Georgia. These semester breakdowns from students who attend colleges all…