Professor Winters earns teaching award

The Society for Classical Studies only awards one to three Awards for Excellence in the Teaching of Classics annually, and APSU Professor Timothy Winters earned the recognition for 2015. “I am humbled and very much aware of how much I owe to my own professors, many of whom were instrumental in the development of my approach to […]

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel visits Fort Campbell

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel has been asked the question over and over again, “What does the military have to do with Ebola?” His response? “That’s a legitimate question.” Hagel spoke to members of the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell on Monday, Nov. 17. The soldiers in attendance had either just returned from deployment […]

Forensics expert to testify at Ferguson grand jury

>>Associated Press   ST. LOUIS — A private forensic pathologist who performed an autopsy on Michael Brown will testify before the grand jury deciding whether to charge the Ferguson police officer who shot him, the attorney for Brown’s parents said Wednesday. Attorney Benjamin Crump confirmed that former New York City Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Michael […]

Things states voting on the legalization of marijuana need to know

>> Associated Press   DENVER  — Oregon, Alaska and Washington, D.C., voted to legalize recreational marijuana Tuesday. The drug is already legal for people 21 and older in Colorado and Washington, thanks to ballot measures voted on in 2012. It was a whole new frontier for those states, so here are some hints from the legal […]

One giant leap for marijuana

Marijuana was legalized in Oregon, Alaska and the District of Columbia on Tuesday, Nov. 4, in the midterm elections. Florida, which also had pot on the ballot, did not get to the 60 percent needed for legalization. This event pretty much broke twitter for a hot minute. Weed-friendly tweeters were not shy to sharing their […]

Obama vows to ‘get the job done’ with Republicans

>> Associated Press   WASHINGTON  — One day after sweeping Republican election gains, President Barack Obama and incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pledged to try and turn divided government into a force for good rather than gridlock on Wednesday, yet warned of veto showdowns as well. “There is no doubt that Republicans had a good night,” […]