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Sports briefs: 5/6

By: Ben Abrams Baseball The Jaguars finished their last regular season on high note by winning five of their final eight games. The Jags wins came from a clean sweep over Abraham Baldwin [(3-2), (16-5), (8-7), and (11-3)] and a solo win over Darton State (13-3). The team lost three …

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Scott Hardy: A Jaguar for life

By: Ben Abrams Scott Hardy has deep connections with GPC as a faculty member and a student. Hardy currently serves as the Director of Plant Operations on the Clarkston campus, as well as the sitting President of GPC’s Alumni Board. 22 years before he reached the heights of his career …

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The look-a-like app

“MyIdol” makes you a virtual character By: Jada Braxton A new app has emerged onto the screens of many devices. The up and coming “MyIdol” app is a Chinese application that has recently been seen on social media and smartphones, allowing users to transform their everyday visage into a 3-D animation. …

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I Need A Doctor

A Trip into how PTSD is Embedded into our Society Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental disorder that tends to stem from previous life experiences that were traumatizing to the individual. The individual who suffers from PTSD tends to develop coping mechanisms and subconsciously thinks about the traumatizing event on …

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Xanax: Beyond the pharmacy

By: Jack Lester Prescription drug exploration has become constant in today’s culture. Through Google searches and popular culture a working knowledge of how drugs operate– prices, how they’re sold and street names–is easy to obtain. Xannies (Zannies), Bars, Benzos and White boys are all nicknames for Alprazolam–brand name Xanax. Xanax is the …

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Student and Faculty Kudos

STUDENTS All-Georgia Academic Team for Phi Theta Kappa: Aemah Badri, Deepa Singh Thakuri, Rozhin Pavaresh, Armel Nsiangani and Jeremy Borger Alumni Association’s Emerging Leader Award: Sri Rajasekaran American Sign Language and Interpreting: Emily Riley Barry Goldwater Scholarship: Sheena Vasquez, chemistry Behavioral Studies: Loam Shin Best Club/Organization Award: Newton SGA Biological …

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Can Mayweather Afford to Lose to Pacquiao?

By Ben Abrams Tonight the sporting world’s attention will turn to the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas to watch the “Fight of the Century” between World Boxing Council (W.B.C.) welterweight champion Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr. and World Boxing Organization (W.B.O.) welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao. The fight has been …

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