SGA tables Sunshine Act, presents new legislation

SGA’s “Sunshine Act” was tabled again after prolonged discussion by senators in order for the authors of the bill to revise the wording of the document at the weekly SGA meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 30. Sens. Jonathan Johnson and Peter Ponce introduced the legislation to make SGA more transparent. The bill originally would have had […]

Gov ‘Color’ Run raises $4,000 for scholarships

The annual Gov ‘Color’ Run raised more than $4,000 in scholarships the evening of Saturday, Sept. 26. The starting line, finish line and after-party were located at the Intramural Fields. The event was hosted by Alumni Relations, and students, alumni and family members in the community were all welcome to participate. The Color Run went […]

APSU nursing program ranks in top one percent

APSU’s School of Nursing is ranked in the top percentile of nursing programs in the nation. conducted a survey evaluating 1,189 schools and APSU came in at 32, beating out well-known universities like Johns Hopkins, Yale and North Carolina. “Being ranked 32 out of 1,189 schools in the eastern region of the U.S. by […]

Red Bus Project visits APSU, benefits orphaned children

Students passed through the MUC Plaza on Thursday, Sept. 17 and saw something out of the ordinary. A red double-decker bus parked on the street with signs to fill a bucket with clothes for $5 to benefit orphaned children were displayed. The Red Bus Project is a double-decker mobile thrift store bringing orphan awareness to […]

SGA votes down scholarship proposal

SGA voted down a proposal by Sen. Peter Ponce to lower the amount of work study hours scholarship holding students need to complete from 75 hours to 50 hours in the second meeting of the year. Ponce’s resolution was defeated in a 2 to 15 vote after a discussion by the senators and executive council. […]

Amended Clery Act adds new provisions

The Violence Against Women Act was recently added to the Clery Act, adding more protections for victims of sexual assault and dating violence. These revisions went into effect on July 1. The Clery Act is a procedure that requires all colleges and institutions to share information about crime on campus and their efforts to improve […]