Waterford letter: Preparing for Study Abroad means making a list and repacking four times

Study Abroad is about gaining knowledge, seeing the world, jotting down some observations and eating Swiss rolls on the go. (photo by Erin Johnson)


By Erin Johnson |
Contributor

Going on a Study Abroad trip can bring out so many emotions in a college student. You would think that it would be an easy process, that it’s like going on any other trip, but it is not. Study Abroad is a trip of a lifetime, and it starts the moment you decide what trip you’re going to go on and you fully commit to going. There is no turning back once you make that final payment. Continue reading “Waterford letter: Preparing for Study Abroad means making a list and repacking four times”

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Former Jaguar Patrick Reed continues hot play, finishes fourth at U.S. Open

Patrick Reed followed his Masters victory with a fourth-place finish in the U.S. Open. He led briefly on Sunday at Shinnecock Hills. (photo by AU Athletics)

By Leeroy Francis Jr. |
Staff Writer

Coming off his Masters championship, former Jaguar Patrick Reed finished in fourth place at the U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills in Southampton, N.Y., on Sunday June 17, flirting with the second leg of the Grand Slam. Continue reading “Former Jaguar Patrick Reed continues hot play, finishes fourth at U.S. Open”

AU alumna Rusch sparkles in software development

By Madison Brown |
Editor in Chief

photo by: LegalSpark

Neea Rusch, an Augusta University graduate, is making waves in the technology industry with her work as the lead software developer for TaxSlayer’s product, LegalSpark. Continue reading “AU alumna Rusch sparkles in software development”

AU’s Everett birdies first hole of sudden-death playoff to win NCAA championship

Broc Everett, left, with his NCAA championship and Arnold Palmer Individual Champion trophies. AU Coach Jack O’Keefe stands next to the national champion. (photo by Taylor Lamb, Augusta University Athletics)

By Leeroy Francis Jr. |
Staff Writer

Broc Everett captured Augusta University’s first-ever individual championship in men’s golf on Monday evening, May 28 in Stillwater, Okla. Continue reading “AU’s Everett birdies first hole of sudden-death playoff to win NCAA championship”

AU’s Everett wins NCAA golf championship

Broc Everett, who recently graduated with an MBA degree from AU, captured the NCAA national championship at Oklahoma State on Monday. (Photo by Leeroy Francis)

By Leeroy Francis Jr. |
Staff Writer

Update: Broc Everett of Augusta University birdied the first hole of sudden-death playoff Monday evening to capture the NCAA men’s golf championship’s individual title. It came at Karsten Creek, where Patrick Reed, the recent Masters champion, helped lead the Jaguars to their second team title in 2011. Everett’s 14-footer beat Auburn’s Brandon Mancheno by a stroke. More to come … Continue reading “AU’s Everett wins NCAA golf championship”

Jags’ Everett finishes third round tied for third entering stroke play final

Broc Everett shows his putting form during the third round of the NCAA Division I men’s golf championship at Oklahoma State. (photo by Taylor Lamb, AU Athletics)

By Leeroy Francis Jr. |
Staff Writer

Senior Broc Everett finished the third round of the NCAA National Championship at Karsten Creek Golf Club in Stillwater, Okla., in a tie for third place in the 156-man field with a third straight 70. Continue reading “Jags’ Everett finishes third round tied for third entering stroke play final”

Jags struggle in Stillwater during first round of NCAA championships

The Jaguar men’s golf team gets ready for the first day of action in the NCAA Division I championship at Oklahoma State. (photo by Taylor Lamb, AU Athletics)

By Leeroy Francis Jr. |
Staff Writer

Update: Augusta University senior Broc Everett shot a 2-under-par 70 Saturday and was in eighth place after the second round of the NCAA Division I men’s golf championship. The Jaguars as a team shot 300 and dropped to 30th place in the tournament at Oklahoma State. Texas Tech moved into first place after 36 holes, followed by host OSU and then Alabama. Duke and Oklahoma are tied for fourth. The third round is Sunday, May 27. AU tees off at 1:50 p.m. CST. Continue reading “Jags struggle in Stillwater during first round of NCAA championships”

AU employee stalked on downtown campus

Professional Building 1 on Laney Walker Boulevard at the Health Sciences campus of Augusta University, where the stalking incident occurred on May 22. (staff photo)

By Madison Brown |
Editor in Chief

A white male was apprehended on Tuesday afternoon, May 22 on the Health Sciences campus by Augusta University employees after the man followed an AU female employee from a parking lot to her office in Professional Building 1 , according to University Police. Continue reading “AU employee stalked on downtown campus”

Legendary writer Tom Wolfe dead at 88; one of the masters of the New Journalism

Some of Tom Wolfe’s books in the stacks at Reese Library, including “The Bonfire of Vanities” and “A Man in Full.” (staff photo)

By Madison Brown |
Editor in Chief

Tom Wolfe, the author and journalist whose innovative and fiery style gave birth to classics like the “The Right Stuff” and “The Bonfire of the Vanities,” died on May 12 at age 88 in New York. Continue reading “Legendary writer Tom Wolfe dead at 88; one of the masters of the New Journalism”

Whiskey Bar an inviting watering hole on Broad Street

Whiskey Bar is located on Broad Street next to Metro Coffeehouse. (staff photo)

By Jacob Boland |
Contributor

So downtown Augusta has a history of amazing stores and restaurants having a great opening, but within a year they shutter. Continue reading “Whiskey Bar an inviting watering hole on Broad Street”