A professor with dreams driven by creativity

Assistant Professor of English Dylan Smeak in his office in Allgood Hall. (photo by Micah Weathers)

By Micah Weathers |
Contributor

A professor at Augusta University is living his dreams through his passion for creativity. Assistant Professor of English Dylan Smeak says “having no life” really means that you’ve found what you love and are completely fixated on it. Continue reading “A professor with dreams driven by creativity”

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Take Back the Night features candlelit march

Sheets on clotheslines from Take Back the Night 2019, which took place across from the Maxwell. (photo by Sabrina Nacci)

By Sabrina Nacci |
Contributor

Augusta University hosted the 23rd annual Take Back the Night on April 30 from 6-8 p.m. near the Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre. Continue reading “Take Back the Night features candlelit march”

The Masters tournament is an employment opportunity for AU students and faculty

AU student Leeroy Francis Jr. (L) and alumnus Tyler Strong have worked for CBS Sports during the last two Masters. (photo by Vernon Blount)

By Haley Knight |
Content editor

The Masters Tournament is held at the Augusta National Golf Course every April, and it brings golf fans from all over the world to Augusta. For Augusta University students and some faculty, it also is a time to make some extra money. Continue reading “The Masters tournament is an employment opportunity for AU students and faculty”

Man who murdered wife outside Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home receives life sentence

The Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home on 15th Street in Augusta. The murder took place in a nearby parking lot. (staff photo)

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An Augusta man convicted of murdering his wife outside the Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home in February 2018 was sentenced to life in prison on May 16. Continue reading “Man who murdered wife outside Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home receives life sentence”

‘Avengers: Endgame’ is a landmark film (review … spoiler free)

“Avengers: Endgame” is showing at Riverwatch Cinemas, as well as Evans Cinemas and Regal Cinemas Augusta. (staff photo)

By Justin Little |
Contributor

If I had three words to describe this film, they would be: epic, jaw-dropping and heartbreaking. Continue reading “‘Avengers: Endgame’ is a landmark film (review … spoiler free)”

Goldsleger, AU’s Morris Eminent Scholar in Art, is presenting an exhibit in Venice

By Mary Cashin |
Contributor

Having the opportunity for one’s artwork to be exhibited in one of the world’s most artistically renowned cities isn’t something every artist gets to experience in her career, but for Cheryl Goldsleger, the Morris Eminent Scholar in Art at Augusta University, this dream has become a reality. Continue reading “Goldsleger, AU’s Morris Eminent Scholar in Art, is presenting an exhibit in Venice”

AU women’s golf finishes season with 14th in East Lansing regional

Linda Lundqvist led AU with a 224 score for 54 holes at the regional in East Lansing, Mich., including an even-par 72 in the second round of play. (photo by AU Athletics)

By Sarah Tychsen |
Sports editor

The Augusta University women’s golf team recently completed a satisfying 2018-19 campaign. The Jaguar women qualified for the NCAA Division I regional, which took place in East Lansing, Mich., May 6-8, at Forest Akers West Golf Course. Continue reading “AU women’s golf finishes season with 14th in East Lansing regional”

Harlem Java House is a quiet, small-town coffee shop

The Harlem Java House, on North Louisville Street, offers affordable coffee and friendly service in a quiet atmosphere. (photo by Sabrina Nacci)

By Sabrina Nacci |
Contributor

About thirty minutes west of downtown Augusta, you can find a small-town coffee shop called the Harlem Java House, located at 211 N. Louisville St. in Suite A. Continue reading “Harlem Java House is a quiet, small-town coffee shop”

AU track standout Weathers: Run and not grow weary

By Aunarey Herbert Jr. |
Contributor

Run and not grow weary (<–Click here for video)

Micah Weathers, a sophomore from Statham, Ga., has been named Peach Belt Conference track athlete of the week after finishing third in the 5,000-meter race at the Mount Oliver, N.C., Final Qualifier on May 12. It marked the second time this season she has been so honored. She also was track athlete of the week back in April. Continue reading “AU track standout Weathers: Run and not grow weary”