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Patrick Roach

Journalism Major at Austin Peay State University. Junior. Server at Chili's Bar & Grill.

SGA votes to support athletic fee increase

The Student Government Association spent around 15 minutes discussing the proposed increased athletics fee during an extended meeting Wednesday, April 19. With some senators absent, the final vote was 13-4 in favor of supporting Athletic Director Ryan Ivey’s proposition for the athletics department. Sen. Sara Alexander began the discussion by citing ...

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Ryan Ivey proposes athletics fee increase to SGA

Athletics Director Ryan Ivey spoke with the SGA during their Wednesday, April 12 meeting, asking for their support in raising the athletic fee to $450 per semester, an increase of $50. Ivey was hired in August 2015 to help lead the newly branded APSU athletics. The athletic department has been ...

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SGA introduces 5 pieces of legislation, rejects dress code

SGA introduced various new legislation asking for improvement of student Wi-Fi, removal of his/her pronouns for inclusiveness and healthier food options in the Dunn Center during the April 5 SGA meeting. Senators also voted against two bills introduced the previous week, including Sen. Rebecca Jacks’ Act No. 16, which called ...

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Frank Burns elected SGA president

Frank Burns, president of the Theta Beta Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi, has been elected SGA president for the 2017-2018 school year. He is the first member of National Pan-Hellenic Council to win this seat. Burns also is the third African-American to become SGA President. The first was alumna Camille ...

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Trump Orders Missile Strikes Against Syria

President Donald Trump ordered 59 Tomahawk missiles fired at Syrian government facilities Thursday, April 6 in response to deadly chemical attacks April 4. The order marks the first official U.S. attacks against the Syrian government. “It is in this vital, national security interest of the United States to prevent and ...

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APSU Board of Trustees holds inaugural meeting

The newly appointed APSU Board of Trustees held their first official meeting Thursday, March 30. Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam attended the historic meeting of the board he helped make possible through the FOCUS Act. The act allows each public university to construct their own individual governing board, as opposed to ...

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