Tags: University of Georgia

UPDATED: UGA Students Paying Extra (For Eight Years)

ATHENS, Ga.– The biggest fee University of Georgia students pay: $450. It’s one of several additional fees students must pay, but the money from this one does not have a clear cut destination. The $450 fee is known as the “Special Institutional Fee”. But it’s not the only additional fee students pay. Other additional fees…

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…

Big turnout for early voting in Tate Student Center

For the first time in history at the University of Georgia, the Tate Student Center has opened its building to voters. The doors opened at 8 a.m Tuesday morning and people were there as soon as the doors opened. Students weren’t the only ones that came out. Faculty members and staff, as well as people from…

Simple Swabs Turn Students Into Saviors

When Usha Kaila’s sister was only 5 years old, a severe medical scare showed just how important bone marrow donations can be. “She was getting bruises really easily. We went to the doctor to kinda figure out what that was. And, she was needing blood transfusions, because she had a blood condition where her bone…

“It’s the victim’s choice:” Why Many Victims Don’t Report Rape

ATHENS, Ga. — Only one report of rape in the past three years on the University of Georgia resulted in an arrest. Below, see the executive director of a sexual assault center in Athens break down why that happens. By: Dillon Richards   This content is still developing. Please return for the latest updates, and…

Purpose of the Clery Act

College campuses are often places of joy, communion, and learning. Students enroll in college to share ideas and good times, but there can be danger, too. Because of a federal law called The Clery Act, students and their families can find out about reported crimes on the campuses where they choose to attend classes. The…

A Voice From Homecoming Past

Steve Lewis was a student at the University of Georgia in the early 1980s. Today he owns Lightninrv in Lawrenceville, Georgia. Ligqhtninrv allows customers to rent motorhomes, travel-trailers, and pop-up campers   for every event including those Bulldogs’ game days. One of his favorite game days was the homecoming game. He remembers homecoming week as a time to…

UGA Students Move In While Homeless Move Out

  Each bed of the Salvation Army of Athens will have someone in it tonight. The problem is that there will be more people than beds. The Homeless problem is getting worse in Athens, said Salvation Army Case Manager Mary Rosser. “These minimum wage jobs do not pay a living wage,” said Rosser. “So they…

UGA Police officer retract previous sexual assault allegations

University of Georgia’s Police Department issued additional information about the attempted abduction, sexual assault and rape incident that was issued on September 13, 2016. It was determined that the information that was relayed to the anonymous data form about the assault was incorrect. The victim stated that as she was walking on the sidewalk that connects Brumby,…