Arts & Living

  • Self-isolation and second-hand clothes shopping

    The fashion industry began to pick up speed in the 1960s, reaching its peak four decades later in the 2000s. Retailers like Wet Seal, Forever 21 and Charlotte Russe began popping up in malls, launching [...]
  • Homeschooling with twice the amount of students

    Elementary school shutdowns in Atlanta will require parents to assist their kids with the new online learning systems. Georgia State alumna Leah Longoria is a high school English teacher and a mother of three. Because [...]
  • Let’s show Mother Nature some love

    The sun is shining, birds are chirping, but everyone is inside. Amid COVID-19, it can be difficult to think about anything other than the pandemic. Luckily, Mother Nature is here to help. This year marks [...]
  • The fight to save Atlanta’s oldest park

    Just south of I-20 sits an oasis in the city. Rolling hills, bike paths, massive trees and playgrounds usher in people of all ages and backgrounds to the Grant Park neighborhood. But despite the park [...]
  • Green thumbs welcome at the Mix

    Georgia State students still living downtown amid the coronavirus pandemic are buying plants to stay in touch with nature. Gov. Brian Kemp recently extended Georgia’s shelter-in-place order to the end of April, allowing only essential [...]
  • Five things to do in quarantine that aren’t reading or cleaning

    Here it is: what feels like day 147 of social distancing is just the third or fourth week of self-quarantine. The past few weeks were excruciating for many, and the hibernation stations, also known as [...]
  • The show must go on

    For the past month, COVID-19 has taken its toll on Atlanta, the U.S. and the entire world. Amid tragic deaths of loved ones, shelter-in-place orders and ravaged grocery stores, most people are trying to cope [...]
  • Coronavirus puts local productions at a standstill

    The COVID-19 pandemic has paused work on many projects within the entertainment industry. As a growing hub for film and television production, Atlanta has been especially impacted by this sudden lack of work. Actors, crew [...]
  • ‘Mystic rhythms under city lights’

    Chad Andrews was fidgety as a child, and he found it hard to pay attention. Often, his mother would come into his room to see him tapping and hitting furniture to pacify his hyperactivity. Hoping [...]
  • Balancing homework and entrepreneurial ventures

    Being a full-time student is hard enough, but being a student entrepreneur adds an extra layer of stress. Many college students have a “side hustle” while they are in school for a few reasons: to [...]
  • Meet Georgia State panther Evan Malbrough

    On March 9, Georgia State hosted the first student-run polling location on a college campus in American history because one Georgia State Panther decided to take the right to vote into his own hands — [...]
  • The magical world of Atlanta witches

    Atlanta is home to a wide array of cultures and religions, and in recent years, witchcraft has grown among these. All around Atlanta and in other cities across the South, people have united to practice [...]
  • TikTok-ing around Campus

    TikTok has become one of the most popular social media services, with over 1.5 billion downloads on the App Store and Google and 800 million monthly users. The app once most famous for its lip-syncing [...]
  • To do or not to do? Staying productive in quarantine

    Historically, intellectuals of all categories were known to produce some of their best work during a plague. Shakespeare supposedly wrote three plays while in quarantine during the bubonic plague. Writers, historians and regular students used [...]
  • Making their vote count

    As the newly postponed Georgia primary election on May 19 approaches, the Georgia State community is gathering information and evaluating their own beliefs in preparation to cast their votes. Many underclassmen, such as dual enrollment [...]