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APSU alumnus, soldier killed in Afghanistan

»STAFF REPORT For just the second time since American troops deployed to Afghanistan in Iraq, and Austin Peay alumnus has been killed in fighting overseas. Capt. Joshua “Twitch” Lawrence, 29, died Saturday in Kandahar, Afghanistan when enemy fighters attacked his unit with rocket-propelled grenades. Lawrence, who was from Nashville, was ...

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Torres, APSU alumni honored for service

» By TIFFANY HALL – thall29@my.apsu.edu “Fallen Soldier Table” was set up in the UC lobby on Wednesday, Oct. 5, and Thursday, Oct. 6, in remembrance of 2nd Lt. Richard Torres, the first APSU alumni to be killed in action while serving in Iraq. Torres was a 2002 ROTC graduate. ...

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Peay Pickup trolley ridership on the rise

» By ERICKA CONLEY – econley@my.apsu.edu For the past three years, APSU has provided the Peay Pickup for students and faculty as transportation around the APSU campus, and interest in the service has experienced dramatic growth in that time. Partnering with the Clarksville Transit System, the SGA was able to ...

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Biles, embattled director of Public Safety resigns

» By BRIAN BIGELO – bbigelow@my.apsu.edu After a tenure with its share of controversy, director of Public Safety Lantz Biles submitted his letter of resignation on Wednesday, Oct. 5. His last day in the position will be Friday, Dec. 16. “Chief Biles has decided to relocate for personal reasons relating ...

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Phi Kappa Phi chapter receives national award

» By MORGAN SMITH – msmith156@my.apsu.edu APSU’s Honor Society, Phi Kappa Phi, became a recipient of the national Chapter of Excellence distinction for 2010-11 on Wednesday, Sept. 21. The award is only extended to chapters that exhibit ideal efforts in the promotion of academic excellence and commitment to the service ...

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U.S. Sen. Corker speaks to PELP students at APSU

» APSU PUBLIC RELATIONS & MARKETING Students in the President’s Emerging Leaders Program (PELP) at APSU asked several questions of Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., during his campus visit Thursday, Sept. 29, but one in particular affects young adults the most in today’s times. “What can the students do to get ...

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