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Social work student, Valor Award winner Swallows overcomes adversity to study

–lsapp@my.apsu.edu Multiple Myloma is a blood cancer which has caused Michelle Swallows, APSU student, to suffer bone and body pain, as well as a brain tumor. Her diagnosis came in 2009, and the typical remission is three years. Swallows received a stem cell transplant in 2012, and she continues her ...

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APSU’s “day at the races”: Local band My Day at the Races includes students, transcends genre distinctions

–jgrewell@my.apsu.edu My Day at the Races is a local band that loves playing music and just wants to have fun. “We see ourselves playing a good show,” said drummer Jason Hartley, sophomore communications major. “Our lives are rooted in college or our families. Getting signed isn’t a priority.” Guitarist Toby ...

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Condom Day promotes health, safe sex

–shamilton10@my.apsu.edu Dedicated to the task of promoting safe and consensual sex, the annual Condom Day, an event sponsored by the Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance with contributions from the Gay-Straight Alliance and Sociology Club, among other organizations, was held in the UC Tuesday, April 23. The informal awareness day included a ...

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Opera night: Music department’s opera workshop performs ‘Hansel and Gretel,’ educates students

–cscruton@my.apsu.edu –shamilton10@my.apsu.edu Typically on a college campus, April is spent gearing up for finals and the end of the semester. In the Music/Mass Communications building, though, one might see students and faculty from the music, art and theatre departments working on a different sort of end-of-the-year project. “We wanted to ...

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Govs capture OVC tennis tournament

»Joshua Stephenson, Staff Writer APSU’s men’s and women’s tennis team entered the conference tournament weekend at Heflin Tennis Center on Friday, April 19, with something to prove to themselves, the conference and to their first year Head Coach Ross Brown. The regular season has been a tale of two different ...

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Theatre performs ancient Greek sex comedy ‘Lysistrata’

–dhunter@my.apsu.edu APSU was taken back to ancient Greece with the Aristophanes play “Lysistrata” from Wednesday, April 17, through Sunday, April 21. Sponsored by the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, the play focuses on the consistent war between Athens and Sparta and the efforts of the cities’ women to ...

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