The Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra kicked off its 41st season in August with its competitive audition process. For two weeks, more than 300 students auditioned for 120 seats in the premier youth orchestra. This year will be the first full season of the youth orchestra since the lockout of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra in 2014. […]
Actress and model Amber Rose hosted a women’s empowerment walk through her foundation — The Amber Rose Foundation — specifically dealing with the issue of slut shaming. The empowerment walk, also known as “Walk of No Shame,” was to bring awareness to the word “slut” and the damage it can do and the connotation surrounding […]
Towering in the skies, decrepit and abandoned, lies the David T. Howard School in the historic Old Fourth Ward. Atlanta’s first black mayor, Maynard Jackson, and civil rights activist, Martin Luther King, Jr., once walked the school’s halls more than 50 years ago. The David T. Howard School is expected to reopen in five years […]
Atlanta’s annual gay pride parade may not be the first event that comes to mind when you think of a place of worship but Decatur’s Oakhurst Presbyterian Church is working to change that. As church members marched down Peachtree Street last Sunday, waving rainbow flags and wielding “Love Wins” signs, the 15- person coalition was cheered […]
Teen reporter Anita Rollins covered the International Day of the Girl sponsored by the National Center for Civil and Human Rights October 10, 2015. Here are a few of the photos from the event.
Escapism, lust, and drugs: the holy trinity of Lana Del Rey’s work. But has she missed the mark with her latest release? The highly anticipated third album, “Honeymoon” dropped September 18th and Lana fanatics seem satisfied in all the right ways, except me. The first strike against the album? The cover featuring a photo […]
The AIDS Walk Atlanta & 5k Run, produced by AID Atlanta, celebrates its 25th anniversary on Oct. 18. This “rain or shine” event is one of Atlanta’s largest social gatherings held each year, with more than 5,000 walkers and runners coming out to join the journey on the road to find a cure for AIDS.
Blood, gore, rape, orgies, missing children, plot holes, and an absent Jessica Lange were all surprising features greetings viewers when the FX original series “American Horror Story” returned Wednesday night at 10. In regard to the particularly bloody premiere of the new story “American Horror Story: Hotel,” I am intrigued, but not impressed. Fans new […]
Welcome to the first peek into the new VOX Investigates Team. This semester we’re embarking upon a journey, writing articles and creating podcasts, videos and photo galleries that all speak on HIV and AIDS in Atlanta.
Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates Hispanic culture, coinciding with the national independences of Honduras, Nicaragua, Guatemala, El Salvador, and Costa Rica. Since 1968,the cultural event has been celebrated from September 15th to October 15th.