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Gentrification: Atlanta’s Displacement Game

Gentrification: Atlanta’s Displacement Game

February 14, 2019

In 2008, the housing market in the United States plummeted. A build up in subprime real estate loans caused the worst economic period in the United States sin...

Federal shutdown causes local pain

Federal shutdown causes local pain

Charlotte Spears, Co-Editor-In-Chief

January 25, 2019

For 35 days, one fourth of the federal government has been shutdown due to a dispute between Congress and the President over a spending bill allocating...

Antisemitism remains prevalent in Atlanta

Antisemitism remains prevalent in Atlanta

December 10, 2018

Robert Bowers, a 46-year-old man, walked into the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, PA, and opened fire into the weekly service. By the time Bowers was...

Georgia Governor’s race undecided as Democrats gain in the U.S. House

November 6, 2018

                    The Nation Follow the Southerner's election coverage ...

Medical innovators ease life for patients with disabilities

October 21, 2018

NEW YORK Medical innovators presented their work on technological advances for people with physical disabilities at the No Barriers Summit in New Y...

FDA demands corporate crackdown on teen Juuling

October 1, 2018

The Food and Drug Administration last month issued an ultimatum for five major e-cigarette companies mandating they come up with a solution to rampa...

Grady weighs in on who has the right to know

Grady weighs in on who has the right to know

September 26, 2018

The New York Times published a controversial and anonymous op-ed on Sept. 5. Mixed reactions surfaced after hearing it was written by a senior officia...

Juul: the new generation of nicotine addicts

Juul: the new generation of nicotine addicts

September 6, 2018

      In student-designated bathroom stalls, in the hallways, at lunch, on desks and in teenage hands, students are inhaling carcinogenic, ...

America strives for reform after Parkland shooting

America strives for reform after Parkland shooting

April 2, 2018

  The school shooting in Parkland, Fla. on Feb. 14 that left 17 students and school staff dead has sparked demands for change in gun laws by compa...

March for Our Lives

March for Our Lives

Kiki Soto

April 1, 2018

“Columbine was 19 years ago, 15 dead, 21 wounded, and many more left traumatized. And here issues the accelerating trend of school shootings.” Col...

Students march for their lives amid gun control debate

Students march for their lives amid gun control debate

March 24, 2018

It started out like a typical morning — clear blue skies and a light breeze. But for students across the U.S., Mar. 24 was monumental.  Record breaki...

Nationwide Walkout: An Interview with Cali Chalfant

Nationwide Walkout: An Interview with Cali Chalfant

March 12, 2018

  One month after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, students all over the nation plan to stage a walkout at their schools to...

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