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This month celebrates women and all that they have accomplished.

Women in Journalism

Kiera Walker, staff writer March 28, 2024

In honor of March being Women's History Month, women in all fields of life should be uplifted. But women in journalism are not talked about enough. The first female journalist is Christine Amnapour, she...

The House of Lauvau is Georgia’s central drag group.

The Transgender Elephant in the Room

Kai Shabman, Opinion Editor March 28, 2023

I had the wonderful opportunity to go see a live drag queen show in Forsyth for the very first time on March 21st. It was such a supportive space and it was a place for people to really come together for...

Pollen’s platform is often used for expressing political views and also general opinions about cuisine (it all sucks). (Photo by Emma Simmons)

Pollen’s Political Endeavors

Emma Simmons, Editor-in-Chief March 27, 2023

Pollen season is one season that many Americans await with anxious anticipation. Each spring brings an increase in the number of pollen particles floating through the air, which tends to irritate the immune...

Tanzania’s first female president changing the Country’s political thinking

President Samia Suluhu Hassan in East Africa

Kiera Walker, Staff Writer March 21, 2023

In the country of Tanzania in East Africa is President Samia Suluhuh Hassan. She is the first female president in East Africa, she arrived in office in March of 2021 after former president John Magfuli...

The two political parties campaign to become the next governor of Georgia. Photo by Furman University.

Georgia Governor Primary—How Will It Affect the Turnout in November?

Madison Lamons, Staff Writer May 10, 2022

The 2022 Georgia gubernatorial election is upcoming on Nov. 8, and the candidates are on edge as their future to become the next governor of Georgia will be in the hands of voters. The primary candidates...

President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris waving to their Atlanta audience before their speech. Photo by: ABC7 Chicago.

The Message to America— Are New Laws Protecting Your Rights?

Madison Lamons, Staff Writer January 19, 2022

On Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris met in Atlanta, Ga. to discuss the controversial voting laws and how they feel “it limits rights given in a democracy."...

The top of the picture is pro-Trump riots storming the Capitol Building. The bottom left is senator Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock. Bottom right Nancy Pelosi announcing her impeachment for Trump with the 25th amendment.

A Blue America: A follow up to my last article on the 2020 senate run-off election

Jen Vincent, Literature Editor January 16, 2021

Senate Run-off Results: On Tuesday, Jan 5 the election centers opened, and the people of Georgia seemingly held their breath waiting for the results. The special election run-off finished first between...

 President-elect, Joe Biden, after his acceptance speech on Nov. 7. Biden beat Trump with 290 Electoral votes, Trump only having 214. Photo from Vox.

Projected to Win the 2020 Presidential Election: Joe Biden

Cynda Allen, Opinion/Features Editor November 10, 2020

Joseph R. Biden was elected as the 46th president of the United States on Saturday, Nov. 7. Biden defeated President Donald Trump after winning Pennsylvania, which brought his total Electoral College votes...

The famous Uncle Sam photo urging people to vote with a twist. The face of a baby is portrayed to show how voting influences future generations. Photo from aiga.org.

Why You Need to Vote

Drew Bearden, Staff Writer November 2, 2020

Everyone should vote. Let me say that again, EVERYONE SHOULD VOTE. It is in the foundation of our democratic republic that we as the people should vote. Here’s what people do not understand: if you...

Donald Trump and Ayatollah Ali Khamenei addressed the public over the strikes and attacks in Iran. Photo by Getty Images.

Iran vs. America: Will World War Three Happen?

Melody Scott, Staff Writer January 27, 2020

On Jan. 3, President Donald Trump ordered an airstrike in Baghdad, killing General Qasem Soleimani who is in the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and commander of its Quds Force the unit in charge of...

Thousands of pro-gun Virginians gathered in Richomnd, VA on Jan. 20 as a reaction to the possibility of new gun control legislation. Is Georgia likely to follow in their footsteps? Photo by Liberty Nation.

Virginia has Taken Steps Toward Gun Control — Will Georgia be Soon to Follow?

Abby Marks, Editor in Chief January 24, 2020

Chaos is breaking loose in Virginia following the promise to enact many new anti-gun laws that some are calling unconstitutional. Virginian Democrats have proposed legislation that, if passed, will require...

 Trump faces advancements in the ongoing impeachment inquiry regarding his relations to the Ukranian President and his request that Zelensky investigate Joe Biden and his son, Hunter. Photo by blocktoro.com.

Donald Trump Faces Advancements in Impeachment Hearings

Abby Marks, Editor-in-Chief December 10, 2019

Jerrold Nadler, a House Judiciary Chairman, has scheduled an impeachment hearing for the week of Dec. 9 where committee lawyers will present evidence against President Trump and the Democratic Party will...

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