AU Graduate School hosts virtual fair for 2021 applicants

By Jenna Ingalls |
Staff writer

The Graduate School at Augusta University hosted a virtual fair for students to learn more about the school, specific programs, how to be a competitive graduate applicant and the changes the Corona virus made to the application process. Continue reading “AU Graduate School hosts virtual fair for 2021 applicants”

Chiming In: How Adding Plants to Your Workspace Can Lessen Stress

Plants of several kinds can improve living spaces for students due to the benefits they have. (photo by Rakiyah Lenon)

By Rakiyah Lenon | Columnist

During the recent amount of time we have spent indoors, some have decided to bring the outside in.

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Opinion: The pandemic changes Canterbury club’s events

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The pandemic impacts the Canterbury club’s information sessions when tabling in Jaguar Student Activity Center. (photo by Madeline Burgin)

By: Madeline Burgin  

Needless to say, that the coronavirus has changed university life in plenty of unexpected ways. However, I did not think of its effect on student organizations, particularly mine. 

 

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Rains from Hurricane Sally affect Augusta University

Drivers navigate Harper Street by the Emergency Room near downtown Augusta during the flooding on Sept. 17. AU suspended shuttle service for a part of the day. (photo courtesy of Janice DeLoach)

By Thalia Rodriguez |
Staff writer 

The remnants of Hurricane Sally hit Augusta early on the morning of Thursday, Sept. 17. Though a flash flood warning was issued by the National Weather Service, the Augusta University community were surprised when they attended classes Thursday morning. Continue reading “Rains from Hurricane Sally affect Augusta University”

Opinion: Our freedom written

By Haley Knight |
Editor in chief 

We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.”

These famous words have shaped our nation to become one of the greats. Our forefathers aimed to appease those who wish for a stronger federal government and those who sought more freedom at the state level. Continue reading “Opinion: Our freedom written”

BIPOC mental health matters

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Multicultural Wellness Wednesday, Licensed Professional Counselor and Outreach Coordinator Adebayo Onabule gives a presentation (photo by Madeline Burgin)

By Madeline Burgin |
Staff writer
 

During Multicultural Wellness Wednesday, Licensed Professional Counselor and Outreach Coordinator Adebayo Onabule gives a presentation to Augusta University (AU) students explaining why BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) mental health matters. Continue reading “BIPOC mental health matters”

The COVID Report with David Blake: 18-29 age group sees increase in infections

Thursday, Sept. 3

In my last blog post, we showed how college students in dorms are spiking infection rates in the counties in which they reside. I made a plot of the age demographics of infection in Georgia to show the impact these dorm situations are having on infections. https://aubellringer.wordpress.com/2020/09/01/the-covid-report-with-david-blake-college-outbreaks/#more-9584

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Provost celebrates 35-year career with live-stream celebration

By Madeline Burgin |
Staff writer
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Gretchen Caughman, executive vice president for academic affairs and provost, celebrated her retirement with a virtual live-streamed celebration on Thursday, August 27.

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Going Virtual: Keeping Students Engaged with Live-streamed Club Fest

By Jenna Ingalls |
Staff writer

Staying connected and getting involved on campus looks different in the time of COVID-19, but Student Life and Engagement is doing everything they can to get students engaged.  

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