The Winning Candidates

The results of 2010 midterm run-off elections are in! The winning candidates, now their party’s nominee, will face opposing parties in the general elections on Nov. 2. Here’s who won in Newton County:  Board of Education District 1 (R)  GPC’s Dual Enrollment Coordinator Jeff Meadors garnered an astounding 61.21 percent …

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SGA presents…Laser Tag

For Welcome Back Week at the Newton campus, SGA will host guest speaker Dave Farrow and the long-delayed Laser Tag event on Aug. 26. Farrow, a two-time Guiness Book of Records holder for greatest memory, will discuss his unique memory-improving methods to help students increase their test-taking and study skills. …

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Newton campus to offer four year degree in fall

Greater opportunities for Georgia Perimeter students are coming this fall. GPC has decided to partner with Georgia State University to help students achieve their goals. Students majoring in early childhood will have the chance to take classes at GPC and GSU to work on a Bachelor’s Degree. Yes, GPC is …

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Fight or Flight

Nicole Bachiller Newton News Editor 8-11-10 As adrenaline shot through my veins, I began to feel a sense of freedom. If I ran fast enough, nothing could hurt me. My heart tried desperately to keep up with my velocity and my legs were starting to cramp. But I pushed them …

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Another Facebook loophole?

Most of Facebook’s 500 million users are aware of the social network’s many privacy issues since its inception. User protests ballooned when the site announced its new features on Sep. 5, which led to the development of new security settings. Those new rules ultimately had to retooled after more complaints. …

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Looking Forward to Fall

As the first day of school nears, many students are in the process of scheduling courses and completing financial aid paperwork. While it may be a stressful situation for some, others are waiting patiently as they have already completed early registration and submitted of their required paperwork months ago. Fired …

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Cents and Sensibility

It is often said that knowledge is a gift but do not think for one second it is free. I realized how false that statement was when I saw how expensive tuition fees, books, and supplies are. So unless you have been saving since birth or just recently won the …

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Run-off elections tonight

The 2010 run-off elections are tonight, with several candidates waiting to see who will be running for general election in November. Amongst the hopefuls, one that stands out is GPC’s own Jeff Meadors, who is running for the Newton County Board of Education District 1 seat. Meadors is currently GPC’s …

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