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LGBT pastor talks acceptance, being defrocked for sexuality

Megan Hodge is the pastor of the local nondenominational Whosoever Church, a former Army chaplain and a member of the LGBT community who was defrocked because of her sexual orientation. Hodge had served as an Army chaplain for almost 12 years when she was stripped of her credentials. Hodge became ...

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Shower of Stoles event honors priests demoted because of sexual orientation

The touring Shower of Stoles exhibit will be coming to APSU on Wednesday, April 22 and will be on display in MUC room 306 from 12 to 7 p.m. Shower of Stoles is an exhibit created in 1995 by Martha Juillerat, a former Presbyterian minister. Juillerat served in a congregation ...

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Blood Drive saves potential 180 lives

The Student Nursing Association, the Zeta Tau chapter of Kappa Alpha Order and the American Red Cross saved a potential 180 lives with the Delete Blood Cancer blood drive on Wednesday, April 8, and Thursday, April 9, in the Foy Fitness Center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. According to ...

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Meet new SGA President Will Roberts

Junior communication major Will Roberts won the election for 2015-16 Student Government Association president, running unopposed. Roberts campaigned with junior health major Ankit Patel, who was elected vice president. “There was still a level of anxiety that came with that week [even though I ran unopposed],” Roberts said. “I was campaigning still, trying to ...

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Meet new SGA Vice President Ankit Patel

Junior health and pre-med major Ankit Patel said he is excited to have been elected as vice president of the Student Government Association for the 2015-16 academic year. “It’s pretty unreal,” Patel said. “I remember coming back freshman year, looking at the current executive board and thinking, ‘Wow, those people are impressive,’ and ...

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Helping Hands banquet celebrates influential individuals

The 2015 Helping Hands Award Banquet celebrated the individuals nominated by 17 non-traditional APSU students for contributing to their academic accomplishments and leaving an impact on their lives. The event took place on Tuesday, April 7 in the MUC and gave each student an opportunity to explain why their nominee was ...

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