Arts & Leisure Weekly News
September 14, 2011 by Lilly Workneh
Nature Unites Us All
Nature brought them together – reads the lead of a Red & Black article reporting on The Athens Nature Writers Group. The group is relatively new and unites all environmentalists, writers, naturalists, artists and photographers to discuss and express their role and love for nature.
High School Writers Volunteer to Publish Magazines
The student staff of “Odyssey”, the award-winning publication at Clarke Central High School, is just as dedicated to writing as they are to fundraising money to publish several magazines throughout the school year. Athens Patch reports that close to two-dozen students volunteered during the past game against South Carolina and plan to volunteer at all six home games and earn approximately $8,000 this season.
New Fight Song May Help to End Losing Streak
Dodd Ferrelle, a local musician, has created a new fight song with hopes to engage more Georgia football fans and encourage the team to earn a better performance track. Ferrelle has created the song and handed it over to professionals at the Music Business Program to aid in some of the more technical matters, reports the Red & Black.
Gamedays Become Cleaner
Littering has been kept to a minimum during the avid tailgating prior to the football matches and gameday fans have kept the campus clean, and some have recycled. “I thought the crowds were well-behaved and considerate of their surroundings,” said George Stafford, the UGA official who oversees the tailgating scene, to the Athens-Banner Herald website, Online Athens.
Grady Students Lead the College as Ambassadors
Twenty-six Grady College students applied, interviewed and were selected as ambassadors to lead the college as representatives across an array of majors. They will serve as student resources, help host many of the Grady events and enhance the image of the college to those at the University of Georgia and beyond, reports the Grady College website.