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 |

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”


Peach Belt Conference XC Championships (video)

Hunter Kimball motors home in third place for the AU men. (photo by Chase Slone)

Peach Belt Cross Country Championships Video (Click here)

Leeroy Francis Jr. and Brandon Johnson bring you the wrap-up on the Peach Belt Conference Cross Country Championships from Redcliffe Plantation in Beech Island, S.C. Francis and Johnson talked to AU Coach Adam Ward and women’s fifth-place finisher Micah Weathers. Up next is the Southeast Regional on Nov. 17 at the University of North Georgia. A production of Bell Ringer Media.


Jaguar women finish fifth in Peach Belt; Weathers, Knudsen earn all-conference honors

AU’s McKenzie Knudson (3) en route to an all-conference finish with a time of 18:57.5 in the Peach Belt Championship at Beech Island, S.C. (photo by Chase Slone)

By Brandon Johnson |

The Jaguar women’s cross country team took fifth place in the Peach Belt Championship at Beech Island, S.C., on Saturday, Nov. 3, and the Jaguars’ Micah Weathers earned a top-five finish in the individual race.

Continue reading “Jaguar women finish fifth in Peach Belt; Weathers, Knudsen earn all-conference honors”

Michael hammers Florida and Georgia; AU closed Thursday

Typical of the damage in the CSRA is this tree limb down in a residential neighborhood in Martinez. (staff photo)

Staff report |

Hurricane Michael, which slammed into the Panhandle of Florida on Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 10, churned through Augusta overnight and into Thursday, Oct. 11, bringing heavy rain and downed tree limbs. Continue reading “Michael hammers Florida and Georgia; AU closed Thursday”

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 |

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”

Pamplin College hosts FutureFest to help students see their career paths

At right, alumna Jamie Jackson of Morris Digital gives career advice to students at FutureFest in the JSAC Ballroom at Augusta University. (photo by Zhenya Townley)

By Bekendrianna Wynn |

Students in arts, humanities and social sciences had a chance on Tuesday, Sept. 25 to network with professionals in their fields who are also AU alums. Continue reading “Pamplin College hosts FutureFest to help students see their career paths”

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”

Andrew’s Anecdotes: a column by Andrew Corliss

By Andrew Corliss |


My family has done a lot of travelling throughout my life, and with that comes a variety of odd stories I like to tell people. Though I hail from Augusta, Ga., my family moved to England in 2007 before coming back in 2015. So, that’s a good eight years of my life on British soil. My story takes place at the very end of our stay, in July of 2015. Continue reading “Andrew’s Anecdotes: a column by Andrew Corliss”

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”