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A brief guide for those inclined to vote

The midterm elections are just around the corner and they are shaping up to be one of the most divisive votes in recent memory. With the Senate hanging in the balance, here is everything you need to know for the vote on Nov. 6. The elections of 2016 gave the ...

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HCC and Cultural Diversity

Promoting Cultural Diversity, Inclusion and Variety in Yearly Programming In 1954, the Brown v. Board of Education decision desegregated schools across the United States. Sixty-four years later, the U.S. is facing another cultural revolution and the diversity in schools is leading it there. Diversity in schools has grown increasingly important ...

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Voting Crisis and What You Can Do About It

For the past several years, Tennessee has faced a downward spiral of voter turnouts. Boasting the rank of 50 out of 51 states, the Volunteer State definitely has room for improvement. This crisis spans the state and equally effects student organizations such as Austin Peay’s very own Student Government Association, ...

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Upcoming SGA Elections

In 2014, Tennessee ranked 50 out of 51 in voter turnout across the United States, only beating Texas by a measly 1 percent. This is a problem that has plagued Tennessee politicians for years. According to a PEW Charitable Trust study on the Elections Performance Index, Tennessee has been part ...

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