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Museum’s human slavery displays cause uproar

» ASSOCIATED PRESS PARIS — It’s a queasy experience, viewing chained tribal dancers do a white man’s bidding, or African women stripped and photographed to feed European curiosity. Until just a few generations ago, this is how most white people learned about those with skin of a different shade. A ...

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Downtown art gallery to host alumni exhibit

» By CONOR SCRUTON – cscruton@my.apsu.edu The APSU Downtown Gallery has long been a site dedicated to exhibiting art of APSU faculty and alumni. During the month of December, it will be presenting the work of former APSU students Kelly Kerrigan and Clare Coyle Taylor, opening with a reception at ...

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Transgender woman shares struggles, triumphs of transitioning from a man

» By KIMBERLY WALLACE – kwallace17@my.apsu.edu “I want to come to family gatherings as a woman,” Morgan Robertson said. Robertson was born a male, but from an early age knew she was different. Robertson doesn’t like to be addressed as transgender because she doesn’t believe in the restrictions labels place ...

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APSU community enjoys tradition of exotic food

» By LORI PERKINS – lperkins@my.apsu.edu With the holidays approaching, people are beginning to anticipate their favorite traditional foods. The APSU community has learned to anticipate international food because of the free annual event, International Night. The APSU community was able to enjoy International Night on Monday, Nov. 14, in ...

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Phase II of campus housing underway

» By JENELLE GREWELL – jgrewell@my.apsu.edu Construction is taking place to dramatically change the landscape of campus. The Housing Phase II construction plan is under way now that the demolition of the Cross, Killebrew and Rawlins residence halls is complete. The $29 million project of new residence halls for students ...

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Amazon’s Kindle Fire does not hold a flame to Apple’s iPad

» ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK — The Kindle was always an odd product name. Amazon used a verb to name a thing, raising the question: Kindle what? Now we have the answer: Kindle Fire. The Kindle Fire is the first full-color, touch-screen Kindle. It’s available in the U.S. $199. A ...

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