Community Life in Northeast Georgia April 16, 2013 by WPPR published on 2013/04/15 10:16:57 +0000 Many throughout the centuries have witnessed and bore the sorrow and sufferings of war, but few have counted the environmental cost of war and how it affects the lives of those left to live in a war torn region for decades and sometimes centuries before seeing any plant, animal life or drinking water restored to the area. To commemorate Earth Day, Brenau Professor Dr. Gnimbin Ouattara offers insight into environmental cost of war as he shares the special story and legacy of 2004 Nobel Peace Prize recipient Wangari Maathai. Manga African Dance Company is building community connections through dance by offering a three pronged approach through entertainment, healing modality and education. Through this platform the meaning of the different West African dances all incorporated. Owner and choreographer Ramatu Afegbua-Sabbatt discusses the history and health benefits of each dance. As one of the leading private liberal colleges in the Southeast, Piedmont College alumni have garnered great recognition and awards in their fields of study. Today, we speak to Macie Rooke one of the graduating 2013 art seniors. She discusses the importance of the Capstone process.