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Oglethorpe in the news: June 7-20

These are the best colleges in Georgia, according to a new 2019 ranking

It’s time to bring out the friendly school rivalries. ” RELATED: Two Georgia schools among America’s 50 ‘smartest colleges’ Personal finance site WalletHub just released its 2019 best colleges ranking comparing 951 of the country’s colleges and universities across seven key dimensions, such as student selectivity; cost and financing; faculty resources; campus safety; campus experience; educational outcomes and career outcomes.

Around Town: A local author re-imagines the story of Georgia’s amazing ‘Magnetic Girl’

Jessica Handler’s mother was the first to tell her about Lulu Hurst. Handler and her mother shared an interest in stories of remarkable women, so years ago, when Handler’s mother came across an article about Hurst, she emailed a copy to her daughter. The article was titled “The Feats of the Magnetic Girl Explained.”

League Champion Brookhaven Bucks Open 2019 Season Friday

BROOKHAVEN, GA — The Brookhaven Bucks begin their defense of their first-ever Sunbelt League championship on Friday, June 7, at 6:30 pm at Oglethorpe University. The Bucks open the 2019 season against the Atlanta Crackers, one of six metro Atlanta teams in the summer collegiate wooden bat league.

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