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Ukraine crisis escalates as Russian troops occupy Crimea

By Zac Losey Staff Writer On Monday night, Ukrainian forces in the country’s southern peninsula of Crimea reported that Russian military is not only holding them hostage in…

Governor defends same-sex marriage ban

Governor defends same-sex marriage ban

By Zac Losey Staff Writer On Feb. 12, U.S. District Judge John G. Heyburn II issued a 23-page ruling concluding that Kentucky must recognize same-sex marriages. The ruling…

“Freedom” tour brings talent to GC

“Freedom” tour brings talent to GC

By Andrea Bellew Staff Writer   Georgetown College’s Student Abolitionist Movement (SAM) has some big plans in store. SAM is an organization committed to the eradication of modern-day…

Front Page

Student explains sustainability initiative

Student explains sustainability initiative

By Morgan Reeves Contributuing Writer The sustainability program at Georgetown College has undergone some changes…

President Greene meets with GC Fairness

President Greene meets with GC Fairness

Press Release GC Fairness As GC Fairness approaches its first anniversary on campus, 24 members…

SGA President writes open letter to campus

SGA President writes open letter to campus

By Adam Wetherington Contributing Writer The past few months at Georgetown College have been challenging…

Doc’s light will forever “shine on”

Doc’s light will forever “shine on”

By Eric Balmer Sports Editor On Friday, February 7, 2014, Dr. Ira “Jack” Vinson Birdwhistell,…

Features

Georgetown offers Spring Break mission trips

Georgetown offers Spring Break mission trips

By Cassidy Clayton Staff Writer This year, Georgetown is offering students three different alternative spring break trips. The three locations are Camden, N.J.; Louisa, Ky.; and Ecuador. The…

Benefit concert to be held during spring break

Benefit concert to be held during spring break

By Meghan Alessi Features Editor Ashley Morgan, a 2009 GC alum, is taking a year-long legal fellowship with International Justice Mission (IJM) and will be moving to Cambodia…

SENIOR SPOTLIGHT: Scott Drake

SENIOR SPOTLIGHT: Scott Drake

By Anna Meurer Opinion Editor In some ways Scott Drake seemed predestined to come to Georgetown College. A native of Lexington, Ky., he’s had a long experience with…

Opinion

The many reasons why morning people have got it right

By Anna Meurer Opinion Editor My day starts at 4-5 a.m. Why? Because I work at a barn and I have…

World’s worst bridge-builder asks for forgiveness

By Jonathan Balmer Staff Writer “Never forget that only dead fish swim with the stream,” Malcolm Muggeridge, the English satirist, journalist…

Who cares about the poor?

By Austin Fraley Staff Writer Like the lead singer of a band who tones it down halfway through the concert, I’d…