The streak stops at 15 as Jaguars’ tourney run ends in the regional final to Queens

AU’s Deane Williams reaches high to block another shot against Queens; the Jaguar had nine blocks in the final game of his career. (photo by AU Athletics)

By Leeroy Francis Jr. |
Sports editor

Charlotte, N.C.—The magical season of the 16th-ranked Augusta University men’s basketball team has come to an end, as the Jaguars had their 15-game win streak snapped on Tuesday, March 19, in the NCAA Division II Southeast Region championship by No. 10 Queens University, 91-78, in the Levine Center. Continue reading “The streak stops at 15 as Jaguars’ tourney run ends in the regional final to Queens”

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‘Network’ screened as part of Future of the First Amendment event

Associate professor Matthew Buzzell discusses Academy Award-winning “Network” with students at Augusta University. (photo by St. Julian Cox)

By Justin Little |
Contributor

The Department of Communication at Augusta University held a screening of the 1976 film “Network” this past Friday in the TVC lab as a part of the week-long event Future of the First Amendment. Continue reading “‘Network’ screened as part of Future of the First Amendment event”

Theatre AUG’s spring production of ‘Moving Photographs: A Vanishing Georgia’ opens at Maxwell

Student performers Kayla Johnson (L) and Rachel Visintainer practice for the upcoming play “Moving Photographs” by Melanie O’Meara. (photo by Edgar Miles)

By Sabrina Nacci |
Contributor

The AU Department of Communication and Theatre Augusta’s spring production of “Moving Photographs: A Vanishing Georgia” opens Thursday, March 21, at the Maxwell Theatre at 7:30 p.m. 

Continue reading “Theatre AUG’s spring production of ‘Moving Photographs: A Vanishing Georgia’ opens at Maxwell”

Jaguars meet Royals for SE regional title

Tyvez Monroe (13) fires a pass during AU’s 93-89 overtime win over USC Aiken in the regional semifinals. (photo by AU Athletics)

By Leeroy Francis Jr. | Sports editor

The Augusta University men will take on Queens University in the final of the NCAA Division II Southeast Regional on Tuesday, March 19, at 7 p.m. at the Levine Center on the Queens campus in Charlotte, N.C. Continue reading “Jaguars meet Royals for SE regional title”

Bryant discusses religious freedom within the classroom

Communication lecturer Will Bryant discusses freedom of religion during the Future of the First Amendment Symposium at Augusta University. (photo by Caleb Miller)

By Caleb Miller |
Contributor

William Bryant, a communication lecturer, gave a presentation about religion in schools as it relates to the First Amendment at Augusta University on March 14. Continue reading “Bryant discusses religious freedom within the classroom”

Freedom Forum’s chief champions freedom of the press

Gene Policinski says the freedoms enshrined in the First Amendment offers a way for a democracy to self-correct. (photo by Cameron Miller)

By Cameron Miller |
Contributor

Gene Policinski, chief operating officer of the Freedom Forum Institute, visited the JSAC Ballroom on March 13 to speak about the importance of the First Amendment, especially for journalists. Continue reading “Freedom Forum’s chief champions freedom of the press”

Domestication of dogs is topic of Ted Talk

David Howe, who spoke about dogs on World Anthropology Day, works for the the Veterans Curation Program in Augusta. (photo by Tamaria Alexander)

By Tamaria Alexander |
Contributor

Fun fact: There is a national day dedicated to anthropology. World Anthropology Day, held on Feb. 21, brings awareness to this form of scientific study and all that it has to offer. Augusta University hosted a guest speaker, David Howe, in honor of World Anthropology Day. The topic of his Ted Talk focused on the history of dogs and their domestication. Continue reading “Domestication of dogs is topic of Ted Talk”

Jaguars head to regional final with improbable OT win over #17 USC Aiken, 93-89

Tyvez Monroe (13) led Augusta to an overtime win over USC-Aiken with seven three-pointers. (photo by Viraj Bulla)

By Leeroy Francis Jr. |
Sports editor

The magical season for the 16th-ranked Augusta University Jaguars continued on Sunday, March 17, with a 93-89 overtime thriller over arch-rival USC Aiken in the second round of the NCAA Division II Southeast Regional at Queens University in Charlotte, N.C. Continue reading “Jaguars head to regional final with improbable OT win over #17 USC Aiken, 93-89”

Augusta men advance in NCAA Division II hoops regional

Deane Williams (24) had yet another double-double to help Augusta defeat Francis Marion in overtime. (staff photo)

Staff report |

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—The 16th-ranked Augusta University men’s basketball team outscored Francis Marion 13-6 in overtime to gain a 77-70 win over the Patriots in the first round of the NCAA Division II Tournament at Queens University’s Levine Center. Continue reading “Augusta men advance in NCAA Division II hoops regional”

Cardboard City ’19: Living life on the other side

The Cardboard City in front of the Maxwell Theatre. (photo by Madeline Burgin)

By Madeline Burgin |
Contributor

The Augusta University Summerville campus was empty on March 2 of most signs of life, except in front of the Maxwell Theatre. Upon arrival, the first thing one might have noticed was all the cardboard boxes. Continue reading “Cardboard City ’19: Living life on the other side”