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Narcan vending machines made available by Congress

Isabelle Gonzales, Staff Writer February 20, 2024

The opioid epidemic is ever-growing in Georgia, and lawmakers are trying to figure out a way to help combat it. The rate of drug overdoses is rising fast, being the largest cause of accidental deaths in...

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp

Georgia approves a $5 billion boost to state budget

Alexis Maddox, Staff Writer February 20, 2024

Governor of Georgia Brian Kemp has received approval from Georgia’s House of Representatives to increase the current budget by $5 billion, in effect on June 30. The added spending will go toward road...

President Joe Biden

Biden administration names a director of the new AI safety institute

Jack McKinney, Contributing Writer February 20, 2024

In a recent decision by the Biden administration, Elizabeth Kelly, a former economic policy adviser to current United States President Joe Biden, has been named a top aid for the National Institute of...

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Major spotlight: business management

Emma Eslinger, Asst. News Editor February 20, 2024

GC’s business management major is a branch of the business department at GC. It allows students to gain a better understanding of how to run a company, with a main focus on entrepreneurship. It provides...

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New workforce readiness program targets Milledgeville high schoolers

Emily Kirkwood, Staff Writer February 20, 2024

GC is in collaboration with the Milledgeville-Baldwin County Chamber of Commerce to launch a new workforce readiness program. This program is targeting high school seniors who are interested in local job...

Texas defies Supreme Court

Texas defies Supreme Court

Jack McKinney, Contributing Writer February 13, 2024

In a recent 5-4 U.S. Supreme Court decision, federal authorities were permitted to dismantle Texas’s existing border protections. Some of these protections include razor wire along the Rio Grande River...

Drone attack on American base in Jordan kills three Georgia service members

Drone attack on American base in Jordan kills three Georgia service members

Samantha Paton, Contributing Writer February 13, 2024

An enemy drone was mistaken for a United States drone as it attacked an American base in Jordan, killing three troops and wounding many others. The Pentagon identified those killed as Stg. William Jerome...

Macons new amphitheater opening this spring

Macon’s new amphitheater opening this spring

Emily Kirkwood, Staff Writer February 13, 2024

A new 10,000-seat amphitheater is opening in Macon-Bibb County. Performers Lynyrd Skynyrd and ZZ Top are set to perform in the amphitheater first. Construction first started in February 2022 and was originally...

New FAFSA a source of stress for students

New FAFSA a source of stress for students

Isabelle Gonzales, Staff Writer February 13, 2024

For the 2024-2025 academic school year, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, was changed to a shorter and easier form. Many students have been stressed due to the new deadline and format...

Biotech company pulls Alzheimers treatment

Biotech company pulls Alzheimer’s treatment

Samantha Birmingham, Staff Writer February 13, 2024

The Biotech company Biogen will stop selling its Alzheimer's treatment, Aduhelm, because of the uncertainty during the additional trials requested by the Food and Drug Administration, or FDA, before full...

Pro-Palestinian protesters attacked at Colombia University

Pro-Palestinian protesters attacked at Colombia University

Emily Kirkwood, Staff Writer February 6, 2024

A group of protestors claim to have been attacked at Columbia University in New York City on Friday, Jan. 19. The group states they were attacked with a chemical-based spray during a demonstration meant...

DeSantis and Ramaswamy latest to drop out of 2024 Republican presidential primary race

DeSantis and Ramaswamy latest to drop out of 2024 Republican presidential primary race

Samantha Birmingham, Staff Writer February 6, 2024

Ron DeSantis, the current governor of Florida, dropped out of the 2024 Republican presidential primary election for the. This announcement was made on Sunday, Jan. 21, during a press conference at the...

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