Opinion

Stay in the Pack Wolves, Keep West: An Open Letter to the Undergrads of UWG

Stay in the Pack Wolves, Keep West: An Open Letter to the Undergrads of UWG

Photo Credit: UWG College is full of days and nights that are filled with happiness, confusion, dis­couragement and frustration. You spend countless hours studying, reviewing, holding class meetings, being involved in student organizations...

 

Christianity in a postmodern society

Our culture has made many advancements and adaptations over the last few decades. Overall there is much more “tolerance” within the culture, giving different groups of individuals the freedom and comfort to do and believe whatever they so...

 

Sailing On: Two Years at The West Georgian

Sailing On: Two Years at The West Georgian

Photo Credit: desertsea.blogspot.com Being the Advisor for The West Georgian newspaper is something of a paradox. In one way my task is to be the benevolent “guide on the side” for the editorial staff. Then again there are times when my...

 

Finals How To

With finals rapidly approaching, students may be starting to wonder where to study, what is the best way to go about preparing for finals and how they can take advantage of their time and use it wisely. Here is an easy student guide to finals...

 

Think Before You Dive Into Spring Break

As University of West Georgia (UWG) students prepare to make plans for Spring Break vacation, there are many situations that must be taken into consideration.  According to TripSmarter.com, on its Spring Break section, there will be over 1.4...

 

B.H.M: Movies, Parades, and Books

Black History Month, Feb. 1-28, is a great time for black Americans to celebrate the achievements of many historic African American legends that came before them. If you want to pay respect to these heroes, there are a variety of ways to do...

 

UWG and GSU Students Face the Ice and Snow: Class Cancellations

On the week of Feb. 10, University of West Georgia and Georgia State University students were faced with harsh weather conditions in Carrollton and the Atlanta Metropolitan area due to significant amount of ice and snow on the roads and highways....

 

Lessons Learned From “Snowmageddon” 2014

Lessons Learned From “Snowmageddon” 2014

Photo Credit: Rachel Vinson As everyone is now aware, Georgians do not really know what to do with frozen precipitation. Why should we? This stuff called snow is as foreign to us as the concept of “Hotlanta” is to the citizens of Wyoming....

 

George Zimmerman, Celebrity?

George Zimmerman, Celebrity?

Would you name a person acquitted of second-degree murder a celebrity? When thinking of celebrities, I would never name George Zimmerman, who was acquitted of second-degree murder last year in the death of Trayvon Martin. According to ABC News,...

 

Dreams of a King

Growing up, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day was always just another day, an odd Monday in January that I did not have to go to school. I by no means complained about that, but I never really understood the reason why I had the day off from school. Even...