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E-Books versus Physical Books

E-Books versus Physical Books

Bella Angell, Staff Writer
February 23, 2016 • 259 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Which is better: e-Books or physical copies of books? The debate has gone on for such a long time.  Some people like e-Books for the convenience, and others like physical books because of the smell. I am here to give defenses for both sides and hopefully settle this dispute. E-Books have grown to...

Five Fun Facts about Dinosaurs

Five Fun Facts about Dinosaurs

Ashton Bruce, Staff Writer
February 23, 2016 • 494 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Growing up, there is always a time in one’s life where the idea of dinosaurs, gigantic beings larger than one’s infinite imagination can even fathom, is practically an obsession. Childhood memories of Jurassic Park, hiding underneath one’s own blanket and covering one’s eyes when the Tyrannosaurus...

The Chains of Adolescence

The Chains of Adolescence

Tiffany Lovell, Staff Writer
February 17, 2016 • 317 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Freedom, an idea presented and yearned forever since the dawn of time by every human being. It is not free, it is not given, but it should be something that everyone can have no matter the circumstances. In today’s generation, the definition of freedom has become warped and stretched into something...

Is Plagiarizing Really Worth It?

Is Plagiarizing Really Worth It?

Andrew Willings, Staff Writer
February 17, 2016 • 262 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

The rewards of plagiarism and other forms of copying another’s work may seem abundant; however, several have repeatedly established that all that is being done during plagiarizing is hurting the writer. There are numerous reasons for this, and it is easy to see that the benefits of writing your own...

$1.5 Billion Powerball Jackpot: What Would You Have Done?

$1.5 Billion Powerball Jackpot: What Would You Have Done?

JoAnn Ahn, Staff Writer
February 5, 2016 • 354 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Photo Essay, Showcase

      After the well anticipated broadcast of the $1.5 billion Powerball Jackpot’s winning numbers on January 13th, millions of people across the country returned to their regular lives as their fantasies were put on hold.  Before the announcement, everyone had the same u...

Where Did the Storytellers Go?

Where Did the Storytellers Go?

Bim Peacock, Literature Editor
January 27, 2016 • 505 views
Filed under Editor's Picks, Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Do you absolutely love The Hunger Games?  How about Divergent, Twilight, or any other story written and/or turned into a movie in the last ten years?  While pretty explosions and “heartbreaking” romances can be fascinating, in all reality, the same story told over and over gets tiresome.  That...

Everyone is the Same

Everyone is the Same

Megan Hoffman, Staff Writer
January 26, 2016 • 277 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Social media is a constant phenomenon today in the life of an American teenager, whether it is on Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr, or Facebook, most of us have one. I am not going to sit here and rant to you that every aspect of social media is bad or how much more fun you would be having if you paid attention...

The Capacity of The Present

The Capacity of The Present

Julie Day, Staff Writer
January 14, 2016 • 520 views
Filed under Editor's Picks, Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

We view the future as a wide open landscape riddled with opportunity, and it is exactly that ideal which disables us from being truly happy: the assumption that the future holds something greater than the present, and we just have to wait for it. The future, despite popular belief, is dependent on...

The Presidential Marathon

The Presidential Marathon

Jack Scott, Staff Writer
January 14, 2016 • 416 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

On March 23, Texas Senator Ted Cruz became the first major candidate to announce a campaign for the presidency in 2016. Since then over 20 people have announced their intention to make it to the White House, and several have dropped out. It is a month before the primaries begin, yet there have been multiple...

Grady College of Journalism

Grady College of Journalism

Hailey Yarbrough, Associate editor
January 14, 2016 • 442 views
Filed under Editor's Picks, Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

University of Georgia proved itself during the football season against numerous other schools including Georgia Tech, its biggest rival. But what about the academics? Is there anything special about the college other than the astounding athletes? UGA proclaims itself home of the second best journalism...

Quick DIY Christmas Gifts

Quick DIY Christmas Gifts

Marissa Dintino, Staff Writer
January 8, 2016 • 356 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion

  Although we all hate to admit it, we all forget to buy Christmas gifts for each other at some point in our lives. For this reason, I have compiled a list of DIY quick Christmas gifts so you can make sure nobody is excluded this Christmas. 1). Hot Chocolate Snowmen For the first gift,...

An Open Letter to Annotations

An Open Letter to Annotations

Kristin Iler, Staff Writer
January 8, 2016 • 457 views
Filed under Editor's Picks, Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Dear Annotations, You really are something, with all of your analytical madness, symbolism, and infinite imagery. Why must you keep us up for hours wondering how much deeper we can go into a paragraph, or how far between the lines that we can read? Why does everything we read have to be based on you?...

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