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New SGA Vice President

By: Mallory Blount   The 2012 Spring Semester at Alpharetta began with SGA filling a couple positions within the association. Included among the positions filled is new Vice President Jacob Hutchinson. Full of zeal for the new year, Hutchinson exclaimed, “I was interested in joining SGA because there were things at …

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Gym access for Alpharetta students

By: Mallory Blount   SGA is happy to announce that they have finally made leeway with the long debated issue of gym access for Alpharetta students.   Unlike other GPC campuses, Alpharetta does not have a gym on campus. Many Alpharetta students have complained about the student activity fees paid …

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GPC Wasteland

By: Mallory Blount Students at Alpharetta have developed a uniform trend of dashing out of class faster than their Professors can say, “Make sure to study!” When the metaphorical ‘bell’ rings, the halls are overflowing with students in a beeline for their next class. This chaos lasts about two minutes …

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SGA and Student Life on Alpharetta issues

  By: Julian Traas   When asked for quick, effective solutions to the issues facing Alpharetta Center, Student Government Association President Paul Nam, and Director of Student Life India Myers are realists. With regard to Student Activity Fee funded events for Spring Semester, Nam stresses the distinction between Jaguar Activity …

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Life in the Vacuum

By: Julian Traas I know you, if you don’t know me. At the very least, you’ve seen my face, or I’ve waved to you, as we’ve passed each other in the halls of Alpharetta. I served as Secretary of the first Student Government Association on this campus. I’m sure you …

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SGA Election Results

Elected Treasurer Timur Mazitov Senator Ashley Strickland Appointed Senator Cal Singleton JAG Wellness Chair Duane Thornhill II JAG General Entertainment Chair Antoinette Ponder Chief Justice Brent Wall  

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“What grade are you in anyway?”

By Mallory Blount – Collegian Staff The youngest students at GPC get one question more than others: “What grade are you in anyway?” Some students in your college class may still be in high school. How can this be, you may ask. Despite the confusion that surrounds the program, the …

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Alpharetta Joins the Fight against Kidney Disease

By Julian Traas – Collegian Staff The American Kidney Fund has come to Alpharetta Center. The AKF is backed by the American Kidney Services, whose mission, as stated in their literature, is to “provide support to charitable organizations that fight kidney disease.” Founded in 1971, the non-profit AKF, last year, …

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From the editor’s desk

Smoking is a big deal at GPC. For years there has been confusion on each campus as to what the smoking policy is and what it should be. Should we be smoke-free? Should we have designated areas on campus where students and faculty can smoke? Or should we just let …

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