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SGA sees historically low number of applicants

Senators voted overwhelmingly to extend SGA elections after receiving only 13 applications for various positions. Dean of Students Gregory Singleton commented on the poor showing. “I have been here 10 years,” Singleton said. “This is the lowest amount of applicants we’ve ever had in 10 years. Ever. For any election. ...

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GOP presents health care reform

MAHALIA SMITH | CONTRIBUTING WRITER Republican House members released the details of the American Health Care Act or ACHA, a bill to replace the Affordable Care Act on March 6. The bill is struggling in the House, with critics on both sides of the aisle opposing the bill. As written, ...

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Asanbe Diversity Symposium honors professor, promotes respect

Feminism, race and gender were the main themes of the “Ain’t I a Woman!” performance by the Core Ensemble and actress Shayla Simmons in the Asanbe Diversity Symposium on Thursday, March 16. The performance included acting and music. Simmons pranced across the stage with joy and lamented with sadness as ...

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Clarksville senator eyed for position in Trump administration

Sen. Mark Green is under serious consideration by President Donald Trump to be appointed the new secretary of the Army, according to The Tennessean. Green launched his bid for Governor of Tennessee Jan. 5. Trump’s previous nomination for the position, Vincent Viola, withdrew his nomination citing numerous conflicts of interest. ...

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SGA votes to add surveillance cameras to student housing

SGA voted in unanimous support of Sen. Jaden Davidson’s Resolution No. 31, which calls for the installation of additional surveillance cameras at Blount, Sevier and Harvill residence halls, during their meeting on Wednesday, March 15. Davidson said he authored the legislation in reaction to cases of theft and vandalism outside ...

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APSU honors diversity pioneer Betty Joe Wallace

MAHALIA SMITH | CONTRIBUTING WRITER Betty Joe Wallace was a trailblazer at APSU. After graduating with a master’s degree in education from the university, she went on to start two important areas of study: African-American history and Women’s Studies. Wallace was the first to teach courses in these fields, in ...

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