AU president concerned about cyberattacks

By Madison Brown |
Editor in Chief

 

President Brooks Keel in his office after speaking with reporters about the cybersecurity breaches. (photo by Madison Brown)

Augusta University President Brooks Keel released a statement on Thursday, Aug. 18, revealing that AU faced cyberattacks twice in the past year—in September 2017 and last month. Continue reading “AU president concerned about cyberattacks”

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Costa Layman Health Fair provides unparalleled opportunity in community health

By Megan Griffis, Marie Dominguez & Victoria Bethel |
Contributors

Students from the Augusta University College of Nursing perform health care screenings at the Costa Layman Health Fair (photo by Sara Carney)

Nursing students from AU’s Clinical Nurse Leader Pre-Licensure program helped to coordinate a health fair for farm workers at Costa Farms in Trenton, South Carolina on Friday, June 29. Continue reading “Costa Layman Health Fair provides unparalleled opportunity in community health”

Reality Winner pleads guilty to espionage after leaking document to security news website

Frank LoMonte, who heads the Brechner Center at the University of Florida, says Reality Winner’s plea was not that surprising. (photo by Ryan Tarinelli)

By Skyler Mitchell |
Staff Writer

LINCOLNTON—After more than a year of fighting in the federal court, Reality L. Winner pleaded guilty on June 26 to charges of leaking government documents to the public under the Espionage Act. Continue reading “Reality Winner pleads guilty to espionage after leaking document to security news website”

AU’s Mary S. Byrd Gallery of Art wins national award

By Madison Brown |
Editor in Chief

Here is the entrance to the Mary S. Byrd Gallery of Art at AU. (staff photo)

The Foundation of Contemporary Arts (FCA) announced on June 26 that Augusta University’s Mary S. Byrd Gallery of Art would be the third recipient of the Ellsworth Kelly Award.  Continue reading “AU’s Mary S. Byrd Gallery of Art wins national award”

Augusta University’s literary magazine now a national publication

Here is the latest edition of Sand Hills Literary Magazine, produced by the English and Foreign Languages Department at AU. (staff photo)

By Christine Clark |
Contributor

Last semester Sand Hills Literary Magazine, Augusta University’s bi-annual publication of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, drama and art, has become a national publication. Continue reading “Augusta University’s literary magazine now a national publication”

AU’s participation in Sexual Assault Awareness Month

By Jonathan Klein |
Contributor

 

This past April, Augusta University participated in and hosted several events to help raise awareness for sexual assault awareness month. Continue reading “AU’s participation in Sexual Assault Awareness Month”

Pamplin students plan return trip to CMA in October after successful NYC trip

Todd Bennett gives a presentation on photojournalism at the College Media Association spring meeting in New York City. Bennett told 50 student journalists their smartphones are excellent tools for telling nonfictions stories. (staff photo)

By Olivia Chalmers |
Contributor

Members of two of Augusta University’s student media operations plan to attend the College Media Association fall convention in Louisville, Ky., after they had a blast at the spring conference in New York. Continue reading “Pamplin students plan return trip to CMA in October after successful NYC trip”

Recycling program at AU gathers steam

Recycling cans in Allgood Hall on the Summerville campus of Augusta University. (staff photo)

By Taylor Buettner |
Contributor

After Augusta State University merged with Georgia’s dental and medical colleges in 2012, recycling at Augusta University campuses did not seem to be a priority—that is, until recently. Continue reading “Recycling program at AU gathers steam”

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”

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”