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Newton- Budget Break Down

By Adam Waldorf, Randy Schafer, William Pauldo, Joji Castillo and Victoria Healy – Collegian Staff Theater Requested $17,000 for FY2012. They plan to hold two productions, including “Dracula,” GPC’s first musical, will receive more funding for choreographers, as well was costume rental and actor training. Combining Club Rush and Welcome …

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Newton SGA openly defies law

By Victoria Healy – Managing Editor On March 18, Newton SGA defied the Open Meetings Act during the Student Activity Funds budget proposal hearing. They withheld crucial information from attendees, making it nearly impossible to follow fund allocations for the 2012 fiscal year. Throughout the hearing, reporters were repeatedly denied …

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Rebuilding Newton SGA

By Ida Harris – Campus Life Editor Former SGA members assumed new posts at the Feb. 11 weekly campus meeting, as new members were inducted into their respective chairs. Miah de Graft-Biney remains SGA secretary. Both Tomeka Nichols, who previously served as SGA Vice President and Daniel Fort, former senator …

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Walking to save lives

By Ida Harris – Campus Life Editor Relay for Life is a fundraising event created by the American Cancer Society in an effort to combat cancer. The initiative was started in 1985 and has since evolved into a global cancer-fighting movement. “Participating in Relay for Life is a way for …

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Play teaches civility

By Kaitlynn Mockett – Photo Editor The Laramie Project was inspired by the murder of 21- year-old Matthew Shepard. A University of Wyoming student, Shepard was killed because of his personal beliefs in the town of Laramie. The Tectonic Theatre Project visited Laramie in 1998 and interviewed 200 townspeople to …

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SGA mass exodus

By Victoria Healy – Managing Editor Newton SGA suffered a major blow to the size of its organization with the resignation of seven SGA members including President Nathan Bradley. We are a junior college and you will see some turn over,” said Coordinator of Student Life Karen Farmer. “But as …

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Art Show | Two Worlds

By Ida Harris – Campus Life Editor An installment of Two Worlds went up in the Newton Learning Resource Center in building B on the third floor on Jan. 10. The art show is ongoing through Feb. 16, ending with a closing reception which is free and open to the …

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Tighter smoking rules

By Victoria Healy and Justin Spinks – Collegian Staff Tighter smoking polices could be in store for all GPC campuses after a Newton campus student filed a complaint to the SGA. Luke Schlief filed a formal letter of complaint which sought a smoking ban on all campuses. The letter prompted …

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Welcoming Stephan Moore

Victoria Healy With the start of a new semester, there are always lots of changes to look forward to. Most notably, a new Student Life Director Stephan Moore has been hired at the Newton campus this spring. “I am pleased to be a part of the warm, diverse, and collegial …

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