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Alumni Spotlight: Ashley Copeland

Alumni Spotlight: Ashley Copeland

With a new school year in full swing, the University of West Georgia has seen many changes in a short period of time. One of these changes includes several new staff members at The West Georgian. In April 2014, Ashley Copeland relinquished her...

 

Buckets of Money Raised for ALS

Buckets of Money Raised for ALS

Photo Credit: UWG Between July 29 and Aug. 29, the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has raised $100.9 million for research in the causes and treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. During the same period last...

 

Lipstick, Selfies, and Facebook: Awareness for Sickle Cell

Lipstick, Selfies, and Facebook: Awareness for Sickle Cell

Photo Credit: Brittini Sumlin Although people in the month of September bring awareness to childhood obesity and ovarian cancer, they also bring awareness to sickle cell. This disease is not only found in African-Americans, but in other races...

 

The smoke has cleared at UWG

The smoke has cleared at UWG

Photo Credit: UWG   On Aug. 1, the University of West Georgia, along with every other college within the University System of Georgia, became a tobacco-free campus. This means it is now against the rules for students, faculty, staff and...

 

UWG Alumnus Aims High, Lands Dream Job with ESPN

UWG Alumnus Aims High, Lands Dream Job with ESPN

Working in the sports entertainment industry is considered to be a dream job by young males around the country.  Many of them fantasize about become a professional athlete or even an announcer for televised games.  One UWG graduate followed...

 

The Big Event

On April 12, the University of West Georgia, UWG, hosted its first big event. The Big Event is one of the largest, one-day, student run service projects in the nation. This event is catered to community service, not just on campus but also in...

 

Randy Cross: A Football Life

He stands in the huddle at 6’3″ and weighing 250lbs, but he is agile, fast and quick for a person of his stature. The crowd is going crazy in the Rose Bowl and he, along with the rest of the offense can barely hear the quarterback...

 

National Walking Day

NATIONAL WALKING DAY  The community of UWG tied up their shoes strings and prepared to go for a walk on a nice day. This particular annual walk was not just any walk but a walk for a good cause. The Wolf Wellness program here at the University...

 

The Greek Corner Celebrates its One Year Anniversary

The Greek Corner Celebrates its One Year Anniversary

Photo Credit: Tray Lowery Don’t let the size fool you. On the corner of a little string of stores on Maple Street sits a gem waiting to be re-discovered. The Greek Corner: The Authentic Cultural Eating Place celebrated its one year anniversary...

 

Relay for Life

Relay for Life

Photo Credit: Hannah Lewis The University of West Georgia (UWG) Relay for Life was held April 4 in the HPE gym on campus. This year, UWG had 30 teams register and brought in $9,274 and continues to receive donations. “We are still getting...

 
 
 
 

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