Artsy Me to host “Downtown Night” paint party

By Loey Hudson |
Contributor

 

Artsy Me, located at 1016 Broad St. will host a paint party on Sept. 20 (photo by Loey Hudson)

On Sept. 20, Artsy Me on Broad Street will hold a “Downtown Night” from 6 to 9 p.m. where adults can enjoy a meal while painting or sculpting with their friends. Continue reading “Artsy Me to host “Downtown Night” paint party”

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Fans of the House of Mouse visit La Chat Noir

By Trey Nevard |
Contributor

 

Host Mike Sleeper after the trivia game had ended (photo by Trey Nevard)

Local Disney fans were treated to a trivia contest on Aug. 31, thanks to a collaboration between local arthouse theater, La Chat Noir, and the CSRA’s local trivia contest kingpin, Mike Sleeper. Continue reading “Fans of the House of Mouse visit La Chat Noir”

Creative Writing professor Jim Minick wins 2017 Appalachian Book of the Year

By Madison Brown |
Editor in Chief

Augusta University Creative Writing professor Jim Minick (photo by Chris Hutchins)

Creative Writing professor Jim Minick’s debut novel, Fire is Your Waterwon the 2017 Appalachian Book of the Year Award at the Mountain Heritage Literary Festival in June. Continue reading “Creative Writing professor Jim Minick wins 2017 Appalachian Book of the Year”

Auditions for spring and fall productions underway

By Ashlee Cooper |
Staff writer

Auditions for the AU Theatre’s spring and fall production took place on Aug. 28 and 29. (photo by Zhenya Townley)

The communications department kicked off its 2018-2019 production season with open auditions on Aug. 28 and 29. Continue reading “Auditions for spring and fall productions underway”

Residence Hall Association week kicks off with a cookout

By Ansley Simmons |
Contributor

 

Left: RHA Executive Board serves students at University Village (photo by Ansley Timmons)

Students gathered around the pool at University Village for a cookout that launched AU’s Inaugural Residence Hall Association (RHA) week on Sept. 4. Continue reading “Residence Hall Association week kicks off with a cookout”

The CREW’s foam party was fun but forgetful

By Rhys Payne |
Staff writer

Students danced in the foam at The CREW’s ‘Foam Party’ on Aug. 23 at the Education Commons on the Health Sciences Campus (photo by Rhys Payne)

To kick off the semester, Augusta University’s CREW organized a foam party on the Education Commons on the Health Sciences campus on Aug. 23. Continue reading “The CREW’s foam party was fun but forgetful”

Book Tavern on Broad hosts open mic poetry night

Poet Danielle Hanson reading from her books “Fraying Edge of the Sky” and “Ambushing Water” at The Book Tavern. (photo by Madison Brown)

The Book Tavern, located at 936 Broad St. in downtown Augusta, hosted its fifth Your Poetry: An Open Mic Experience on Saturday, Aug. 18. Continue reading “Book Tavern on Broad hosts open mic poetry night”

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”

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”