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Two APSU students earn prestigious Goldwater Scholarships

» By Brittany Hickey Staff Writer For the second year in a row, APSU can claim two of its students as Goldwater Scholars. Physics student Chris Hayes and math student Kristen Knight won two of the 271 scholarships awarded nationwide to science, math and engineering college students in March. “I ...

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Volunteers ‘Plant the Campus Red’

» By Myranda Harrison Staff Writer In honor of Earth Day, students, faculty and members of the Campus Activities Committee planted flowers and helped with landscaping around the APSU campus Thursday, April 26. Those participating were either solo volunteers or involved in a campus affiliated group such as the various ...

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APSU receives eight-figure donation

>>By Brittany Hickey Staff Writer $1 million has been donated to APSU by Lars Eriksson, owner of Crankshaft Rebuilders, Inc. He gave the gift in honor of his late wife, APSU alumna and teacher Martha Dickerson Eriksson. “Future histories of this university will distinguish Austin Peay from before the Eriksson ...

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APSU community remembers Boston

» By Danielle Hunter Staff Writer Despite being miles away, APSU paid its respects to the Boston Marathon bombing victims on Wednesday, April 24, with a “Peace Walk” and vigil. The Peace Walk followed the one-mile route on the campus’s new GovsTrails, and the candlelight vigil was held afterwards in ...

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Prevention of juvenile delinquency focus of Joint Conference at APSU

» By Rachel Oakley Guest Writer The Montgomery County Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC) Task Force hosted the third annual Joint Conference on Juvenile Justice at the UC on Saturday, April 20. The conference focused on preventing juvenile delinquency and included panels, discussions and presentations as well as a banquet. The ...

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Students showcase lyrical performances at Peay Soup Spoken Word competition

» By Myranda Harrison Staff Writer Students expressed their creativity through lyrical performances at the Wilber N. Daniels African American Culture Center’s third annual Peay Soup Spoken Word Competition in Einstein’s Bros Bagels on Tuesday, April 16. Students entertained the packed crowd at Einstein’s with creative poems, songs and other ...

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