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Time Travelers | Art in America

From Art in America By Michael McCanne In 1936, with the clouds of war rising in Europe, Thornwell Jacobs, president of Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, set about to create a record of human progress thus far, sealed in a room so future civilizations could understand what life was like in the mid-twentieth century. He is […]

New Atlas Obscura book features Oglethorpe’s Crypt of Civilization

Oglethorpe’s famous Crypt of Civilization, sealed in 1940 and not to be opened until 8113, is featured in the new book version of AtlasObscura.com, a popular site that is a friendly tour-guide to the world’s most curious and wondrous places. Created by Joshua Foer, Dylan Thuras and Ella Morton, the book Atlas Obscura: The Explorer’s Guide to the […]

Six reasons to visit the city of Brookhaven | Atlanta Magazine

www.atlantamagazine.com/travel/six-reasons-visit-city-brookhaven/   October 4, 2016 | Jennifer Senator Located between Buckhead and the I-285 perimeter, Brookhaven is one of the metro area’s newest cities (officially designated in 2012). With sprawling parks, historic neighborhoods, plentiful dining and shopping options, a thriving farmer’s market, and easy pedestrian access via the Brookhaven/Oglethorpe MARTA station, this ITP enclave is […]

Third Parties’ Appeal to Young Voters a Test for Clinton in Georgia | AJC.com

www.myajc.com/news/news/state-regional-govt-politics/third-parties-appeal-to-young-voters-a-test-for-cl/nsbyf/ By Greg Bluestein – The Atlanta Journal-Constitution The Oglethorpe University library was packed this week with students and faculty who peppered Republican U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson with questions about the presidential election. And standing near the back of the room, a 21-year-old student seemed particularly squeamish about his choices. “I’m hesitant about the election. It’s […]