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Creative arts director wins coveted poetry award

By RAVEN JACKSON | Staff Writer The director for the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, Christopher Burawa, recently won the coveted 2010 Joy Harjo Poetry Award, given by the journal Cutthroat: A Journal of the Arts, for his poem “Agrimensura of the Mire: Árnessýsla.” Burawa was elated to ...

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One man’s Christmas lights spread joy

By ANTHONY IRIZARRY | Staff Writer We welcome the bell chimes like harbingers to a winter morning while reminding us of the long-awaited day that comes but once a year. The Christmas season doesn’t arrive without the loyal neighborhood camaraderie of snow-covered homes. One home stands above the rest, offering ...

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Main Street Stories: Angel readings, Reiki

By RAVEN JACKSON | Staff Writer Right across from the Roxy Theatre sits Visions Metaphysical Boutique. The small, inviting shop holds many treasures for guests. “All that metaphysical really means is beyond the physical, it’s spiritual,” said Linda Cain, owner. “We deal with holistic techniques, healing.” Holistic healing is an ...

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CLC provides childcare to APSU students, faculty

By ALEXANDRA WHITE | Staff Writer As the holiday seasons begin to close in, scheduling becomes troubling for some students with children in the Montgomery County School System. For instance, for the Thanksgiving holiday, MCSS was out the Wednesday before Thanksgiving while APSU students were still attending classes. Finding a ...

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Non-traditional student overcomes all odds

By SHAY GORDON Staff Writer Rocky Gilbert used to stand well over six feet in height. However, after a motorcycle accident on Aug. 26, 2008, he is at a full height of barely over four feet. After losing control of his motorcycle on Dunbar Cave Road, he crossed the yellow ...

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Student studies in Ecuador after winning scholarship

By SHAY GORDON | Staff Writer Senior Spanish major Nykkiesha Starr is one of three students in the history of APSU to be awarded the Sigma Delta Pi scholarship. Sigma Delta Pi is the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, an organization for Spanish majors and minors, devoted to promoting Hispanic ...

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