Posts By: Lauren

Lauren Morgan Patrick is a native Southerner and the editor of Pretty Southern.com. She's on a mission to change the world. #LovetheSouth #GoDawgs Follow Lauren on Twitter

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June 20, 2022 Opinion

My political awakening, like so many other Americans, came in the fall of 2016 Having grown up around politics in the suburbs of Washington D.C., I’d always been the “lil liberal” of my Southern family. As a writer, I realized early on that there was power in my pen and at this keyboard. But it… Read more »

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May 15, 2022 Opinion

It feels like I need to explain myself. Some of y’all who I love dearly were a bit perplexed at how outspoken I am regarding the decision to reverse Roe v. Wade. Family and close friends know I’ve been the “little liberal” pretty much my whole life. But here’s something you don’t know… As I’ve… Read more »

Hairy Dawg UGA #GoDawgs
January 9, 2022 Sports

Once upon a time, in 2018, hearts across the Bulldog nation broke After a battle of a National Championship game in which the Dawgs led for most of playtime, Bama came back for Saban to win another one of his God-knows-how-many titles. The next morning, a rainy day in January, it felt like the entire… Read more »

uga georgia football 2021 celebration
December 2, 2021 Sports

Editor’s note: this article is contributed by Shane Vaiskauskas whose last byline I’ve Never Been Here Before was published after UGA’s SEC Championship in 2018 Rivalry week. Hate week. Bedlam week. Blood week. The final week of the college football regular season has come and gone, and with it have gone the hopes and dreams… Read more »

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September 11, 2021 Opinion

It feels like my adult life started the week of 9/11 I was 16 years old and sitting in my high school math class when the intercom came on announcing the first World Trade Center building being hit. Our teacher turned on the tv and we watched in horror as another plane barreled into the… Read more »