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Color spots brighten hallways

Color spots brighten hallways

February 3, 2012

  Alix Youngblood   Grady students create a racially, socially and economically diverse wave of people as they bustle down the h...

Facebook: ‘truth serum’ for students or convenient tool for classwork, assignments?

Facebook: ‘truth serum’ for students or convenient tool for classwork, assignments?

Sammi Dean

February 3, 2012

When John Grant goes to schools to talk to students and staff about Facebook, he begins with a single question: “Can anybody think of anything good that w...

Local photographer focuses on future after exhibit

Local photographer focuses on future after exhibit

December 9, 2011

  By Lucy Leonard We stood in the corner of the photography exhibit, alternating between standing on our toes and on our heels. “Click, ...

Developers to turn landmark into Ponce City Market

Developers to turn landmark into Ponce City Market

December 9, 2011

In the spring of 2014, a center for commerce, retail and housing will emerge out of the old City Hall East building, located on Ponce de Leon Avenue just a few blocks from Grady. Jamestown Properties and Green St...

Rowling reinvents Hogwarts online

The Southerner

October 31, 2011

Claire Hasson, Nexus Magazine Alex Wolfe was tired as she prepared to turn off her computer and go to bed. As she began to log out of her email, however, something caught the sophmore’s eye. One new message had just appeared in her inbox. Curiously, she looked to the subject line and suddenly her exhaustion vanished. “I saw the word Pottermore, and I think I screamed,”...

They’ve got the Magic in them

Olivia Kleinman

October 24, 2011

  Current trading card games, like Magic: The Gathering, have put a spin on the centuries-old card games of our great-great-grandparents’ generations. Similar to traditional card games, Magic requires creativity and quick-thinking to devise winning strategies. This game diverges from conventional games by creating a different world as its setting and places the player...

Fernbank exhibit sheds light on Darwin discoveries

The Southerner

October 24, 2011

By Hunter Rust Transmutation is the act or process of transforming in appearance, nature or form. Better known today as evolution, transmutation is the term Charles Darwin used to describe the relationship between every living organism around us. And it was with those words that Darwin changed the scientific world forever. In the new exhibit at Fernbank Museum of Natural...

Rowling reinvents Hogwarts online

The Southerner

October 2, 2011

By Claire Hassan, Written for Nexus Alex Wolfe was tired as she prepared to turn off her computer and go to bed. As she began to log out of her email, however, something caught the sophmore’s eye. One new message had just appeared in her inbox. Curiously, she looked to the subject line and suddenly her exhaustion vanished. “I saw the word Pottermore, and I think I...

Gaga glows at Gwinnett

The Southerner

May 11, 2011

By Gabrielle Siegel There were rhinestone bras. There were chains. There was glitter. There were multicolored lights, smoke, fake blood and fire. And then there was Gaga. For those going to see Lady Gaga’s Monster Ball Tour, the usual dull Monday night was anything but. On April 18, thousands of fans flocked to the Gwinnett Arena, mobbing the building before security...

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