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JROTC ‘Raider Blitz’ held at APSU for first time

» By ERICKA CONLEY – econley@my.apsu.edu APSU hosted the “Raider Blitz,” a yearly JROTC competition where teams from area high schools come to compete on Saturday, Feb. 25. “[This] will mark the first time APSU will host the Raider Blitz. APSU ROTC hosts the Raider Challenge JROTC competition each fall ...

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Gay-Straight Alliance petition students against Chick-fil-A

» By BRIAN BIGELOW – bbigelow@my.apsu.edu Eating more chicken might be contributing money to causes you may not like. The Gay-Straight Alliance, in conjunction with the Students for Secular Humanism, have drafted a petition urging students to commit themselves to not buy food at Chick-fil-A due to numerous allegations of ...

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‘Every dream has an address” “60 Minutes” correspondent Byron Pitts talks hardship, success

» By TIFFANY HALL – thall29@my.apsu.edu A person of great inspiration with a huge audience base, this year’s speaker at the annual Unity Celebration was Byron Pitts, a “60 Minutes” correspondent. The Clement auditorium was full of students, faculty, and the public for his speech on Monday, Feb. 20. Pitts’ ...

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Evangelicals petition against forced birth-control coverage

» ASSOCIATED PRESS NASHVILLE — A group of evangelical pastors on Monday, Feb. 20, joined Roman Catholic clergy who oppose an Obama administration requirement that employees of religiously affiliated businesses receive birth control coverage. Speaking at the National Religious Broadcasters convention in Nashville, Family Research Council President Tony Perkins said ...

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Public Safety director plans for expansion, Director of Public Safety Calloway wants to hire police, security officers and educate students on risks

» By ERICKA CONLEY & BRIAN BIGELOW econley@my.apsu.edu bbigelow@my.apsu.edu Police chief Terence Calloway has a vision for the APSU department of Public Safety: preparation, education and expansion. As the new Director of Public Safety, Calloway said he has received feedback the police presence on campus has been sufficient and well ...

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School desegregation aided by 101st Airborne

» By CHRIS COPPEDGE – ccoppedge@my.apsu.edu Clarksville’s favorite sons, the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell, or “Screaming Eagles,” served an integral role in one of the most famous hard-fought victories in the Civil Rights Movement: the integration of nine black students at Little Rock Central High School in 1957. ...

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