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”

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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”

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”

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”

Triota honor society’s spring 2018 induction keynote speaker, Ashley Jacobs, discusses the importance of women in leadership

By Rachel Shomer | Co-Editor in Chief

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Ashley Jacobs talks about women in leadership at the Triota spring induction ceremony. (photo by Zhenya Townley)

The Triota honor society held its spring 2018 induction on March 28 where keynote speaker Ashley Jacobs, Assistant County Administrator for Aiken County, discussed the importance of women in leadership.

Continue reading “Triota honor society’s spring 2018 induction keynote speaker, Ashley Jacobs, discusses the importance of women in leadership”

March for Our Lives in Columbia County a success

By Skyler Mitchell | Staff writer

 

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Protesters marching against gun violence at the March for Our Lives in Columbia County.  (photo by Skyler Mitchell)

A March for Our Lives event was held in Columbia County on Saturday, March 24 and was initiated by a group of Evans High School students in support of the battle against gun violence. Continue reading “March for Our Lives in Columbia County a success”

The Cre8 Conference 2018 to offer networking and career advice for creative influencers

By Leeroy Francis |
Staff writer

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Flyer for the Cre8 Conference 2018 to be held Saturday, March 31.  Image courtesy of The Cre8 Conference 2018

Aspiring creative influencers will have the opportunity to network and further their careers at The CRE8 Conference 2018 on Saturday, March 31 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the University of Pheonix-Augusta Campus.

Continue reading “The Cre8 Conference 2018 to offer networking and career advice for creative influencers”

Student government candidates participate in debate ahead of election

 

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SGA Chief Justice Joshua LaFavor, left, and Justice Jessica Krueger take a lead role in the SGA debates. (photo by Kashalah Robinson)

By Kashalah Robinson | Contributor

Election season is in full swing at Augusta University (AU). From Meet the Candidates events at Takeover Tuesday to the bulletin boards filled with campaign flyers, the signs of election season are everywhere. Continue reading “Student government candidates participate in debate ahead of election”