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Dancing for V-Day: Department of Women’s Studies holds event to raise awareness of violence against women

–lsapp@my.apsu.edu The UC Plaza was hosting a celebration on Thursday, Feb. 14, but it wasn’t for Valentine’s Day. The Women’s Studies department held a V-Day dance to raise awareness for gender-based violence. V-Day, which is a women’s rights holiday that stands for victory, valentine and vagina, is a global movement ...

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#HappyValentinesDay

»Brittany Hickey –bhickey@my.apsu.edu Valentine’s Day is looming and those of us who are lucky enough to have a significant other are frantic with worry about getting the right gift, saying the right things and being sufficiently romantic. On top of all of this we have to make sure that our ...

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Is the market’s strong start bound to fizzle?

Associated Press NEW YORK — The pattern looks eerily familiar. The stock market scampers up to historical heights to start the year then gets knocked on its back. Last year, worries about Greece and the U.S. economy helped flatten a rally by June. The year before it was an earthquake ...

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Speaking of unity: Tuohy shares unique life experiences

–shamilton10@my.apsu.edu Collins Tuohy, daughter of the Tuohy family depicted in the film “The Blind Side,” came to visit APSU on Monday, Feb. 11, speaking in Clement Auditorium as this year’s Unity Celebration speaker. Currently serving as a board member of the Make It Happen Foundation, Tuohy brought a dynamic speech ...

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Cultural Center celebrates black history

–lsapp@my.apsu.edu In honor of Black History Month, the African-American Cultural Center has various events planned for February. On Tuesday, Feb. 5, Reginald Weaver, former president of Education International and president of the National Education Association, gave an inspirational talk to students and faculty about improving quality education for all youth. ...

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