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September 11, 2013 | VOLUME 28 NO.3| Visit online at www.collegiannews.com | THE OFFICIAL VOICE OF THE STUDENTS SINCE 1987

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ept. 11, 2001, was a tragic day for The United States of America. Nearly 3,000 people lost their lives as our country was changed forever. The attack caused us to recall the words of President Franklin Roosevelt in 1941 about a day "that will live in infamy." This year marked the twelfth anniversary of 9/11. Twelve years have gone by since our country was knocked to her knees, but do students still feel the same way we did back in 2001? Different people were different ages during the time of the attacks; therefore, some can remember the day more than others. I was personally in second grade and remember my mom coming to get me from school only to come home to see the footage being replayed on the television over and over. I was sad and confused, but as a child I would have no

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idea how big of an event 9/11 would be. Sophomore Melissa Howard was in second grade when the terrorist attacks happened, but she can still remember the day clearly. “My mom was sick and in the hospital,” she said. “I remember seeing the footage about the attacks but not understanding what was happening. I was only thinking about my mom.” Howard said that as she has gotten older, she understands what that day truly meant to all of us and how it means more now than it did then. “Our lives changed a lot that day,” she continued. “Our country has been to war and has had to change so much to make sure that we are never caught off guard again. We’ve had to learn a lot since that day.” As new students

enroll at Georgia Perimeter College, their memories of 9/11 are little to none. Current students from the Class of 2013 were only in first grade when the attacks happened. Dual enrolled students were only in kindergarten and pre-kindergarten. Sophomore Nick Pellicia admits that at first he didn’t understand what was happening. “When I was a kid, I had no idea what it meant.” Pellicia said. “I just knew that a lot of people were hurt, but now that I'm older, I know what had happened and theories to why it had happened. What that day means to me (now) is a large disposal of precious life.” Pellicia also says that he takes time to remember the lives that were forever changed that day. “Though, as is in human nature, I admit it did not affect me as much as the ones affected directly through friends and family.” Pellicia continued. For those, I send them my best regards, and still do at times.” Freshman Katie Beckworth was in first grade

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when the attacks happened and says that she remembers bits and pieces from 9/11. “I vaguely remember that day,” Beckworth said. “My teacher told us to sit on the carpet toward the back of the room and she turned on

true for me.” Beckworth said that she feels that people still care about everything that has happened since the terrorist attacks, but fail to remain committed to the memory of those who died. “I feel like they do care, but we don't really do anything in remembrance of those who died,” Beckworth continued. “For example, in elementary and middle school we would have an assembly (or ceremony) where we sang and heard speeches. Although in high school we only had a moment of silence.” After Sept. 11, President George W. Bush said, “Terrorist attacks can shake the foundations of our biggest buildings, but they cannot touch the foundation of America. These acts shatter steel, but they cannot dent the steel of American resolve.” Since 9/11, our the TV to see what was going country has proved this quote on, but my brother was in 5th true. On this day, we salute all grade at the time and insists of our heroes who have made that he didn't hear anything the ultimate sacrifice for our about the attacks until the freedom and remember those car ride home. So, I really who have gave our lives for can't say for sure which was this country.

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"I was in 5th grade. We watched the news on TV during school. It was a shock, I felt sad and grateful that my family was safe."

To the students at GPC, I thank you for picking up an issue and hope that the information inside is helpful in your academic and personal lives. The Collegian will continue to strive for excellence throughout the 2013-2014 year and in the future. The paper is always looking for new members to join its staff. I hope some if not all will learn the rewards of participating in their school publication. Feel free to give us your feedback, as we are a very small staff and could benefit greatly from your suggestions and support. GPC.Collegian@gmail.com

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s we mark the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center in 2001, we have to stop and ask ourselves, do we still feel the reverberations of a crumbling U.S. like we did in 2001? I asked this to my brother the other day, to which he responded, “Oh yeah, that is coming up. How many years has it been again?” Maybe it’s because he’s 15 and doesn’t have a clue in the world about the world and what’s going on around him, or maybe it’s a sign that it’s happening… that we’re slowly forgetting the day in which we’ve lost more than 3,000 citizens, including more than 400 police officers and firefighters, in four attacks, all within a few hours. Now, I doubt that all of us completely forgot. Those who have lost someone in the attacks will forever remember this day — as the day they lost a loved one rather that the day the U.S. was turned on its backside when we were shown that we are not so mighty and all powerful. As the day Homeland Security and the War in Terror took on a whole new meaning and purpose — vengeance and a resolve to never let it happen again. So today, when we get

frisked down at the airport or encounter extra precautions in security measures across the country, many of us will not remember why, but many will. With the U.S, currently on the fence about involvement in Syria and the Arab Spring, keep 9/11 in mind when weighing our options and opinions. It's pretty hard to escape what's happened in the decade or so immediately after. Therefore 9/11 will indeed have an impact on us in the future, whether we realize it or not. However, as time moves forward, 9/11 may become less and less relevant. Thinking back to the attack on Pearl Harbor led by the Japanese Navy on Dec. 7, 1941 that led to U.S. involvement in World War II, it's very rare that you hear someone referencing that day or even reflecting on the attack every year on its anniversary. Soon enough, maybe another 70 years, 9/11 may be regarded in the same way. 9/11 will always have an impact on the American soul. History has shaped the present, and 9/11 has shaped and will indubitably shape the future. It just may not be as apparent as time moves forward.

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he freedom of speech, defined by the legal dictionary, is “the right, guaranteed by the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, to express beliefs and ideas without unwarranted government restriction.” Well, that’s all well and good. The government cannot prevent us from voicing our beliefs, opinions, and ideas without adequate cause (adequate cause being direct threats against the country or defined groups of people and the like). But does free speech actually exist in practice? If you voice the wrong opinions or make certain statements in front of your teachers, they can punish your

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grade because you angered them. (Yes, I KNOW the Student Handbook asks for considerate behavior from everybody. However, what happens when someone is being inconsiderate and a disgruntled protest is made, indeed the protestor can be the one in trouble.) Losing points from your grade is the least punishment as well. I’ve heard student court is also a threat. If you say the wrong thing in front of your boss (perhaps disagreeing with a decision made, even if you have a good reason to disapprove), you can get fired. Voicing the wrong opinions in some churches can get you shunned or thrown out of the

congregation. If you live with your parents and they still have control over you, watch it. Saying something that they disapprove of can get you grounded. Some places restrict freedom of speech to certain areas, with a set punishment in place for exceeding those bounds. So, does free speech really exist? Maybe. If you’re willing to pay the price. It would seem that only the people in authority with power can speak the most freely. Just a thought.

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Companies are looking for college graduates who know how to use Mircosoft programs like Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and others. Companies are using technology more and more and expect their employees to know how to use both basic and specialized programs. In addition to companies and job opportunities, colleges are using email and online documents like PDF files for students to read their class syllabus instead of printing out a copy for their class. Teachers recommend that students email them if they have a question or problem, and math courses are now mostly

online through programs like ALEKS and MyMathLab. Students need to know how to email their teachers and access their classes and homework online if they want to be able to pass their classes. GPC and other colleges are looking to prepare students for the future. Even if students enter college with minimal or no computer knowledge, they need to learn and will learn how to use basic programs and maybe even advance onto creating programs for the next generation of students.


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We are a group of young lads, we have a lot to work on tactically, we’ve got to shape on how we work off the ball as well as when we have it. We have to get stronger in that aspect, so we will continue to work on that over the next few weeks.

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England native still thinks there are a few things the Jaguars have to work on before they can compete with teams like Darton. “One thing we have to work on going forward is our play in front of the goal or in other words, finishing,” said Mealey. As of right now the Jags are leading the GCAA starting defender Richard Mealey thinks the with 75 shots, but have only team is coming along nicely. scored 18 times, averaging “The team is getting along 3.8 points per game. very well,” said Mealey." The undefeated Darton The group has clicked Cavaliers are averaging 5.0 a very quickly. A lot of game. “Our game in front of the lads workout together in the goal is what we have to their spare time improve on.” Nonetheless, Mealey and it’s helped with the team’s thinks the team is off to a good start. “I think we’ve had chemistry.” The Bordon, a fairly good start.”

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he human body is a complicated piece of machinery. If you haven’t done anything as strenuous or physically demanding as a workout in a while, your muscles may be a little “rusty.” Even those who visit the gym moderately need to use techniques before and after workouts to help keep their muscles loose. These techniques are called “warming up” and “cooling down” and are just

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as important as the workout itself. Skipping these steps can nullify most of the hard work you put into the gym, tightening your muscles and range of motion which could lead to injury. Warm ups and cool downs help provide your body stability and support and can also accelerate the healing of muscle soreness experienced after a workout. The time needed to warm up properly should be five to 10 minutes. Make it a priority

“We didn’t get our first win until we played Andrew College (Aug. 27), but we’ve have been getting better and better and the attitude of the boys has improved.” The Jaguars traveled for their last two matches — at Andrew College in Cuthbert on Sept. 7 and at University of South Carolina-Salkahatchie in Allendale, S.C., on Sept. 10. They host Spartanburg Methodist College in their next home match on Saturday, Sept. 14, at 2 p.m. One thing to note about this team is that they will set out to improve every game. “Every team has room to improve,” said Mealey.

to target all the major areas such as the hips, thighs, chest, calves, glutes and shoulders. A quick jog on the treadmill will target the majority of the muscles located in the lower body. For the upper body, ask the assistants in the gym to help demonstrate stretches that loosen that area. A proper warm up exercise and stretching routine will increase the elasticity and flexibility of your tendons and ligaments. The routine also helps with the lubrication of your joints so you won’t have to deal with any embarrassing bone “popping” during exercise. After the workout is complete, many leave the gym and head home without a proper cooling down period. Cooling down is probably the most skipped regimen of a workout. As a matter of fact, a workout isn’t “full” unless you cool down. It’s essentially the same routine as a warm up, but it provides different

benefits for the body. At the end of a workout, your heart rate and body temperature tends to be a little high. You’re struggling to catch your breath and your muscles have tightened from the activity. A cool down helps your heart rate to slow down allowing the blood to properly redistribute itself. It also helps to reduce the dizzy spells, relax your muscles and increase the range of movement. Similar to the warm up, a cool down should last about five to 10 minutes depending on the vigorousness of the workout. Start with a light jog or walking for a few minutes. Remember to keep your arms low and swing them slowly by your side as you do so. When finished, stretch all the muscles that were targeted in your workout. Each stretch should be held for at least 30 seconds.

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Warm up • Helps keep muscles loose and flexible • Helps to lubricate the joints • Slowly increases your heart rate in preparation of a workout • Minimizes potential muscle tears and injuries

Cool down • Helps to get your muscles back loose after a workout • Lowers your body temperature and heart rate. • Redistributes the flow of blood back to the heart. • Eliminates the dizziness felt after strenuous activity


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PC introduced the Assessment and Learning in Knowledge Spaces ( ALEKS) in Fall 2012 to its curriculum and eliminated Math 97 and 98 face-to-face lectures. “The courses have been redesigned to shift away from the traditional model of instruction to an innovative mastery approach to learning.” said Dr. Margaret Ehrlich, GPC’s Dean of Mathematics, Computer Science, & Engineering. “During each course, two faculty members are present along with Project Raising Achievement and Increasing Success in Education (RAISE), Student Development Specialist and a peer tutor, if available. As students use an adaptive software program (ALEKS) that tailors their practice, worksheets, and assessments to topics that they need to work on, they simultaneously receive one-on-one assistance from both in-class instructors and Project RAISE staff.” Dr. Katrina C. L. Hunter,

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Ph.D., Certified Workforce Development Professional, CWDP, and Director of Project RAISE, collectively agrees with Dr. Ehrlich that since the new fall 2012 college-wide implementation of the program, the number of students exiting LS courses has significantly increased. All of this is to say that much, if not all, of your grading will come from completion of the ALEKS program so don’t expect a teacher to be standing in front of a class teaching you the lesson unless it’s necessary. Lance Boyd failed his third and final learning support attempt in Fall 2012 and was locked out of the Georgia University System for a whole year. “There was no instructor going over the problems with you,"said Boyd. “I was told that ALEKS would be easier, but for 2 ½ hours you’re sitting in front of a computer and they say if you have any questions, place a little cup on the top of your computer and the tutor is supposed to look

up and see the cup and come help you with the problem.” GPC student Erica Scott admits the mathematical examples are easy to understand with the new self-taught material, but still believes more teacher-student interaction is needed. “The ALEKS software takes some getting used to,” said Scott. “We have to complete 260 topics before finishing the class. The instructor only teaches when the majority of the class is having trouble.” Since the first full implementation of the program, Dr. Hunter, hasn’t noticed any failure rates, only that students seem to be improving since classes aren’t one size fits all. Boyd thinks the school should give students the option of taking either the instructor taught class or the current student based learning course. For more information about Learning Support including how to report any LS issues you may have, visit lsupport. gpc.edu.

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eorgia Perimeter College was in full swing during Welcome Week as SGA and GPC staff members alike greeted new students. During events on each campus, SGA Presidents expressed their goals, and expectations and even some concerns about the 2013-2014 school year. Our goal is to strengthen By Tina Caulder communication between the Contributor student body and SGA.

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making some of the common mistakes that may result in an employer choosing another candidate. Holyfield discussed some of these mistakes in sessions and included helpful suggestions on how to remedy them. Resumes should be selective, including previous employment, education, and skills specific to the job the student is applying for and no more than two pages long. The email addresses listed on the resume should be professional instead of funny or memorable. The GPC email address given out to students is an alternative for work-related correspondence. Preparing for a career is a journey which is best to begin as early as possible. Career Services is a free resource available to all students to help make this experience as positive and easy as possible. Holyfield is available by appointment to meet directly with students at any GPC campus. To schedule an appoint email careerservices@gpc.edu. For more information visit their facebook https://www. facebook.com/#!/groups/ GPCCareerServices/

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Decatur’s SGA will strive for more student involvement this semester. "Our agenda is to focus on surveying the student body to ensure that our actions are in line with the desires of our constituents,” said SGA Decatur President Arron Thompson. Adhering to the voice of the Decatur campus, SGA has added “improvement of the facilities in the student center” to the agenda. Newton

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Clarkston SGA President Salwa Ahmed is concerned about the student body’s awareness of and involvement with SGA. “Our goal is to strengthen communication between the student body and SGA,” said Ahmed. Ahmed also emphasized that is important for students to have easy access to campus information and understand how their tuition and student fees are used.

Dunwoody SGA President Gerardo Arana says SGA’s focus is on invoking student involvement through incentive. Dunwoody plans to upload videos from previous campus events on campus outlets. Arana also hopes to get more students to join SGA by arranging for preferred parking for SGA staff by mid-October.

Newton SGA President Leanna Whitaker plans to not only focus on student involvement in SGA but with GPC events as a whole. Newton SGA implemented Passport to Your Future Program that includes incentives for attending events. Whitaker is relying on other SGA staff members such as her senators to help drive student involvement and address student concerns. The Newton campus holds SGA meetings every Friday at 1 p.m.

SGA president Bruce Bochiacchio goals are to create a greener and safer campus. SGA is currently working to set up a separate area for motorcycle parking, he said. Bochiacchio hopes to not only reduce the risk of cyclists from larger vehicles, but also to encourage students to ride scooters to campus rather than drive cars to help reduce the environmental impact on the area.

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Highlight useful information in your book

This is sometimes easier said than done. If you are able to use your book during a test, this is a helpful tip. Reread the chapters that your test is over and highlight vocabulary words and important themes in your text.

Form study groups

Get together with your classmates and go over your notes. Sometimes our classmates can help us understand things better than our professor can.

Make a study guide of your own

This is another thing I do for my classes. I like to look back in my book and make study guides for my classes. It helps me figure out what chapters I’m weak in and which ones I understand.

I am always really bad about trying to study while watching TV or listening to my music. Some people can do this, but I have learned that I’m not one of those people. If you have a big exam coming up, try to find a nice, quiet place to study where there aren’t a lot of distractions.

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Students Remember the Nation's Response to Sept. 11 By Nancy Renteria Contributor n Sept. 11 2001, the confused, distraught, and the United States overwhelming feeling I had of America was that day. I don’t think of it attacked by 19 militants quite as often, but the pain who were associated with that occurred throughout the the Islamic Extremist group, United States was a pain we Al-Quada. Al-Quada, whose were all feeling. We were all leader was Osama Bin Laden scared. We never expected carried out a plan to hijack this to happen in the United four airplanes from American States, this much malice and and United Airlines. especially so close to home. Their plan was a suicide As I have gotten older I have mission to inflict fear in realized the emotions I felt the American people. They as a eighth grader after 9/11 acquired pilot licenses, are still present. I will never student visas and passports forget the tragedy, but I still to carry out their suicidal relive the unity we all shared. plan. Two of the planes were Throughout the United flown into the twin towers States we showed our of the World Trade Center support for one another, in New York City, the third the pain the loved ones felt plane hit the Pentagon we all shared. “There was outside of Washington D.C, horror; we were grieving as a and the fourth crashed into nation for families who lost a field in Pennsylvania. The loved ones. There was a lot fourth plane hit a field in of support for those affected Pennsylvania because there directly and indirectly,” were passengers on the remembers Woodrum. We contributed plane who sacrificed their physically lives in order to save lives. emotionally, They stopped the fourth and financially. Americans plane from reaching its final around the world showed destination, which to this their patriotism by donating blood, volunteering their day, is unknown. and contributing Teachers, firefighters, time, police officers, students, office money to the Red Cross. workers, janitors, all died Even celebrities, who earn on Sept. 11. People off all thousands of dollars for a races, colors and ethnicities performance participated in died that day. Over 3,000 organized events where all people were killed and more the proceeds went to help than 400 firefighter and the families and victims of police officers lost their lives Sept. 11. Sports teams postponed to try and save as many as games to show the American they could. After this tragedy no one people the nation was more was really ever the same. It important than a game. It affected all of us in different was a sign of respect for their ways. I was in the eighth fans and their families. “I remember wearing red, grade when I first saw the second plane hit the twin white, and blue at school tower. I was at the nurse’s for days,” recalls GPC office because my stomach Student Lauren Lopez. It was hurting. Looking back, was a symbol of hope and we were all shocked. “People encouragement, an act of will remember what they unity throughout the United were doing that day, frozen States. It was a time of loss in time, as in the tragedy of and grief for the nation as a John F. Kennedy,” said GPC whole, but we stood united as Professor Robert Woodrum. one nation. As time goes on I still have

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