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Harder and harder to measure TV viewership

NEW YORK — Every Tuesday, the Nielsen company publishes a popularity ranking of broadcast television programs that has served as the industry’s report card dating back to when most people had only three networks to choose from. And every week, that list gets less and less meaningful. With DVRs, video ...

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In fact-based films, how much fiction is OK?

NEW YORK (AP) — The scene: Tehran’s Mehrabad airport, January 1980. Six U.S. diplomats, disguised as a fake sci-fi film crew, are about to fly to freedom with their CIA escorts. But suddenly there’s a moment of panic in what had been a smooth trip through the airport. The plane ...

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Feds’ loan changes hamper black college enrollment

ATLANTA — Ariadne Partlow dreamed of graduating Spelman College and moving on to medical school, but instead of studying biology this semester, she worked at a fast-food Chinese restaurant. The Jackson, Tenn., native was among thousands of students who unexpectedly either had to stay at home, transfer to a less ...

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GPC’s crafty weeknight: ‘Painting and Punch’ offers students opportunity to create homemade decorations

APSU students were given a chance to show their artistic side at a free event held in the UC building Thursday, Feb. 21. Fifty students were present for the event, painting personalized wooden signs during the GPC sponsored Painting and Punch. The students enjoyed the promised punch as well as ...

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Jenelle’s Jams: The importance of being Earnest Ernest

–jgrewell@my.apsu.edu The average college student has a lot of responsibilities: they probably work a part-time job or two, they are probably involved in several extracurricular organizations and they probably are worried about life after college, all while going to school full time. Imagine having to add preparing for a band ...

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‘Big Reveal’ takes over campus for second year

–lsapp@my.apsu.edu The trumpet sounded across campus on Thursday, Feb. 21, at 12:40 p.m. to announce the new candidates for Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society. The “Big Reveal” event was staged in buildings on campus, with the main location at the Harned Hall balcony. According to Dewey Browder, chapter president ...

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