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Aaliyah Mitchell

Opinions can still be wrong

As an opinionated person, I like to debate others often. Friends, coworkers and classmates are great partners in a good argument. It does not bother me if someone says “can we please not talk about this anymore?” It does not bother me if the argument reaches a stalemate because we ...

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$1.3 million federal grant awarded to APSU to be used in Veterans Open Bound

U.S. Department of Education has awarded a five-year, $1.3 million U.S. Department of Education TRiO grant to APSU. The grant has been awarded to open a Veteran’s Upward Bound on campus. This VUB office will serve 125 veterans from Fort Campbell and Houston, Montgomery, Robertson and Stewart counties. “The purpose ...

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The movement normalizes those who struggle, not the issues they fight

The web site for the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney diseases defines being overweight or obese as “a person whose weight is higher than what is considered as a normal weight adjusted for height.” According to stateofobesity.org, adult obesity rates in 2016 exceeded 35 percent in five ...

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‘White Lives Matter’ protests come to Tennessee

White Nationalists and counter-protestors met in Shelbyville County to protest illegal immigrant settlement and carried Confederate flags through the streets. Approximately 160 white nationalists participated. The movement planned to travel from Shelbyville to Murfreesboro, Tn. According to USA today, some participants wore items connecting them to the Traditionalist Worker Party, ...

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Former police officer from Tennessee State University dies in shooting

Clarksville native Jonathan Outlaw was a victim of a shooting in Robertson County Tuesday at 8:45 p.m. The county’s sheriff’s office reported the shooting taking place in Cedar Hill. According to The Tennessean, Outlaw’s father lives in Clarksville, and Brian Williams, who worked alongside Outlaw at TSU, said “He was ...

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NPHC annual convocation showcases Greek life

On Thursday, Sept. 7, students gathered in the Morgan University Center Ballroom for the National Pan-Hellenic Council Fall Convocation. Every semester, NPHC hosts this event to attract potential members for the “Divine Nine” fraternities and sororities that make up the council. Despite being interrupted by a fire drill, the event ...

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