Creative Writing Club offers a place for workshopping one’s written work

Book discussions and peer editing are both part of the activities undertaken by members of the Creative Writing Club. (staff photo)

By Tracy Tamplin |
Contributor

Augusta University’s Creative Writing Club meets every fourth Monday at Allgood Hall in the English and Foreign Languages Conference Room (E227) from 2 to 4 p.m. Continue reading “Creative Writing Club offers a place for workshopping one’s written work”

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Rolling the Magic dice in the JSAC game room

From left, Dominic Tompkins (computer science), author Gary Nipple (communication) and Micheal Burgess (psychology) play a game of Magic the Gathering in the JSAC game room. (photo by Billie Mason)

By Gary Nipple |
Contributor

When you enter Augusta University, it’s really a lot to take in, especially if you’re a freshman or transfer student. You move into the dorms, set up your class schedule and negotiate the piles of homework. Though you get past those things, there is still something that frightens you the most, the one thing that makes college so much to be feared: making friends. Sure, you come across of couple of people you know from high school, but really, they might not even talk to you ever again, maybe they’ve even changed since then. All these possibilities float in your head and you question if you can even make friends. Continue reading “Rolling the Magic dice in the JSAC game room”

Cadets prepare for field training exercise

Cadet Christopher Hatcher briefs the Battalion on patrol base operations to get ready for his lab. (photo by Captain Ahching)

By Britny Nanney |
Contributors

Augusta University’s (AU) Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) cadets are preparing for their combined field training exercise (FTX) with Georgia Southern University that will take place Nov. 2-4 at Fort Gordon. Continue reading “Cadets prepare for field training exercise”

Light the Path helps students find mental health support

Volunteers began to set up the luminaries that would mark the path to the Student Counseling & Psychological Services building (photo by Eliza Beckham)

By Madison Brown |
Editor in Chief

AU held a “Light the Path” event to raise awareness for mental illness and suicidal ideations or attempts in college students on Sept. 25 at 6:30 p.m. Continue reading “Light the Path helps students find mental health support”

AU’s Cinema Series to screen German language film, The Captain

The official movie poster for the film, “The Captain,” directed by Robert Schwentke (photo provided by the Music Box Films press kit)

By Jordan Stenger |
Senior Staff writer

The Cinema Series is screening the black and white German language film, The Captain, on Sept. 27 at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Continue reading “AU’s Cinema Series to screen German language film, The Captain”

Register for AU’s Day of Service: Battle Against Hunger

 

Students help pack meals at the previous Battle Against Hunger event. (photo provided by Battle Against Hunger and the Leadership 2000 class)

By Rhys Payne |
Staff writer

Augusta University hosts a Day of Service every year as a volunteer opportunity for students, and this year it will be held on Saturday, Nov. 3. Continue reading “Register for AU’s Day of Service: Battle Against Hunger”

Artsy Me to host “Downtown Night” paint party

 

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

By Loey Hudson |
Contributor

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”

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”