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Are Online Classes the Right For You?

By Amanda Cinquemani   As the importance and convenience of technology increases in today’s society, the trend of online education also needs to be considered. Georgia Perimeter College understands the importance of offering the option of online education, and according to GPC’s website, we are the largest online program in the …

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How Starting a Small Business Can Help

By Charlene Bowden College has always been a place to prepare individuals for society, but mainly for the workplace. Most students attend with the goal of starting a career in their desired fields of study.  However, rapid changes in the economy, not to mention government shutdowns, have made it necessary …

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GPC’s New Ping-Pong Champion

By Tammy Le Computer science major Nawar Alquadhy is one step closer to accomplishing his dream after winning a Ping-Pong tournament Oct. 24 on the Clarkston campus. Playing since he was 15, Alwadhy has loved the sport since he was a child and is hoping to go to state and …

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Active Solutions Panel on Clarkston

By Troi Charity The Leadership Academy, Criminal Justice club and African American Students Association present, “Death of Silence” a panel discussion to find active solutions to end racial discrimination in the criminal justice system. “We want this event to focus on forward thinking solutions,” said Anthony Smith, president of Leadership …

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Your Planet Needs You

Keep It Green

Earth.  La Terre.  La Tierra.  Erde.  Every language has a word for the planet we all live on.  But, believe it or not, our planet needs our help. Despite what some conservative religious people say, global warming exists.  So do poaching, overfishing, and dying coral.  However, even though humans created …

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A call that changed her world

By Stormy Kage In the middle of Newton’s GPC parking lot, sophomore and mother of three Alecia Francis, 37, received an unexpected phone call that changed her life. It was early October 2011, during midterms, when Francis’s doctor told her she was diagnosed with Stage II Breast Cancer, an invasive …

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