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Texting, Talking & Totally Ignoring You

By Troi Charity Students admiration for technology cues conversation about how mobile devices and tablets may be compromising the well-being of relationships. Some students confessed that their partners have used their smartphones during a serious conversations. “When I’m talking to her she’s on Instagram worried about how many likes she gets,” said GPC student Demarius Terrell.  While it may be easy …

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Is the NBA too soft?

By Veejai Ashby   In the world we live in today there are many huge changes that occur for the better. However, there is one change that really grinds my grits and that’s how soft the NBA has become in the recent decade. Now in the days of Larry Legend, Charles Oakley and The Bad Boy Pistons, the …

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Board of Regents entrust budget committee to distribute SAF funds

By Omar Nelson   In lieu of recent budget cuts from the last fiscal year, GPC’s Student Activity Budget Fee Association was entrusted $832,040 on Feb. 1 with instructions from the Board of Regents to allocate it adequately to all of GPC student activities. The hearings are to openly discuss how the money will be allotted. $624,030 was chosen for recommendation. The money …

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Fifty Shades of Shoot Me Now

By Katherine Kerfoot   Dear Ms. Mitchell (or Ms. James, if you prefer), Thank you for submitting your manuscript “Fifty Shades of Grey” to Dewey, Cheatum & Howe Publishing Company. After much deliberation, we regret to inform you we will not be publishing your book. As we see ourselves as …

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Rembering Aaron Swartz

By Sergio Jewell   On Jan., 11 2013, Aaron Swartz was found dead in his apartment in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. “Aaron did more than almost anyone to make the Internet a thriving ecosystem for open knowledge and keep it that way”, wrote Peter Eckersley, founder of non-profit digital rights group …

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Jaguars battle the clock for a timely win

By Milly Beccera The Georgia Perimeter College Jaguars faced the Georgia Highland College Chargers on Wednesday Feb. 6 at Decatur campus. The Chargers who are 0-14 in the NJCAA region hungered for their first victory of the season putting up a battle for the Jaguars. Jaguars began the game leading …

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