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Student loan interest rates set to double unless government acts

» By PHILIP SPARN – psparn@my.apsu.edu Students who depend on subsidized student loans to help them pay for college are expected to see their interest rates double in July if Congress does not act to keep rates down or frozen at their current level. As a part of the College ...

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Alleged homicide occurs at the Grove apartment complex Security not affected, said company officials

» By JENELLE GREWELL – jgrewell@my.apsu.edu The company Campus Crest Communities, Inc., which runs the Grove housing complex, said the incident resulting in the death of Shardae Wright, 23, on Saturday, March 3, in no way reflects upon the safety and security of the student housing community. “It is important ...

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Campus Police investigating alleged armed robbery

» CAMPUS POLICE APSU Campus Police received a report Monday, March 19, that an armed robbery occurred in the vicinity of Drane Street and the Memorial Health Building at approximately 6:30 p.m., Saturday, March 17. The suspects, described as three black males in their 20s to early 30s, flagged down ...

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Safety is major priority for St. Patrick’s Day celebrations

» By ERICKA CONLEY – econley@my.apsu.edu St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated by people wearing green and gold colors, lest they be pinched, but another prominent side of these celebrations is heavy drinking and unruly behavior. During this holiday, there will be many people out and about, and things can easily ...

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‘Safe rooms’ in new dorms will protect against severe weather

» By BRITTANY WESTER – bwester2@my.apsu.edu APSU recently received a grant of $1.78 million to build safe rooms in the new residence halls under construction on Drane Street. “With the history of storms in this area and the tornado of 1999, any and all types of storm sheltering are beneficial ...

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Former student, Mary Vossler, pleads guilty

» STAFF REPORT Mary Vossler, a former French major at APSU, plead guilty on Tuesday, Feb. 28, to reduced charges that stemmed from setting fire to a computer containing more than 100 images of child pornography in her Emerald Hills apartment in October of 2009. Vossler plead guilty to facilitation ...

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