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GOP presents health care reform

MAHALIA SMITH | CONTRIBUTING WRITER Republican House members released the details of the American Health Care Act or ACHA, a bill to replace the Affordable Care Act on March 6. The bill is struggling in the House, with critics on both sides of the aisle opposing the bill. As written, ...

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SGA’s role proves tough, but necessary to campus

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: >>Thom Murphy, senior French major Reading yesterday’s strongly worded opinion piece about the role of the Student Government Association (SGA), I could not help but reflect on my own brief time in SGA Senate. Like many APSU students, I was utterly uninterested in the goings-on of SGA, ...

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APSU honors diversity pioneer Betty Joe Wallace

MAHALIA SMITH | CONTRIBUTING WRITER Betty Joe Wallace was a trailblazer at APSU. After graduating with a master’s degree in education from the university, she went on to start two important areas of study: African-American history and Women’s Studies. Wallace was the first to teach courses in these fields, in ...

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ConGT returns to Clarksville

ConGT, Tennessee’s first exclusively Doctor Who convention, is pleased to return for the third regeneration, Friday through Sunday, March 17-19, 2017, at the Riverview Inn in Clarksville. ConGT is a 2 and a half day festival dedicated to the longest running science fiction television show in history, Doctor Who. The ...

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Major Pain: why choosing a major should not be hard

MAHALIA SMITH | CONTRIBUTING WRITER For many students, one of the hardest things about college is deciding what to major in. The National Center for Education Statistics found that 80 percent of college students in the U.S. change their majors. APSU has a low number of undecided students, who are ...

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Dannelle Whiteside named general university counsel

MAHALIA SMITH | CONTRIBUTING WRITER Dannelle Whiteside, former general attorney for the U.S. Department of Education in the office of Civil Rights, became the new general counsel for APSU in January. A Nashville native, Whiteside has a long resume of work in Tennessee, including general counsel for the Tennessee Board ...

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