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My crappy valentine

By Sasha Phillip   We all know Valentine’s Day is about the cliché hearts, kisses, roses, and chocolates. They have these cute commercials about the “perfect date” and how your significant other should wine and dines you on this special day. Have you ever had one of those dates that …

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Birmingham bomb survivor speaks

By Breanna Wimby   On Sept. 15, 1963, 23 people were injured and four girls were killed in the bombing of Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama. Barbara Cross, who was 13 at the time, survivor of the bombing says of her four Sunday School friends, “They died innocently.” …

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Classy dates

By Kaylyn Hinz   Classy dates are something every girl enjoys. There is nothing worse than being excited about a date and at the end of the night feeling disappointed from the guy you truly like. If a girl has not experienced a nice classy date and they have been …

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Valentines movies

By Kaylyn Hinz     After dating my boyfriend for about three years now, I have come to realize that when it comes to movies, we never agree. Guys never want to see romantic movies but relationships are about taking and giving right? Sorry guys, this is the one holiday …

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A thought about SOPA

By: David Schick   On January 18, 2012, thousands of websites participated in a 24-hour internet blackout as a protest response to new legislation known as Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA). The arguments for supporters and opponents have been around as long as the internet has been in existence. While one …

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Confession of a texting driver

By: Nathan Guest   Driving and texting is horrible, dangerous and actually illegal; matter of fact I do it all the time. I wouldn’t admit to being a rebel, even though I like my occasional bank robber action flick. The fact of the matter is, some conversations can’t wait and they …

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Proposal for Special Parking Spaces

By: Lauren Grove   Though it is not official and the proposal’s not submitted, Clarkston SGA members are considering getting reserved parking spaces specifically for council members and guest speakers by the library. Advocates for reserved parking think it would be professional for the college to have a spot close …

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Poet Todd Boss reads at GPC

On February 2, Poet Todd Boss will be at GPC Newton campus at ten in the morning along with Decatur’s at two-thirty to recite his personal poetry. Boss published two poetry collections Yellowrocket in 2008 and Pitch in 2012. These publications have been seen in The New Yorker, London’s Times, …

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Worlds Largest Film Festival comes to GPC

By: Kaylyn Hinz   The world’s largest student film festival will be at GPC on February first through the seventh. During the time of their visit a one week film and screening event will happen. This gives all students who want to participate, an opportunity to make a short film. …

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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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