What is cool about Augusta?

Judging by reader comments, Georgia Health Sciences University President Ricardo Azziz seems to have hit a nerve when he suggested Augusta lacks a “cool factor” that makes it harder to recruit young researchers.

Some agreed that Augusta is dullsville and lacks events for young people, and others said the city is happening and has plenty to offer. You tell us: What is cool about Augusta? Or what would raise Augusta’s coolness quotient? E-mail reporter Meg Mirshak at meg.mirshak@augustachronicle.com or call her at (706) 823-3228. The deadline for submissions is noon Friday.

Augusta lacks 'cool factor' for recruits, Azziz says