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The Student Media Site of Georgia College & State University

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The Colonnade

The Colonnade is Georgia College and State University’s award-winning student newspaper. We are student run and aim to provide with you accurate, timely and informative stories regarding the Georgia College community.

Officer involved shootings in GA is a rising problem

Officer involved shootings in GA is a rising problem

Lily Pruitt, Assistant News Editor September 28, 2022

Georgia was ranked number 3 out of US states for killings of law enforcement in 2021, which was tied with Florida for the number 2 ranking. On September 2nd, an officer in Baldwin County was involved in...

GCs rising mental illness

GC’s rising mental illness

Drew Oldham, Contributing Writer September 28, 2022

It has been concluded in recent studies and by the CDC and WHO that mental health disorders are increasing in prevalence among college-aged students. The results concluded that over 60% of the college...

The Governors Mansion renovations

The Governor’s Mansion renovations

Emily Williams, Contributing Writer September 28, 2022

The Governor’s Mansion recently received a spike in interest as scaffolding encompassed the building and the construction noise echoed through front campus; speculation murmured throughout campus about...

Post Roe for college students

Post Roe for college students

Jennifer Crider, A&L Editor September 28, 2022

The Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade in June 2022 putting the right to abortion in states’ hands allowing them the decision of the amount of access women should have to preventative healthcare. While...

Thunder Coalition helping food accessibility at GC

Thunder Coalition helping food accessibility at GC

Cara Radosevich, Staff Writer September 28, 2022

According to a study done in 2018 by the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute, 37 percent of college students in GA deal with food insecurity, identified in research by the Hope Center for College, Community...

Morning Grind opens

Morning Grind opens

Annie Roper, Staff Writer September 28, 2022

Morning Grind, conveniently located on the corner of North Columbia and West Montgomery, began renovations in August. The shop is tentatively set to open on Oct. 13.   With chilly Milledgeville mornings...

Freshman check-in

Freshman check-in

Kate Verity, Contributing Writer September 28, 2022

It has been over a month since GC’s class of 2026 moved into Milledgeville. The new freshmen were easily identifiable for the first few weeks. They were the students getting lost in Herty Hall, trying...

Reviving the summer blockbuster in the age of streaming

Reviving the summer blockbuster in the age of streaming

Cale Strickland, Staff Writer September 28, 2022

Prior to the pandemic, summer was a blessing for the domestic box office, as closed schools and blistering temperatures were enough to bring audiences into the air-conditioned auditoriums of the nation’s...

GC senior Dani Mathis teaches her classroom

Life in the teaching cohort

Ridgley Fenters, Contributing Writer September 28, 2022

Students in the education cohort are expected to teach in a classroom as well as attend classes every week. Every minute of the day for students in the education cohort counts. Most students start their...

Fictional characters impact on my life

Fictional characters’ impact on my life

Hannah Adams, Assistant Opinion Editor September 28, 2022

For most people, there have been at least one or two fictional characters that influenced them at a young age. Whether it be aspects such as looks, personality, fashion or just overall demeanor, something...

Freshman 15

Freshman 15

Abigayle Allen, Opinion Editor September 28, 2022

~TRIGGER WARNING: BODY IMAGE AND EATING DISORDERS~ Growing up in a social media fueled generation allows many young people to be riddled with comparison at every turn. This is especially true when speaking...

#BeReal or #BeFake?

#BeReal or #BeFake?

Abigayle Allen, Opinion Editor September 28, 2022

I grew up in a small town, meaning there was little left to the imagination when finding out about each other's whereabouts or daily activities. After high school, my friends and I all dispersed and keeping...

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