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Six reasons to visit the city of Brookhaven | Atlanta Magazine

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 one of […]

One-of-a-kind political collection now on display at Oglethorpe | Reporter Newspapers Oglethorpe University now is home to thousands of pieces of political and campaign memorabilia dating back to Franklin Delano Roosevelt. The James and Camilla Comerford Collection opened Sept. 19 on the second floor of the Weltner Library after Sen. Johnny Isakson spoke at the university’s celebration of Constitution Day. Since he was a small […]

Third parties’ appeal to young voters a test for Clinton in Georgia | 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 […]

Is your university one of Georgia’s most diverse? |

From the Atlanta Journal-Constitution: A study ranks Georgia colleges by out-of-student population and income diversity. by Marin Guta How much of a cultural melting pot is your college campus? Niche, a tracking and review website, found the most diverse colleges in Georgia based on key statistics and student reviews. Analysts ranked the colleges by assessing […]

Twenty years later: Some of our own Olympic moments | The Reporter Newspapers Twenty years ago, Atlanta leaped to the center of the international sports world for a few hot summer weeks as the 1996 Olympic Games came to town. The Olympics remade the city and attracted thousands of athletes and sports fans. The Atlanta Games touched folks in Reporter Newspapers communities, too, as residents greeted the […]

Three Oglethorpe University art exhibits opening this weekend | The Reporter Newspapers The largest white bill Wood-pecker and the Willow Oak, Facsimile of original watercolor by Mark Catesby (1683-1749) Oglethorpe University Museum of Art has three exhibitions open on Saturday, July 9, at 4484 Peachtree Road, Atlanta, GA 30319. — “OUMA Collects: Recent Acquisitions 2015-2016,” runs from July 9 through Sept. 11 and will feature gifts […]

Archiving a Website for Ten Thousand Years | The Atlantic After shutting down, an online community plans to preserve its data on a micro-etched nickel plate. By Glenn Fleishman In May 1940, Thornwell Jacobs, the president of Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, dedicated a 2,000-square-foot Crypt of Civilization intended to be sealed until May 28, 8113 C.E. He picked that date as the marker of […]

Embroidery exhibit at Oglethorpe Museum is welcome winter distraction | Atlanta INtown Paper By Karen Head The winter months (even the mild winter months we often have in Atlanta) lend themselves so readily to museum visits. The new exhibition at the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art, provides not only a welcome winter distraction, but also will put visitors in mind of spring. “Nuido, The Way of Embroidery” […]