Sports Briefs

By: Ben Abrams Women’s Soccer The Women’s team travelled to Tifton, Ga on Sept. 5 to play Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. They opened up their home schedule on Tuesday, Sept. 9 against University of South Carolina, Salkehatchie on the Clarkston campus. They head to Albany, Ga. on Friday, Sept. 12 …

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Smokers Become Vexed

 By: Jabril Titus Everyone should be aware of the smoking ban on all University System of Georgia’s colleges by now. If not, brace yourself for Oct. 1, because it’s right around the corner. This raised so many different concerns with smokers and some non-smokers. There are mixed feelings about whether …

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“9/11: A Day To Remember”


By: Ruth Green Thirteen years after the horrific events of 9/11, there is no doubt that it was a day that forever changed the way we view the world.  It was one of the most catastrophic atrocities of the 21st century, in America and the world. The effects of that …

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Good Sportsmanship Goes a Long Way

GPC's Men's Soccer team poses together after winning a long and hard-fought game against Lindbergh College. Photo by Billy Esselburn.

GPC Men’s Soccer Team vs. Lindbergh College (2-1) By: Maurice Raeford, Billy Esselburn The GPC Jaguar soccer team enjoyed a great win over Lindbergh College on Aug. 31. Lindbergh College is ranked amongst the top five teams, and GPC was able to edge out a victory with a 2-1 score. …

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Will Write For Food 2014: The World Around Us

By: Farhin Lilywala Homeless people should stop being lazy and get themselves jobs.  Homeless people don’t have anything to eat. Homeless people don’t do much. That’s according to some of the people in the Hollywood, Fla. community. Over Labor Day weekend, I attended a program called Will Write for Food …

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The Value of Philosophy

Opening your mind and challenging yourself By: Barry Switay When it comes to education, philosophy is among the most important subjects for developing personal values and critical thinking. It helps students learn to ask important questions, and encourages independent answers. This questioning oneself and the surrounding world is what learning …

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“Best Advice is No Advice”

Author and keynote speaker Joyce Carol Oates takes questions from the audience at the AJC Decatur Book Festival. Photo by Hope Dickson.

A Look Inside the AJC Decatur Book Festival By: Hope Dickson More than 90,000 people came out Labor Day weekend to enjoy the festivities of the AJC Decatur Book Festival. Starting it off on Friday, Aug. 29, author Joyce Carol Oates gave the keynote speech in front of hundreds of …

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“O Captain! My Captain!”

Illustration by Hope Dickson.

Robin Williams lives on in our hearts By: Hope Dickson There are three types of people in this world: the ones you know, the ones you don’t know, and the ones you love but don’t know. The last category has our favorite characters from books, our favorite music artists, and …

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“Kiss My ALS”

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By: Kezia Velista The Ice Bucket Challenge: Raising Awareness or Raising Peer Pressure Three words: Ice Bucket Challenge. There is no way to avoid this combination of words on news feeds, televisions, and social media websites. The phenomenon absolutely exploded in the U.S and other countries the past couple of …

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News Briefs

By: Luke Martin   Spring 2015 Scholarship Application Deadline Approaching The deadline for GPC students to apply for Spring 2015 scholarships is Oct. 1. There are more than 40 individual scholarships available in a variety of different areas. Most require an essay and a letter of recommendation to go along …

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