• Cheating: A Thing of the Past?
  • Pride Marches On
  • All About That Bass and Treble
  • Gotham: The Good. The Evil. The Beginning.
  • Ebola: What You Need To Know
  • Local Artists Recognized at Mecca Fest
  • Four Years: the Expectation But Not the Reality

Cheating: A Thing of the Past?

News broke in 2008 by the Atlanta Journal Constitution that a potential cheating scandal had surfaced within the Atlanta Public School System. The investigation continued until 2011, when it was released that numerous teachers and principals did, in fact, change the answers of the students’ Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT). The […]

Pride Marches On

The 44th anniversary of the Atlanta Pride Festival, a 2-day event, took place on Oct. 11-12 at Piedmont Park. The Atlanta Pride Committee presented the event, which was free and open to the public. The festival consisted of over 215 market stalls, entrepreneurs, organizations and parades. An estimated 250,000 individuals […]

All About That Bass and Treble

*Editor’s Note: Some quotations have been censored for profanity. If you constructed a list of the catchiest pop songs of 2014, you can bet that Meghan Trainor’s, “All About That Bass,” would make it into the top 5. Released by Epic Records in June, this up-beat, chart topping, radio favorite […]

Gotham: The Good. The Evil. The Beginning.

No matter the generation, we all know the legend of Batman and his many nemeses. The story of how Bruce Wayne morphed into Batman is also a tale that DC comic fans have seared into their brains. However, what happens from the time young Bruce loses his family to the […]

Ebola: What You Need To Know

Ebola, formally known as Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever, was first discovered in 1976 in parts of Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Nzara and Yambuku are more than 7,000 miles from the United States. The latest outbreak of Ebola came from the west coast of Africa in Guinea, Liberia and […]

Local Artists Recognized at Mecca Fest

Local Carrollton residents, students of the University of West Georgia and residents from surrounding counties and states all flocked to partake in the festivities that Mecca Fest had to offer this past weekend. The festival welcomed all ages and even had child friendly art projects for the younger attendees. Festivalgoers […]

Four Years: the Expectation But Not the Reality

The amount of students who graduate from typical four-year schools within the expected time frame has dropped an astonishing amount in recent years. A latest study by The Education Trust, a non-profit Washington D.C. based organization, found that less than 40% of students receive their bachelors degree within the standard […]

 

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Cheating: A Thing of the Past?

Cheating: A Thing of the Past?

Photo Credit: chalabala via Shutterstock News broke in 2008 by the Atlanta Journal Constitution that a potential cheating scandal had surfaced within the Atlanta Public School System. The investigation continued until 2011, when it was released...

 

Pride Marches On

Pride Marches On

Photo Credit: Mayra Martinez The 44th anniversary of the Atlanta Pride Festival, a 2-day event, took place on Oct. 11-12 at Piedmont Park. The Atlanta Pride Committee presented the event, which was free and open to the public. The festival consisted...

 

All About That Bass and Treble

All About That Bass and Treble

*Editor’s Note: Some quotations have been censored for profanity. Photo Credit: Epic Records If you constructed a list of the catchiest pop songs of 2014, you can bet that Meghan Trainor’s, “All About That Bass,” would make it into the...

 

College Football Rundown

The State of Mississippi Owns the Latest AP Polls The world of college football is in a state of upheaval after Mississippi State dethroned the previously number one Florida State Seminoles for the top spot in the latest Associated Press rankings....

 

FWB, DTF…WTF?

FWB, DTF…WTF?

Editor’s Note: Some words have been censored for profanity. Photo Credit: iStockPhoto.com Our generation has drastically altered society’s views on sex. It is no secret that cultures change and evolve over time, but when did calling a relationship...

 

Gotham: The Good. The Evil. The Beginning.

Gotham: The Good. The Evil. The Beginning.

Photo Credit: Fox Entertainment No matter the generation, we all know the legend of Batman and his many nemeses. The story of how Bruce Wayne morphed into Batman is also a tale that DC comic fans have seared into their brains. However, what...

 

Ebola: What You Need To Know

Ebola: What You Need To Know

Photo Credit: CDC Ebola, formally known as Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever, was first discovered in 1976 in parts of Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Nzara and Yambuku are more than 7,000 miles from the United States. The latest outbreak...

 

Local Artists Recognized at Mecca Fest

Local Artists Recognized at Mecca Fest

Photo Credit: Hilary Sigler Local Carrollton residents, students of the University of West Georgia and residents from surrounding counties and states all flocked to partake in the festivities that Mecca Fest had to offer this past weekend. The...

 

Four Years: the Expectation But Not the Reality

Four Years: the Expectation But Not the Reality

Photo Credit: Jonathan Alcorn / Reuters The amount of students who graduate from typical four-year schools within the expected time frame has dropped an astonishing amount in recent years. A latest study by The Education Trust, a non-profit...

 

Wolves Push for a Postseason

Wolves Push for a Postseason

Photo Credit: Nat Cowherd The Wolves have arrived at the midseason mark, and after six weeks, the Wolves are 5-1. For the first time in over a decade, the team is poised take a trip into the postseason. At this time last year the Wolves held...

 
 
 
 

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