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UWG students are awarded for their accomplishments 

UWG students are awarded for their accomplishments 

The University of West Georgia rolled out the blue carpet for a special event honoring students’ accomplishments and academic success through specific departments. The 30th annual Student Achievement Awards Ceremony took place on Tuesday,...

 

SOCA: “We Are Here”

This spring UWG welcomes a new organization on campus, cleverly named SOCA, which stands for Students of Caribbean Ancestry and which also happens to be a genre of Caribbean music. “Instead of the regular Caribbean Student Association we wanted...

 

The New Home of the Braves

The New Home of the Braves

Opening day has passed and the new stadium has officially become the new home of the Braves. The Braves have christened their new home with a string of victories that they hope to continue as the season goes on. There was no doubt that controversy...

 

UWG cornerback discusses NFL Draft

West Georgia cornerback, Marcus Sayles, is ready for the NFL Draft. Sayles is currently a senior at UWG and graduates this semester on May 11. “It feels unreal to know that I am an NFL prospect,” said Sayles. “I am happy that the NFL Draft...

 

UWG Welcomes a New York Times Best Selling Author

New York Times best-selling author Joshilyn Jackson hosted a book talk in the UWG Campus Center Ballroom in which she discussed her new book The Opposite of Everyone on Wednesday, April 12 at 7:00 p.m. which included a reception and book signing....

 

Something’s in the Water: UWG Alum develops water treatment solution

Something’s in the Water: UWG Alum develops water treatment solution

A UWG Alum is pioneering environmental protection with his patented product and company, NCLEAR. The phosphorus absorbing solution was co-created by Denny Ivey, a Chemistry major from UWG. Ivey and Founder of NCLEAR Steve Odom have been working...

 

Carrollton’s MayFest 2017

Carrollton’s favorite event is back in town. MayFest will be held this year on May 6, 2017, in downtown Carrollton from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. MayFest is one of the biggest events during the year, and it is always filled with family fun. Each...

 

The Atlanta Steeplechase comes to Rome

The Annual Atlanta Steeplechase is coming to Rome, GA on Saturday, Apr 22, 2017. This unique horse race began in 1966, and has continued to carry on its traditions throughout the years. The Steeplechase is a family event, filled with different...

 

Tornado in Carrollton, Classes Still in Session

On Monday, April 3, 2017 severe weather, including thunderstorms and a tornado, passed through Carrollton and the University of West Georgia specifically. The severe weather had been predicted by major news outlets days before the weather came...

 

Marsy’s Law for All

Marsy’s Law for All is an organization whose main focus is to get Marsy’s Law passed in every state that needs it. Marsy’s Law is a crime victim protection law that was created to give rights to victims of domestic violence and...

 
 
 
 

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