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MARTA changes ask for more change

by: Tejai Henry   If you do not live in the city of Atlanta, do not expect to ride the MARTA. Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) has made significant cuts to their bus routes. These cuts have inconvenienced many commuters who rely heavily on MARTA. Along with the cuts, …

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Drinking the history of St. Patricks day

By Mallory Blount Saint Patrick’s day is just around the corner. Though modernly associated with leprechauns and pots of gold, the day historically dates back to fourth century Ireland and was intended to be a celebration of the spread of Christianity. St. Patrick was born in Britain in 387 A.D. …

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Black and proud

By Tejai Henry   February happens to be just another month for many Americans, but to African Americans, Black History Month is a month of celebration. Black History Month recognizes the struggles many had to face to achieve the freedom we have today. Struggles such as disparity, mistreatment, cruelty, segregation, …

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Outstanding Alpharetta Professors: Adam Stone

By Mallory Blount   Though Alpharetta has many fascinating professors, a few stand out from the rest. Among these stands Adam Stone, an Associate Professor in Political Science. In addition to writing several published academic articles, Stone has been published in the AJC and Gwinnett Daily Post. He has also …

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A month of celebration turns tragic

By: Tejai Henry   Although the month of February is a month of celebration, this year it happens to be a month of tragedy. Recently losing two get African Americans who made great contributions to black history; R&B singer Whitney Huston and Soul Train host/producer Don Cornelius. Donald Cortez “Don” …

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Trying to “Beautify”

By Tejai Henry   SGA are on the move to make aesthetic changes around GPC Alpharetta. The project entitled “The Beautification Project” is designed to improve the everyday look around Alpharetta campus. Some of the things looking to come out of the project are: new seating in the upstairs lounge, …

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SGA president gets charitable

By Mallory Blount   SGA president Paul Nam is promoting a special cause, a fundraiser for a 6-year-old girl named Beatrice. Beatrice Tolley or “Sweet Bea” as she is affectionally called was recently diagnosed with a form of cancer called Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma. This disease causes a tumor in …

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Cheap eats off Alpharetta campus

By Mallory Blount   Alpharetta students can get discounts at local restaurants with their GPC ID card. Currently, the limitations of the single office building at Alpharetta make a cafeteria logistically impossible. To subsidize for the lack of food on campus, a couple of local restaurants offer discounts to GPC …

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Take Me Out The Ball Game!

By: Tejai Henry Finishing up 42-17 in their regular season, the GPC Baseball team is getting ready for another “scrumptious” season. Head Coach Stewart Bailey says the team is looking to pick up where they left off last season. “Last season was a great one.  Finishing 42-17, winning the GCAA …

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