Athens News Matters for March 4, 2022
This week on Athens News Matters, Athenians of both Ukrainian and Russian descent are becoming worried about friends and family as conditions worsen in Eastern Europe. A group rallied in downtown Athens to show their support for the beleaguered nation, WUGA was there to cover the story. ACC 5th District Commission candidate, Matt Pulver, joins the team to discuss the new ACC Commission maps that are now officially signed into law. According to a UGA researcher from the University of Georgia College of Public Health, where you live can affect the quality of your mental health care. After 50 years, Mercer University righted a historic wrong by putting Gwendolyn Payton's work on exhibition and awarding her the art degree she sought. After nearly two years, the Georgia Museum of Natural History reopens its doors to the public. Our panel breaks down this week in news and politics.