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Modern-Day $lavery

Photo illustration by Tosin Ogunnoiki.

Beware: College students targeted for sex trafficking By: Evie Palmer The Thirteenth Amendment abolished slavery in 1865. Yet, 150 years later, the human trafficking industry is a 32 billion dollar industry. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) states, “It’s sad but true; here in this country, people are being bought, …

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Town Hall Recap

Here’s what we know so far about the consolidation By Naya Clark On Jan. 12 at 1 p.m., GPC’s interim president Rob Watts, Georgia State’s President Mark Becker and University System of Georgia Vice Chancellor for Planning and Implementation Shelly Nickel gathered at GPC’s Dunwoody campus for a town hall …

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State of the Union 2015

Obama’s plan for getting America back on its feet By Maurice Raeford On Jan. 20, President Barack Obama gave his sixth annual State of the Union address. During this speech on things such as the economy, higher education, technology and the military. He began the speech by explaining that the …

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News Briefs

By: Naya Clark “Flora, Fauna, and Frontier” When: Jan. 28 at 1 p.m. Where: Performance Studio, Clarkston campus. How: Neither tickets nor registration is required. For more information, call (678) 891-3572 GPC Spring 2015 Concert Voting When: Until Jan. 29 at 5 p.m. How: Only current students can vote and …

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Who’s up for MVP?

Mentor a veteran today By: Rangadevi Chakraborty During the past four years, GPC’s Military Outreach Center has been named in magazines such as “G.I. Jobs” and “Victory Media,” giving GPC a reputation of being a military-friendly school. GPC provides various services to veterans free of charge, and a relatively new …

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Our Journeys

"Don’t stress yourself," Thakuri advises. "Have faith, and never be afraid thinking about your future. There is always a way; you just need to be dedicated, focused and determined."

Full-time student and mother will graduate By: Alem Giorgis One of GPC’s most impressive aspects is the sheer diversity among its student body. The college’s massive student population of more than 21,000 students consists of non-traditional students, single parents, career changers, veterans, and international students. One such student is Deepa …

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News Briefs

By: Naya Clark MLK Jr. Day and Day of Service All GPC campuses will be closed on Jan. 19 for Dr. Martin Luther King Day. Students can still apply for the MLK Day of Service. Those who choose to volunteer will be given a free t-shirt and snacks. Book Allowance …

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