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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“Je t’aime encore”

By Asegid Argaw I stand alone, on the brinks of ruins Gazing through my transparent heart As if the world has just fallen on my disfigured body As if the concrete angels have spoken I realized, I am simply stuck to the coldness of your touch I am unable to …

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Students ponder ‘CredAbility’

By Ashley Cummins – Contributor The Clarkston auditorium filled as everyone grabbed a seat for the Credit Report speech with Brian Scott from CredAbility. He offered suggestions on websites students could go visit to get a free copy of their credit reports. www.Annualcreditreport.com was the most highly recommended, along with …

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Due time to end genocide

By Mohammad Ali Taghavi – Contributor I use the term ‘genocide,’ not based on current international rulings on the carnage taking place in the Eastern Congo, but because I cannot find a better word in the English language to describe the horror of over five million killed and dying. Despite …

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Your spring 2011 fashion checklist

By Mamé F Damey – Contributor Finally my favorite style season is here! Spring fashion is exciting because it’s all about taking chances and experimenting with colors. Spring is the best time to channel self-expression through fashion pieces. Here are a couple of forecast trends and fashion rules to live …

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Student connections – DISASTER IN JAPAN

By Randy Schafer  –  Associate Editor GPC students Erich Schuler and Yasmin Theodore were in disbelief upon hearing the news of the earthquake, tsunami, and Fukushima nuclear power plant explosion. Both students have family in Japan and other parts of the globe that are affected by these natural disasters and …

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Japan Club seeks aid, relief for Japan

By Randy Schafer – Associate Editor In response to the recent disaster in Japan, the Dunwoody Japan Club has organized an Earthquake and Tsunami Relief Fundraiser to help the victims across the globe. “Seeing the disaster unfold in front of us and being people that love the Japanese culture, we …

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Administration violates state law

The administration of GPC has violated state law by denying access to public information regarding budget proposals and forcing the public to make formal requests for these documents. The human resource department, responsible for processing Open Records Requests, failed to respond to multiple requests made by The Collegian. According to …

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The Collegian presents: Press’d

Press’d is a weekly (or bi-weekly) concert series hosted by The Collegian. The series will showcase local musicians, including those who attend GPC. For this inaugural event, Press’d is hosting a special performance by Sinking Ships, a local Atlanta band. Sinking Ships – Reach the Otherside httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bx5PYom9NDQ Sinking Ships – …

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