Author Archives: Deana Lightner

The Dog-Eared Page

Cover Page of "Wreck This Journal" by Keri Smith. (Photo taken by Deana Lightner).

This week’s book for “The Dog-Eared Page” is far from typical. In fact it is not a book at all; it is a journal. It is one story by one author—you. With prompts on every page, “Wreck This Journal” by

Journalist Speaks to the Horrors of Modern Slavery

Ben Skinner (photo special to The Saint)

More than 27 million men, women and children are being held against their will as slaves. Modern-day slaves can be found working as servants or concubines, as prostitutes or as field laborers. Benjamin Skinner, a journalist and senior fellow at Brandeis University who

Our Golden Eagle Band: One Magical Night

A magical performance by the talented Golden Eagle Band. (Photo taken by Deana Lightner)

On Thursday, March 29, North Georgia’s Golden Eagle band performed the show “Magick”. This performance proved that North Georgia has some impressive musical talent. As the name suggests, “Magick” is both a musical and visual exploration of all things magical:

What’s Your Guilty Pleasure?

Everyone has that one show they can’t get enough of. If it’s not on air anymore, true fans will find a way to get their fix. My “guilty pleasure” is the action-packed, edge-of-your-seat, 2001 spy show, “Alias,” and I am

‘A Crime So Monstrous': Modern Day Slavery

Benjamin Skinner's Book deals with the issue of modern day slavery. (Photo Special to The Saint).

On Monday, April 9 at 7 p.m., Benjamin Skinner will be speaking in Hoag Auditorium on the issue of modern slavery. Skinner is the author of “A Crime So Monstrous: Face to Face With Modern Day Slavery.” Although many would

Chi Alpha is Reaching Students Everywhere

On Tuesday, March 6, Chi Alpha had its interest meeting on the Promenade by the Library. Chi Alpha is a student-led campus ministries organization with a goal of creating “a community of worship, prayer, fellowship, discipleship and mission on campus.”

Saint Sounds: The Fray’s “Scars and Stories”

The Fray, a band that started out small in Denver, has released their fourth full length album, “Scars and Stories,” selling more than 87,000 copies within the first week. Their repetitive sound, technique and style used in their old albums

Go Red For Women: The Fight To Save Lives

On Friday, Feb. 24,Gamma Sigma Sigma sponsored the Go Red for Women Event with the American Heart Association. The event revealed things about heart disease that many women don’t know. Heart disease is the number one killer of American women,

Saint Sounds: Lamb of God’s “Resolution”

Heavy metal band Lamb of God has a new album,  “Resolution,” and fans are sure to be pleased with the musicianship and raw metal sound that Lamb of God delivers with each album released. “Resolution,” released on Jan. 24, is

The Pell Grant

At North Georgia, only a small portion of the student population has the Pell grant but those who do rely heavily on it to graduate. The Pell Grant cuts that will go into effect July 1 of this year will