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Athens Power Rankings for the Week of Sept. 29

Welcome to Athens Power Rankings. In the spirit of sports rating systems, through painstaking analysis, we rank the top movers and shakers in the Classic City each week. Who’s hot? Who’s not? Find out below.

1. Todd Gurley


2. Ross Shapiro

The Glands make their triumphant comeback at a sold-out Green Room show Saturday. But don’t worry if you didn’t get tickets—they’re playing FOR FREE on College Square at UGA’s Spotlight on the Arts festival Nov. 8! Read a Q&A with frontman Shapiro in this week’s Flagpole.

3. Jere Morehead

The Boss Dawg is finally getting rid of the university’s dirty coal boiler.

4. R.E.M.

Three years after breaking up, they’re still putting out new stuff (and old stuff).

5. Janet Geddis

Cheerfully fighting the good fight against our Amazonian overlords.