Is Mary Poppins wrong about a spoonful of sugar?

“A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down,” Julie Andrews sings as the character of Mary Poppins. According to the Oxford Dictionaries, the definition of sugar is a sweet crystalline substance obtained from various plants, especially sugar cane and sugar beets, consisting of sucrose and used for a sweetener …

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Gun Culture in America Today

Considering the amount of mass shootings that have occurred in the United States over the past several years, gun control continues to be a heated debate amongst the American people. In a country that has a deep rooted culture around guns, it is a difficult subject for many to see …

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The Collegian at Perimeter Podcast – Episode 1

The Collegian's Office

The Collegian at Perimeter Podcast (CAP Pod) was created by the Collegian student newspaper to inform, engage, and entertain students, faculty, and staff of the two-year access institutions of Georgia State University. Credits NewsCAP Podcast Hosts: Ben Abrams, Jasmine Young, Lacee Harper and Justin Beaudrot Music: “The Lift” Kevin MacLeod ( …

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Message from President Mark Becker

Dr. Mark Becker. Fall 2015 Convocation

To the Georgia State community, The University System of Georgia Board of Regents today (Jan. 6) voted to approve the consolidation of Georgia State University and Georgia Perimeter College. This approval is the culmination of more than a year’s worth of work by hundreds of individuals across our campuses. It …

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I’ve got some splainin to do

WHOOSH!!!!!!  Maybe it is just me but I would swear the college football season passed by so fast it broke the sound barrier.  Alas, the 2015 season has come and gone.  The Panthers season started with a tumultuous 2-6 start ended with a bang winning four straight and securing true …

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Accreditors Give Final Approval of Georgia State University and Georgia Perimeter Consolidation Plan

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) gave its approval today to the consolidation plans of Georgia State University and Georgia Perimeter College (GPC). Chancellor Hank Huckaby first announced the plan to create the new, combined institution in January 2015. Officials from SACSCOC,  the regional body for the accreditation …

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