By: Allie Norris and Crystal Fox When it comes to Snapchat and other social media, Syd Calhoun has seen first hand how a business or person can create their own reality. “I followed a store in Southern California, I followed their Snapchat and Instagram because their photos are really cool,” says Calhoun, who lives in San Diego. “I went into a store in Pacific Beach … Continue reading Unfiltered
By: Mikayla Ladson “Hi what can I get you?” This is the generic response I got at my local Starbucks. “Can I get a tall Strawberry acai refresher with coconut milk and two pumps of vanilla, please,” I said. She keyed my order in with a sure whatever look and gesture, asked for my name and then took the next customer. What she did … Continue reading Starbucks: The not so secret menu
By: Ashley Williams From the catwalks of Fashion Week to the halls of high schools, the #nomakeup trend has taken society by storm. For decades, women leaving home without makeup have been associated with disorganization; maybe we’ve overslept, or are enduring some sort of life crisis. However, going out with a face full of carefully applied cosmetics isn’t the right path either; now we’re trying … Continue reading Can’t “makeup” your mind?
By: Sydney Calhoun Southern Hospitality…something Athens, Ga., cultivates in its downtown. A warm smile and glass of sweet tea is never far, and unlike anywhere else locals are not just citizens, but a family of artists, owners and entrepreneurs. With the heart of town being the University of Georgia, Athens serves as home to dawg fans, food critics and coffee connoisseurs. Where college town meets … Continue reading A warm welcome to Athens
By: Colton Towe Kirby Smart is at Georgia for the second time as a coach at his alma mater. Smart played at Georgia from 1995 to 1999 as a safety. Smart is from Birmingham, Alabama, but decided to further his education at the University of Georgia. He was a four-year letterman and was elected as an All-SEC defensive back his senior year. Smart wasn’t drafted, … Continue reading Smart returns to UGA
By: Emmett Schindler At North Cobb High School in Kennesaw, Georgia, students rush to school to get a parking spot each morning. However, many of them fail to purchase a parking pass at the beginning of the semester, but still drive their car to school, rarely getting caught. But when they do get caught, the ticket proves to be an easier fee than the actual … Continue reading Parking tickets prove more feasible than passes
By: Joel Robinson Who’s that guy in the Allen Iverson jersey? Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh and his traveling circus of football camps, ranging from Alabama to Australia have been causing plenty of controversy in the college football world. These satellite camps allow coaches from the Big Ten, Big 12 and Pac-12 to go around the globe and introduce their programs to elite high school … Continue reading Satellite camps: Ingenuity or unfair advantage?
By: Amanda Morris “Live boldly. Live well. Live.” Those words end the movie adaption of Jojo Moyes’ book, “Me Before You,” which centers around the relationship between a quadriplegic young man named Will Traynor (played by Sam Claflin) and his caregiver, Louisa Clark (Emilia Clark) At first glance it appears to be the classic love story, but after a closer look, it is clear it … Continue reading Movie review: Me Before You
By: Bronlyn Holland Colby Lance helped lead the Starrs Mill High School golf team to the state tournament in 2015, but that didn’t keep him from wanting to improve his game at this year’s Chris Haack’s Golf Camp. He wanted to “learn different shots I haven’t learned before,” Lance said during the first session of the camp at the UGA Golf Course. Lance was one … Continue reading Swinging through the week
By: Amanda Morris and Coles Ehlers Life at 4’10” My name is Amanda Morris; I’m 16 years old and about to be a junior in high school, and I’m also 4’10.” Don’t rub your eyes or try to fix anything, you read that right. 4’10.” Yes, I know it’s unusual, but if there’s anything I’ve learned from always being the shortest in any group … Continue reading Tall and small
By: Caroline Franklin High School bathrooms are often a place that sets fear in the very heart of students. At Milton High School, it is no different from the rest of the world. With a severe lack of janitorial staff, it seems impossible for Milton to get it together. Colleen Williams, the Sophomore Class President said it herself, “We are extremely short on janitors, we … Continue reading Get it together, public high school