By Madison Brown | Staff Writer
Now that October has begun, the Augusta-Richmond County Public Library has started preparing for the event that honors everyone’s favorite story set in a galaxy far, far away: Star Wars Reads Day.
Star Wars Reads Day is a family-friendly national literacy initiative that was started in 2012 by Lucasfilm. Star Wars Reads Day is held in several cities across the country, such as Los Angeles, Calif., and New York City, N.Y., to celebrate all things Star Wars Continue reading “Star Wars Reads Day is out of this world”
By Hannah Ryan | Contributor
The 2017 film Columbus was screened on Tuesday as another fall semester Cinema Series feature at the Maxwell Theatre.
Directed by Kogonada, the film’s main stars are John Cho and Haley Lu Richardson. The story follows a man named Jin (Cho) whose estranged father, an architecture scholar, goes into a coma while on business in Columbus, Ind. Jin must go to Columbus to look after his father. Continue reading “‘Columbus’ captures subtlety in performance and architecture”
By Jamie Sapp | Editor-in-Chief
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Sibley Soilworks is hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Augusta for the grand opening of a new community composting project.
The ceremony begins today at the Veggie Park Farmers Market on 109 Eve Street at 4:30 p.m.
Sibley Soilworks is non-profit community project in partnership with the Augusta Canal Authority. Continue reading “Sibley Soilworks hosts grand opening for community composting project”
By Zhenya Townley | online + design editor
Augusta University held multiple events at the Summerville campus on Sept. 18 to celebrate Pre-Law Day 2017 on Constitution Day.
The Pre-Law Day 2017 program was hosted and sponsored by the Department of Political Science, Career Services, and the Reese Library.
During the program, there were scheduled sessions between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. that showcased Georgia and South Carolina law schools, Continue reading “Constitution Day brings out the best of Augusta University”
By Madison Brown | Staff Writer
As students began to move into the Augusta University dorms on Aug. 12, the atmosphere was buzzing with excitement due to classes starting on Aug. 16 and welcoming week activities following soon after.
Many freshmen students may have a preconceived idea about welcoming week activities because of movies that show someone starting college for the first time. Everyone has seen those college movies, right? Continue reading “Weeks of Welcome brings excitement for students”
By Kait Fruechting | Staff Writer
The students of the Model UN class, taught by Dr. Craig Albert, a professor of political science, presented the 3rd Annual Junior Model UN Conference on Mar. 15 in the JSAC Ballroom. About 250 students from 13 local middle schools participated in the JMUN.
Albert’s students actively participated in all stages, from the planning to the execution. This allowed for and resulted in a greater understanding and respect for the procedures of the UN. Continue reading “AU students react to Junior Model UN Conference”
By Skyler Mitchell | Staff Writer
Augusta University is planning a big change in how it is going to be run and university officials are looking for feedback before it is put into place.
Augusta University is currently going through a change in planning, which is called the Strategic Planning Project. The project is supposed to focus on changing things like education, economic development, research and clinical care. The plan is currently in its second stage and being put under review. Continue reading “Strategic planning gets feedback”
By Austin Wright | Copy Editor
March heralded the Annual Augusta Writer’s Weekend as Augusta University students and faculty presented their creative works as well as hosted numerous workshops.
Notable among these events were Julia Elliott and Jim Minick book signings which were held in University Hall Lobby at four. Also of note was the reading by the university’s very own Karen Gillespie, a professor in the English department, of one of her books that was recently published.
One such event held importance in a different way, the AU Creative Writing Alumni Reading which showcased the talents of prominent creative writing majors who have recently graduated. Continue reading “Alumni share readings at Writer’s Weekend”
By Kashalah Robinson | Contributor
Students from Augusta University and Paine College will be collaborating in an African-American hair show. The event begins on Thursday, Mar. 30, at 6 p.m. in the Lee Auditorium at the Health Sciences campus.
Raising awareness and bringing a cultural event to the university was the main goal in putting together the “Don’t Touch My Hair” hair show. Continue reading “Preview: “Don’t Touch My Hair,” literally”