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Let’s hear it for the girl: 7th annual Young Women’s Leadership Symposium

MAHALIA SMITH | CONTRIBUTING WRITER Dozens of women and a handful of men attended the seventh Annual Young Women’s Leadership Symposium on Friday, April 21. The event began at 8:30 a.m. with speeches from President Alisa White and General Counsel Dannelle Whiteside. “How many of you,” Whiteside said, “when you ...

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President White to join Alpha Delta Pi

APSU President Alisa White will become an alumnae initiate of Alpha Delta Pi’s Eta Gamma Chapter on Friday, April 28. This will be the chapter’s first time using the alumnae initiate program since it was chartered in November 1983. Founded at Wesleyan Female College in 1851, Alpha Delta Pi was ...

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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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Survivors speak: 21st annual Clothesline Project

The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) states one person experiences  sexual assault every 98 seconds. In addition, for 80 percent of juvenile victims, the perpetrator was a parent. According to RAINN, however, only about six of every 1,000 of these stories are brought to light. After rescheduling from ...

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APSU celebrates 90th anniversary with campus-wide events

MAHALIA SMITH | CONTRIBUTING WRITER Ninety years ago, the Austin Peay Normal School was signed into existence. Over the years, it has gone through many changes to become the university it is today. To honor APSU’s birthday, there are several events going on throughout April, ending in the 90-hour Govs ...

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Jump for Jude raises over $15,000

APSU’s Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity hosted their annual Jump for Jude Philanthropy event on Friday April 7, in the Foy Rec Center. This year, Jump for Jude helped raised over $15,000 for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. ATO has been hosting Jump for Jude at APSU since ...

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