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APSU hosts first Govs Connection Internship and Networking Fair

>>By Amber McWhorter, Guest Writer APSU hosted the first Govs Connection Internship and Networking Fair on Wednesday Feb. 25, from 1 to 4 p.m. in the MUC Ballroom. It was coordinated by the APSU Alumni Affairs and Career Services and partially funded through the university’s E^3 Initiative. Many students were excited about networking with future employers in […]

Weather update: Roadways hazardous, impassable in some places

Police Lt. Steve Warren said there were a total of 56 traffic accidents inside Montgomery county between 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, and 5 a.m. Thursday, March 5, with 37 of the crashes being inside the city limits and 19 on county roads. Few of the reported crashes involved injury. Warren said the roads are […]

Features

‘Le Passé’ begins Francophone Film Festival

“Le Passé” (The Past) is an Iranian film that was recently showcased as part of the 2015 Francophone Film Festival at APSU. Christophe Konkobo, a French professor along with his colleage Karen Sorenson, brought the festival to APSU. The hope for the festival is to “internationalize or globalize the campus,” according to Sorenson. The 2015 […]

Student Life and Engagement welcomes two newcomers

Student Life and Engagement recently had two newcomers to their department, Ty Jesinoski and Josh Gianitsis, who now serve as coordinator of Programs and Special Events and coordinator for Leadership and Student Organizations, respectively. Jesinoski began working for APSU June 2014 immediately after he received his Master’s degree in Leadership in Student Affairs at the […]

Sports

Loos to return as head coach of Govs for 2015-16 season

CLARKSVILLE — APSU has announced that Dave Loos will return for a 26th season in 2015-16. Loos, who will turn 68 years old on Thursday, March 5 owns a 473-426 overall record in 29 seasons as a head coach, including a 391-373 mark at APSU that makes him the winningest coach in Ohio Valley Conference […]

Derrick Rose: injured superstar

Derrick Rose has had an interesting career so far, to say the least. He has gone from winning the MVP award to now questioning his future in the NBA. Rose was the MVP during the 2010-2011 season, and everything was looking fine until the playoffs arrived. Rose tore his ACL in the first series and missed […]

Perspectives

APSU should have both Coke and Pepsi products

When it comes to the endless war between Coke and Pepsi products, Coke wins every time with its strong followers backing the company. Many people are upset APSU carries Pepsi products instead of Coke products. “Pepsi is inferior to Coke, so it’s very disappointing to not have Coke products on this campus,” said Nicholas Lee, […]

“It’s our time to have wage equality”

One of the biggest struggles women still face in today’s society is adversity in the workplace. To be a feminist is not just to be a stereotype, but  to follow a way of life and have a strong belief that women and men should have complete equality.  Women have fought for years to attain the same […]

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Tennessee expects wine in grocery stores by July 2016

NASHVILLE— Tennessee regulators expect 270 stores across the state to be among the first wave of supermarkets to sell wine under a new state law going into effect in July 2016. Keith Bell, the director of the state Alcoholic Beverage Commission, told lawmakers on Monday, March 2 that those first stores include 109 in Middle […]

Oscars go indie

LOS ANGELES — The long take of “Birdman” has stretched all the way to the Academy Awards, where the jazzy, surreal comedy about an actor fleeing his superhero past took Hollywood’s top honor in a ceremony punctuated by passionate pleas for equality. On a stormy night in Hollywood, the 87th annual Academy Awards — which […]

KA wins Chapter Excellence awards

The Zeta Tau Chapter of Kappa Alpha Order received the Samuel Zenas Ammen Award for Chapter Excellence and the George C. Marshall Award of Chapter Excellence on Saturday, Jan. 31. APSU’s KA chapter was recognized at the Province Council at Mississippi State University, an annual Office and Training Awards conference. The National Administrative Office facilitates the […]

New bill proposed to allow wine in grocery stores sooner

Wine may reach local grocery stores by this summer, a year sooner than the originally planned summer of 2016. Rep. Bo Mitchell has proposed a bill that would change the current law to allow wine to be sold in grocery stores starting this July rather than next. Last spring, Gov. Bill Haslam signed a measure […]