Category Archives: Entertainment

Video Game Review: ‘Persona 4 Arena Ultimax’


Sometimes there are games that are pretty much everything they could ever need to be. Sometimes there are games that nail everything they and their predecessors set out to do and you know there will never need to be a

Walker Stalker Con: A Zombie Lovers Dream Come True


“Walking Dead” fans were shocked yet again on Sunday as the second episode of season five aired. New characters, villains, and plots were introduced that left fans at the end of the episode without a leg to stand on and

Post-Midterm Madness: I Will Survive

The UNG library. (Photo special to Vanguard Dahlonega)

UNG students have completed midterms and are heading into what can be known as the longest part of the semester. Once midterms have been completed we have this span of time to try and keep up our grades until we

Dahlonega Haunts: Spirits at the Crimson Moon?

Crimson Moon Cafe is located off the Dahlonega Square. (Photo special to Vanguard Dahlonega)

Dahlonega may not seem all that creepy, save for the scarecrows, but every town has their mysteries. Have you noticed anything strange at the Crimson Moon Cafe? The Crimson Moon Cafe is established in the oldest surviving commercial building in

Dahlonega Hauntings: Mount Hope Cemetery

The famous photo taken by Madelyn Anthony in 1953 at Mount Hope Cemetery. (Photo courtesy of Dahlonega Walking Tours).

It is no secret that Dahlonega is known for its haunted history. There are many ghost stories that lure in this town, stories of accounts that have been told for years. Every small town has ghost stories and legends. This

Meditations in the Mountains: Pisgah National Forest

Surveying the Pisgah National Forest landscape (Photo courtesy of Maggie Aceto)

Some time ago, I found myself surveying the immense span of a mountain range spread out for miles around the peak of Black Balsam Knob. This was the place where, when the duties and responsibilities of the week become too

Movie Review: “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”

Chris Evans plays Captain America. (Photo special to Vanguard Dahlonega)

Personally, Captain America is my favorite superhero, so I have eagerly awaited the release of the second movie in the series, The Winter Soldier. Thanks to the riveting plot-line, this fan was not disappointed. In this latest movie, starring Chris

Book Review: Restoration Series by Terri Blackstock

Terri Blackstock's Restoration series contains four novels. (Photo special to Vanguard Dahlonega)

Terri Blackstock is a renowned American author on the New York Times Best-Selling Authors list. She has written close to 50 novels, including 8 series, a non-fiction text and 9 stand-alone novels over her 25-year career. Her writing career officially

The Golden Runway: Attack of the Clones (As Told By A Pretentious Hipster)

The Tented Leggings. (Photo special to Vanguard-Dahlonega.)

Walking across campus, I sometimes feel like I’m in an alternate reality. A gaggle of students walk past and one calls my name, and it takes a minute to figure out which person is my friend, because the group is

Video Game Review: ‘Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS’


Do you ever go to a restaurant that has a free appetizer sitting on the table while you wait for your meal? Do you ever find yourself accidentally overeating said appetizer and finding yourself too full to get excited for