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The Center of Attention

By Julian Traas – Collegian Staff Students returning to Alpharetta Center may have noticed a subtle difference the day Fall classes began: there seemed to be three times as many people lining the halls, compared with last year. Granted, a portion of these were online-only students who had some last …

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Petition to lower price of Scantrons

By Joji Castillo – Managing Editor With finals around the corner, Alpharetta Secretary Julian Traas and SGA are on a mission to get 210 signatures on a petition to get the price of Scantrons lowered. As of now, Scantrons can be purchased at the vending machines (12 for $4.00) or …

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Sunday alcohol sale bill to pass

By Joji Castillo – Managing Editor Voters may soon get to decide if they want to buy a six-pack on Sundays. On March 16, Senate Bill 10 passed (32-22), allowing local communities to move forward on a vote to allow retail stores to sell packaged alcohol on Sunday. On March …

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Alpharetta – Budget Break Down

By Adam Waldorf, Randy Schafer, William Pauldo, Joji Castillo and Victoria Healy – Collegian Staff ALPHARETTA > JAG special events is using $22,237.50 for four events. These events include an unnamed two-week event with performers, interactive attractions and catered food. Diversity week, Spring fling and Fall festival are also included …

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GPC considers Alpharetta expansion

By Joji Castillo – Managing Editor At the Jan. 28 college-wide SGA meeting, Dean of Alpharetta Student Services Francis Nash made an announcement of new building plans on the Alpharetta campus. However, upon further questioning via e-mail, Nash noted the announcement is just in the “discussion process.” “[We] recognize the need …

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Juntos – Alpharetta’s first club

By Joji Castillo – Managing Editor In Spanish, ‘Juntos’ means ‘together’. At Alpharetta, it means the first club on campus. Spanish Club founders Daniel Herrera and Elena Hernandez have very high hopes for their new club. “We decided to start Juntos so the student body can have a better understanding …

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Poet visits GPC

By Joji Castillo and Kaitlynn Mockett (Collegian Staff) ————————— The free flowing statements of Rick Campbell’s work allow readers to know him without ever speaking to him. Many of his poems are based off true events that have happened in his past, not all of which are happy endings. “We …

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New SGA arrives at Alpharetta

Joji Castillo Lots of enthusiasm radiates from the newly appointed student government association, as GPC Alpharetta’s first SGA was inaugurated on Oct. 15. “It’s great to be able to do something to positively affect the student body and life here at Perimeter,” said Secretary Julian Traas. “Being part of the …

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