GPC’s groovy “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

This fall semester, the Theatre Arts Guild at Georgia Perimeter College performed William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” They put an interesting contemporary twist to it by setting the scene around the 1970s instead of the original Ancient Greece era. The Cole Auditorium stage at the Clarkston campus was filled with dangling umbrellas and dim-lighting, […]

Behind the Numbers at GPC

When it comes to diversity in its student body, GPC stands out among other University System of Georgia institutions. Compared with the statistics of Georgia Institute of Technology and University of Georgia, GPC is overall up to ~12 percent more diverse. The USG’s Semester Enrollment Report for Fall 2013 shows a total of 21,123 students […]

March Madness at GPC

The men’s Jaguars Basketball team ended their season with a three-point loss to Chattahoochee Tech Eagles on Feb. 27. In the final intense minute of the game, the Eagles took a one point lead after a dunk, and won the game with two free throws within 10 seconds left in the game. The Jaguars fought […]

Same weed, many dealers

The ever changing views on pot dealer stereotypes By: Naya Clark Weed, or marijuana, seems to be growing in popularity, in consumerism and media coverage within the last few months. Between the legalization and decriminalization in various states across the United States including Colorado, Oregon, and Washington, it seems like there’s always news about this […]

Xanax: Beyond the pharmacy

Prescription drug exploration has become constant in today’s culture. Through Google searches and popular culture a working knowledge of how drugs operate– prices, how they’re sold and street names–is easy to obtain. Xannies (Zannies), Bars, Benzos and White boys are all nicknames for Alprazolam–brand name Xanax. Xanax is the most abused benzodiazepine, delivering feelings of sedation […]

Inside GPC’s SGA

Every college appoints a group of individuals to support and delegate the needs of the students attending. The Student Government Association (SGA) is the student body’s first-hand advocate. The SGA is also related to student life; they provide support, information and assistance for the entire campus. SGA is also referred to as the voice of […]

In suspense

Rachel El-Bader’s eyes cannot help but light up when describing the sensations involved with being suspended by eight gauge shark hooks in her back. For her, it was just another way to channel herenergy. “I like the thrill. You get a rush,” said El-Bader, a psychology major at GPC. “It’s more than just going on […]

Commencement Canceled

About midway into the semester future graduates were told that there will be no fall commencement. The Commencement Committee, comprised of Doug Ruch, college’s registrar, a few faculty members and co-chair Coletta Carter, assistant vice president for student development & special programs, recommended the cancellation of the Fall graduation. Their recommendation was finalized on Thursday, […]