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Gullah Excursion Sells Out

By Ricky Riley – Managing Editor The Gullah Islands were once home to former slaves from the west African coastal countries of Senegal and Sierra Leone. The islanders lived there for generations without contact or interaction from the main land USA. Their unique culture still remains largely intact. The Second …

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Queens crown Earth Day

By Ricky Riley and Kari Sanders – Collegian Staff Members of the Triangle Club strutted their stuff down the catwalk, showcasing organic fashion for the Earth Day celebration on Clarkston campus. Sponsored by the Earth Club, they hosted a day full of events centered around Earth Day 2011. This year’s …

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Profile – African Students Association

By Ricky Riley – Managing Editor “Africa is not always what you see,” said Chidinma Udokoro, president of the African Students Association. “There is beauty.” ASA has partnered with Amnesty International  to participate in the new Africans in the Diaspora Group, focusing on protesting all human rights abuse in Africa. …

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SGA Grants Funds for Gym Upgrades

By Ricky Riley – Managing Editor Clarkston Health, Wellness and Recreation have $35,690 to upgrade old equipment. “Sometimes I would have to spend up to $1,000 out of our budget on treadmill maintenance [alone],” said Coordinator of Health, Wellness and Recreation Robert Edwards. “We only have a boom box for …

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Saving the victims of trafficking

By Ricky Riley – Clarkston Managing Editor “Sex Trafficking is a $33 billion industry”, said Wellspring Living Counselor Christine Owens. “Atlanta has been the number one hot spot for sex trafficking for years.” On March 30 , Sec. Patience Shepard and Clarkston SGA hosted Wellspring Living to inform students about …

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Meet the 2011 – 2012 SGA

Six SGA members talk with The Collegian about what they want to accomplish in the coming academic year. By Antonio Garay, Victoria Healy, Ricky Riley and Chris Schultz – Collegian Staff Clarkston President Johnny Le { Wants more collaboration between JAG (Jaguar Activity Group) and to make GPC a better …

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The Drag Show

The first ever Drag Show was held on April 21st on Clarkston campus. The Earth Club, Aids Atlanta, and the Tri-Angle Club was all there to spread the mesage of tolerance and respect for Gay and Lesbian people as well as promote environmetal perservation. Over a hundred students came out to watch performers …

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Race: A Discussion

By Louisa Owuor, Ricky Riley and Kari Sanders – Clarkston Staff The leadership Academy hosted a panel discussion on race and culture. It feature students from different cultures. Student Organizations such as Hispanic Connection , SOCA, HAP Club, and the Ethiopian Students Association were active. Topics ranged from inter-racial relationships, …

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Battle of the Clubs

By Ricky Riley -Managing Editor All the major Clarkston clubs came to duke it out and take home the title of being the best club. The Japan Society, HAP club, SOCA, International Students, Ethiopian Club, African Students Association, and others were all present. For more on spring fling look out for the in …

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Spring Fling Pool Party

Day three of Spring Fling was a wild ride on Clarkston campus. Students from all walks of life came together to let off steam before finals. The Clarkston SGA and JAG Activity Programming Board hosted the Spring Fling Pool Party. For more details on Spring Fling, check out the full …

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