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New York Times Best Selling Author to visit GPC

By Monique Bryant-Cantrell Inventor and New York Times Best Seller William Kamkwamba, author of The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, will speak at the Clarkston Campus on March 21, 2012. In the book Kamkwamba’s tells an autobiographical story of his struggles, perseverance and accomplishments. At the age of 14 Kamkwamba …

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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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Dates in Black History

THEN   1619- The first American slaves arrive in Virginia. 1781 Slavery was made illegal in the Northwest Territory. 1793- Eli Whitney’s invention of the cotton gin was introduced; Federal fugitive slave law is enacted. 1808- Congress bans the importation of slaves from Africa. 1820- The Missouri Compromise bans slavery …

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Springing to a cold break

By Kaylyn Hinz   When the words “Spring Break” are brought up in a conversation, most people automatically think: beach, friends and party. What is the one theme we all tend to associate the most with it? Warmth. This year, though, spring break is so early for almost every college …

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The Legacy of Whitney Houston

By Johanna Zimmerman   Pop music’s first queen, Whitney Houston, was found dead in a Beverly Hills hotel on February 11, 2012 just before attending a pre-Grammy award event. The cause of death is currently unknown, although there is always speculation surrounding her death. Although much of Houston’s life was …

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Victory over internet censorship

By Erin Cotter     January 18, 2012, WordPress.com and other sites shut down for 24 hours to protest the anti-piracy bill SOPA- Stop Online Piracy Act and PIPA- Protect IP Act. The big pushers for the bill were those in Hollywood who are losing money due to online copyright …

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Cheap date from the dating noob

By Breanna Wimby     With Valentine’s day coming up and crappy economic conditions some want to know the answer to this question. How can I have a good, but cheap date? I’m no dating guru, in fact I’m a total noob, but I think that a cheap date can …

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A Grimy Valentine

by Adam Waldorf   So you’re extremely broke, but you’re in a committed relationship or with someone you’d like to spend Valentine’s Day with. You don’t wanna stay inside all night, but discretionary income is hovering close to zero. I have a solution to your problem: A night of cheap, …

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