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Supreme Court hears case for, against Obama healthcare plan

» ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — As demonstrations swirled outside, Supreme Court justices signaled on Monday they are ready to confront without delay the keep-or-kill questions at the heart of challenges to President Barack Obama’s historic health care overhaul. Virtually every American will be affected by the outcome, due this summer ...

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Memphis rally calls for arrest in Trayvon Martin slaying

» ASSOCIATED PRESS MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Hundreds rallied Monday at the location where Martin Luther King Jr. was slain in Memphis to call for the arrest of a Florida man in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager. The rally at the National Civil Rights Museum featured speeches from ...

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SGA debate 2012

» By TIFFANY HALL – thall29@my.apsu.edu The first ever SGA presidential debate of its kind was held Monday, March 19, with a small turnout of 25 students. The purpose of the debate was for SGA presidential candidates, Jesse Brewer and Drew Smith, to let the students know what they would ...

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Alleged armed robbery occured on campus, Saturday

» STAFF REPORT An alleged armed robbery occurred on campus at approximately 6:30 p.m. Saturday, March 17. The suspects are described as “three black males in their 20s to early 30s … wearing black, red and white hooded shirts” according to the campus safety notice sent out via the Gov ...

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AP Forum lets students debate controversial issues

» By ERICKA CONLEY – econley@my.apsu.edu The topic of the fourth annual AP Debate Forum was “Is it morally and ethically acceptable to use deadly force to protect yourself or your property regardless of circumstances?” The event was held at 6:30 p.m., March 19, 2012, in the Music/Mass Communications Building. ...

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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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