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SGA passes Act. 2, creating committees for big events

By Steven Prescott SGA passed Act No. 2, calling for the creation of committees to handle SGA events. Act No. 2, presented by Sen. Gabriel Spring, calls for Mudbowl, G.H.O.S.T. and the Big Event to have individual commits to “improve the efficiency and quality of SGA events.” “Initially all of ...

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Career Fair brings 63 vendors to campus showcasing schools, potential employers

By: Mahalia Smith The Career Fair drew many students, schools and companies. Colorful booths lined the MUC ballroom as students and alumni searched for internships, jobs and graduate school connections. Companies and schools were giving out free merchandise such as water bottles, pens, keychains and notebooks. There were a total ...

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The Latest: Marsha Blackburn joins Tennessee Senate race

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Senate race in Tennessee (all times local): 11 a.m. Republican U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn is launching her bid for the U.S. Senate on the heels of Gov. Bill Haslam’s decision to sit out the race to succeed retiring Sen. Bob Corker. ...

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Trump nominates 4 for TVA board

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — President Donald Trump will nominate people from four states to serve on the nine-member board of directors of the Tennessee Valley Authority, the White House said Thursday. Trump will name Kenneth E. Allen of Kentucky and James R. Thompson III of Alabama for terms that expire ...

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DeVos planning to scrap Obama rules on campus sexual assault

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos declared on Thursday that “the era of ‘rule by letter’ is over” as she announced plans to change the way colleges and universities handle allegations of sexual assault on campus. DeVos vowed to replace a set of rules enacted by the Obama ...

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15 states, DC sue Trump administration over ending DACA

NEW YORK (AP) — Fifteen states and the District of Columbia sued Wednesday to block President Donald Trump’s plan to end a program protecting young immigrants from deportation — an act Washington state’s attorney general called “a dark time for our country.” The lawsuit was filed in the Eastern District ...

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