Monthly Archives: February 2016

The Foo Fighters rock Atlanta

By Garrison Bailey Student Submission It’s 4 o’clock on a Sunday in October. Atlanta traffic is backed up, bumper to bumper. Falcons fans paraded the streets in celebration for a victory over the Texans, but another group of fans have yet to have their celebratory moment. They stand at the …

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Editorial: Dear Millenials, It’s Not (All) Your Fault

By Dr. Laura Bourland Assistant Professor of Political Science That one generation finds the following generation to be ignorant, uninformed, and contemptible is so common a sentiment as to be hardly worth mentioning. The Greatest Generation were puzzled and dismayed by their children’s rebellion, Baby Boomers have little use for …

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GGC, A Dry Campus…or is it?

By Rachel Patti Communications Editor Georgia Gwinnett College always preaches about how its campus is a ‘dry’ one, and that no alcohol is allowed on the premise. There are many rules stating that any alcohol found on school property or inside the school’s residence life (now known as The Grands) …

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Is your mentor the big bad wolf of registration?

By Tysheira Scribner Student Submission Little Grizzly, Little Grizzly, Let Me In! It’s mid-semester and it’s almost time to re-register — only you haven’t moved passed the “Big Bad Wolf.” You know the two of you are bound to meet faceto-face, so why not switch it up a little this …

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Friends with Benefits

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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Our very own prestigious society of students

By Michelle Samson Business Manager Aizaz Shaikh, a junior and business management major, is a member of the Four Pillar Society on campus, which serves the Georgia Gwinnett College Foundation and the Alumni Association. The charter organization’s existence is largely unbeknownst to the student body, but their scope of influence …

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Tupac papers display hip hop history

By Julie Thompson News Editor STUDENT CENTER — Woodruff Library exhibited a collection of Tupac’s notebooks and lyric sketches at the Readings, Writings and Rhythmic Hits and Raps Hip Hop event at GGC. The Tupac Amaru Shakur Collection was exhibited on loan from the Atlanta University Woodruff Library. Sarah Tanner, …

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Soul Cafe

By Ciera Freeman Staff Reporter 250 GGC students met inside of the LVIS auditorium for this year’s annual Soul Café event on Friday, Nov. 7. A combination of original music, unique art creations, spoken word, song covers, and dance choreography all contributed to the show put on by students. The …

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GGC fashion is charged with success

By Quinn Mayes Staff Reporter More than 400 guests were treated to a runway presentation of fashion trends, skits, and killer catwalks, all charged with success. “The beginning of the show was pretty hectic — we had to deal with an influx of individuals coming in to LVIS all at …

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Safe Zone training creates LGBTQ allies on campus

By Mark Villaba Student Submission Retired public school educator Toni Smith held a conversational speech in the LVIS conference room on Tuesday, Oct. 6, to train allies of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning people on how to create safe zones at GGC. Smith asked all attendees to go into …

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Donations for homeless students at GGC

By Julie Thompson News Editor GGC faculty donated hundreds of dollars in care-packages in a statewide initiative to help needy students. The School of Liberal Arts initiated Grizzlies Helping Grizzlies this semester–a program designed to support the GGC community of food-insecure and homeless students. Grizzlies Helping Grizzlies is one among …

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Handicap Parking Issues at GGC

By Julie Thompson News Editor Brad Parish, 32, climbed out of his car and into a wheelchair as he prepared to head towards the atrium, but something caught his attention and he wheeled in the opposite direction. “This will just take a minute, “ he said, approaching a car with …

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Link to Lawrenceville Sets GGC In Motion

By Laura Walsh Editor-in-Chief Students and faculty gathered outside the H building on Friday, Oct. 16 to participate in the second-annual Link to Lawrenceville event. Participants rode bicycles to downtown Lawrenceville where lunch was provided by Local Republic before riding back to GGC alongside the police escort of motorcycles and …

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