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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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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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Achievement Unlocked: Level 1

Many changes occurred on campus over the summer. The school broke ground for the C-building expansion and the Level One Game Zone got new gaming systems. Along with the PlayStation 3s, Wii, and XBOB 360s that already dominated the main space of the game room there is now a Playstation4 …

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Common Reading Initiative

Every year, Georgia Gwinnett College provides students with an entertaining and conclusive reading engagement program. This program helps emphasize how important reading is during the college experience. It can help form a sense of community among students, faculty, and staff and is vital to linking the classroom with out-of-classroom experiences. …

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Dragon Con parades back into town

GGC Students returned to Atlanta on Sept. 5 for another Labor Day weekend of jam-packed events including Dragon*Con’ s annual parade, which is one of the main attractions in the Dragon*Con convention. “Going to ‘the con’ was definitely a weekend well spent, “ said GGC sophomore and Resident Assistant Armando …

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What constitutes the U.S. Constitution?

Four professors, well-versed in law, took the stage on Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 16, in the Cisco auditorium on GGC’s campus to talk about the important foundation of our nation for the Constitution Day Celebration. Upon entrance, attending guests were greeted with a warm welcome and an almost pocket-sized book. The …

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Political prowess on display on Founder’s Day

Over 300 politicians, faculty, donors and distinguished students attended the Founders Dinner event Thursday evening to commemorate GGC’s 10 year anniversary. The dinner featured elaborate decorations, prestigious speakers, fine dining, spirits, and a performance painter. In September of 2005, Georgia Gwinnett College officially opened and the college’s original charter president, …

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Displacement of the Hammock Community Habitat

Stepping on campus during the first week of the school year, many have invariably noticed the amount of construction taking place, most notably behind the C building. The construction zone will transform into phase three of the C building. However, this comes to the detriment of a once thriving subset …

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$14,000,000 C3 Phase 3 doubles capacity

The $14 million dollar C3 expansion project is an addition to the current C building that will help accommodate GGC’s growing student body. Rex Kizzort, Director of Planning, Design and Construction walks us through the vision of the building and what it will mean to students. Construction began in August …

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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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Students Jammin’ at Jam N Java open mic

Greenlight’s Jam N Java event gives GGC students an opportunity to showcase their musical artistry and spoken word talents. On Thursday, Sept. 10th, students gathered inside Starbucks for this semester’s open mic night. Jam N Java takes place twice each semester with hopes of giving students a chance to share …

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Video game review: Splatoon splashes in…

Squirting to the top of the gaming industry, Splatoon — released in North America on May 29th by Nintendo — has been a successful summer hit by redefining third-person shooters in a kid-friendly manner. Ranking in positive reception and award nominations, Splatoon has been such a hit with gamers that …

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Lewis Sharpe named A.I.I. Athlete of the Week

Junior goalkeeper Lewis Sharpe saved a penalty en route to collecting his first shutout of the season for the Georgia Gwinnett men’s soccer team on Saturday, and the plaudits continued to roll in Monday as he was named A.I.I. Athlete of the Week. An All-A.I.I. honoree a year ago, Sharpe …

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Don’t make excuses, make a difference

On Tuesday, Aug. 14, we sat down with Ethel Ngene and Nailah Williamson of Volunteer GGC to discuss projects at play for those making a difference. Volunteer GGC is an organization that gives students the opportunity to perform community service on campus and in neighboring communities through metro Atlanta. Mr. …

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