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Modern-Day $lavery

Photo illustration by Tosin Ogunnoiki.

Beware: College students targeted for sex trafficking By: Evie Palmer The Thirteenth Amendment abolished slavery in 1865. Yet, 150 years later, the human trafficking industry is a 32 billion dollar industry. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) states, “It’s sad but true; here in this country, people are being bought, …

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The scoop on textbooks

By: Evie Palmer Let’s face it: college is expensive and so are required textbooks. According to U.S. News and World Report, the average college student spends about $1,200 on books each year, not including all other college fees. So, how do we add more “bang to our buck” this semester? …

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“Just Say No” to credit card debt

By: Evie Palmer Credit card companies are comparable to clever cheetahs-they are eagerly lurking for their next unsuspecting victim to pounce on. Credit card companies have done a remarkable job in marketing their product: debt. There is just one major problem: a credit line does not equal free money. According …

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You’re in the home stretch

Tips on how to stay focused at the end of the semester By: Evie Palmer Most students can agree that we don’t have enough time. This is especially true if we have other obligations besides college classes. According to last year’s GPC records, the average age of a GPC student …

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