Halloween Countdown with Molly Weir: Day 14

Oct. 14  In my previous articles, I explained the history of jack-o’-lanterns, trick or treating, and costumes. However, I realized that I never explain the actual history of Halloween itself. This article will explain just that. To begin, the word “Halloween” actually means “hallowed evening.” In early European celebrations, it was known as All Hallow’s…

Colleges Against Cancer: From Awareness to Action

According to the American Cancer Society, another 1,735,350 people will be diagnosed with cancer and Another 609,640 people will die from cancer in just the United States alone. These people can be parents, grandparents, siblings, friends, or people you would’ve gotten to meet in the future. For the undiagnosed, that is another family struggle to go through…

Speakeasy’s Athens Fall Favorites

by Mackenzie Harris Supporting local businesses in Athens couldn’t be easier. With such a large range of unique shops, eateries, and attractions there’s nothing you can’t find. Of course, many  of these places always have something new to offer up. With this in mind, let’s take a look at some of our favorite things in…