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The new Danger; Third-hand Smoke

By Julian Traas – Collegian Staff As reported by the Scientific American on January 6, 2009, “Third-hand smoke is tobacco smoke contamination that remains after the cigarette has been extinguished,” says Jonathan Winickoff, a pediatrician at the Dana–Farber/Harvard Cancer Center in Boston. The term “third-hand smoke” was coined by Winickoff …

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I See Death Around the Corner

By Martina Shaw – Collegian Staff This time next year, smokers nationwide may notice a major change to the design on their favorite cigarette packs as they will include the new graphic warning labels designed by the Food and Drug Administration. The labels, to include graphic images such as decaying …

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Marijuana: the Cure for America

By Kyndell Mizell – Collegian Staff The way a majority of the students answered my questions about marijuana, you’d think weed was legal. And most of that majority believe that weed is only illegal because it can’t be taxed and all of the money is going into the black market. …

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The life of a STEM student

By Melissa Wong – Collegian Contributor With GPC recently awarded some $2.6 million in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math grants, it is a great time to be an engineering major. Not only will these grant awards go towards expanding STEM related programs at GPC, but they will also allow some …

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Cannabis – a Divided Opinion

By Michael Schmidt – Collegian Contributor The movement fighting for the legalization of marijuana has been gaining steam. Already in California it is legal for a doctor to pre-scribe the drug to a patient for medicinal purposes. While opinions are leaning ever more towards legalization, many are still worried about …

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Martin Luther King honored with memorial in D.C.

By Shannon Dean – Collegian Contributor A national monument honoring Dr. Martin Luther King has finally been completed after 25 years in the works and now stands on the National Mall in Washington D.C. The monument celebrates the slain civil rights leader legacy of advocating equality for all human beings. …

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Grease at GPC

By David Schick – Collegian Contributor Lights, camera, action! Clarkston campus will be putting on a theatrical production of the 1978 musical Grease. Casting was conducted in late August and the rehearsals have been going on since the beginning of September. Stage Manager and theater major Xander Sok said, “The …

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Reactions From Around the World

English as a second language student contributions from Elizabeth Wallace’s class By Arth Patel – Collegian Contributor When I woke up my father was watching news. He called me in and asked me to have a seat beside him. I was too young to know about al-Qaeda and Bin Laden, …

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Reflecting at Ground Zero

By Victoria Healy – Collegian Contributor My first reaction to Ground Zero is that even though there are hundreds of people walking to work, on their cell phones and in general going about their day, it seems empty. It’s been ten years since I sat in my sixth grade English …

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