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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 […]

$800,000 renovations up efficiency in the café

A fresh coat of paint, new lighting and a hot slice of pizza are all things that new and returning APSU students can expect from the newly renovated café in the Morgan University Center. The café reopened Thursday, August 20 after undergoing around an $800,000 renovation over the summer break that increased efficiency and made […]

Features

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

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 […]

Ivey plans to increase involvement, build relationships

APSU Athletic Director Ryan Ivey, recently unveiled his plans to get students more involved with athletics and increase attendance at sporting events. “What I’d really want to do is sit down and have conversations with them and find out what makes [students] want to come to Governor’s athletic games,” Ivey said. ” Once we get […]

Perspectives

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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]