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Domestic Violence

By: Johanna Zimmerman   After a student was murdered by her boyfriend near the GPC Newton campus last year Lieutenant Kimberly Ware decided to hold domestic violence seminars at all of GPC’s campuses to get people to start talking about the issue. “That really bothered me.” Lieutenant Ware said of …

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GPC Self-recruit

by: Will Hess     Ashley Robinson was a highly touted recruit coming out of high school in 2009. The 6-foot forward played basketball at Millington Central High School outside of Memphis, Tennessee. GPC’s Head Coach James Waldon should be thrilled to have a player whom “Commercial Appeal” twice named …

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Push or be pushed?

by: David Schick   October marked the sixth annual Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights National Bullying Prevention Month, which is a campaign that aims to promote an awareness of the devastating effects of bullying.   In the past, PACER viewed bullying as “a childhood rite of passage,” but has …

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Overpriced or just right?

by: David Schick   It’s no secret that students think Campus Café is overpriced. Recently the Clarkston Student Government Association voiced concerns and had a discussion with GPC’s associate director of auxiliary services Barbara Brooks and Campus Café’s director of operations Rahul Patel. “Is there anything in the contract that …

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Transparency woes: SGA/Administration timeline

September SGA closes meetings during deliberation and voting, preventing students from observing their decisions. The practice is defended as “tradition.” Additionally, Newton SGA also held closed meetings after the initial meetings, which they called “pulling the shade.” They would later change the term to “executive session.” October Student Life directors …

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Tricoli working to release records

After a lengthy battle over transparency, GPC President Dr. Anthony Tricoli is moving to fix the college’s open meeting and open records policy. Tricoli expressed his disagreement with The Collegian’s charge of the administration’s violation of the law at the 2011 Student Leadership Conference. He said the administration did not …

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