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Author Kristen Ellingboe

  • Kristen Ellingboe

    News Intern

    Originally from Albuquerque, New Mexico, Kristen is a senior at Emory University majoring in Journalism and Political Science.


Atlanta as a college town?

Two metro-area students explain why this term should be among Atlanta's synonyms

When you think of metro Atlanta, many things may come to mind. Capital of the New South, for example. Or worst place to be a Pepsi fan. “College town” probably isn’t on your list. But the area’s 6 million residents include more than 250,000 college students, according to the Atlanta Regional Council for Higher Education. Each year this quarter-million-strong cohort studies at one of the metro area’s fifty-seven colleges and universities. Read More

What are you doing this weekend? January 23-26

Relax with cold beer, hot bands, country music, and … Downton Abbey

No matter if your beverage of choice is craft beer or English tea or if you spend your time jamming to folksy guitars or percussion beats, there’s a little something for every taste on this last weekend of January. Read More

What are you doing this weekend? January 16-20

Honoring Dr. King, Pro Bull Riders, beekeeping, and more

What are you doing this weekend? January 9-12

Monster trucks and more

Atlanta, we’re not gonna lie, it’s been a rough week. Tuesday’s iceberg temps froze us to the core, and the idea of leaving the house in that nonsense? Forget about it. But the temps are back on the rise now that the weekend is finally upon us. If you’re going a little stir-crazy, here are a few ideas to get you out and about again. Read More

What are you doing this weekend? December 6 - 8

The holiday season brings tours galore. Also dogs on parade and a beloved ballet.

Apparently ’tis the season of organized strolls—and runs. December’s arrival brings hot cocoa, festive light displays, and organized walks through other people’s homes. And given the crazy weather of the past week, it’s good to know that not all these events are outdoors. Read More