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Ryan Ivey proposes athletics fee increase to SGA

Athletics Director Ryan Ivey spoke with the SGA during their Wednesday, April 12 meeting, asking for their support in raising the athletic fee to $450 per semester, an increase of $50. Ivey was hired in August 2015 to help lead the newly branded APSU athletics. The athletic department has been ...

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APSU celebrates 90th anniversary with campus-wide events

MAHALIA SMITH | CONTRIBUTING WRITER Ninety years ago, the Austin Peay Normal School was signed into existence. Over the years, it has gone through many changes to become the university it is today. To honor APSU’s birthday, there are several events going on throughout April, ending in the 90-hour Govs ...

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Jump for Jude raises over $15,000

APSU’s Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity hosted their annual Jump for Jude Philanthropy event on Friday April 7, in the Foy Rec Center. This year, Jump for Jude helped raised over $15,000 for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. ATO has been hosting Jump for Jude at APSU since ...

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SGA introduces 5 pieces of legislation, rejects dress code

SGA introduced various new legislation asking for improvement of student Wi-Fi, removal of his/her pronouns for inclusiveness and healthier food options in the Dunn Center during the April 5 SGA meeting. Senators also voted against two bills introduced the previous week, including Sen. Rebecca Jacks’ Act No. 16, which called ...

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Frank Burns elected SGA president

Frank Burns, president of the Theta Beta Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi, has been elected SGA president for the 2017-2018 school year. He is the first member of National Pan-Hellenic Council to win this seat. Burns also is the third African-American to become SGA President. The first was alumna Camille ...

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Trump Orders Missile Strikes Against Syria

President Donald Trump ordered 59 Tomahawk missiles fired at Syrian government facilities Thursday, April 6 in response to deadly chemical attacks April 4. The order marks the first official U.S. attacks against the Syrian government. “It is in this vital, national security interest of the United States to prevent and ...

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