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No hover boards yet: 2015 CES a plethora of technology

One of the biggest technological exhibitions of the year recently wrapped up in Las Vegas, N.V. The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) was held from Jan. 6 to Jan. 9 in the Las Vegas Convention Center. CES is known for previewing some of the latest...

 

#SOTU and social media

There’s no doubt that social media is becoming the primary source of news for the majority of Americans. This proved to be a fact during President Obama’s sixth State of the Union address, which took place Jan. 20. By encouraging their users...

 

Swift shuns Spotify

Music fans are guilty of listening to their music using at least one type of the many streaming services such as Pandora, Rhapsody, SoundCloud or Spotify. So what would happen if some of your favorite artists decided to remove their music from...

 

The West Georgian is Hiring: Spring 2015

The West Georgian is Hiring: Spring 2015

The West Georgian is hiring for the for the Spring 2015 academic term.  The following positions will be available for the Spring 2015 academic term: Features Editor Circulation Manager Click the link below for a full description of each...

 

Spread the Spirit of Giving All Year Round

Every year people find the Good Samaritan within him or her and pick a shelter or soup kitchen to volunteer at through the holiday season. Giving is one of the biggest and best themes of the holidays, but why is it only during the holidays that...

 

Virtual Reality Transcends the Classroom

Virtual Reality Transcends the Classroom

Photo Credit: Aaron Allen TeachLive is the new innovative program for college students to get hands on experience with real life situations that might take place in their workplace. This technology can easily be used for any major at the University...

 

Viral Video Exposes Catcalling

For those of you unaware, find time to check out Hollaback’s Catcall video that has gained much attention in the last few weeks. This video features a young woman, whose name is not provided, walking 10 hours through the streets of New York...

 

Death with Dignity: The Right to Die

Death with Dignity: The Right to Die

Photo credits: CBS News and Tucson Citizen Life is filled with uncertainties, but one thing is definite—death. We all know it has to come one day. The scariest part is not knowing when or how it will occur. Society often represses the idea...

 

Crimes, Gang Activity On the Rise at UWG

Crimes, Gang Activity On the Rise at UWG

Photo Credit: Graddick Communications After a recent string of crimes on campus, there is growing concern among students about rising crime rates at UWG. According to UWG Police Chief Thomas Mackel, the rising crime rate is nothing to be alarmed...

 

The Object of Our Attention

The Object of Our Attention

Photo Credit: Paper Magazine She got what she asked for! Last week, Kim Kardashian made headlines as she posed fully nude for the cover of Paper magazine, an artistic, independent magazine that prides itself on running photos of “tastefully”...

 
 
 
 

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