Marquee at the Miller Theater shines bright for the first time in 40 years

The first light which has shone from the marquee of the Miller Theater in 40 years. (Photo Credit: Kait Fruechting)

By Kait Fruechting | Contributor

AUGUSTA, Ga. – On September 15 during the opening day of the 2017 Arts in the Heart Festival, nearly a hundred people gathered in front of the Miller Theater with cameras raised waiting for the marquee lights to shine again. Continue reading “Marquee at the Miller Theater shines bright for the first time in 40 years”

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Progression of The Effect

Students Hunter Thomas, who played Dr. Lorna James, and Benjamin Evans, who played Tristan Frey, performed a scene in The Effect. (Photo: Kait Fruechting)

By Kait Fruechting | Staff Writer

Augusta University’s production of Lucy Prebble’s play, The Effect, a story of a chemical romance, was documented from the beginning to the final stages. The Agency, a collaborative capstone course for communication majors, produced a documentary of the play which showed the entire process from the auditions to cast interviews, set design, rehearsals and the cast’s reactions to opening night.

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The Holi Festival

A group of students threw powder paint up in the sky for fun during the Holi Festival on Mar. 20. (Photo: Jamie Sapp)

By Jamie Sapp | Editor-in-Chief

In celebration of the first day of spring, the CREW hosted the Holi Festival on Monday, Mar. 20, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Science Hall field lawn which is known as the “festival of colors” or “festival of love.” Continue reading “The Holi Festival”

AU students trade hugs for cokes

(Photo: Jamie Sapp)

By Jamie Sapp | Editor-in-Chief

On the last Thursday of winter, as the weather began to warm, AU students traded their hugs for some cold, refreshing cokes. The #HugMeCoke machine appeared on the Summerville Campus at the Jaguar Student Activities Center patio on Mar. 16. The machine had more than 700 cokes for the coke-loving students and huggers on campus. Continue reading “AU students trade hugs for cokes”

Sherrill makes 2,000th career point

(Photo: Kait Fruechting)
Here is senior basketball player Keshun Sherrill making the 2,000th point of his career on Jan. 18 at the PBC game against the Flagler College Saints in the Christenberry Fieldhouse. (Photo: Kait Fruechting)

By Kait Fruechting | Staff Writer

Senior basketball player Keshun Sherrill made the 2000th point of his career on Wednesday,  Jan. 18, in the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) game against the Saints of Flagler College. Sherrill scored 20 of the 89 points in the home game at the Christenberry Fieldhouse. The Augusta University men’s basketball team came out on top with a final score of 84-49. Continue reading “Sherrill makes 2,000th career point”

Augusta University hosts Art Benefit in awareness of domestic violence

(Photo: Morgan Hayes)
(Photo: Morgan Hayes)

By Morgan Hayes | Contributor

Augusta University’s Department of Art held a silent auction on Oct. 20., in support of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. At the silent auction people could place their bid on student artworks. The student artworks ranged from photography to drawing. Continue reading “Augusta University hosts Art Benefit in awareness of domestic violence”

IRONMAN 70.3 Augusta

(Photo: Kait Fruechting)
(Photo: Kait Fruechting)

By Kait Fruechting | Contributor

An estimated 3000 people participated in the IRONMAN 70.3 Augusta on September 26, 2016. The race included a 1.2-mile swim, a 56-mile bike ride and a 13.1-mile run. For the first time in eight years, the event had met non-wetsuit conditions with weather at 70 degrees. Participants at the event were from 47 states and 47 countries.

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