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Ice skating at the Macon Centreplex

Ice skating at the Macon Centreplex

Meg Oldham, Contributing Writer

February 14, 2019


Filed under A&E, Audiograms, EngageCCJ, Lifestyle, Local

During winter the Macon Centreplex opens its doors to the public for the opportunity to ice skate on the Macon Mayhem hockey ice. "Me and my friends try to come once, twice a year when it's open," Central High School senior Ashton Smith said. For more information about ice skating at the Macon...

Downtown record store ‘just here trying to get music into people’s hands’

Downtown record store ‘just here trying to get music into people’s hands’

James Yoo, Contributing Writer

February 14, 2019


Filed under A&E, Audiograms, EngageCCJ, Lifestyle, Local

Tucked away on the corner of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Cherry Street Lane is a little hole-in-the-wall record store. From the outside, it does not look much. It’s on the corner of an ancient building with its windows bombarded with stickers and obscure artwork that reminds anyone who is...

Galentine’s Day songs that Leslie Knope herself would listen to

Galentine’s Day songs that Leslie Knope herself would listen to

Laurel Huster, Contributing Writer

February 11, 2019


Filed under A&E, EngageCCJ, Lifestyle, Local, Playlists

These girl power hits will put you in the mood to celebrate Galentine's Day on Feb. 13. Have a dance party and make waffles with your friends. It's what Leslie Knope would want you to do.

Songs about love: A playlist for your Valentine’s Day

Songs about love: A playlist for your Valentine’s Day

Aliyah Dorsey, Contributing Writer

February 11, 2019


Filed under A&E, EngageCCJ, Lifestyle, Local, Playlists

This playlist will show the people in your life just how much you adore them. All of these songs are made to bring the special people in your life to mind and give you that warm, fuzzy feeling. So, take a listen and have a lovely Valentine's Day.

9 movies to watch on Netflix this Valentine’s Day

9 movies to watch on Netflix this Valentine’s Day

Laurel Huster, Contributing Writer

February 11, 2019


Filed under A&E, EngageCCJ, Lifestyle, Lists, Local

Valentine’s Day is almost here! Whether you are looking forward to it or dreading it, the heart-shaped candy boxes and teddy bears are unavoidable. No matter what your relationship status is, spend your Valentine’s Day with Netflix this year. Here are three categories of movies to watch with your friends, ...

Do you recognize these ‘Fortnite’ sounds?

Do you recognize these ‘Fortnite’ sounds?

Lindsey Farni, Contributing Writer

February 9, 2019


Filed under A&E, Audiograms, EngageCCJ, Local

Sound familiar? Millions are playing this game and the skins, sounds and weapons are becoming more popular everyday. “Fortnite” has dozens of unique and iconic sounds. Do you recognize any of them?

Seven ways to improve your relationship, according to John Gray, Ph.D.

Seven ways to improve your relationship, according to John Gray, Ph.D.

Lindsey Farni, Contributing Writer

February 4, 2019


Filed under A&E, EngageCCJ, Lifestyle, Lists, Local

Not everyone loves unsolicited relationship advice. Reading about how to improve the perfect, or maybe not so perfect relationship between you and your significant other is probably not the first thing you click when scrolling through your newsfeed. Although you may have read your share of quick tips a...

Seven places to get the best wings in Macon

Seven places to get the best wings in Macon

Cheyenne Hines, Contributing Writer

February 4, 2019


Filed under A&E, EngageCCJ, Food, Lifestyle, Lists, Local

When I was younger, I didn’t appreciate a good chicken wing. Now that I’m older, I’m making up for lost time by eating at as many wing restaurants in Macon as possible. During my journey, I have discovered that some eateries remain superior to others. I’ve listed my top seven favorite wing rest...

Five places to enjoy late-night activities in Macon

Five places to enjoy late-night activities in Macon

Shaila Warren, Contributing Writer

February 4, 2019


Filed under A&E, EngageCCJ, Lifestyle, Lists, Local

Downtown Macon is full of exciting, fun things to do during the day. Macon’s nightlife is just as vibrant. There are places to socialize, dance and eat. Here is a list of five late-night activities right here in downtown Macon for all of you night owls.   1. Just Tap’d Looking for a chill, yet ...

Top 5: The Book was Better

Top 5: The Book was Better

Skye Crump, Contributing Writer

February 3, 2019


Filed under A&E, EngageCCJ, Lifestyle, Lists, Local

It’s typical of people to be more critical of movies and shows based on books than they normally would have otherwise. Sometimes it’s with good reason. This a list of the top five books that were poorly made when transferred to screen. 1. “Shadowhunters” Cassandra Clare’s best-selling series “The Mort...

Seven reasons why driving in Macon is terrifying

Seven reasons why driving in Macon is terrifying

James Yoo, Contributing Writer

February 3, 2019


Filed under A&E, EngageCCJ, Lifestyle, Lists, Local

1. Wheel shattering potholes Potholes are dotted all over the roads of Macon. The intersection of Pio Nono Avenue and Eisenhower Parkway arguably being the most notorious for being a minefield of potholes. Let your guard down and you might end up with a busted tire and a shattered spine. via GIPH...

Five memes every parent needs to send to their kids

Five memes every parent needs to send to their kids

Sam Jacobs, Contributing Writer

February 2, 2019


Filed under A&E, EngageCCJ, Lifestyle, Lists, Local

Until recently, my parents had no clue what the word meme even meant. One day my dad started sending me grumpy cat memes. Needless to say, I was embarrassed by his lack of knowledge about modern memes. This list will help you step up your game and further embarrass your children. 1. Keyboard Cat ...

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