Arts & Living

  • Your Atlanta Christmas event guide

    There’s so much to do in Atlanta over the holidays, we’ve curated a list of some of the most exciting attractions to visit. Stay safe and respectful as you navigate the long lines and crying [...]
  • How to pull off a successful Friendsgiving

    Like traditional familial Thanksgivings, Friendsgiving, a fusion of the words “friends” and “Thanksgiving,” is about expressing gratitude for loved ones and all the blessings that come with life. As has been emphasized during the recent [...]
  • A healthy obsession with soup

    Fall is here, rudely bleak after a bright and sweltering summer. Soup is the perfect culinary compliment to the damp drearies of fall. Economical, environmental and easy to make, soup saves time and waste like [...]
  • Libertarian Party influence in the Georgia Governor’s Election

    The prominence of the two-party system in America often obscures political positions deemed niche by major political parties. Historically, political issues such as women’s suffrage and environmental activism started out as third-party platforms. Their policies [...]
  • Flex your voting sticker

    Every election, Georgians are faced with both a task and prize: Do your civic responsibility and be awarded a glossy sign of democracy, the famous “I’m a Georgia Voter” sticker. You know the drill. Show [...]
  • Not that kind of party

    The midterm elections are all anyone can talk about. Friends, Twitter mutuals and coworkers — everyone asks if you’ve voted. And don’t think you can’t get involved because you’re a student. Student-led political groups are [...]
  • Photo Story: Did you miss Afropunk this year?

    Every year, Atlanta welcomes the “Carnival of Consciousness” that is AfroPunk. Afropunk not only redefines punk, every year expanding their community of rockers, but it creates space for important conversations around African-American people, their struggles [...]
  • Read this if you’re going to Netherworld

    Housed in a large building in Stone Mountain, Netherworld Haunted House’s new theme, The Awakened, features an impressive array of horror vignettes and tropes that are sure to scare even the most discerning spectator. The [...]
  • Get your freak on and don’t freak out

    Tricks and treats alike tramp well-heeled and cloven-hooved on Halloween. The city is crawling with fun and waiting to get into trouble. But not too much trouble, as there are still some bumps in the [...]
  • People could lose friends over Halloween treats

    It’s time to settle the dispute once and for all: Candy may be the only beacon of light remaining in this dark, desolate world, but which candy takes the cake? Scientific research has established that [...]
  • The haunted history of indie horror

    Horror films are an essential part of any Halloween tradition. Films that bring us face-to-face with ruthless serial killers or demonic infestations allow us to experience fear and terror, but at a distance that is [...]
  • Workwear is Fashion with a capital “F”

    Chore coats, carpenter pants, utility vests, carabiner-clipped keys to a nylon belt, neon safety stripes and denim, denim, denim. The on-the-job uniform has become the defacto uniform of 20-something cool guys. The only thing that’s [...]
  • Six students distinguished with crowns, sashes and applause

    Students, faculty and fans bundled up in jackets in the sparsely populated stands overlooking Georgia State Stadium’s field as the homecoming court waited for their names to be called, each hoping for the crowns, sashes [...]
  • How long until your living room TV is vertical?

    It’s 2013 and you have a video project due for school. Acting quickly after waiting until the night before, you run out and shoot all the video that morning and upload it on the family [...]
  • Is Kindr fixing Grindr’s apparent sexual racism?

    “Go back to Mexico,” “You look like you’re on drugs,” “I have a preference for light skin guys,” and “Whites only.” These quotes feature in Grindr’s most recent attempt to curb racism and hate speech [...]