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Former SGA Senator Artrice Pray issues apology to junior class

Artrice Pray issued an apology to APSU students in an email to The All State on Friday, Aug. 2, the day after a hearing with the Student Government Association Internal Affairs Committee that resulted in a vote of 2-to-1 to remove Pray from his elected seat as junior senator for the 2015-16 academic year. Pray’s […]

85th anniversary marks the year of newsracks

Brand-new metal newsracks housing each week’s edition of The All State can now be found installed on APSU’s main campus for the first time in The All State‘s 85-year history. The new crimson racks have a metal body with glass doors encasing the week’s new edition, a recycling bin at the base and advertising space on either side managed by Signal […]

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Clarksville mom sentenced in baby’s drowning death

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Clarksville woman has been sentenced to 15 years in prison in the death of her 8-month-old daughter, who drowned in a bathtub after being left alone. The Leaf-Chronicle reports (http://leafne.ws/1IDQUeV) Judge John Gasaway sentenced Nicole Pamblanco to the minimum time allowed under state law for her convictions on charges of […]

APSU, Clarksville community dance to help local girl

Members of APSU and the Clarksville community are using Zumba and other ways of fundraising to help a girl in need. Bella woke up with a severely swollen shoulder and was rushed to Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt by her mother Isabel in June. After several tests to discover the problem, the doctor […]

Sports

APSU baseball is getting their swag back

APSU interim baseball head coach Derrick Dunbar said he has high expectations for the upcoming season. APSU President Alisa White named the former assistant baseball coach as interim head coach on Wednesday, Aug. 26. According to APSU Athletic Director Ryan Ivey, Dunbar will be a candidate in the search for the baseball head coach. “Coach […]

ICYMI: Summer Changes of APSU Athletics

During the late spring and early summer, staffing changes were made to APSU athletics, promotion of Derek van der Merwe to Vice President of Advancement, Communication and Initiative Strategies and the announcement of Ryan Ivey as the new athletic director. Women’s Basketball Head Coach Carrie Daniels’ contract was not renewed by APSU Athletics after the […]

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Incarcerated Individuals offered Education

It is widely known that many college students pay their tuition with help from the government through grants. Prisoners seeking higher education should be allowed the same opportunity.   Without grant money many students wouldn’t be able to attend college. President Obama now wants to extend this favor to inmates across the country to partake […]

Cultural Appropriation

Cultural appropriation is a prevalent issue that continues to rise in Hollywood and today’s pop culture; it is an issue that needs to be stopped because it promotes white privilege and leads to misrepresentation and racism.   Author Maisha Z. Johnson explained that cultural appropriation “Refers to a particular power dynamic in which members of […]

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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 […]