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Fort Campbell, Ky. Army Force reductions less than expected

Fort Campbell, Ky. will lose approximately 360 troops due to army budget cuts according to a statement from Maj. Gen. Gary J. Volesky, commanding general of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). This loss is around one percent of the total Fort Campbell troop population, and is less than the previously expected loss of thousands of […]

Former senator appeals seat after Roberts’ executive order

Artrice Pray, who was elected as junior senator in the Student Government Association, is appealing his seat back in response to President Will Roberts’ executive order that Roberts used to remove him from office for actions “detrimental to SGA.” Pray is a suspect in a case involving counts of vehicular burglary, credit card fraud, identity […]

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APSU and PepsiCo recycling raises funds for disabled veterans

APSU has continued its efforts to go green, thanks to the installation of a PepsiCo Dream Machine in the Morgan University Center. According to PepsiCo’s website, the machines are “interactive kiosks that provide students and college and university communities with an easy, convenient and rewarding way to make a difference by recycling their bottles and […]

Pie Five opens, hires APSU graduate

Clarksville welcomed Pie Five, a new pizza restaurant, to Morris Road, near the Governor’s Square Mall on Friday, June 12. Pie Five combines inexpensive pizzas and a pick-your-own toppings bar, much like at Subway or Chipotle, to achieve their “fresh, handcrafted and customized personal pizzas in less than five minutes” claim. “There’s really nothing else like us in […]

Sports

USA bring home the gold: World Cup style

We did it, the United States Women’s National Team has won their third World Cup. For the first match, USWNT swept past Australia 3-1. The U.S. was able to score first with a 12-footer by Megan Rapinoe. Australia rallied back in the first half by a goal made by Australia’s captain, Lisa De Vanna. The […]

Athletics department looks at new basketball coaching staff

APSU’s basketball department was in search of a new assistant as former coach Corey Gipson left the team for a coaching position with Missouri State University. Gipson had a coaching and playing career at APSU. Gipson took his coaching skills to the Missouri Valley Conference. Gipson was an assistant for the team the past three years. […]

Perspectives

Power to the media, all forms.

Controversies over which media outlets produce better news are constant. The real fact of the matter is print, television, radio or apps can’t live without each other. Communication is key to surviving this crazy world. As our generation or “millennials” continue to grow, times continue to change. There are rumors that certain sources of media […]

Students should wait until after college to have children

Planning to have kids while in college will  not  allow you proper time for a baby or a career. Babies are cute, and starting a family is a dream for many, but having a child could be a distraction from the stress of college. It is better to wait. Starting a family while in college […]

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Blackhawks beat Predators 4-2 for 2-1 series lead

CHICAGO — Marian Hossa was everywhere. Jonathan Toews powered Chicago to a big second period, and Brandon Saad had a key play for the Blackhawks. Chicago’s skilled top line found plenty of room to roam with Shea Weber out with an injury. Toews had a goal and an assist, Hossa had two assists in a […]

Funeral for Fort Campbell soldier

FRANKFORT — Kentucky’s governor has asked state offices to honor a slain Fort Campbell soldier by lowering flags on the day of his funeral service. Gov. Steve Beshear directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Monday, April 20 in honor of 22-year-old Spc. John M. Dawson of Whitinsville, Massachusetts. […]

Tennessee school voucher bill approaching key committee

NASHVILLE — A proposal to create a school voucher program in Tennessee is gaining support as it approaches a key committee in the final days of the legislative session. The measure is scheduled for a vote in the House Finance Subcommittee on Tuesday, April 21. If it passes there, it would be sent to the […]

TDOT schedules weekend closures for I-24 in Montgomery County

Contract crews will close a short section of Interstate 24 and State Route 237 (Rossview Road) in Clarksville to prepare for bridge removal, according to Tennessee Department of Transportation. During the closures, traffic will use the on and off ramps at SR 237. I-24 westbound and the SR 237 bridge over 1-24 will be closed […]