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Video: National School Walkout

On the one month anniversary of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Fla., many Oglethorpe students joined peers in a nationwide demonstration, walking out of classrooms in protest of gun violence, and to remember the victims. Oglethorpe was founded on the principle that students should be prepared to make a life, make […]

The Tower hosts “Night of the Arts”

On Saturday, December 2, The Tower Literary Magazine hosted the biannual Night of the Arts in the TLCC Game Room. Open to any and all students and faculty, Night of the Arts—or, NoTA, as it is affectionately nicknamed—takes place once a semester and is a way for The Tower staff to highlight talents which cannot be […]

Semester-long arts celebration of Hispaniola kicks off

Hispaniola: A Celebration of Haiti and the Dominican Republic is a campus-wide, semester-long celebration of the Caribbean island. The staff of Oglethorpe University Museum of Art have partnered with faculty in French, Spanish, Music, and Theatre to present a dynamic series of lectures, films, and performances to accompany the current OUMA exhibition, all of which explore […]

Atlanta named one of country’s best theatre cities

Paste Magazine recently named the best theatre cities in the country, and to no surprise, included Atlanta on the list. Here’s what they had to say: “Yes, new tax incentives from Georgia have made Atlanta the new place to shoot blockbuster superhero movies and zombie TV shows. This is good news for everyone in the […]

Video: Urban Smash brings disc golf to campus

The Urban Smash disc golf tournament at Oglethorpe University The inaugural Urban Smash is the first disc golf even held on the campus of Oglethorpe University. Ashley Collins and the Atlanta Women’s Disc Golf Club hosted the event, which raised funds for the Piedmont School of Atlanta. Ashley Collins spends her days grooming and maintaining […]

Inspiring aspiring writers at Oglethorpe

Jessica Handler, an award-winning author and professor at Oglethorpe, is putting her professional writing connections in Atlanta to use to help aspiring student writers. Broadleaf Writers Association, based in Decatur, Ga., offered a full scholarship—open only to Oglethorpe students—to attend their two-day annual writers conference in September and to receive a one-year association membership. Applicants were […]

Sen. Johnny Isakson speaks at Oglethorpe, opens Comerford Collection exhibition

Oglethorpe welcomed Senator Johnny Isakson (GA-R) to campus for an event that celebrated national Constitution Day and connected our political past, present, and future. Senator Isakson spoke on the topic of foreign policy and officially opened the permanent exhibition of the John and Camilla Comerford Collection: Political Memorabilia (1933-2012) in the Weltner Library. The collection, donated by James and Camilla […]