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    Maps Lie: The Resurrection of “Novorossiya”

    By Emily Maloney Last fall, in the midst of the high tension between Russia and Ukraine, several major Russian media outlets began propagating maps of Ukraine that label what is currently Eastern Ukraine as “Novorossiya.” Literally meaning “New Russia,” Novorossiya is a historical term that had previously been used by the Russian Empire to describe a very similar geographic area that […]

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    You’ve Heard it Before: The Voter’s Dilemma

    By Jack Keller “Go Vote,” is the imperative your U.S. Government teacher would reiterate to your class constantly. Unfortunately, eligible citizens are turning out to vote at staggering low rates. According to a report from the Bipartisan Policy Center, only 57.5 percent of the eligible citizens voted in the 2012 presidential election, which is a five percent drop from 2008 […]

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    The Moral Dilemma of Football: Where do we go from here?

    By Alexander Boylston Over the past few years, American football fans have suffered through the news of the deaths of various football players. These deceased range from high school players to recently retired NFL veterans. Some of them died naturally while others committed suicide or, as in the case of former Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher, committed homicide prior […]

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    Meeting Momentum UGA: A Conversation Moderated by GPR

    By Anthony Farajallah With Student Government Association elections on Wednesday, the only executive ticket, Momentum, spoke to a small crowd in the Chapel about their motivations, aspirations, and platform for their upcoming term. The ticket includes President Johnelle Simpson, Vice President Houston Gaines, and Treasurer Darby Miller. Elections will be open online at www.involve.uga.edu from 8 a.m. on Wednesday March […]

  • American Marriage Equality: An Inevitable Outcome

    American Marriage Equality: An Inevitable Outcome

    By Anthony Farajallah The question is no longer whether the Supreme Court will rule in favor of nationwide marriage equality, but where each individual justice will fall. The US public is quickly evolving on the issue, and checkered equality among states continues to push for a more conclusive nationwide ruling. Much like the battle over interracial marriage, this fight is […]

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    Germany and Spain: Two Sides of the Same Euro

    By Christian Pedraza There’s trouble in the Eurozone – and that’s not a Europe-themed amusement park. A subset of the European Union (EU), the term refers to all of the countries within the EU that use the euro as their official currency. Since 2002, 19 of the 28 EU member nations have adopted the euro as their official currency, including […]

  • The Veto Threat in the 114th Congress

    The Veto Threat in the 114th Congress

    By Baylee Culverhouse Congress—you’ve been warned. In January’s State of the Union address, President Obama laid the groundwork for what will perhaps be a difficult term for the newly elected Republican Congress. From the November elections, Republican elects promised constituents a clear, resonating message: we’re going to get things done. Perhaps in an effort to diffuse this surge of energy […]

  • The Avengers of the Art World

    The Avengers of the Art World

    By Rory Hibbler “We could be anyone; we are everywhere.” While this line sounds like it belongs in the latest Marvel movie, it’s actually the catch phrase of a less mainstream sort of superhero: the Guerilla Girls. Formed in 1985, the Guerilla Girls are an all female group of gorilla-masked protestors striving to bring racial and gender equality into the […]

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    Preppy or Prejudged? Why We Just Can’t Get Rid of Religious Discrimination

    By Dillon Thompson What are your religious beliefs? Most job interviews do not include questions like this. That’s because it’s typically considered rude and forward to question someone on his or her faith, especially during a formal setting like a professional interview. But what if that question is the difference between discrimination and parity? Inequality still exists in many forms […]

  • Looking at the Forest, Not Just the Trees: The Upsides of a Diverse Education

    Looking at the Forest, Not Just the Trees: The Upsides of a Diverse Education

    By Nathan Li As Steve Jobs was introducing the iPad 2 in March 2011, he summarized the success behind Apple this way: “It is in Apple’s DNA that technology alone is not enough – it’s technology married with liberal arts, married with the humanities, that yields us the results that make our heart sing.” He insisted that humanity’s greatest achievements […]