Category Archives: Entertainment

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.

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

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.

Video Game Review: ‘Persona 4 Arena Ultimax’

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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

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“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