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on March 4, 2015 at 6:12 PM / in Uncategorized

Perdue’s All Business

By Jack Keller On Nov. 4, Georgia will have a new senator—Democrat Michelle Nunn or Republican David Perdue. Since neither has been in political office, many have broadcasted their fears as to the experience of two candidates. However, Perdue surprised the GOP with his victory in the Republican primary against Rep. Jack Kingston. On the way, Perdue hurdled over veteran […]

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on March 4, 2015 at 4:28 PM / in National, Uncategorized

An Ode to the Filibuster

By Eli Watkins If the Senate is where bills go to die, then the filibuster has long been the pillow used to smother them. This is not a statement for or against the filibuster. Some ideas—bad ideas—should obviously not make it out of the Senate, even if they have majority support. The Vietnam War had majority support, as did the […]

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on March 2, 2015 at 4:12 PM / in National, Uncategorized

Don’t Ask Don’t Tell…About Muslim Deaths

  By Faiz Saulat Three young Muslim students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were shot in the head on February 10, 2015 by Craig Stephen Hicks, a 46-year-old white male. While some claim the dispute was over a parking space, the local Muslim community as well as the Council of American Islamic Relations is pushing investigators […]

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on February 5, 2015 at 7:20 PM / in Uncategorized, World

The Pirate Bay: An Ethical & Technical Conundrum

By Robert Galerstein What if there was a place where every movie, album, game, application, computer program, and even textbook was available for free? What if every time any content was sold in a digital format, its materials could be easily copied and posted online for anyone to access? And what if this practice not only existed, but was widespread […]

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on February 2, 2015 at 5:21 PM / in Uncategorized, World

Islam’s Double-Edged Sword: How the Aftermath of Charlie Hebdo Has Cornered Muslims

By Faiz Saulat  Islam is a religion of peace that has been distorted by radicals. Moderate Muslims around the world have tirelessly pushed this argument in response to fundamentalist terrorists claiming to act in the name of the religion. Simultaneously, European nations have taken aggressive action towards limiting potential danger from Islamic extremism, measures which, in part, are catalyzed by […]

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on January 26, 2015 at 5:13 PM / in Uncategorized, University

Seven Things We Learned About the State of the University

By Alex Edquist  “Welcome to the State of the Union,” was how it started. Unfortunately, it was not actually the State of the Union (Georgia Political Review’s budget isn’t quite enough to send writers to Washington to cover the real State of the Union). The law professor introducing UGA President Jere Morehead had meant to say “State of the University.” […]

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on January 14, 2015 at 4:25 PM / in Uncategorized

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GPR is currently accepting applications for this spring. If you have any interest or expertise in writing, layout and design, marketing and advertising, or web programming, we would highly encourage you to apply. Applications are due by Sunday, January 18th at 11:59 PM. We hope to welcome many of you to our staff! If you have any questions or concerns, contact […]

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on August 25, 2014 at 10:29 PM / in Uncategorized

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on March 12, 2014 at 11:04 PM / in Uncategorized, University

Rite of Passage: Make UGA’s Arch Accessible

By: Samantha Cleare As May quickly approaches, UGA’s senior class is coming closer and closer to walking under the famous arch they’ve carefully sidestepped for four years. There are few traditions more important to the University of Georgia’s student body than passing through the arch after graduation. But sadly, some students are excluded from this symbolic rite of passage. A […]

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on October 20, 2013 at 3:02 PM / in National, Uncategorized

The Millennial World

By: Patrick Wheat In light of the recent government shutdown, people are looking at Capitol Hill and shaking their heads in exasperation. Even with the government’s faults, a majority of the population agreed that the shutdown of the largest single employer in America was going to have a negative effect on the global economy. Despite this, shutdown dragged on for […]

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