People’s Places: Atlanta with Noah Turbes ’27

Host Rizwan Ayub ’27 is joined by Atlanta native Noah Turbes ’27 to discuss the architectural, cultural, and culinary differences between Atlanta and Amherst.

Why does Noah Turbes ’27 describe Atlanta as an “island in the South?” How do the demographics of Atlanta compare to Amherst, or even to the rest of Georgia? What are grits and why does Turbes miss them? On this episode of People’s Places, Turbes joins host Rizwan Ayub ’27 to discuss everything he loves about his hometown: Atlanta, Georgia.

Edited and produced by Andrew Rosin ’25.