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Georgia Voters, It’s Time

By Kalvis Golde Local politics is never sexy. In Georgia, though, it has been dominating headlines. Two state bills, the “religious freedom” (HB 757) and “campus carry” (HB 859) laws, roiled the Georgia electorate in 2016. Worries about the presidential race evaporated in the face of momentous questions right here at home. Can a state…

An Active Minds suicide prevention exhibit travels to campuses across the country. This exhibit features 1,100 backpacks representing the number of college students lost to suicide every year.
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No Room for Judgment: The State of College Mental Health

The Active Minds suicide prevention exhibit shown above travels to campuses across the country. This exhibit features 1,100 backpacks representing the number of college students lost to suicide every year. By Melissa Florkowski One in five American adults suffer from mental health issues such as depression, anxiety and addiction. These numbers are far beyond the point of dismissal:…

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In Order to Form a More Perfect University

By: Uzma Chowdhury   Out of 34,000 students at The University of Georgia, only 3,604 voted in last year’s Student Government Association elections. In other words, a little more than 10 percent of the UGA student body voted in the University’s current executive board and senators. The previous year had a higher voter turnout –…

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The Birthplace of Public Higher Education

By: Mark Rush Bring out the cake, party hats, and balloons! Our dear UGA celebrated its birthday this past week. At 229 years old, the Bulldog Nation can be justifiably proud of its university’s legacy and timeworn traditions. However, this occasion has another special meaning: the founding of UGA signifies the birth of state-funded higher…

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OPINION: Why SGA Matters

By: Andrew Roberts Let me preface this by saying that I am a senator in the University of Georgia Student Government Association Senate. I, with two other senators, represent over 2,750 undergraduate students from the Terry College of Business, and yes, very few of those students know my name. Before you think I’m too biased to…

Pictured is one of the houses constructed by the University of Auburn's 20K project.
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Housing the 20K Way

By: Shuchi Goyal The first thing I noticed in Hale County, Ala., was the abundance of grass. Grass, and the farm animals that grazed on it, though there was not a farmer in sight. In fact, there were few humans in sight at all, save for drivers of cars passing through the county’s fading roads. With…

OPINION: A Degree of Respect

By: Emily Fountain On March 29, The Daily Princetonian, the independent student-run newspaper of Princeton University, published a letter in the opinion section from Susan Patton, President of the Princeton Class of 1977. In said letter, Ms. Patton counters the recent trend (i.e. Sheryl Sandberg) of women focusing on their careers, instead stating that what…

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