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THERE’S NOT JUST CHRISTMAS Many different religions celebrate the holidays their own way

» By RAVEN JACKSON – rsjackson41@my.apsu.edu As the end of the year draws near, it is hard not to see the red, green and gold lights hung around the city. These lights and many other decorations such as pine trees and mistletoes represent Christmas. But not everyone celebrates this holiday, ...

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APSU Percussion Ensemble puts a twist on classic Christmas music in their performance of the year

» By CONOR SCRUTON – cscruton@my.apsu.edu As guests filed into the packed MMC Concert Hall on Friday, Dec. 2, they weren’t greeted by the usual pre-concert protocol. Instead, they could see members of the APSU Percussion Ensemble talking and joking with each other, and audience members. The stage and concert ...

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Center of Excellence hosts 17th annual Bread and Words event

» By TRENT SINGER – tsinger@my.apsu.edu APSU has a tradition of consistently helping those in need through charity, fundraising and a general attitude of selfless behavior. Several students, along with faculty members, hosted a benefit on Tuesday, Nov. 22, that helped this tradition remain steadfast. Held annually every Tuesday before ...

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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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