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Recap of Obama’s 2011 SOTU Speech

By: Ashley Cummins Obama’s speech is about the future…wining the future. He breaks it down into three main points better innovation, investment and infrastructures. Innovation using the internet to connect every American to the world, help small businesses run more efficiently and to improve tools in the classroom. Investing in …

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Health Center

Adam Waldorf When she came to Georgia Perimeter College in 2007 to head the nursing department, Dr. Diane White was surprised. “Where’s the infirmary? You have all these students and we don’t have anything for them.” She tried to do something about it but never had student support. In 2009, …

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HOPE Cuts

Adam Waldorf Students receiving HOPE will be feeling the ripple effect of plunging lottery sales, as  mounts on  in the near future. Georgia’s HOPE scholarship funding faces a $243 million dollar shortfall in fiscal year 2011 and a $317 million shortfall in 2012 due to declining lottery ticket sales. With …

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Line, lines and more lines

Randy Schafer A line stretching from the bookstore to the end of the cafeteria in the Dunwoody campus B building was encompassed with frustrated students attempting to buy and sell books, for the spring semester classes. According to GPC bookstore employee, Christopher Hammonds, the average wait time to enter and …

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N.O.H.8.

Sabastian Wee Growing up in Flowery Branch, Joshua Reid-Davis was raised in a religious environment that believed homosexuality was a sin. With parents who did not support him, joining the Navy only increased his isolation. When the burden of feeling trapped by his homosexuality finally gave way, he attempted suicide. …

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Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Policy

Victoria Healy “Don’t ask, Don’t Tell” is the policy that allowed the U.S. military to bar gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgender individuals from military service. The recent repeal of the controversial policy in December was a major stepping stone for GLBT in the military. However, the real battle has just …

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Buying Vs. Renting

Victoria Healy A new semester for any college student means one thing, new books and a lighter wallet, however with the recent buy or rent option available to students from the campus bookstore relief might be in sight. Efollet, the company partnered with GPC has introduced to GPC students the …

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Evening students pay fees, but get no returns

If you attend classes during the morning and/or afternoon, you will see that there are great advantages to being on campus during that time. You have the opportunity to talk with university representatives from four-year schools that visit the campus and learn about programs they offer. You might even attend …

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