UNG Reponds to Ebola

With a death toll nearing 5,000, the latest outbreak of the Ebola virus has captured the world’s attention. Many countries, especially in Africa and Latin America, have imposed outright travel bans on More »

Club Spotlight: UNG Goes Green with Environmental Club

Students at the University of North Georgia have it good. Our school is just a stone’s throw away from the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. We are lucky enough to have nature’s playground More »

MRFF Seeking to Sue UNG for Violating First Amendment

Amendment I: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of More »

Hark! Macbeth is Now Playing!

Sponsored by the University of North Georgia’s English Department and directed by professor Dr. Brian Corrigan, “Macbeth” made its debut performances the weekend of Oct. 10 – Oct. 12 at the Holly More »

SGA to Discuss Bylaw Amendments

On Oct. 20, the Student Government Association will be holding their weekly meeting at 5:30 p.m. in the ABC room in Hoag. This week’s meeting will be unique in that amendments for the More »

 

Welcome to the Friendzone

Caution: Friendzone
(photo special to Vanguard Dahlonega)

Friend zoned, your life is over. Wait, what? No. That’s a negative, Ghostrider. Today, we live in a society that devalues friendships while putting romantic relationships on a pedestal. We are taught that being friendzoned is the worst thing that

5 Things to Know: Killer Clowns, Sick Dictators and Dead Prisoners

The killer clown phenomenon has begun in France. (Photo special to Vanguard Dahlonega)

Keep up with the world this week by reading these five big stories: 1.) The Clowns are Coming Are you afraid of clowns? No? Well, you will be after reading this. Since mid-October assailants dressed as clowns have been terrorizing

Sounds From the Steeple: Lord Huron’s “Lonesome Dreams”

Lord Huron's album "Lonesome Dreams" was released in 2013. (Photo special to Vanguard Dahlonega)

In the age of autotune and electric pulses, I managed to stumble upon the hidden treasure of Lord Huron, a group of indie folk artists with a hauntingly ancient sound. They dropped onto the radar in 2013 with the release

Movie Review: “Dracula Untold”

In "Dracula Untold," the Lord Impaler receives dominion over all creature of the night. (Photo special to Vanguard Dahlonega)

For over a week, the latest reincarnation of Dracula has captured audiences from around the world, proving the lasting appeal of the classic vampire from Bram Stoker’s famous novel. This action horror film revolves around the historical origins of Romanian

16 Things to Entertain You This Halloween

A pug dressed up like a wrecking ball.
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Have a night full of scary movies, popcorn and friends. Watch all the classic Disney Halloween movies. I promise you won’t regret it. Scare the people who are supposed to scare you at haunted houses. Create your own haunted house.

New Crosswalk and Speed Bump Coming to College Circle

Half of Chow's main entrance is now blocked off by barriers set up by construction teams. A large fence and wooden structure has been placed around the area for safety precautions (Photo courtesy of Jake Chandler).

Anyone that has driven around the Drill Field recently has probably noticed the current Chow construction, the big red fence, the large wooden structure blocking half of the Chow entrance and I’m sure if you were not affected by the

Unsatisfied, but Content: The Upper Hooch

The small shoals, at low water do not provide the thrills whit eater paddlers seek. However, it is a very scenic section (Photo special to Vanguard Dahlonega).

I hadn’t been out on the water in a few weeks. Withdrawals were setting in. Christian (my go-to paddling partner) and I were itching to get out on the water. Any water. Wednesday night, the whitewater club roll practice fell

UNG Reponds to Ebola

Those at the frontlines of the disease, the health care and aid workers, have been closely monitored by various governments.

With a death toll nearing 5,000, the latest outbreak of the Ebola virus has captured the world’s attention. Many countries, especially in Africa and Latin America, have imposed outright travel bans on infected countries. So far, the U.S. government has

Club Spotlight: UNG Goes Green with Environmental Club

The Environmental Club meets at the UNG Vickery House every Monday at noon. (Photo special to Vanguard Dahlongea)

Students at the University of North Georgia have it good. Our school is just a stone’s throw away from the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. We are lucky enough to have nature’s playground as our backyard, with plenty of trails to

Video Game Review: “Hyrule Warriors”

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“The Legend of Zelda” series has kind of become like “Groundhog Day.” Every time it resurfaces it does mostly the same things with only a few variations to differentiate each game, but it’s basically still the same story and mechanics.