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Upgrade coming for D2L

The Extended and Distance Education department will be upgrading D2L, the online component for APSU courses, from Friday, Dec. 27, to Monday, Dec. 30. During this time, D2L will be offline. According to Bill Persinger, executive director of Public Relations and Marketing, students taking courses during the winter term will ...

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Mystery graveyard emerges in man’s yard

BEN BENTON Chattanooga Times Free Press Associated Press NORMANDY, Tenn. (AP) — It was like a scene from a horror movie as Ricky Greene slipped his hand into the darkness under a concrete slab that had been pried up from his yard in Coffee County. Reaching into the space beneath, ...

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US Health Overhaul Democrats

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Rep. Patrick Murphy had been a cautious defender of President Barack Obama’s health care law for much of the last year, telling constituents in his swing-voting district that the far-from-perfect measure is critical to helping cover uninsured Americans. Then the new health care law ...

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Non-Discrimination Act protects the LGBT community

–Ronniesia Reed, Perspectives Editor Employees are protected by many laws in the workplace, including protection against being discriminated by race, gender or disabilities. However, an important issue that has needed to be addressed for a while now is discrimination based on sexual orientation. There has never been a law to ...

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The issues of dating as a college student

— Raven Brown, Staff Writer Dating is hard enough without the stresses that come with college life. But there are brave souls who attempt to balance homework, papers, studying and tests with dates and quality time with that special someone. Sometimes, it works out, and people are able to handle ...

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College dropout rates need to be reduced

–Ronniesia Reed, Perspectives Editor The importance of education is something that is stressed to most people from an early age. Many people have supportive parents and family members who push them to graduate from high school and go to college. Even with the support of loved ones, a large amount ...

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