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Special education

By sixth grade, Liam Ellis was doing well enough academically to transition from special education into a mainstream classroom. But after one classroom incident related to his Asperger’s syndrome, school officials wanted to send him back to special ed. “His grades …

Dawgs with dogs

It’s a Sunday evening in November, and two dogs are playing in a parking lot. Fey is a 9-month-old black Labrador retriever, and Yukon is a 9-month-old yellow Lab. “Fey domination! Go Fey go!” says senior Sonja Price, who’s holding Fey’s …

Food network

Thousands of students flock to the UGA dining halls every day, but most go there to eat. Members of the Student Culinary Team, dressed in bright red smocks, are there to work alongside professional chefs to learn about food preparation and …