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Americans fascinated by ups and downs of celebs

»Charles McCrary –Guest Writer Part of America’s celebrity culture revolves around the idea of celebrity redemption. Basically, shamed or otherwise shunned celebrities gain a surge in, what may seem to be, unwarranted popularity. In some cases this doesn’t take a lot of time. For instance, Charlie Sheen was considered dangerous ...

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Students would like longer library hours

»Brian Bigelow –Managing Editor As a second-year graduate student who also completed much of his undergrad here at APSU, I have a lot of experience with last-minute papers, due on D2L at midnight, being disrupted by a downed internet connection in my apartment. When that happens, the library is there ...

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‘Skatin for Katelyn’ event benefits alumna

–lsapp@my.apsu.edu “Skatin for Katelyn” was a fundraising event held for APSU alumna Katelyn Bryant on Wednesday, April 10, at the Rainbo Skating Center. Bryant was diagnosed with Stage 4 Oropharyngeal Squamus Cell Carcinoma, an advanced cancer, in January of 2013. Her brother Jonathon Lister discussed and clarified the circumstances of ...

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GPC goes Vegas: Govs Programming Council transforms ballroom into casino

The Govs Programming Council transformed the UC ballroom into a Las Vegas-style lounge for “Casino Night” On Wednesday, April 10. Students in attendance were greeted at the door by a set of door-size playing cards and a showgirl draped in red sequin and feathers. Once inside, guests were given $25,000 ...

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A reboot for the National Geographic Channel

NEW YORK (AP) — David Lyle, CEO of the National Geographic Channel, has seen enough of the letters to know how they go. The writer is typically a longtime reader of the magazine, who perhaps recalls the times he leafed through its glossy pages while perched on grandpa’s knee. “The ...

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China pulls ‘Django Unchained’ on day of premiere

BEIJING (AP) — “Django Unchained” became “Django Unscreened” on Thursday as Quentin Tarantino’s violent slave-revenge saga was pulled from Chinese theaters on its opening day, with the importer blaming an unspecified technical problem. The rare suspension order by China Film Group Corp. was confirmed by theater employees throughout China, and ...

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