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I am a human being I refuse to be subjugated to the status of a whore, a street girl I work hard for my own apartment, my brand new car I have battled my own hell and maintained conformity in this society that stamps a dollar sign on my head …

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Have GGC Students Resolved Themselves in 2016?

By Monique Upchurch The New Year notoriously brings the wishful and sometimes dreadful New Year’s resolutions. While some consider it to be a positive approach for incentive, others, our fellow students in particular, view them as nothing more than an absolute way to disappoint oneself. After surveying thirty GGC students …

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16 Television Events to Look Forward to in 2016

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16 Television Events to Look Forward to in 2016   There is a reason that the 2015-2016 television season has been paired with the term “Peak TV.” With over 400 scripted television shows airing in 2015, it can be hard to trim down the offerings and dive into the right …

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Tennis goes 8-0 on first day of Grizzly Open


Courtesy of Grizzly Athletics LAWRENCEVILLE – Gilad Berman made his Grizzly debut on Friday, helping the Georgia Gwinnett men’s and women’s tennis teams to a perfect 8-0 showing on the first day of the Grizzly Open at GGC Tennis Facility. Berman, who last suited up for UNLV in 2013, played …

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Grizzlies set for Brenau and point showdowns


Courtesy of Grizzly Athletics LAWRENCEVILLE – The Georgia Gwinnett women’s soccer team will continue to vie for state supremacy this week as the Grizzlies are set to host Brenau on Monday evening before hitting the road for Point on Wednesday. Monday’s meeting with the Tigers will represent an opportunity for …

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Cox and Konfederak punch tickets to New York


Courtesy of Grizzly Athletics SUMTER, S.C. – Chase Hodges wanted to see his men’s and women’s tennis teams make history this weekend at Palmetto Tennis Center, and after four unprecedented days at the USTA/ ITA National Small College Championships, that’s exactly what happened. In an event that saw the Grizzlies …

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Student interest may lead to Grizzly Equestrians


By Arrica Wynn – Design Editor Located five miles from campus and nestled in the Dacula suburbs, Cornerstone Equestrian is the hopeful new home of the upcoming Georgia Gwinnett College equestrian team. In the highly competitive leagues of collegiate equestrian sports, an experienced trainer is required to guide the team …

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Netflix review: Expendables 3

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By Micah Siebel  – Staff Contributor Expendables 3 … Was it everything you and I anticipated it being? Absolutely! As the movie opens, I flash back to the Rocky days, slightly annoyed that Stallone and the Russian jerk (Dolph Lungren) are even friends, but I keep watching. The Expendables Crew …

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October album review: CHVRCHES


By Rusty Hatchell – Staff Contributor Run Time: 42:02 (Deluxe: 55:14) Pros: consistent energy, unpredictable song structures Cons: hard to decide if better or same as debut album Overall Grade: A Two years after Scottish synthpop trio CHVRCHES exploded on the scene with their first album “The Bones of What …

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Halloween hauntings, ghosts of Lawrenceville


By Noelle Barrett – Staff Contributor Did you know that GGC is in the middle of “Ghost Town”? Lawrenceville has a history of many ghosts. Terrifying and tragic ghosts live (or not) right around the corner in the Lawrenceville town square. Every October the Aurora Theatre puts on The Lawrenceville …

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Una visita a Argentina! A visit to Argentina via Skype


By Ana Bedon – Staff Contributor Translated By Tyler Vining – Managing Editor Definitivamente gracias a la tecnología actual – mente podemos comunicarnos fácilmente con cualquier persona, en cualquier lugar del mundo. Aquí en Georgia Gwinnett College contamos con profesores que van más allá de sólo dictar una clase, para …

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Op-Ed: We don’t all speak American…


By Tyler Vining – Managing Editor I have the great pleasure of going to school on the most diverse campus in the South. We usually measure diversity through race, ethnicity, gender, or religion, but strangely never in language. On my way from the parking deck to C Building or the …

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Faculty Editorial: Russia and Syria


By Dr. Amir Azarvan – Assistant Professor of Political Science Russia’s Involvement in The Syrian War: What Are We to Make of It? When viewed through the lens of the Western media, Russia’s military involvement in the Syrian war seems like a troubling development. We’re told, or are led to …

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Hispanic Heritage Month Celebrations

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Hispanic Heritage Month Celebrations By Mark Villalba Taste of Latin America was a spirited beginning to Hispanic Heritage Month. GGC graduate and Emmy-awarded Homero Gonzalez marked the middle with a speech to encourage all students with his rags-to-riches history. “[W]hy does there have to be a specific month when a …

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GGC Men’s Soccer starts out strong


Georgia Gwinnett’s men soccer is off to a roaring start this season with multiple key wins already on the resume. The Grizzlies are ranked 13th nationally entering the season in the opening NAIA Men’s Soccer Top 25 released this past August. Through eight matches this season, Georgia Gwinnett has an …

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Televisions reviews so you can waste your time wisely

Fall 2015 Television Guide It’s September and that means it’s time to gear up for another exciting, jam-packed season of television. The 2015-2016 season is no different than other recent seasons with plenty of new shows to grab your attention and many others returning to pick right back up from …

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Exploring China: The ancient city of Xi’an


One of the most vibrant cities I visited while participating in the International Scholar Laureate Program in China was the ancient city of Xi’an. Xi’an is best described as a relatively small metropolis, mixed with diverse architecture of both modern and ancient styles. The culture of Xi’an is also a …

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September film review: ‘No Escape’


Vague circumstances of this in-your-face thriller complicate whatever socio-political message it may have had Rated: R Run Time: 103 minutes Pros: original screenplay, decent adult cast Cons: vague geography/culture, flat characters Overall Grade: C+ The first five minutes of this film will grab your attention; there is no doubt about …

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2016 Presidential hopefuls lining up for their shot

It’s that time again! The 2016 Presidential elections are almost a year away and the candidates are already duking it out on both sides. Hot topics include same-sex marriage, religious freedom, abortion, taxes on the rich, immigration, and the Iran nuclear deal. This election season can already be characterized as …

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Women’s Soccer continues the fight


Georgia Gwinnett’s women’s soccer season has been through a thrill of highs and lows in their first month under new head coach, Chris Kouns. The lady Grizzlies received votes in the first NAIA Top 25 Women’s Soccer Poll, but fell just shy of a national ranking when the poll was …

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