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Having the Right Kind of Regrets: Fighting Social Isolation this Week

Having the Right Kind of Regrets: Fighting Social Isolation this Week

Ananya Mehta, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017


Filed under Opinions

A year ago, I slipped and fell into a small section of the Chattahooche River, attempting to catch a paper boat floating with the current. Although I wound up completely soaked, I challenged myself to try break out of my comfort zone and reach out for something I was curious about. I ended up making memori...

It’s not okay.

It’s not okay.

cayla vanderzanden, senior editor

December 7, 2017


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

“It’ll get better”  It does get better, but a profound variation of that same pain still lingers, a mental scar that never completely fades away. “It’s not a big deal” Wrong. It’s an objectifying and illegal act of absolute disregard for the well being of another individual.“That’s ...

The fight for net neutrality

The fight for net neutrality

Eric Kim Jr., Staff Writer

December 1, 2017


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Exactly a week and one day ago, the United States celebrated the annual, national holiday of Thanksgiving, a day of gratitude for the things we generally take for granted. Millions of Americans sat around their dinner tables to recognize these luxuries in silent prayer or in boisterous thanks: luxuries...

A Smile Can Go A Mile: Fighting Social Isolation This Week

A Smile Can Go A Mile: Fighting Social Isolation This Week

Ananya Mehta, Staff Writer

November 28, 2017


Filed under Opinions

We are not always fortunate enough to have classes with our friends, and making new friends can often be an arduous task. There are small and simple methods by which we can brighten the lives of those around us. By smiling at our peers in the halls, it becomes possible to emotionally connect with som...

Don’t Hold Back: Fighting Social Isolation This Week

Don’t Hold Back: Fighting Social Isolation This Week

Ananya Mehta, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017


Filed under Opinions

As Thanksgiving approaches, we must remember to be thankful for all the amazing people in our lives; we shouldn’t restrict our thanks to one day, we should appreciate what we have whenever we can. When you feel gratitude towards someone, let them know. Even the smallest indication of appreciation can ...

My Trip to Arbor Terrace: Fighting Social Isolation This Week

My Trip to Arbor Terrace: Fighting Social Isolation This Week

Ananya Mehta, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under Opinions

This past weekend I was fortunate enough to receive the opportunity to perform at Arbor Terrace with Music Heals, a brilliant volunteer organization that enlists musicians to brighten the days of the elderly residing in local senior centers. People often forget that the elderly are actually some of th...

Know Your Neighbors: Fighting Social Isolation This Week

Know Your Neighbors: Fighting Social Isolation This Week

Ananya Mehta, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017


Filed under Opinions

It happens to everyone. We sit in our classes for months on end, headphones in, phones out in hand, and our eyes unyieldingly focused on the work before us. In our focused (potentially distracted) state of mind, we often forget to value the presence of those around us. Humans are still basic organism...

Harm reduction: the answer to unhealthy drug use

Harm reduction: the answer to unhealthy drug use

Justin Gibbs-Poe, Staff writer

November 2, 2017


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

 Imagine your community being consumed by the harsh grasp of heroin. Just in your backyard, addiction has redefined lives and turned your local society into a cesspool for individuals to live off the pull of drugs. Teens are getting introduced to prescription painkillers and then getting lulled by drug...

The changing atmosphere of concerts

The changing atmosphere of concerts

Ananya Mehta, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017


Filed under Opinions

At my first concert, the night started with me standing in Buckhead Theatre, feeling internally numb and isolated due to the typical, seemingly never-ending, complications in my life. As a sea of strangers flooded the floors of the theatre, I began to feel my insides shift, as my senses became mesmerized...

Pride weekend: a look into Atlanta culture

Pride weekend: a look into Atlanta culture

Justin Gibbs-Poe, Opinion Editor

October 30, 2017


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

On October 14th and 15th Atlanta’s LGBTQ+ community gathered in the greater Piedmont Park area to celebrate themselves. Whether they were lesbian, gay, transgender, queer, allied, or however they choose to identify, Pride attracted Georgians from all paths of life in an effort to unite them. On th...

Why increasing minimum wage is the best thing for American families

Why increasing minimum wage is the best thing for American families

Justin Gibbs-Poe, Opinions Editor

October 19, 2017


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

The federal minimum wage is defined as the lowest amount of compensation that an employer can legally provide to their workers. In terms of the amount of low skilled workers around the country, the amount that these workers typically earn to sustain a family is just not enough. At the moment, the U.S ...

Claws or Paws

Claws or Paws

Thia Haney, Staff Writer

October 6, 2017


Filed under Opinions

Pet lovers have been known for their unwavering compassion towards animals and the responsibility that comes with it. Though, not all pets are viewed equally in the eyes of potential owners, in particular, cats and dogs. Both animals provide their benefits and drawbacks, but only one clearly arises vic...